Lodging/Stay & Activities

Home Stay, Local Guiding & Taxi Service

Set in splendid isolation with a stunning view of the Indian Himalayas, Home Stay Binsar is a family run enterprise, consisting of 2 lodges .

Set in splendid isolation with a stunning view of the Indian Himalayas, Home Stay Binsar is a family run enterprise, consisting of 2 lodges .

We serve organic, vegetarian food grown in our own kitchen garden.

Accommodation is on full board basis, and there are tea and coffee making facilities in the lodges. Guests can choose to have their meals in the lodges or in the main house with the family.

We have our own taxi service to collect you from the railhead at Kathgodam.

Our Jeep with experienced driver is the ideal way to travel along the twisting mountaineous roads. You can sit back and watch the spectacular scenery unfold. Trips to local beauty spots such as Binsar Zero Point and other places of interest such as the ancient temple complex at Jageshwar can be arranged.

Our experienced guides available for full and half day guiding, with extensive knowledge of local bird and wildlife, flora and fauna.

Come for meditation, yoga, and Kumaoni cooking classes, or just relax in the wonderful surroundings.

Holidays can be tailored to your individual requirements.

Lodge -1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom with electric shower. Sleeps 6. In addition there is a smaller lodge suitable for a couple wanting more basic accommodation.

Lodging Details:

INR 2500/- per night – for single occupancy with all meals.

INR 4500/- per night – for couple with all meals.

Almora, Almora District, Uttarakhand

Guide Charges:

INR 3000/- single person

INR 2000/- per person

INR 500/- per hour

INR 4000/- for escort per day

Taxi Charges:

Innova : INR 6000/- per day

Dezire : INR 4500/- per day

Tempo traveller : INR 7000/- per day

Ac charges : INR 1000/- per day

Note : Only kumouni lunch charges 500 per person

About the Owner, Santosh Joshi, with over twelve years experience in guiding in Binsar and beyond. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the local area to share with you.

Languages spoken:English, Hindi

Animal Sighting & Birds Watching Activity

Our location is inside Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary and it’s 2km away from the main road inside the sanctuary which is an easy walk.

This village is well spread out.currently 11 families lives here.

This area known for its birds,animals, and even butterflies.

More then 230 species of birds including migratory ones are recorded here.

You may be lucky enough to spot the elusive Leopard, and also other local wildlife such as Barking Deer, Mountain Goats, Pine Martin, Foxes and Porcupines. The wide range of birds include Minivets, Eagles and Laughing Thrush.

Local Community Meeting

Spending time with the local community is also a great immersive experience, and you just can’t miss the local Kumaoni food.

Enhance your stay in Binsar with a visit to the local schools and temples. The friendly villagers will welcome you into their homes for a cup of chai, and you will gain an fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Kumaoni people.

Trekking Around

Binsar is one of the most famous picturesque place in the Kumaon.

The main attraction of Binsar is the picturesque view of the Himalayan mountain range ,which is stretched in 300 Kms.

Binsar is surrounded by the alpine flora ,ferns ,hanging moss and species of wild flowers as well as the forest where oak and rhododendron are found everywhere.

Trekking is full of life and the trekkers will enjoy the scenic beauty throughout.