Set amid snow-laden Himalayan peaks, green meadows, lush green forests covered with deodar, oak, pine trees is Binsar, a small town in Uttarakhand. Situated at the height of 2420 m, Binsar is a scenic location about 33 km from Almora.
The Beauty Of Binsar
Binsar is known for offering stunning views of the lofty Himalayas peaks like Kedarnath, Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba among others. The destination has a Zero point which gives a 360 degree view of the Himalayan ranges.
That's not all, it is a paradise for wildlife lovers because the hill town is encircled by Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, a habitat for rare animals, birds and flower species.
The hill station has become the talk of the town lately because Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh celebrated their third wedding anniversary at this nature's paradise.
Deepika Padukone And Ranveer Singh Celebrate Third Anniversary In Binsar
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According to a report by Amarujala, Deepika Padukona and Ranveer Singh directly arrived at Dinapaani helipad from Mumbai. Prior permission from the district administration was taken by the couple. From the helipad, Deepika and Ranveer went to Mary Budden Estate in Binsar via car.
As per the report, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone didn't really get out of their cottage during their stay. Staff at the resort shared that they didn't order any cake or other things to celebrate their anniversary at the estate.
Deepika And Ranveer's Accomodation In Binsar
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh stayed at a 19th century estate set amidst the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary in the Kumaon region in Uttarakhand. The estate is spread over an area of 5 acres. The eco-friendly heritage property dates back to the 19th century.
The property is known to offer an intimate experience to their guests. It has two private cottages and multiple sit-outs to enjoy the surreal views of the surrounding valleys.
Per room cost at the colonial estate costs about INR 35,699 as per the fabgetaways website. The actual value per room is about INR 51,920.
Things To See In Binsar
Binsar Zero Point
Zero Point in Binsar is a true treat for trekkers. To reach this view point, one needs to trek for about 2 km. Zero point gives a 360 degree view of the Himalayan peak around including Kedarnath peak, Nanda devi.
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Located at a distance of 30 km from Almora town, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most popular attractions of the hill down. It is a paradise for nature lovers. The sanctuary is home to rare birds, animals and plants. Jeep safari is the best way to explore the beauty of this sanctuary.
Bineshwar Mahadev Temple
This temple was built back in the 16th century A.D. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple was built during the the reign of Raja Kalyan Chand of the famous Chand Dynasty. Binsar was named after this temple.
Best Time To Visit Binsar
Though Binsar is open for tourists all year round, the best time to visit this hill station is from the month of October to March. Summers are a good time for trekking and during winters, the place gets snowfall.
How To Reach Binsar?
Binsar is well-connected with cities across the country via rail, road and air.
By Road - Buses are easily available from hill towns in Uttarakhand like Dehradun, Almora to reach Binsar.
By Air - The closest airport to Binsar is Pantnagar Airport which is about 138 km away.
By Rail - Binsar is close to Kathgodam railway station. The hill town is about 104 km from Kathgodam.
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