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.
Zero Point, Binsar :
Zero Point, by far is one of the most exciting places to visit in Binsar. Located in Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, reaching this point requires an uphill trek of two kilometers amidst the wilderness and the view from the top is totally worth it. One can not only see the majestic Himalayan ranges but can also spot famous peaks like Kedarnath, Shivling, Nanda Devi, and Trishul.
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary: Experience natural bliss as you go on a jungle safari in Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary surrounded by oak, pine and rhododendrons. Since the sanctuary is relaxitelty small in size, the flora and fauna is richer and denser and one can easily spot leopard, Himalayan bear, jungle cat, and fox and more than 200 species of birds. Needless to say, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the best places to visit be it with family, friends, or partner.
Golu Devta Temple : Golu Devta Temple is another great place to visit when on a holiday. The temple is around 4 kilometer away from the main gate of Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary and is dedicated to the deity of Kumaon. What is unique about this temple is that people offer brass bells to the deity instead of sweets. Wishes are written on a paper and attached to the bells that the devotees offer. Overall, a nice, unique, and artistic cultural experience.
Bineshwar Mahadev Temple: This is a 13th century temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It was constructed by King Kalyan of Chand Dynasty and offers a refreshing spiritual ambience that is marked by rich culture and heritage of the past. If you want peace of mind and some relaxation, this is the place to visit in Binsar.
Air - The Nearest Airport Is Pant Nagar Airport At A Distance Of 143 Km From Binsar.
Road -State owned bus services connect Binsar with other cities in the state. Many private bus service providers operate luxury buses between Delhi and Kathgodam. Buses start from Delhi's ISBT Vivekananda terminal.
Rail -Kathgodam Is The Nearest Railway Station (110 Km) And Is Well Connected To Major Cities.