The summer capital of the erstwhile Chand Rajas (7th – 18th Centrury), Binsar is a picturesque, sleepy hamlet one of the most scenic spots in the Kumaon Himalayas. Pitched a the impressive altitude of 2420 m, 35 kms from Almora it offers a majestic view of the snow covered Himalayan peas the mesmerizing range of Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Shivling and Panchachuli. From here, one a sunny day, you can have a glimpse of the holiest shrines in the Himalayas, Kedarnath, Badrinath and Gangotri. It's a fascinating spot, encircled by a a vast wildlife sanctuary, a home to many rare animals, birds and wild flowers. Binsar is also a trekker's paradise. Trekking the salubrious air, amidst the misty mountain trails, towering Oaks and Rhododendron. A formation of sleepy hamlets amidst orchards, silver streams and green meadows. The mantle of green hangs all around - rocks covered with unusual moss and ferns, flowers and shrubs – foliage sprouting out of every conceivable nook and corner of the hillside. The entire area is now a sanctuary.
The entire region is now a wildlife sanctuary and has a host of wildlife like Panther and Barking Deer. The temple of Binsar lies nearby.
Khali Estate, Bineshwar Temple, Golu Devta Temple, Almora, Binsar Mahadev, Archaeological Spots, Binsar Sanctuary Museum etc.