Berinag Hill Station

Berinag is a small village nested at a distance of 85 kilometers in the district of Pithoragarh, Uttaranchal. This one of the most beautiful hill stations of this vicinity. Berinag was previously known as Bedinag and this area is known for snake temples. This town also has a good reputation for producing high quality tea. The Berinag town offers views of huge snow laden peaks such as Nanda Devi and Panchachuli of the Himalayas. It is believed that the place was named after the Nagveni King Benimadhava. When the pants from Maharashtra travelled to settle here they witnessed coiled snakes of all colors in a very large number and as a symbol of respect to them they constructed a snake temple during the fourteenth century. After the beating Kalinag in the epic battle of Lord Krishna advised him to leave river Jamuna and settle somewhere nearby this region and many others followed Kalinag around here after that. The outskirts of Berinag are filled with dense forests with vegetation and water streams. Temperature touches freezing point during winters.

Best visiting Places

Patal Bhuvaneshwar

Patal Bhuvaneshwar is a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated at a distance of 67 kilometers from Munsiyari. The way to the temple is through a tunnel which leads into the cave through a dark passage of water. There are many rocks having different shapes and forms which resemble many gods and goddesses. This spot is frequented by many pilgrims every year especially on the occasion of Shivratri. It is located at a distance of 35 kilometers from Berinag.


Didihat is located at an altitude of 1,725 m above sea level. It is situated in Pithoragarh district of Uttaranchal. The place is encircled by attractive ridges and rich in flora and fauna. Didihat comes on the pilgrimage route to Kailash Mansarovar. Didihat has magnificent natural beauty and offers breath taking views of the luxuariant valley.


Pithoragarh is nested by Nepal to the east and Tibet to the north. This place is popularly known as the ‘Little Kashmir’ for its wonderful natural beauty. It is perched at a height of 1,650 m above sea level. This place has an inheritance of historical importance. The majestic fort, the Pithoragarh Fort stands tall here. It was built by the Gurkhas in the 18th century. Pithoragarh is situated at a distance of 85 kilometers from Berinag.


Kasusani is among one of the most favorite hill stations of Kumaon. It is based at an elvation of 1,890 m above sea level. The gorgeous holiday destination remains situated encircled by several snow laden peaks and mountains. It is situated at a distance of 88 kilometers from Berinag.


Binsar hosts a popular temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This is a major crowd puller of Binsar. This temple is located at an elevation of 2,412 m above sea level. This temple was built by King Kalyan of the Chand Dynasty. It is situated at a distance of 65 kilometers from Berinag.

General Information

Location Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

Altitude 1,274 m above sea level

Climate Pleasant in summers, freezing in winters

How to Reach

By Air: Nearest airport is Naini Saini, Pithoragarh 112 km

By Train: Nearest rail station is Kathgodam, 214 km

By Road: Chaukori is well connected by road with Almora-100 km, Nainital-183 km, Pithoragarh 85 km.

Best time

The best time to visit here is around the year.

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