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Binsar Wild Life Tour Package
Binsar Wild Life Tour Package: Overview
Holiday travel India presents Binsar Wild Life Tour Package for 02 Nights / 03 Days which starts from Delhi. Binsar Wildllife Sanctuary is located 30 Km. from Almora in Kumaun Hills is very rich and famous for its flora & fauna.
If you are searching for a peaceful destination, plan a visit to the picturesque hill town of Binsar. This pristine retreat gives you a chance to have rejuvenating vacations to your holidays. This beautiful forest destination is perched on the top of Jhandi Dhar hills in Uttarakhand offering memorable experiences to the tourists.
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary has dense forest enveloped with many special Oak trees at the higher altitude and pine tree forests in lower altitude. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is perfect place for Bird watchers as trekking is allowed in forest and one can watch plenty of Birds and Animals during trekking in forest.
What is unique in “Binsar Wild Life Tour Package”?
Binsar is also very famous for Sun Set and Sun Rise Views. Holiday in Binsar is replete with stunning views of the mighty Himalayan ranges and pleasant climate, ideal for leisure walks, wild life tour and other interesting activities. Take a stroll in the lush alpine forests and let the cool breeze brush past your face. As the part of the uniqueness is to visit the Binsar forest reserve and bird sanctuary, housing varied flora and fauna this hill town lies at an altitude of 2480 m above the sea level and thus the views are delightful.
Explore local sightseeing & Adventure in Binsar
Visit Bineshwar Temple & Khali Estate
Excursion of Binsar Zero Point
Adventure of Tiger safari, elephant safari
Fun with photography, Bird watching & nature walk
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Pick & Drop from Delhi Airport/Railway station
Daily breakfast & dinner (MAP Basis)
2 nights stay at Binsar Hotels
A/C vehicle for Transfers & Sightseeing
All road, state taxes, driver allowance, permit & night halt charges
Government service tax extra
Any Air or train fare. Monument fee / Camera fee
Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours/Meals other than specified
Cost does not include any other thing apart from the itinerary inclusions
Transportation as per itinerary only (not available at disposal)
Surcharges applicable during Festival, Peak Season & Special Events
Any Increase/Changes in the taxes levied by Govt.
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, roadblocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot)
Kasar Rainbow Resort (2* Hotel) -TA rating 4.5/5 certified in Excellence
Address: Kasar Devi-Binsar Road, P.O.Dinapani, Armora, Uttarakhand 263601
Imperial Heights Resort - (3* Hotel) -TA rating 4.5/5 certified in Excellence
Address: Kasar Devi, Almora-Bageshwar Rd, Almora, Uttarakhand 263601
Club Mahindra Binsar Valley - (5* Hotel) -TA rating 4.5/5 certified in Excellence
Address: Almora Takula Bageshwar Road, Bhainsori Post, Almora, Sunoli Mafi, Uttarakhand 263684
Upon arrival at Delhi airport / railway station you will drive to Binsar which is a beautiful forest destination perched on the top of Jhandi Dhar hills in Uttrakhand. Upon arrival check into your pre - booked hotel and take rest.
Overnight stay at Binsar hotel with dinner
Today full day explores the beauty of wild life centurion. There are per person fee and vehicle entry fee to enter Binsar wild Life Sanctuary. Early morning you can enjoy open jeep safari (At additional cost) inside the Wildlife Sanctuary for your tryst with the big cats. Elephants are also available for dense jungle safaris on a first come first serve basis. Birding treks and horse safaris are also exciting options for the enthusiasts. After morning wildlife tour may have lunch at a good restaurant then go for visit some local Binsar sightseeing which includes Bineshwar Temple & in the evening visit Binsar view point.
Back to hotel and overnight stay at Binsar with dinner
Lunch: May have lunch at Lali's Inn and Restaurant (TA rating 4.5/ 5) serves Italian American Indian cuisines
After breakfast check out the hotel further drive to Delhi en-route visit Almora the cultural city of Kumaoun Uttarakhand reach Delhi by elate evening. Tour ends.
More about Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, sprawling over an area of 47.04 sq. km, is set deep in the foothills of Himalayas. It is a small a protected area, which was designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1988. The sanctuary was established with an aim for the protection and conservation of the broad leaf oak (Quercus) forests, mainly located in the Central Himalayan region.
Enveloped with the dense forest all around, the Himalayan peaks stand erect in the backdrop of this sanctuary. At the higher altitude, forests of Oak and Rhododendron are found, while at the lower altitude Pine forests surrounds the entire area of this sanctuary. In addition, the sanctuary is one of the ideal destinations for bird lovers as the place is home to more than 200 species of birds. Including both migratory and resident species. The sanctuary has been declared as an Important Bird Area by Bird Life International. There is only one entry gate available for tourists visiting this sanctuary, which is located at Ayarpani. In addition, only one road leads to this sanctuary that extends in a north-west direction and terminates at the Forest Rest House.
