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Binsar

Binsar

Weather

Binsar experiences typical sub tropical climate. The summer season from March to June is not exceedingly warm with maximum temperatures reaching 30 degrees Celsius at best. The city witnesses’ rains torrential rainfall and monsoon season from July to September brings heavy rainfall to the hill city of Binsar. The rainy season brings a cheer to the picturesque surrounds painting the town lush green. Winter season running from October to February can be quite harsh with temperatures in December and January dropping to nearly zero degrees Celsius. The winter season can be quite chilly for comfort and tourists are advised to carry adequate woolen protection. The best time to visit Binsar is between June and September when the climate is moderate and pleasant.

How To Reach

By Road:

Reaching Binsar by road is by far the most convenient option as the city is well connected with good motor able roads. Bus and taxi services are available to reach Binsar from all major cities including New Delhi, Haldwani, Almora and Nainital. Government operated as well as private luxury buses ply to Binsar offering a convenient way to reach the beautiful town.


By Air:

Binsar has no airport facility and the closest airport to reach Binsar is located at Pant Nagar at a distance of 152 Kms. Pant Nagar airport is well connected to a number of big cities and towns with regular flights from New Delhi every day. Cabs and bus services are available from Pant Nagar airport to reach Binsar.



By Rail:

Binsar being a small hilly town, does not have a proper railway station and the nearest railway station to Binsar is located in Kathgodam at a distance of 119 Kms. Kathgodam railway station is a big junction and is well connected to large cities like New Delhi, Kolkata and Lucknow. Cabs and bus services are freely available from Kathgodam railway station to reach Binsar.
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Overview

Binsar is a picturesque town in Uttrakhand state in North India and is a popular tourist hill station. Located at an altitude of 2412 meters above sea level the city is famous for its ancient temples, beautiful mountain tops offering amazing view of the Himalayan peaks and the Binsar wildlife sanctuary. Located in the Kumaon region of Uttrakhand, Binsar is a wonderful holiday hotspot well suited for nature walk, trekking while basking in the glory of breathtaking views of the landscape around the town.

 

Binsar offers majestic view of the great Himalayan peaks located nearly 300 Kms away from the city while Binsar wildlife sanctuary is one of ideal places for bird and animal lovers offering trekking escapades in the jungles to attaining spiritual bliss at the ancient Binsar Mahadev Temple.

 

Binsar is well connected to nearby cities of Pant Nagar, Haldwani and Nainital and offers good boarding and lodging facilities. The rest house in the Binsar wildlife sanctuary also offers lodging facilities for the tourists. With its serene natural beauty and sub tropical climatic conditions, Binsar is a popular hill stations to beat the harsh Indian summer. While winters can be harsh and the town received ample snowfall in the months of December, the magic of Binsar is at its peak with the snow caped surrounding offering a magical view to the ancient town.

 

Binsar offers a great insight to the Kumaon culture. Traditional souvenirs, folk art paintings, artifacts and Kumaon jewelry are freely available for shopping enthusiasts. Binsar offers an equally impressive gourmet palate and tourists visiting Binsar must try the local sweet delicacy of ‘Bal Mitthai’. 

 

Village walks are the best ways to enjoy the beauty of the land as well as the fascinating rustic culture. Take a lazy walk here among the jungle paths, streams, beautiful cedars and pines.