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The Butterfly Research Centre houses the fourth largest reference collection of butterflies and moths in India, after the three National Collections. The largest insect in the world, largest Indian butterfly, most beautiful moth in the world, owl...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Jones Estate Rd | Above Bhimtal Lake, Bhimtal 263136, India
I came across this place while researching for butterflies for a painting project. The work Peter has done on butterflies is commendable. He is a great host with immense knowledge and a penchant to feed you good food and pick and drop you from the...More
We took a great effort to reach this place, however, there was no one who can answer us about this place. After reaching this place, we asked a person if it is open and we can visit this plane, despite that didn't get the answer.
Had booked through bnb and Peter was an informed and knowledgeable host. It was a lovely stay and he was kind enough to make us a late dinner. He even played the guitar with us and sung a few songs.it was a wonderful evening. The...More
Butterflies for me were at best a passing interest – interesting me only when they were passing by. When I travel or trek and somebody would point out a pretty one I would be enamoured enough to track it to the next flower or bush....More
Apart from the rare collection and Peter as a wonderful friend, philosopher and guide; it is a perfect getaway from the city. The bungalow is equipped with all modern amenities. Yet, it serves as a livid window to the style and culture of the nineteenth...More
Very rare and exotic butterfly collection starting from Peter's grandfather's time in Africa and Papua New Guinea.
Not only is the collection of butterflies and moths worth seeing but the explanation and narrative is excellent.
A must visit if you are in this area.
No words can Explain Beauty of Nature ( BUTTERFLIES ) Specimen Collection. I went with my Family and Really Enjoyed a Lot , Peace of Silence in the Room and I captured the Beauty of Nature - BUTTERFLIES on my Camera. It was our Bad...More