Opening timings for Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
All days of the week
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
How to reach Binsar
By Air: Pantnagar airport is one of the nearest airports to the city which you can reach with the help of various public transports. This airport is about 152 km away from the town. Flights are frequent and connected to various other cities such as Delhi, Chandigarh, Mukteshwar and many more places.
By Rail: You can also travel through train as it is well linked with other cities and states. Kathgodam Railway station is the nearest to the town which is about 119 km away. Trains are frequent which facilitates the travelers to move from one place to another. You can hire Taxis and buses to reach the station easily.
By Bus: Direct Delhi to Binsar bus service is not available. Buses can be taken from Delhi to Nainital. The travel by bus in this route takes time of about 9 hours and 15 minutes. The price for the bus for one way varies from INR 550 to INR 750 depending upon the type of service. From Nainital, cabs are always available for hire to reach Binsar. This travel will take around 2 hours and 15 minutes as a distance of 110 km has to be covered from Nainital to Binsar.
By Cab: Cab services are readily available from Delhi to Binsar. Cabs are available on all days of the week for the travel to Binsar from Delhi. Delhi to Binsar distance of around 400 km has to be covered when travelling by cab. It will take around 6 hours and 15 minutes for the travel from Delhi to Binsar by car based on the type of service and traffic conditions.
Summer (March to May)
Summer usually is warm but pleasant and the winters get cold and quite chilly. The temperature rises above 30°C during this period. Summers are not so hot which allow the tourist to visit this town. During summers the minimum temperature recorded is about 15°C. The days are warm and sunny and the nights are cool and pleasant.
Monsoon (June to September)
Temperature is about 20ºC during these days & the air is humid but delightfully fresh. This season is brilliant for a visit and to enjoy various sightseeing trips in the city. During the monsoon season which lasts from July to September, heavy rainfall is experienced. The South West Monsoon rains clothe the hills in cloud.
Winter (November to February)
Winters are very cold as it is a hill station and the minimum temperature reaches 0°C. Binsar experiences a cold and chilly winters, a condition which is distinct in the hill state of Uttaranchal. While temperature rises to a maximum of 24° Celsius during the day, nights are early mornings are cold with minimum temperature reaching the 0° Celsius mark.
Best time to visit Binsar
The best time to visit this beautiful hill city is right after summer during the months of April to June and again before winter sets in, from October to November.
Binsar Wildlife Flora & Fauna
Flora: 25 types of trees, 24 types of bushes and seven varieties of grasses are found. At the higher altitude, Binsar is dominated by the Oak and Rhododendron forests, while at the lower level, mostly you will find the Chir Pine forests.
Fauna: Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary ranks high in avian species variety and visibility. Sanctuary is home to 16 Leopards, 69 Ghorals, 57 Wild Boars, 43 Kakars, 150 Monkeys and two Himalayan Black Bears. In addition to these, the sanctuary provides shelter to other wild animals like Indian Red Fox, Jackals, Pine Martens and Porcupines. You can see around 200 species of birds including both resident and migratory species.
Binsar Food & Cuisine
Binsar does not have too many options for food and cuisines serve Kumaoni, Continental and typical Indian platters. You can also find some cakes, jams, pastries, homemade breads and more. Also try the local cuisine here which includes Bhaang Ki Khatai, Mixed dal Salad, Kappa (a green curry), Sisunak Saag (a dish prepared with green leafy vegetables and many local ingredients), Aloo ke Gutke( a Kumauni potato dish), Rus ( a preparation of many dals) and much more.
Binsar Tourist Attractions
Binsar Zero Point
Zero point offers unparalleled panoramic view of the magnificent Himalayan range. Zero Point, located inside the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is the highest accessible point of the sanctuary. From this point, tourists can enjoy beautiful views of some of the most famous peaks of Himalayan Range such as Kedarnath, Shivling, Trishul and Nanda Devi. This point is located at a distance of 2 kilometer from KMVN Tourist Rest House.
Golu Devta Temple
Temple is located at a distance of approximately 4 kilometer from the main gate of Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. This temple is dedicated to the popular deity of Kumaon and it is believed that Golu Devta grants offer quick justice to his devotees. The puja in this temple extends either for three days or for nine days. During these prayers, Golu Devta is offered Milk, Ghee, Curd, Poori, Halwa and Pakauri along with a head of goat sacrificed goat head.
