Binsar

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The Binsar Hills

Call of the wild…

More than 200 species of birds, Himalayan black bears, wild boars, leopards, red foxes, the Barking Deer, flying squirrels, jackals, and much more – Binsar is a veritable feast for wildlife enthusiasts. Spanning across more than 45 sq. km — at altitudes of up to 2,500 meters — the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is also renowned for its wide range of flora that includes over 20 varieties of bushes and the distinctive ruby red rhododendron. Situated atop the Jhandi Dhar Hills, Binsar is known for the stunning views it offers of the snow-capped Himalayan ranges. From Zero Point, soak in the beauty of a 300-kilometer stretch that covers the Kedarnath, Shivling, Trisul and Nanda Devi peaks, among others. Replete with nature’s gifts, Binsar seats you literally in the lap of nature.

Altitude

8,000 ft

Climate

15℃–30℃

0℃–22℃

Population

1,200 approx.

Shopping

  • Rhododendron squash
  • Honey
  • Handmade soap

Cuisine

  • Mandua ki roti, Sisunak saag
  • Jhangora kheer

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