Location: Nestled within Kumaon hills,Pangot is a stunning village located about 15 km away from Nainital in Uttarakhand region of India.
Description: Pangot is a spectacular village reflecting amazing beauty and charm. Old cottages and restaurants, along with the greenery of vast landscapes, attract tourist’s attention. Snow View Point and Kilbury are some of the best spots for bird watching. Pangot is home to a wide variety of around 580 bird species, including Lammergeyers, Himalayan griffon, Blue-winged Minla, Spotted and Slaty-Blacked Forktail, Rufous-Bellied Woodpecker, Rufous-Bellied Niltava, Khalij Pheasant and many more varieties. Due to the huge treasure of avifauna, the region is well known amongst birdwatchers. Forest parts of the village are excellent for spotting wildlife, including Leopards, Yellow-throated Himalayan martens, Himalayan Palm Civets, Ghorals, Barking Deer and Sambar. Beautifully designed cottages with all modern amenities and pastoral beauty are worth visiting. A visit to Pangot is like reaching a magical land of fairy tales.
Activities: Pangot welcomes you to the most beautiful natural reserves of Himalayan region. Here the tourists have a great opportunity to see extraordinary birds, plants and wildlife. Trekking is another activity that makes Pangot famous among tourists. Trekking trail from Hill station to Naina Peak via Kilbury is one of the famous trekking routes of this village.