Berinag, is a small hill station, located 12 km from Chaukori in the Pithoragarh district, which is the easternmost Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is accessible by road. Closest prominent villages include Garawon, Dhanoli, Bana, Bhattigaon, Banoli,Quarali,Tripuradevi and Sangarh. Previously known as Bedinag, it is famous for the snake temples present here. Berinag offers a panoramic view of the Greater Himalayas, from Garhwal Himalayas to the Nepal ranges, especially lofty peaks like Panchachuli and Nanda Devi. The region is famous for tea estates developed during the British rule.The Nagmandir of Berinag, situated at a distance of 1 km uphill Pithoragarh, near Berinag village is surrounded by tree clusters and a ravine. Nag temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and is revered as an incarnation of the lord. According to legends, this place was named by ‘pants’ from Maharashtra, as a mark of respect to the snakes, who saw a number of colorful snakes in the region.