Binsar is a beautiful, serene and yet a wild tourist destination nestled amidst the foothills of the Himalayan ranges and rich with diverse flora and fauna. Established in 1988 atop the Jhandi Dhar hills elevated at a height of 2412 mts and is a short drive of 33 km towards the northern side of Almora from the main Almora District in Uttarakhand.
Binsar attract trekkers as it is known as the 'Trekker's Paradise', nature lovers and leisure tourists from across the world as it offers a scenic and peaceful vacation and at the same time also filled with adventurous sights like the Sanctuary and the 300 km stretch of the Himalayan ranges where you can see the sacred Nanda Devi, Kedarnath, Chaukhamba, Trishul, Panchchuli and Nanda Kot Peaks from the highest point of the Almora District known as the 'Zero Point'.
The Sanctuary spanning over 45.59 Sq. Km. boasts of abundant flora and over 200 species of birds that dominates this region and makes it an ideal bird watching destination. It also allows for an excellent view of a variety of Butterflies and other species of insects.
The Binsar Sanctuary Museum also homes valuable information about animals and the habitation around this region and other than this, you can also visit a place near Dinapani on the Almora to Binsar road which showcases the famous ancient relics at a point called Pariyadeva Pashan that has a long stone with cup shaped marks on it believed to have belonged to the Megalithic Age.