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Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

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Almora | near Kafarkhan, 263601, India
+91 5962 251 007
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Complete waste of time and money.

Binsar Wild life sanctuary is a complete waste of time and money. They charge Rs.150 for adults... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nilesh_Kh
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India
Binsar Forest Retreat is a wonderful resort excellently managed by a very charming family of naturalists, Pallavi and Pr

Our stay of 4 days far exceeded our expectations. The rooms allotted to us were tastefully... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
udayan49
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Almora | near Kafarkhan, 263601, India
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+91 5962 251 007
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Binsar Wild life sanctuary is a complete waste of time and money. They charge Rs.150 for adults Rs.75 for kids and Rs.250 for Small Cars and Rs.500 for big cars. Not well maintained narrow roads leads you to the walking road where you need to...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Our stay of 4 days far exceeded our expectations. The rooms allotted to us were tastefully decorated and very comfortable with great views of distant snow- capped peaks of the Trishul range and the surrounding forest with oak, pine and rhododendron trees (which had started...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I went to Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is home to as many as 180 species of birds such as eagles, woodpeckers, monals etc. Jackals, Red Fox, Grey Langurs, Black Himalayan Bear, Chital, Himalayan Goral and Wild boars are a part of the wildlife...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I had heard a lot about this wild sanctuary part in kumaoun region & luckily got a chance to explore while returning from hometown. It's 15-20 km from almora & took approx 1 hr to reach there. I wasn't expecting much but after 5 mins...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

On entrance there are Boards on which it is written that you will find Wild Leopards , don't harm them ! But literally speaking we didn't saw a bird let alone Leopards . But still we had a great trek . You can go by...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

35 Kms. from Almora,Wildlife Santuary is a beautiful,quite and wild Himalayan mountain destination surrounded by abundant garlands of alpine flora,ferns hanging moss and many species of wild flowers,tourist can feel close to heaven,it is located on the height of 2412 meters,and it inhabits oe than...More

2  Thank DIPEN N
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Reaching Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is a task, it's a long drive up the hill and the roads are bad. Once you reach there, please do go for a guide as there are not too many animals in the jungle and what you can see /...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The wildlife sanctuary is a treat for nature lovers .. the bright red rhodendendrons add so much colour to the jungle that it mesmerises you. The view from the zero point is spectacular and the walk through the sanctuary is healing .. the silence interrupted...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

we started our trek from pithsain few kms from thalisain. Pithsain is the last stop for bus or taxi , from there the trek is about 12 km upto shiva temple and around 15-16km upto Brahma dhungi.Its near almorah, kumaon, uttarakhand. The trek passes through...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

A visit to Binsar isn't complete without a trip to the wildlife sanctuary. the sanctuary was essentially built to protect a species of oak and isn't about wild animals, etc. However, nature lovers would love it for the beauty of the hills and the thick...More

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driveandtravel
22 April 2018|
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Response from Shefali b | Reviewed this property |
If v talk avout Jageshwar Temple , then road system from Almora is pretty much good . On the way u can also visit Golu devta mandir , which is really famous there . On the other hand if v'll talk about BWS , reaching this... More
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Pradeep S
25 July 2017|
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Response from Aakarsh C | Reviewed this property |
It is safe to ride in day time . Actually you wont find any wild animal until you are lucky enough .
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Vipin V
20 June 2017|
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