Binsar | Tourist Information Centre

ORIENTATION


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



CONNECTIVITY


  • 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 https://utconline.uk.gov.in/welcome.aspx

  • 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.

ACCOMMODATION


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

THE GUIDE

Things the place offers

  • 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. 


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