About the resort
Perched high up in the Kumaon Himalayas, Binsar offers breathtaking views of the snowy mountain ranges of Panchchuli, Shivling, Chaukhamba, Trishul and Nanda Devi. Nestled amid such beauty is Club Mahindra Binsar Valley resort. Enjoy your days by indulging in wildlife sanctuary tours, trekking and hordes of other amazing outdoor activities or spend your days simply relishing a perfect Himalayan vacation.
Located at 120 km from Kathgodam in train and 90 km from Nainital by road, Club Mahindra Binsar Valley resort is easily accessible by rail and road. Elegantly decorated apartments provide modern comforts without sacrificing on the old-world charm of the Binsar resort. Rooms are elegantly furnished and provide modern amenities and comforts like electric kettles, television, refrigerator and microwave oven. Each room has a cozy bathroom with clean and fresh toiletries. Room heater is available in each room since Binsar can get nippy during the night.
Rooms and Amenities
When the destination is as beautiful as the unspoilt Binsar, should the cuisine be restricted to the Pahadi Maggi with tomato, green peas, capsicum, butter and cheese? As with most places in the picturesque Uttarakhand, Maggi noodles are a staple, but why stop at that, when you can have delicious Butter Chicken and other mouth-watering north Indian delicacies like Kali Dal? Indulge in the wholesome, tasty and healthy Parathas dipped in the above mentioned delicacies and attain culinary nirvana. Relish the delicacies served in Kumaoni thali. Butter chicken is an Indian dish of chicken in a mildly spiced curry sauce. Chicken is marinated for several hours in a yogurt and spice mixture. The spices may include garam masala, ginger, garlic paste, lemon or lime, pepper, coriander, cumin, turmeric and chili. The chicken is usually cooked in a tandoor (traditional clay oven) How about pairing your food with some Indian wines? Just ask for the drinks menu and pick from the wide range of alcoholic drinks available. Our chefs will ensure that you relish various local delicacies of Binsar during your family vacation, this is how you make your stay memorable at Binsar Valley!
Festivals in Binsar Valley
The harvest festival is one of the important festivals of the state of Uttrakhand and you will be able to take part in the celebrations if you are visiting in the month of April. Holi bring colors to the hills. If you are visiting during holi (usually in February) do walk around the villages in the neighborhood. It is a great photography experience. It is quite an experience to celebrate Shivratri in the hills. Each year during February/March, pilgrims and devotees pay a visit to Lord Shiva in temples across the region. It is quite an experience to celebrate Shivratri in the hills. Each year during February/March, pilgrims and devotees pay a visit to Lord Shiva in temples across the region. Mahashivratri is one of the most important festival celebrated in Uttarakhand which one should not miss during family vacation.
Places to Visit in Binsar Valley
If you are a nature lover or a photographer, Binsar wildlife sanctuary is an ideal place for wildlife photography. Rich wildlife and bird sightings are often recorded in this sanctuary that is home to numerous animals and about 200 species of birds. Every point is a view point in Binsar. However, to watch unparalleled views of the towering Himalayan peaks of Panchchuli and Nanda Devi in their glory, go up to Chaukori. If you want a bird’s eye view of the Greater Himalayas and the Kumaon Hills, hike up to Binsar Hill an altitude of 2,420 m. If you happen to be on the Binsar hill after sunset, you might even be able catch the glimpse of Almora town as it prepares for the night all lit up. It is quite natural that you’d want to get up close with the Himalayas because the Binsar Valley resort offers spectacular views that can tease the adventurer in you. Go on a trek exploring the trails in the lush forests of Himalayas. There are also rock climbing, rappelling, camping and wildlife sanctuary tours for the explorer in you. Pick from a variety of board games including Carom and Chess. The pool table and TT can keep you busy for a whole day. The Holiday Activity centre is also a fun place for your children to indulge in their favourite games. Step out of the resort and explore the walking trails snaking up the mountains or winding down the valleys. Time is only a notion in Binsar as it stands unmoved and you will feel perfectly close to nature. The only hindrances are the bird calls and whipping wind.
Binsar and its surroundings are replete with temples that are historically significant. Visit the 9th century Katarmal Sun Temple, a monument that is standing around for centuries. Visit the gurdwara of Meetha Reetha Sahib located on the banks of Ratiya and Lodhiya rivers. The gurudwara is in a lovely setting with tall trees hovering around and the snow capped mountains watching over it. Seek spiritual blessings by visiting 65 cave temples of Bageshwar Baijnath Kausani each dedicated to different deities. Have a look at this to know more about places to visit in Uttarakhand during family vacation.
So, get ready for a fun filled Himalayan vacation with your family and enjoy your stay at Club Mahindra Binsar Valley resort.
Club Mahindra Binsar Valley Resort, Contact Details
Almora Takula Bageshwar Road, Bhainsori Post Almora Dist,
Uttarakhand Dist, Almora 263684.
Club Mahindra Holidays Review: Member Speak
Club Mahindra Binsar Valley, Uttarakhand, a perfect resort for complete peace and rejuvenation.
- LalitKumar Morodia