Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Zero Point in Binsar  - ©  gkrishna63 flickr user
  • © AniGupta flickr user
  • © AniGupta flickr user
  • Black- throated tit  - © Allan Hopkins
  • Black-crested Thrush - ©  Allan Hopkins
  • Rhododendron arboreum inflorescence - ©  Allan Hopkins
  • Binsar - © sporadic flickr user
  • Binsar - © sporadic flickr user
  • Binsar - © sporadic flickr user
  • Binsar - © sporadic flickr user
  • © Priyambada Nath flickr user
  • The View from Binsar of The Greater Himalayan Range  - © gkrishna63 flickr user

Key information: Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

    • A variety of lovely walking in these forested hills the south of the Nanda Devi massif. 
      • Unspoilt and varied forests (oak to pine to rhododendron), superb views from the high ridges of the snowy Nanda Devi massif, including from Pakua Top toward the huge Pindari Glacier. 
        • The cooperation of the local villagers to protecting the area has been obtained by a visionary scheme whereby they are involved and benefit: stay in their guesthouses and use them as guides. The villages are charming, the people friendly but unpushy, their way of life largely intact: marvel at their terraced fields.

        • This page is at an early stage of development. Please help us by making suggestions and sending photos! Thank you!

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating85
  • Beauty32
  • Natural interest17
  • Human interest4
  • Charisma32
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating85

Vital Statistics

  • Length: Variable
  • Maximum Altitude: 3,000+m
  • Level of Difficulty: Variable

This walk description page is at an early stage of development, and will be expanded over time. Your comments on this walk, your experiences and tips, and your photos are very welcome.

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The View from Binsar of The Greater Himalayan Range  - © gkrishna63 flickr user
© AniGupta flickr user

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Black- throated tit  - ©Allan Hopkins...
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