A well known forest reserve and bird sanctuary, Binsar is situated at an altitude of 2,480m, on the Jhandi Dhar hills of Kumaon. Once the capital of the Chand Raj Dynasty, it is located at a distance of 26kms from Almora. The entire region is surrounded by virgin forests of oak, rhododendron, pine and deodar making it a popular getaway for those looking for solitude and a close experience with nature.
Binsar wildlife sanctuary was set up in 1988, and spreads over an area of 45.59 sq kms. It is home to a variety of flora and fauna, and over 200 species of birds. Surrounded by dense forests all around, you can catch some amazing views of the