Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is moderately high altitude forest area in Uttarakhand/Uttaranchal. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is located at Almora District of Uttarakhand. The stretched forest (45.59 square KM area) having two part where tourists can stay. One side is Eco-Binsar and another side is Binsar Wildlife, obviously this place is situated in more interior area of forest. This is a heaven for bird watcher in Uttarakhand. The forest is home of numerous types of birds. Tourist can enjoy offbeat night stay inside jungle along with calm and close nature at Binsar.
How to reach:
From Delhi Bus service available to Nainital. To go by Train need to catch Delhi to Kathgodam route’s Train, this is the nearest Railway station to reach Nainital. Distance of Kathgodam to Nainital is around 24KMs, take around 1.5hr by cab. Bus service also there, but frequency need to check. Form Nainital to Binsar it takes around 3.5 hrs by reserved cab, 85kms approx. Almora to Binsar it takes around 1.5 hrs by reserved cab, 24kms approx.
Near by Places to Stay/Visit:
Nainital, Ranikhet, Almora, Patal Bhubneswar, Chaukori, Munsiyari, Corbett
Things to Enjoy:
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Bineshwar Temple, Golu Devata Temple, Zero Point, enjoy view of Kedarnath, Shivling, Trishul and Nanda Devi Himalayan range
Jungle Trekking, Nature walking, Bird watching
Limited range of accommodations available as forest. Only few places to stay.
Limited facilities available.
Food and Beverage:
Limited category of food and drink available.
8000 feet around.
India -> Uttarakhand/Uttaranchal -> Nainital/Almora -> Binsar
Summer 8ºC to 20ºC, winter -2ºC to 14ºC.
Best time to go:
September end to march, October, March, May and June are pick season. In January chances of snow remains high.