It is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Bineshwar is the major crowd puller of Binsar. A visit in this sacred temple of 13th century is a must. This temple was constructed by King Kalyan of the Chand Dynasty. It is one of the important sightseeing attractions in Binsar is a temple. According to the legend, it is believed that due to this temple, the entire region was named as Binsar. Besides being a religious place, the temple is also known for its architectural excellence. It is one of the ideal halting spots for tourists heading to Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
It is the home of 200 species of bird, Barking Deer, Himalayan bear, leapord, fox, musk deer, langur, porcupine, flying squirrel, chital, jungle cat etc. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is dense and animals are easy to spot. Binsar wildlife sanctuary is spread over an area of 47.79square kilometers. It was established in the year 1988. Pine, oak and rhododendron trees are found in abundant amount at Binsar Wildlife sanctuary.
There is an estate near Binsar called Khali estate, it was once the home of Sir Henry Ramsay, who was the commissioner of Kumaun from 1856 to 1884 and popularly called by British authors as "King of Kumaun". He also built his bungalow at Binsar. Vijay Laxmi Pandit, the sister of Jawahar Lal Nehru, also lived here. Khali Estate, sprawling over an area of 26 acres, is set amidst the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. An epitome of natural beauty, tourists visiting the Khali Estate can also enjoy the beautiful view of the Himalayan Range. At this estate, sister of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, Vijay Laxmi Pandit also resided. Moreover, it is the same place where 'Shailashram' was started by Jamnalal Bajaj of Gandhi-Seva-Trust. In addition to resting at this estate, travelers visiting the place can also engage in long treks up to the top of Binsar or down to the villages.
Pariyadeva Pashan dating back to the Megalithic Age is a popular vantage point in Binsar. Located on the Almora-Binsar road, this point is a famous archaeological site, which has a long stone with cup-marks that dates back to megalithic age. In addition, tourists visiting this point can also enjoy beautiful view of town along with the nearby areas.
Mary Budden Estate
Mary Budden Estate is located in a cozy corner of the Kumaon hills in the Himalayas, at 8000 feet. Nestled deep within the heavily wooded oak forests of the Binsar Wild life Sanctuary Guests can be assured a unique experience at the estate, being that it is one of only five homes in all of Binsar. Mary Budden Estate ranked as one of North. India’s top eco-hotels harvests rainwater and is fully powered by solar energy.
Binsar Sanctuary Museum
Binsar has a museum about the flora and fauna of the region and provide good and valuable information about the Sanctuary.
Kasar Devi Temple
Kasar Devi Temple is located at a distance of approximately 9 kilometer from the Binsar, is one of the most popular tourist attractions. Initially, from 1970 to early 80's, the temple was the house for Dutch Monk. It is said that this temple was the house for the hippies and hippie culture got popular from here. This temple is still a major tourist attraction for the foreigners. It gained recognition in 1820 when Swami Vivekananda meditated here. According to a legend, it is said that the place was athe house for the hippies, which also set off a Hippie boom in the entire area. However, this temple gained importance and recognition when Swami Vivekanand meditated in this temple.
Things to do in Binsar
Binsar Sanctuary to Jageshwar Treks offers the perfect blend of adrenaline rushes for adventurer in you. The next Trek in the Kumaon region of Himalayas ensures that you make the most of your weekend. Starting at the picturesque Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, the trek includes walks the trek is best for winter months and it is not difficult with gradual ascents and descents. Best time for the favorable trek is - mid. September to mid. April.
Camping in the Binsar temple which consists of lord Shiva deity is the best things to do. Through pine forests accompanied by the music of tiny rivulets of clear water, spotting a few rare flora and fauna and camping amidst thick deodars to reminisce about the literally and factually breathtaking Himalayas. The forests around are virgin and provide picturesque beauty of the snow capped Himalayan ranges and other mountains as well.
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is the main place where you can enjoy the activity of bird watching; all you have to do is remain very quiet. Watching beautiful birds flitting and chirping in the lush greenery is surely a delight. Binsar, with lush flora and fauna, is definitely a paradise for nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and photographers. Also, home to hundreds of species of exotic birds, it is a haven for birdwatchers.
Binsar is an ideal place for Bird and wildlife photography. There are several popular excursions in proximity of Binsar for photography. The views of major peaks like Chaukhamba, Panchachuli, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, and Kedarnath are distinctly visible from here. Binsar Hills rise to a height of 2412 mts and offer an excellent view of Almora town, Kumaon hills and the greater Himalayan valley.
Village Walk is one of the most popular activities in Binsar. Village walks is very popular as it provides an insight into the lives and daily routine of the villager. A walk through the village of Binsar will take you through streams, lush greenery, cedar and pine forests. The walk is really beautiful and will give you many lifetime memories. Don't forget to carry a camera and capture breathtaking views of the mountains and the civilization around you as you pass through them.