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Rishikesh Pauri Binsar Trek Uttarakhand

The Rishikesh Pauri Binsar trek is a fairly easy trek with gradual ascents and descents. The trek covers beautiful mountainous tracks lined with wild flowers, alpine trees and coniferous forests.

About Binsar
One of the most picturesque places in the Kumaon hills, Binsar is a small town, adorned with the Himalayan flora and fauna. Binsar is famous for many things including the picture postcard view it offers of the grand Himalayan peaks like the Nandadevi, Kedarnath and the Trisul peak, the Binsar wildlife sanctuary which has the mid altitude fauna and the famous temple of Binsar Mahadev, the holy temple dedicated to lord Shiva.

The Trek:
The trek to Binsar starts from Thalisain, which is at a distance of around 104 kilometres from Pauri. From Thalisain one treks to Piersain, which is at a distance of 13 Km, covering a beautiful range of flora including forests of silver oaks, fern and pine. From Piersain, the trail goes to Binsar; covering a distance of 7 km. Binsar has some of the most exquisite flora like the hanging moss, ferns, wild flowers, silver fir, pine, oaks as well as deodars.

The total distance covered is 20 kilometres, which is a moderate trek, offering some of the most beautiful views of the mountains.

Best Season: Winter season is considered to be the best season to visit Binsar.
Time: It takes around 3-4 days to trek from Thalisain to Binsar (including the stay at Thalisain, Piersain and Binsar.
Distance covered: The one sided distance covered from Thalisain to Binsar is about 20 kilometres.

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