Binsar is a placid little hamlet in Kumaun region of Uttarakhand dotted with picturesque mountains, sprawling flora and fauna and refreshing landscapes. The erstwhile summer retreat and capital of Chand dynasty boasts of breathtaking views of mesmerizing peaks nearby like Nanda devi and Shivling from a point called as ‘ Zero Point’. Owing to proximity to the famous destination of Nainital and Almora, it is visited by tourists in high numbers throughout the year.
It has a mythological importance as well as it houses many ancient Hindu temples. It also houses a wildlife sanctuary which has huge variety of species. It used to be a retreat for many famous personalities in past, India’s first Prime Minister Mr. Jawahar Lal Nehru amongst the many. It is an epitome of serenity and beauty surrounded by snow caped mountains and gorgeous landscapes which paves for range of activities to choose from. It is handy destination for the people in quest of tranquility and a perfect weekend getaway from Chandigarh and Delhi as it has something for everybody.
|Languages spoken||Hindi, Kumaoni|