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Visit to Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

We went in the afternoon after a day of rains. The forest was amazing and the hike in the forest was exhilarating. We were disapponted not see the himalayan range due to clouds... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went in the afternoon after a day of rains. The forest was amazing and the hike in the forest was exhilarating. We were disapponted not see the himalayan range due to clouds. As far as the wild life is concerned, all we could see was few boars and a deer. Despite these disappointments it was worth a visit spending... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Binsar Wild Life Sanctuary is best if visited on a clear day. One can get mesmerizing view of snow capped peaks of Himalayas. Not much of wild life as such but if one has patience, it is possible to spot lot of birds. Early morning is best time to visit.

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

You may find a lot of chirping and occasional views of langoors and birds. Roads leading to the top hill are under construction at some points. Ask me and i say that its not worth paying 2000. There will be guides available for tour if you want but i personally find it a waste of time and money.

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Vadodara, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

If you come to binsar to look for wildlife, you would be disappointed....there is hardly anything...for that matter, birds are also very few and you really struggle to glimpse them....BUT, the forest is awesomwe..extensive pine, deodhar and bhuransh(rhodendron) trees are found all around and the treks through the jungle is breathtaking...you need a guide to take you through these treks...Come... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

The mystic aura of dense forest which is a combination of both pine and oak tree located above 2000 meter above sea level giving one an exciting experience of being with oneself in midst of wildlife and beautiful birds sanctuary. One needs to reach Binsar and has to travel almost around 11 kms deep in the forest where the government... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Binsar sanctuary is 12 hrs drive from delhi . Beautiful forest of rhodendron (bhuransh ) pine and cedar . But wild life non existent we took a detour from the main road into the dense forest with a local guide but an hour n a half in dense forest saw nothing just few local birds . On the top is... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Hi All, I had planned a visit to Uttarakhand in March with few of my collegues. Among other attractions Binsar Wildlife sanctuary was the one included in our itinerary by our tour organisor Soul Search. I must say this place is a must visit for nature lovers!

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I liked the different varieties of plants which are otherwise not seen in Delhi. Somehow varieties of birds were not many. Also the guide was not much informed. The binsar river was quite dirty which spoilt the beauty of place.

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Nainital, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The Binsar forest is good to see sunset in the evening. It is approx 7000 ft" from the sea level, its also known as high altitude forest in Kumaon sector of Uttarakhand.But there no animal can be seen here, the entrance of the forest is INR 150/-per person, car entrance INR 250/- just waste of money & time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

When I first went through Binsar in 1991 I did pay much heed as I was coming out from a strenous trek from Munshiyari, Mailam Glacier via Chakori. But this beautiful scenic small hill station always made a dent somewhere in my memory. So this time after spending my stipulated stay in Dhikala, Corbett, I decided to make one more... More 

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Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttarakhand

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