Jilling is a remote village in Kumaon ranges of Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal) in the lap of Himalaya. Summer season (April, May and June), autumn and pre winter season (October, November and December) are best time to visit Jilling. This scenic village is ideal place for bird watching and not a so-called bird sanctuary, but bird lovers will love this place. Jilling is also an offbeat and less known travel destination near Nainital surrounded by lush green forest of oak and rhododendron mixed trees. Nice and well decorated two cottages located in the forest, each cottage has two rooms with huge open space and lawn. Most of the common birds like Sunbird, Russet sparrows, green-backed tit, flycatchers, flamboyant Indian black-lored tit, hill partridge, flower-pecker, magpie, and white crested laughing thrush will be present at your lawn of the cottage. The less known village Jilling attracts number of domestic and foreign tourists throughout the year for bird watching.
There are total 5 cottages spreads among different hills. All the cottages are well maintained and decorated with the paintings, pictures and old artifacts. Toilets are basic but one will not feel it while staying. Each cottage has its own set of a library with the nice collection of books. The fresh and home cooked food provided with 24 x 7 Service by exclusively allocated person. Intentionally there is no TV in the cottage which actually enriches the experience of staying at Jilling estate.
Jilling Estate is best accommodation option or homestay in Jilling, tariff starts from Rs.2500/ per person with breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Nearest railway station is Kathgodam (KGM) and Lalkuan (LKU), well connected with Delhi and other major cities of India. Jilling can be reached from Kathgodam through Bhimtal and Matial. From Matial you need to trek uphill around two and half kilometer, your hotel or homestay owner can arrange pony and porter. Direct car also available up to Matial from Delhi and it will take around nine hour drive. Contact us or send us enquiry for Jilling accommodation and car rent, for more see blog.
Summer season (April, May and June), autumn and pre winter season (October, November and December) are best time to visit Jilling.