Binsar is a picturesque, sleepy hamlet, one of the most scenic spots in the Kumaon Himalayas. Pitched at the impressive altitude of 2,420 mtrs., 95 kms From Nainital it offers a majestic view of the snow covered Himalayan Peaks, The mesmerizing range Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Shivling and Panchachuli. From here on a sunny day, you can have glimpse of the holiest shrines in the Himalaya, Kedarnath, Badrinath and Gangotri. Its a fascinating spot, encircled by a vast wildlife sanctuary and many rare birds, animals and flowers.
Binsar is also Trekker’s Paradise. Trek in the salubrious air, amidst the misty mountain trails, towering Oak and Rhododendrons. The mantle of green hangs all around- rocks covered with unusual moss and ferns, flowers and shrubs-foliage sprouting out of every conceivable nook and corner of the hillside. Outside Binsar is the temple complex of Jageshwar (35kms.from Almora)nestle in a beautiful valley crested by majestic Deodars.