If you are looking to be in & around Naintal but still keen to have your moments of tranquility, thenPangot is the perfect destination for you. At an altitude of 6000 ft above sea level, here you can either laze around enjoying the cool climatic environment and freshness in the air or do some vigorous walking in the dense oak-and-rhododendron forests. Pangot is an ideal destination for Trekkers and Bird Watchers. Reasons to Visit Pangot is small village 15 kilometers from Nainital renowned for Bird watching and walks. Pangot is surrounded by forested area of Cheena Peak Range via Snow View Point and Kilbury 150 bird species have been recorded at Pangot and surrounding areas. Pangot area is home to an amazing variety of flora and fauna including the leopard, yellow-throated Himalayan martins, Himalayan palm civet, ghoral, barking deer, sambhar etc. Know It Pangot is preferred by those who like Walks and nature centric experience away from tourisy offerings of Nainital. Recommendations Bird watching Destinations in Kumaon region in Uttarakhand “Pangot is a hillside hamlet at 15 kms from Nainital. Pangot has become a bird watching destination with more than 200+ birds are commonly spotted in the area. The area is excellent for wooded walks, treks and an overall nature centric experience.” Nearest Railhead is Kathgoam (50 kms) Distance from Delhi is around 310 kms Route : Delhi to Rampur via Moradabad and then take NH 87 (Rudrapur � Haldwani � Kathgodam � Nainital -> Pangot
Visit In Place
Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Kilbury is located 12 kms from Nainital , Kilbury is a known as bird watcher�s paradise and plenty of bird species ( approx 580 ) are found here at Kilbury , Kilbury is picturesque picnic spot as well . Kilbury is located at a altitude of 2528 mtrs ASL, Kilbury is enclosed by flourishing green thick jungle of oak, pine & rhododendron , Forests of Kilbury provide sufficient opportunities to Bird watcher and makes Kilbury a perfect birding holiday destination. Kilbury is located on the Kilbury road before Pangot & Sigri village.
Best Time To Visit
The place is a year-around destination; however, the months from March to June and September to November are considered as the best times to visit Pangot as the weather remains pleasant during these months.