Binsar ,Uttarakhand

Binsar | Almora ,Uttarakhand



  • Once ,the "summer capital" ,is the land of enchanting meadows, orchids, mumbling streams and hills. 

  • The name Binsar has been derived from the words 'bin-sar' which literally suggests without a head.

  • Binsar is having a beautiful forest reserve and bird sanctuary which boasts of a rich variety of flora and fauna.

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  • How to reach Binsar .
  • Where to stay in Binsar.
  • Things to do in Binsar  .
  • Nearby places to visit in Binsar
  • Binsar Map.
  • Homestay in Binsar.
  • Hotels in Binsar .


Binsar | Tourist Information Centre

How to reach Binsar


  • Pantnagar is the nearest airport, Air India operates flights from Delhi 3 to 4 days a week.

  • The nearest railway station is Kathgodam, Uttarakhand, from Binsar its around 110 Km. Haldwani & Kathgodam are adjacent to each other, Haldwani is like the entrance door to Kumaun and Haldwani/Kathgodam are well connected by trains from Delhi (Shatabdi runs daily), Lucknow, Dehradun, Jaipur, Howrah (Kolkata). 

  • Haldwani is well connected by buses from Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Dehradun. Official website of Govt Of Uttarakhand for buses

  • Buses, taxis, shared taxis from Haldwani to Almora are very frequent. From haldwani one can hire a taxi to Binsar; or bus/shared taxi to Almora and take another taxi to Binsar.



Binsar is in Uttarakhand’s Kumaun region,25 km/60 min from Almora District and at altitude of 7913 ft.

Binsar is around 16 km/40 min from KasarDevi,85 km/3 hr from Nainital,50 km/2 hr from Kausani,70 km/150 min from Nainital and 385 km/9 hr from Delhi/NCR

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Where to stay in Binsar


  • One can find all kind of accommodations, from economical hotels to high rated resorts and home stay are also available.
  • KMVN Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd rest house is also present nearby 

Binsar Travel Guide

Things to do in Binsar


  • Wildlife tourism .

  • Camping.

  • Bird watching.

  • Zero Point, which offer 300-degree view of the snow clad Himalayas.

  • Hiking: As, Binsar is situated at an elevation of 7913 ft, it offers many walking trails that lead to even more secluded places in the vicinity.

  • Pariyadeva Pashan is believed that the hills of Binsar are a reservoir of ancient relics. Pariyadeva-Pashan is a point from where one can see a stone bearing cup marks, belonging to the Megalithic age. 

Nearby places to visit in Binsar