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Best things to do in Nainital

Green Valley by Upvan , Pangot, Nainital A bird lover's paradise, Pangot is known for its rich and exotic bird life and abundance of natural treasures. Pangot is a destination out of the poetry books with greenery, flowers and birds beautify its landscape. 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 favorite for photography. A small and distinct hamlet just 15 km from Nainital, the town is the converging point for a great variety of bird life in the region. This small hamlet is located in a very picturesque setting making it an ideal place for relaxation and enjoyment.

How to Reach Pangot

  • Air: The nearest airport is Pant Nagar Airport which is just 58 km away from Pangot. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Pangot from the airport.
  • Rail: The nearest railhead is at Kathgodam which about 20 km away from Pangot. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Pangot from the railway station.
  • Road: Pangot is well connected by motorable roads to all parts of the state. Public and private buses, as well as taxis, regularly connect the town to nearby areas.

Getting Around Pangot

One can travel about the town on foot or by car.

Sightseeing in Pangot

Chenna Peak, Snow View Point and Kilbury are the major tourist attractions in and around the town.

Activities in Pangot

Bird watching and Trekking are quite an experience at Pangot.

Pangot's Cuisine

Try out some amazing Garhwali and Kumauni cuisines such as aloo ke gutke, gahat, chainsoo and kaapa.

Naina Peak, Nainital

Also called the China Peak, this range located at a height of 2615 m is a challenging trek. The way up the slope is dotted with beautiful rhododendron bloom. From the peak you can view the Tibet Border and Nanda Devi Peak. Nainital Lake, Nainital Have a picnic by Nainital Lake, a natural freshwater lake known for its scenic surroundings, flanked by verdant hills sprinkled with houses and cottages reflecting in the clear, placid waters. Swimming is prohibited in the lake, but you can rent a pedal boat or rowboat and set off on the shimmering lake. Take a relaxing stroll around the lake's perimeter to enjoy the picturesque scenery and peaceful atmosphere
Naina Peak lake, Nainital

Naina Peak lake, Nainital

High Altitude Zoo, Nainital

High Altitude Zoo, Nainital

High Altitude Zoo, Nainital

  Situated 2,100 m (6,900 ft) above sea level, High Altitude Zoo hosts several endangered Himalayan species. Thanks to the high-altitude location, these animals have a chance to thrive while also providing the opportunity for research and rehabilitation. Observe animals like the Royal Bengal tiger, Tibetan wolf, leopard cat, and Himalayan bear at this attraction, and remember to look up, to spot the variety of high-altitude birds, such as the Lady Amherst pheasant and rose-ringed parakeet. Although you can access the zoo by road, expect to do a little uphill trekking when visiting. Consider adopting one of the animals to help cover their rehabilitation costs. Put High Altitude Zoo on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Nainital tourist route planner.  

Goddess Naina Devi, Nainital

Goddess Naina Devi, Nainital

Goddess Naina Devi, Nainital

A major place of worship for Hindus, Goddess Naina Devi is devoted to Maa Naina Devi, the "Mother Goddess." The temple was built in the 15th century, though much of its current structure dates back to the 1880s--major efforts restored the building to its former glory after a devastating landslide. The surrounding area offers a tranquil atmosphere and remains an ideal spot to relax beside Naini Lake. Plan to visit Goddess Naina Devi and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Nainital attractions using our Nainital trip itinerary builder.   Kid-Friendly Attractions

Eco Cave Gardens, Nainital

Eco Cave Gardens, Nainital

Eco Cave Gardens, Nainital

Explore a series of interconnected rocky caves in a Himalayan landscape at Eco Cave Gardens. Wander and climb through a rough terrain to discover caves of different sizes and home to different animals. After exploring underground, visit the hilltop garden offering views of rolling green hills and the town. If you can, stick around until the evening when you can watch an audiovisual display performed by a musical fountain modeled after a Disneyland attraction.

Snow View Point, Nainital

Snow View Point, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Snow View Point, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Himalayas from Snow View Point, a lookout located just 3 km (1.8 m) from Nainital. You can reach this scenic site by following a mountain trail, though many choose to visit by driving or riding the cable car. At 2,270 m (7447 ft) above sea level, the lookout features various facilities, such as gift shops, food shacks, and an amusement park. Don't forget to take your camera, and try to pick a sunny day for your visit.

Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple, Nainital

Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple, Nainital

Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple, Nainital

Take a long winding road up to Mukteshwar MahadevTemple--perched at 2,286 m (7,500 ft), it affords spectacular views of the jagged, snow-capped Himalayan ranges. During fruiting season the surrounding orchards bear apples, peaches, and pears, which you can pluck right from the tree. Religious pilgrims will probably find more to enjoy here than others, meditating and praying in this majestic and remote place. Still, casual visitors can appreciate the hikes with striking vistas, as well as the chance to observe birds of prey as they scour the ground for a meal (bring your binoculars.

Bhimtal Lake, Bhimtal

Bhimtal Lake, Bhimtal

Bhimtal Lake, Bhimtal

The largest lake in the Kumaon region, Bhimtal Lake features an island in the middle, which boasts an aquarium of local marine life. Created by a dam in the 1880s, this body of water provides clean drinking water to the local population and serves as a recreational hotspot for tourists. Keep your eyes peeled for barking deer and pheasants as you explore the area, and for a little history, look for a 17th-century temple on the banks of the lake.

Chauli Ki Jali, Mukteshwar

Chauli Ki Jali, Mukteshwar

Chauli Ki Jali, Mukteshwar

Climb up Chauli Ki Jali for a panoramic view of the rocky hills spreading across the Kumaon Valley. Explore the interesting, sharp rock formations, which grant fertility to any woman who touches them, according to local folklore. Keep your eyes peeled for a distinctive rock with a circular hole in it, perhaps the most interesting formation in the area. If you're feeling adventurous, pay a visit to one of the onsite travel agencies, which organize rappelling, rock climbing, and trips across the valley. Find peace in the soothing atmosphere while vistas of the mighty Himalayas unfold We will look forward to develop a fruitful business relationship with you and assure you our best services at all time. For any Clarification, do not hesitate to contact on the undersigned

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