One of the most spectacular, quiet and soothing destination of Uttarakhand,“Binsar”located in Almora District. This is a peaceful hilly resort, perched at a height of 2,400 meters above the sea level. This picturesque town is situated at 35 kilometers away from Almora, on the foot hill of Jhandi Dhar hills, Himalayan range, amidst the Binsar wildlife Sanctuary. This beautiful town was the summer capital of Chand Kings from 11th to 18th century.The town is surrounded by lush green forest established for the conservation of a special type of Oak called the shrinking broad leaf oak.
Highest point of the this town is called as ‘Zero Point’ that offers some great views of the nearby peaks such as Nanda Devi, Trisul, Shivling and Kedarnath peak. It is an ideal place for nature lovers, adventure lovers and wildlife and nature photography and the best exotic hideaway. It is also known a paradise for trekker’s.
Summer: 23 Degree Celsius
Winter: 02 Degree Celsius
Monsoon: 10 Degree Celsius
By Air:- Pantnagar airport is one of the nearest airports to the city which you can reach with the help of various public transports. This airport is about 152 km away from the town. Flights are frequent and connected to various other cities such as Delhi, Chandigarh, Mukteshwar and many more places.
By Road:- Roads are connected by buses and other modes of transport. You can also hire taxi to reach other cities. Luxury bus coaches, state buses are available to reach this town comfortably. To reach the nearest airport and railway station you take the road route. One can take bus, taxi or drive up to different locations. Almora (33km), Nainital (95km), Delhi (372km) and Kathgodam (114km) are connected to Binsar through a good network of roads.
By Train:- You can also travel through train as it is well linked with other cities and states. Kathgodam Railway station is the nearest to the town which is about 119 km away. Trains are frequent which facilitates the travelers to move from one place to another. You can hire Taxis and buses to reach the station easily.