JEOLIKOT is an untouched jewel in NAINITAL district which is also known as the gateway to NAINI Lake, situated on NH87, JEOLIKOT is well connected by motor-able road and is located 17kms from NAINITAL. Apart from this you can visit several beautiful tourist destinations such as NAINI Lake, CORBETT national park, MUKTESHWAR and RAMGARH; these are the main tourist attractions in UTTARAKHAND. This is an ideal place for those who are interested in floriculture and butterfly catching. The climate at JEOLIKOT is pleasant all around the year.
The place is only 17kms away from NAINITAL but apt for family holidays or couple because here you can enjoy varieties of activities such as bird-watching, nature walks and lots more.
JEOLIKOT, a popular serene hill station, located in NAINITAL district and acknowledged as one of the favourable tourist destinations of UTTARAKHAND. The place is the finest destination for those folks who love butterfly catching and the cultivation of flowering plants. One of the reasons, why national as well as international tourists prefer to visit this place is its outstanding climate which is pleasant throughout the year. The place is situated on nh87 and also known as the gateway to NAINI Lake. The place is situated at an elevation of 1,219mts above sea level. Great philosophers like swami VIVEKANANDA and SRI AUROBINDO; they used to do meditation over here as JEOLIKOT is owner of very calm and healthy environment.
1. KILBURY BIRD SANCTURY –
The place is known as the home of almost 580 species of birds and located at the village of PANGOT, which is very near of JEOLIKOT. Bird watching can be done with naked eye or though visual enhancement devices like binoculars or telescopes. The place is finest for picnic. You can reach to this place by road. You can find taxi from NAINITAL to reach this place.
2. Bird Watching -
Bird watching is one of the most popular recreation activities that include wildlife observation. Avid birdwatchers spot and document various species of birds by listening for bird sounds as many bird species are more easily detected and identified by ear than by eye.
3. CAMPING –
The best way to get lost in the lap of nature is by camping with family and friends surrounded with lush greenery making for a picture postcard. With the development of infrastructures in rural India, the promotion of rural tourism has been really encouraging. One can learn about the rural life, art, culture and heritage that pervade that particular region. The Village tourism in the rural regions of UTTARAKHAND not only showcases the unique and treasured heritage but also improve the economy of the region. The many scenic landscapes of UTTARAKHAND are ideal for setting up tents and lighting a bonfire. The feeling of oneness with nature when you are with bare essentials is an experience to remember.
By Air: The nearest airport is Pant Nagar Airport which is just 53 km away from JEOLIKOT. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for JEOLIKOT from the airport.
By Rail: The nearest rail head is KATHGODAM Railway Station which is just 18 km from JEOLIKOT. One can easily get a cab or a bus for JEOLIKOT from the railway station.
By Road: JEOLIKOT is situated on NH 87 and is well connected to different parts of the state and the country. Public buses regularly connect the town to different parts of UTTARAKHAND.