PANGOT is known for its exotic bird life and abundance of natural treasures. PANGOT is a destination came out in the form of poetry books with greenery, flowers and birds beautifying its landscape. A bird lover's paradise, PANGOT sees over hundreds of species of birds flock to its beautiful hills from the upper Himalayan regions to avoid the harsh winters there, also making it a natural favourite for photography.
This small hamlet is located in a very picturesque setting making it an ideal place for relaxation and enjoyment. A small and distinct village 15 km from NAINITAL, the town is the converging point for a great variety of bird life in the region.
During your drive you’ll walk through the forested paths of NAINA or china peak, KILBURY and snow view point that will really an amazing experience for you. Due to wealthy flora and fauna, India is popular all across the world and international tourists love to visit this place for experiencing its outstanding beauty as well culture. PANGOT is one of the renowned tourist destinations of India which is visited by thousands of national as well as international tourists. The place is very near to NAINITAL city i.e. only 15kms away and you can reach just by a 25-min drive.
You can also experience snowfall during the winter. The question may strike in your mind regarding the key attraction of this place is birds. You can find almost 580 bird species over here. Apart from this, leopards, Himalayan palm civets, yellow-throated Himalayan martens, GHORALS, SAMBHAR and barking deer can also be recorded at this area time to time. Enjoyable climate, laidback charisma and picturesque landscape of PANGOT make it an apt place for tourists. The place is popular not only in summer but also winter as the season is pleasant throughout the year. If you are trekking-lovers then PANGOT would be the most ideal place to visit.
1. JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK-
It is regarded as the India’s oldest national park capable to provide you a memorable trip. The area of JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK is expanded in an area of 521 sq. km and you can find more than 487 species of plants and 600 species of birds over here. Along with that the live look of majority of animals can make you alive. Superb destination to visit is UTTARAKHAND. Amazing place to visit in UTTARAKHAND and very near to PANGOT i.e. only 77kms away.
TRISHUL, PANCHACHULI and NANDA DEVI peaks are visible with extremely appreciable picturesque beauty. You can appreciate astounding perspective of lovely Himalayas at KAUSANI which is called as VALNA in actual. The best thing KAUSANI is located just 105kms from PANGOT thus visiting this place is must if your trip is going to PANGOT. 350 km long Himalayas look so enrapturing and brilliant from KAUSANI.
3. BHIMTAL LAKE-
Quite popular lake located in BHIMTAL (a NAGAR PANCHAYAT under NAINITAL district). It is a well-known place of UTTARAKHAND located only at a distance of 23kms from PANGOT and assumed as the finest excursion of NAINITAL. Lots of ancient stories are associated with BHIMTAL. The name of this place is based on BHIMA (PANDAVA’S brother of MAHABHARATA) who visited this place during exile period of PANDAVAS.
4. HALDWANI –
The place has always been the ultimate tourist destination since its name came into existence. HALDWANI is recognized as the largest business centre of UTTARAKHAND and also the ‘gateway of KUMAON’.
By Air: One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for PANGOT from the airport. The nearest airport is Pant Nagar Airport which is just 58 km away from PANGOT.
By Rail: One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for PANGOT from the railway station. The nearest rail head is at KATHGODAM which about 20 km away from PANGOT.
By Road: PANGOT is well connected by motor-able roads to all parts of the state. Public and private buses as well as taxis regularly connect the town to nearby areas.