Binsar Is Located Amidst An Entire Wildlife Sanctuary. At An Elevation Of Some 2,400 M, It Is A Slightly Cut Off Travel Destination Offering Majestic Views Of Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Kedarnath And Chaukhambha. Like Several Others, Even Binsar Has A Mythological Connect As The Local Gods Golu Devta Had A Fight With The King Of Binsar. Homestays In Binsar Are Among The Best Homestays In The Himalayan Region.
Bineshwar Mahadev is a 16th century A.D temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This ancient temple was built during the reign of Raja Kalyan Chand of the famous Chand Dynasty. Interestingly, the toy town of Binsar which used to be the summer capital of Chand Dynasty was named after this temple.
Budden Estate sits on five serene acres of land, perched at almost 8,000 feet above sea level. It is one of only five privately owned estates in the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Binsar Sanctuary Museum is an encyclopedia for the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary which is bejeweled like a Himalayan crown atop the Jhnadi Dhar hills, located about 33 km north of Almora. At this museum, you’ll find every valuable piece of information related to this region.
One of the famous temples of Kumaon, the Gairar Golu Devta is located about 2 km from the main gate of Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary and around 11 km from Almora. Lord Golu Devta regarded as the ‘Lord of Justice’ is believed to be the incarnation of Gaur Bhairav (Shiva). At Dana Golu, you can see the ancient temple of Golu devta. The devotees visiting Gairar Golu Devta temple present clothes, turban, and shawl in white colour to the deity as a token of love and respect for the lord.
Dating back to Megalithic Age, Pariyadeva Pashan is a popular tourist attraction, especially to archeology enthusiasts. This famous archeological site is known for its ancient relics like long stones with cup-marks that date back to megalithic age (1500 BC to 500 BC).
The Nearest Airport Is Pant Nagar Airport At A Distance Of 143 Km From Binsar.
Kathgodam Is The Nearest Railway Station (110 Km) And Is Well Connected To Major Cities.
If Travelling On Personal Vehicle, The Town Charges Inr 50 As Entry Charge.
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