Berinag or the Cobra town is a beautiful hill station situated amid nature's paradise standing tall at an elevation of 2,050m in the Kumaoni Mountains in the Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand. Scenic surroundings that include high snow covered peaks and beautiful valleys make Berinag stand out among other hill stations. The adjoining pine and oak forests add to the contrast and beautify the whole valley with the mystic odour emanating from them.
Well known for its snake temples which are aplenty and also the sprawling tea gardens. The tea produced here is of very high quality and it has carved a niche for itself. A highly revered and well-known Tripura Temple is just a 5 km drive at Uttarayan from here. It is dedicated to one of the several manifestations of Lord Vishnu. This hill station boasts of the superb Garhwal Himalayas like Nanda Devi, Trishul, Rajrambha and Panchchuli peaks offering breathtaking views.
The favourable climate, exotic sunrise and sunset viewpoints, scenic surroundings and high snow-capped peaks in the backdrop make Berinag a favourite tourist destination of all times. Since it is part of Kumaon tourism the local languages spoken are Kumaoni, Gadhwali and Hindi.
Nearest airport is Pantnagar – 195 kms. Taxis & Buses are available for Berinag.
Nearest railhead is Kathgodam, 160 kms and Tanakpur 169 kms. Both the railway stations and Berinag are on the state transport buses & taxis route.
Berinag is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations all over India.
Berinag is neither too hot nor too cold. At 1870 meters elevation, it is good enough to beat summer heat and bearably cold in winters. If you could wither landslides and willing to take the risk, you can visit Berinag even in rainy season.
Berinag is an all weather hill station which is neither too hot nor too cold. At 1,870 meters elevation, it is good enough to beat summer heat and bearably cold in winters. If you could wither landslides and roadblocks and willing to take the risk, you can visit Berinag even in rainy season. It is not so crowded and offers a peaceful holidaying experience.
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