Kumaon region in Uttarakhand has some beautiful scenic destinations which will bring you much closer to the natural beauty for which this area is so famous. The thick green foliage, the tweets of variety of exotic birds, absence of traffic noise and pollution is a treat for city dwellers. The plan for a holiday in this region is made possible by Kalmatia Sangam a resort in Himalaya. Here you can easily have a view of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayan ranges.
Set among the abundance of the nature this resort in Himalaya offers you a peaceful holiday with interesting activities thrown in. Spread over 14 acres this property is a boutique resort which tries to combine tradition with modern amenities to make enjoy the best of the both.
We at Kalmatia Sangam arrange some interesting nature walk which takes us through the dense Deodar or rhododendron forests. There are other activities like Kumaon village walk, temple visits and so on. One of the most important activities around this region is a visit to the Binsar wild life sanctuary. Binsar is situated at approximately 2500mts above sea level which makes it an excellent destination for getting a panoramic view of the famous peaks of Himalayas like Nandadevi, Nandakot, Kedarnath etc.
Binsar wildlife sanctuary is a short drive from our resort. This place will offer you a great scope for bird watching and wildlife photography. The place has been declared as important “Bird Area” by Bird Life International.
The birds that frequent Binsar wildlife sanctuary are both native as well as migratory. You could come across close to 200 species of birds here. Popular amongst them are blackbird, parakeets, laughing thrush, magpies, tits, forktails, variety of pheasant species, woodpeckers, Eurasian jay, eagles, koklas, monal etc.
Many types of butterflies and reptiles are also found in this sanctuary. The animals that are found here are fox, black bear, langur, monkey, pine marten, porcupine, leopard, barking deer, flying squirrel, musk deer, serow, goral, chital etc.
It is a treat for the animal lovers to visit Binsar wildlife sanctuary. The natural beauty and the fauna make this place an important part of your activity when you visit Kalmatia Sangam.