Few Words About Pangot – Nainital


Pangot - The bird paradise in Nainital Hills


India is famous world over for its rich flora and fauna. Pangot is one such beautiful hamlet in the state of Uttarakhand which lies just 15 km from the city of lake, Nainital. Walking into Pangot is like stepping into a remote Himalayan village. This birdwatchers' paradise has more than 250 species of birds in and around as recorded by Jungle Lore Birding Lodge.

Jungle Lore Birding Lodge is India's first and foremost birding lodge and has been key to birding success in the region.

The entire drive is through the forested area of Cheena Peak Range via Snow View Point and Kilbury, the main habitats for excellent birding. The forests of Pangot and surrounding areas are dominated by thick Oak, Pine and Rhododendron. The streams passing by the area makes it even more attractive place. The district of Nainital covers the tropical, sub-tropical, temperate, sub-alpine and alpine zones. The terai & bhabar belt  presents the climate of the plains while the deep valleys with elevation upto 1000 Mts. play host to varied types of animal , birds, trees typical  of hills as well as plains

One can see a variety of bird species along the way to Pangot such as Lammergeier, Himalayan Griffon, Blue-winged Minla, Spotted & Slaty-backed Forktail, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Khalij pheasant are to name a few. One can also spot mammals such as Yellow-throated Himalayan Marten, Sambhar, Himalayan Goral, Barking Deer, Leopard, Civets, Yellow-bellied Himalayan Weasal, Leopard Cat, Serow, Wild Boar, Red Fox etc. The famous  Corbett National Park is situated 80 kilometers from Pangot.

The hill station is visited in a huge number by tourists all round the year. The pleasant and spell bounding weather in summers and snow clad mountain peaks in winters attract visitors from all over the world. Pangot is a quiet and calm place which makes it an ideal destination for honeymooners too. It is an incredible  place for bird watching, adventurous activities, mountain biking and trekking. The trekking trail starts from Pangot and leads to Naina Peak. Another one leads to Corbett National Park.

Accommodation –

As you reach village Pangot, you are guided to Jungle Lore Birding Lodge by the local people. A 5-minute walk down to the lodge rewards you with common stonechat, dark-throated thrush, slaty-headed parakeet, streaked-laughing thrush, red-billed blue magpie, yellow-breasted green finch, russet sparrow etc. 

The Lodge has 5 cottages with attached toilets with running hot and cold water.One of the cottages is a living room that serves as a common dining hall giving travelers a chance to meet like minded people and never be short of conversations! 

The other cottages are independent bedrooms with twin beds, two of them having an attic each that can accomodate two additional persons in each attic.

The small cottage has an attached toilet and a hot shower. The size of the small cottage is 12’x12’. The extra bed will be on the floor or a folding bed. 

The standard cottage has an attached toilet and a hot shower. The size of the cottage is 13’x13’. The extra beds will be in the attic that are accessible from the room itself. 

The large cottage has an attached toilet and a hot shower. The extra beds will be in the attic that are accessible from the room itself. This cottage also has a fireplace. 

Heaters are provided in each cottage during winters. 

We have 6 rooms in Kafal House with en suite facilities, adjoining Jungle Lore. Heaters are provided in each cottage during winters.

Packages For Cottages & Kafal House –

Cottage Type

Package price

Magpie,Khalij,Koklas Cottages

Rs. 4,999/- Per Night with All Meals On Double Sharin + 9% Taxes

Cheers Cottages

Rs. 5,499/- Per Night with All Meals On Double Sharin + 9% Taxes

Kafal House ( rooms )

Rs. 3,999/- Per Night with All Meals On Double Sharin + 9% Taxes

 

Extra Bed (For person over 05 years of Age) Rs. 1100

Children under 5 years of age Free

Validity: Oct 2013

 

Inclusions Of Package APAI
Welcome drink on arrival.
One Night Stay with all Meals on Dbl Sharing
Accommodation on chosen sharing basis
Arrangements Of Bonfire in the evening on Request
Morning & evening Tea with cookies
Tea & Coffee Maker in Every Room.
All applicable hotel taxes unless mentioned extra.
Recreation facilities at the resort.
Escorted Nature walk.

 

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