Pangot Hotels & Resorts
Pangot is a beautiful & peaceful charming hill town, which is around 15 km from the very popular hill station of Nainital in Uttarakhand. If you have an interest in trekking from Pangot to the Naina Peak is one of the most amazing ones. Pangot is a paradise for bird watcher, nature lovers’ photographers. More than 240 species of bird have been recorded at Pangot and surrounding areas. Pangot is surrounded by forested area of Cheena Peak Range via Snow View Point and Kilbury and Snow View Point are two perfect locations for both the activities. You can spot as many as 550 avifauna species including Lammergeyer, slaty-black Forktail, khalij pheasant and Himalayan griffon. The forests of Pangot and surrounding areas are dominated by thick Oak, Pine and Rhododendron.
Accommodation’s options are limited with the mid-range hotels, Camps and lodges yet they offer comfortable stay and quality services. Jungle Lore Birding Lodge is one of the famous and has been a major key to birding success in the region. Proposing something-less in the eating options, there are few restaurants attached with the hotels who serves Indian and continental delicacies.
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Some Major attractions near Pangot:
Snow View Point
Located at an altitude of 2270 meters above the sea level, Snow View Point in Uttarakhand is one of the most flocked tourist spot of the state. From here, enjoy the mesmerizing scenery of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks. A small beautiful temple is also placed nearby.
Placed at an altitude of 1938 meters above the sea level, Nainital is just 15 km from Pangot. This popular hill station is blessed with scenic beauty, pleasant climate and Naini Lake, its prime tourist attraction.
A group of 7 interconnected freshwater lakes, Sattal is located at a distance of 24 km from Pangot. Set at an altitude of 1370 meters above the sea level, Sattal is a cluster of lakes that is nestled in the forests of pine and oak trees. The names of the 7 lakes are Ram Tal, Purna Tal, Sita Tal, Garud Tal, Laxman Tal, Nal Damyanti Tal and Sukh Tal.
Just 24 km from Pangot, Bhimtal is placed at an altitude of just 1375 km. A lake named Bhimtal is its major attraction that has a small island right in its middle.
How to Reach Pangot:
Pantnagar is the nearest airport which is 02 .5 hrs drive away. Taxis are also available from Pantnagar airport to Pangot drop.
Overnight air-conditioned train from Old Delhi railway station (departing at 2245 hr.) to Kathgodam (arriving at 0615 hr.) and then 2 hr. drive to Pangot via Nainital.
Overnight non air-conditioned train from Old Delhi railway station (departing at 2245 hr.) to Ramnagar, Corbett National Park (arriving at 0500 hr.) and then 2½ hr. drive to Pangot via Kaladungi.
Pangot is well connected by Road to Delhi. There are many AC or Non AC buses are available only to Nainital. You can hire a taxi from Nainital to Pangot.