Pangot is famous for wildlife,
Bird watching and as Hill Station among tourist. Pangot is a small village, quaint
nested in the lake Capital of India - Nainital, Pangot is just a 15 kilometre
drive from Nainital. Away from the hustle and bustle of Nainital, Pangot is
laid back and a perfect weekend gateway. The drive from Nainital to Pangot
through the jungle and narrow hilly roads with some hairpin turns is really
worth doing. While driving you will not be surprised to see some rare species
of birds. Jungle lore lodge in Pangot is a perfect place to stay amidst thick
jungle. You will get up in the morning listening to chirping of different
species of migratory birds. There are different cottages named after various
birds which present a beautiful view of the mountains. Amongst the cottages
Cheer cottage is the best. It is advisable to book the cottages well in advance
as the place is frequently visited by bird watchers. There are many trails in
Pangot for short trekking/hiking. The trails present beautiful view of the
mountains and small hamlets. Do not miss a chance to interact will the
villagers they are very simple, welcoming and no dearth of interesting village
While in the jungle Lore
lodge be mindful while sitting anywhere as there are many insects like leech,
scorpions etc. Overall a must visit place and if you are a bird watcher you can
never say NO to this place.
Number of private hotels, resort and homestay accommodation available at
Pangot, contact us for best, comfortable and hygienic stay at Pangot.
Nearest airport is Patnagar airport (PGH) located at 60 kms away and nearest railway station Kathgodam (KGM) is located at 41 kms away from Pangot. Buses and shared taxis are available from Kathgodam and it will take around ½ hrs to an hour. Pangot also can be reached from Nainital (Lake City of India), distance is around 17 kms and it will take around half hour to reach through Snow view point, Kilbury bird sanctuary. Exclusive cars and taxis can be hired from Patnagar airport to reach Pangot.
Pangot can be visited throughout the year, but best time to visit Pangot
is summer (end March to July). Winter season is best for bird watching in Pangot.