Binsar is located 26 km away from Almora. Binsar was the Chand Rajas’ summer capital during the period 7th-8th centuries. Binsar is a scenic spot of the Kumaon Himalayas and a popular hill destination.Binsar Hills has a height of 2412 meter.
There is also a famous temple nearby- Binsar Mahadev Temple of 16th centuary, just 8 km away near the shrine of Lord Shiva. 4 km away there is another temple-Golu Devta Temple.
Pariyadeva-Pashan is a point to visit where there is a stone bearing cup marks, belongs to the megalithic age. Another is a well known resort called Khali estate which was home of commissioner of Kumaon once and the Binsar Museum which has the information on the ecological paradise.