Altitude : 2400m
Climate : Cold in winter, snow Dec-Feb. Cool in summer.
Clothing : Heavy woolens in winter, light in summer nights, none during
noon. Use high boots if you want to roam around in the jungle.
How to Reach
Distance 380 km
Road Take the Nainital route tiil Kathgodam/Bhowali. For driving
instructions click here. From Bhowal take the Almora road via Khairna,
Garampani, Kwarab to reach Almora. Binsar is 30 km from Almora via
Dinapani. See MAP
Train Last station is Kathgodam 120 km from Binsar.
What to do
Binsar is known for it's views of the snow capped Himalayan mountain
ranges, so tourists can sit back and enjoy the view while having tea cofee
favourite drink. One can also go for trekking with abundant nature trails
available from Binsar. Binsar also houses a forest reserve with a rich
diversity of flora and fauna with forests of oak and rhododendron with a
large species of flowers and birds along with some wild animals. The
famous temple of Binsar Mahadev is also nearby. One can also make a detour
to nearby places like to Kausani, Ranikhet, Jageshwar or Chowkori.