Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand

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Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Himalayas on top of the Jhandi Dhar hills. It is about 33 km north of the Almora town in Uttarakhand, India.From a place called Zero Point in Binsar one can see the Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, Trisul and Nanda Devi.Binsar was the summer capital of the Chand Kings, who ruled over Kumaon from the 11th to 18th centuries AD. Binsar was established in 1988 for the conservation and protection of the shrinking broad leaf oak forests of the Central Himalayan region, and it has over 200 bird species.GeographyThe sanctuary is spread over 45.59 km2 and situated at an altitude varying from 900 to 2500 metres with an average height of 2412 metres. It is located 35 km from Almora in the state of Uttarakhand.
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  • Our stay of 4 days far exceeded our expectations. The rooms allotted to us were tastefully decorated and very comfortable with great views of distant snow- capped peaks of the Trishul range and the su...  more »
  • I went to Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is home to as many as 180 species of birds such as eagles, woodpeckers, monals etc. Jackals, Red Fox, Grey Langurs, Black Himalayan Bear,...  more »
  • I had heard a lot about this wild sanctuary part in kumaoun region & luckily got a chance to explore while returning from hometown. It's 15-20 km from almora & took approx 1 hr to reach there. I wasn'...  more »

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