Binsar wildlife sanctuary is located in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. Visitor can see kedarnath peak, shivling and Nanda devi temple from here. This area was once a capital of Chand Dynasty.
Area- 46 km².
Established in –1988
Binsar has also spiritual values for the local people, according to a mythology this place is also known for the war battle between Golu Devta and King of Binsar. Visitor can see the Golu Devta Temple in sanctuary area.
The main goal of establishing this Sanctuary is to protect and conserve the shrinking broad leaf oak forests.
The Binsar wildlife sanctuary is known for rich wildlife includes Chital, deer, cat, black bear, leopard, fox, monkey etc. Apart from wild species this place hosts more than 200 bird species including both local Himalayan birds and migratory too.
Nearby places from Binsar wildlife sanctuary:-
Kasar Devi temple:-It is the place of monks in the time of late 80’s. In 1920 swami Vivekananda came here and mediated so that it gains the recognisation in some manner.
Binsar Mahadev- As the name suggests this is the place of lord Shiva, Every year “yagya” was organized by the monks and thousands of people visit here.
Binsar wildlife sanctuary is a place where one can experience both wildlife and nature.