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One night at Binsar

In our honeymoon (Feb 2015) we stayed one night at Binsar and it was really an amazing experience. Since this place is run by KMVN you can expect a good service. At the morning... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2016
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Gurgaon, India
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144 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

our road trip consisted of Bhimtal - Almora - Kasar Devi - Binsar - Jageshwar Dham.. the focal point of this trip was centered around Binsar.. a 3-day weekend is good enough to visit Binsar from Delhi NCR..this place is a must visit and is a better experience than Nainital etc peaceful, secluded, fresh air, jungle, peaks and amazing roads... More 

Thank SharadSud-Gurgaon
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

In our honeymoon (Feb 2015) we stayed one night at Binsar and it was really an amazing experience. Since this place is run by KMVN you can expect a good service. At the morning you will get a full bucket of hot water (once a day), this will help you to get fresh at the morning. If you get up... More 

Thank dream_aneek
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We are on our winter vacation and at Almora. We had planned for a one day visit to Binsar wildlife sanctuary and zero point. For this we booked a car from Almora. The rate was Rs.1200/- to and fro. It took around 1 hour to reach there. Sanctuary entry fees was Rs.150/- per adult Rs.75/- per child upto 12 yrs... More 

Thank MakeMyTour
Chennai (Madras), India
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28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

To enter in to the sanctuary there is an entry fee.unlike other wild life sanctuaries no jeeps are available. one has to arrange their own vehicle. after traveling for about 7 to 8 km in the forest with thick foliage ,oak and other tall trees , the vehicles are not allowed further. One has to trek 2km to reach the... More 

Thank Prafulla-28
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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77 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The terms wildlife sanctuary could be misleading here. It is a beautiful forest and great for walking, but do not go in expecting to see a lot of wild animals. There is an entry charge of Rs 200 per person (If i remember correctly !!) and then you get to drive through the forest all the way to the top.... More 

Thank Shuklasudhir
New Delhi, India
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100 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Binsar wildlife sanctuary is a dense forest on the high plains...no wildlife really..only langurs....perhaps if you are lucky you can spot something really early in the morning sometimes....The forest in itself is quiet nice and big full of pine, cedar and oak trees....you get splendid views of the Himalayan range from various points of the forest...there are two ways of... More 

Thank amritasaurabh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Remarkable 4 day trip on bykes and car ... group of 8 friends... in the arms of mother nature... !! Peace and calmness everywhere... mild coldness ... fresh air... perfect road trip and sight seeing... !!

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Noida, India
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50 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Binsar wildlife sanctuary is full of greenery and natural forest.Variety of trees are there.Highest point is close to 2500 metres above MSL.Vehicle can go upto 10 km from sanctuary gate and thereafter one has to walk uphill for about 2km.to reach Zero point.After reaching Zero point one can have a magnificent view of Himalaya.Various peaks can be seen from this... More 

Thank myindia2015
New Delhi, India
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67 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The place is lush green, peaceful and very calm. Apt location to get away from the maddening rush and spent some time with yourself. Having said that, it's not a place to spot wild animals rather good for forest walks/trekking.

1 Thank Prakhar S
Noida, India
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

travel to this place only for the peace.. one can trek through the numerous trails and get lost in the quiet nature with only the chirping of birds for company..or you can gaze at the stars so clear in the sky and wonder at anything & everything...

1 Thank high0ntravel

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