Set in splendid isolation in Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary amidst Pine forest, this traditional Pahadi house made of stone and wood is located 2 km from the main road at a gentle walk of 35 min through lush green Oak and Pine forest. It is ideal for writers, nature lovers, adventurers and birders. Out of 6 villages within the sanctuary, this homestay is located in the nearest village, just 2 km from Binsar gate. Since the place is wrapped up in thick foliage, it is the best place to experience adventurous hiking and nature walks. A small trek takes you to zero point that offers stunning views of the majestic Himalayan peaks of Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Panchachuli, Trisul and Kedarnath. More than 200 species of birds are recorded here including Forktail, Laughing Thrush, Kalij Pheasant, Nuthatches and Monal.
The main house consist of three guest rooms; one with attached and two with a common washroom. There is an individual cottage having 2 bedroom with separate washrooms, ideal for family. Another one is a single bedroom cottage best suited to couple with an attached washroom. On a clear day you can have a swapping view of Himalaya peaks such as Gangotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Trishul, Nandadevi etc. This place is built ideally for yoga and meditation.
Single Person: 1800/-
Double Occupancy Room: 2500/-
Extra Person: 900/-
Complimentary: Breakfast, Morning n Evening Tea
Note: The above tariffs do not apply during Dussehra and New Year holidays.
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (no extra bed)
6-12 years.: 50% (with extra bed)
What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Hot Water • Laundry • Taxi Service • Guide (Per hour 300/-, Full day 2500/-)
Santosh serves organic, vegetarian food grown in his own kitchen garden. Non vegetarian food can also be served on request.
Bird watching • Animal Sighting • Temple Visit • Jungle Walk • Cooking Classes • Village Walk
Binsar Zero Point • Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary • Kasar Devi Temple • Jageshwar Temple • Chitai Temple
Almora (23km) • Chitai Temple (24km) • Kausani (50km) • Jageshwar (51km) • Bageshwar (60km) • Mukteshwar (75km) • Bhimtal (87km) • Chaukori (106 km)
Santosh Joshi lives here with three generations of Joshi family. He has over 13 years experience of guiding in Binsar and beyond and has an encyclopedic knowledge of the local area.
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