Category: Binsar

Desktop Calendar: July 2011 3

Desktop Calendar: July 2011

Background image: Kumaon mountains soaking in the winter sun, captured during my trip to Binsar, Uttarakhand. Click here for higher resolution image. Subscribe to the feed or follow @payaniga on Twitter or on Facebook...

A dip in River Kosi & short visit to Nainital 0

A dip in River Kosi & short visit to Nainital

It’s not easy to attain or reach good things in life. And so is to reach Binsar. As I’ve said before to reach Binsar one has to travel six to seven hours by road...

Zero Point at Binsar 10

Zero Point at Binsar

The most recommended place in the Binsar area is Zero point which is located inside the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. The view point gives a glimpse of 300 KMs of the mighty Himalayan range. We...

Temples of Jageshwar and Dandeshwar 4

Temples of Jageshwar and Dandeshwar

After the short trek in the morning we visited Jageshwar later in the day. Jageshwar is a Hindu pilgrim dedicated to Lord Shiva & is at a distance of 35KMs from Almora. Nestled between...

Binsar: Rock Climbing & A Morning Walk 6

Binsar: Rock Climbing & A Morning Walk

By the time we reached the resort in Binsar it was post noon. Only negative point about Binsar is the amount of time needed to reach the place. It took 20 hours to reach...

Binsar, the Kumaon mountains 1

Binsar, the Kumaon mountains

Last three travel plans to the North India remained in planned status for me due to various reasons & constraints. One of the plans getting cancelled just 5 days before the trip. When I...