The scenic village of Pangot is set at the height of 6000ft above sea level, and 15 km from Nainital. Driving to Pangot one crosses the Cheena Peak Range via Snow View Point and Kilbury. If you’re a nature lover, loves watching birds, trekking is your interest then, this place is heaven for you. You can experience all of these here only. Jungle Lore is set in the middle of the oak trees with beautiful scenery of Mountains behind. This place ideal for those appreciates Nature. Also the food is served at one place for everyone so that you can mingle with other guests and make new friends. People who are in capable of climbing stairs, food will be sent to your room.
Address: Via, Village Pangot, Budhlakot, Kilbury Rd, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263001
Nearest Airport: Patnagar Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Kathgodam Station
Altitude: 1,984 meters ASL Approx
Weather: Heavy woolens are advised during winters in Pangot. Snowfall is expected in December, January and February months. Summers (April to June): Cool days with pleasant nights. ... Monsoons (July to September): Cold days and nights.
Jungle Lore Birding Lodge is Five Deluxe cottage hotel; one of the cottages is living room that serves common dining hall giving guests the chance to know more nature lovers and likeminded people like them. There are four types of cottages in this lodge with twin beds and wooden attic. Each attic can accommodate at least two to three additional persons. Each cottage has their own sit out area. Heaters are also provided in winters.
Cheer Cottage: The Cheer Cottage is equipped with double bed, wooden attic with two separate floor mattresses, toilet with WC and hot shower, a veranda with the valley and garden view. Bucket and mugs are provided if the pressure is less in shower.
Khalij Cottage: The Khalij Cottage is equipped with double bed, wooden attic with two separate floor mattresses, toilet with WC and hot shower, a small sit out area overlooking approach path and the jungle. Bucket and mugs are provided if the pressure is less in shower.
Marten Cottage: The Khalij Cottage is equipped with double bed, wooden attic with two separate floor mattresses, toilet with WC and hot shower, an enclosed Veranda overlooking approach path and the jungle. Bucket and mugs are provided if the pressure is less in shower.
Koklass Cottage: The Koklass Cottage is equipped with double bed, wooden attic with two separate floor mattresses, toilet with WC and hot shower, a small sit out area overlooking jungle and garden. Bucket and mugs are provided if the pressure is less in shower.
• Bed Sheets
• Pillow Covers
• Tea/ Coffee maker
• Charging Points
• Private Bathroom
• Toilet, Free Toiletries
• Chairs/ Sofas
• Mineral water bottle
• Bird watching
• Horse Riding
• Cooking Class
• Yoga & Meditation
Binsar is known for it's views of the snow capped Himalayan mountain ranges, so tourists can sit back and enjoy the panoramic views while. One can also go for trekking with abundant nature trails available at Binsar like a comfortable trek up to the Zero point from where the Himalayan views are spectacular with Kedarnath, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Panchachuli and more standing tall. Binsar also houses a sanctuary covering 45 Sq. Kms with a rich diversity of flora and fauna with forests of oak and rhododendron with a large species of flowers and 200 + birds along with some wild animals like Leopards, Himalayan Black Bears, Wild Boar, Sambhar Deer, Barking Deer and more. The famous temple of Binsar Mahadev is also nearby along with the Kasar Devi Temple and Jageshwar Dham (temples) in the neighbourhood.
Weather: The winters (November-March) is very cold and it snows Minimum temperature can go to as low as - 6 DegC. Summers (April to Mid-June) are very pleasant, offering majestic views. The temperatures during this period are comfortable with maximums settling around 28°C and minimum’s around 12°C, on an average. Monsoon season is from July to September. The place receives good amounts of rain during the period.
Closest airport: Technically Pantnagar (90 Kms / 3 Hrs) but realistically the only option is Delhi airport (390 Kms / 9 Hrs)
Railway Station: Kathgodam railway station, Haldwani railway station and Lal Kuan railway station. (in order of preference). (4-5 Hrs / 120-150Kms)
Best time to visit: April – June end and October until mid-November. Beyond mid November until March it becomes very cold.
Generally spoken language: Hindi and Kumaoni.
Altitude: 2400 Mtrs ASL approx.
One of India's largest, oldest and the most popular Tiger reserves - The Jim Corbett National Park. Sprawled over 1300+ sq Kms of dense bio-diverse forest with the Ramganga and Kosi rivers flowing through it this is actually several different forests in one, ever changing with the changing seasons. Only designated areas in the 520 sq.Kms., out of the total area, are open to tourists. Thera are five zones named Dhikala, Bijrani, Jhirna, Domunda and Sonanandi. This tiger reserve is a haven for wild life enthusiasts. 600+ species of birds, apart from the elephants, tigers, leopards, jackals, sambhar deer, spotted deer, hog deer and more. Travelers visiting the park can enjoy jeep safaris with guides / naturalists. Enjoy your stay at a jungle resort bordering the fenced boundary of the reserve.
Weather: The weather in the park is temperate compared to most other protected areas of India. The temperature may vary from 5 °C (41 °F) to 30 °C (86 °F) during the winter and some mornings are foggy. Summer temperatures normally do not rise above 42 °C (104 °F). The park receives heavy rainfall during monsoons (July – September end) and remains closed around this period.
Closest airport: Technically Pantnagar (90 Kms / 3 Hrs) but realistically the only option is Delhi airport (270 Kms / 6 Hrs)
Railway Station: Ramnagar railway station
Best time to visit: October – March
Generally spoken language: Hindi, Basic English and Kumaoni.
Altitude: 300 Mtrs ASL approx.