Pangot is a small village located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India, and is known for its rich birdlife and beautiful surroundings. Birding guides trained by Jungle Lore Birding Lodge in Pangot can help you explore the area and spot a variety of bird species, including Himalayan griffon vultures, cheer and koklass pheasants, and many laughingthrushes. These guides are trained and knowledgeable about the local bird species and their habitats, and can provide information about the best times of year to visit for birdwatching. They can also recommend other activities and attractions in the area, such as hiking trails and nature walks. The team of Jungle Lore Birding Lodge in Pangot offer customised tours, allowing you to tailor your experience to your specific interests and preferences. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced birder, a birding guide in Pangot can help you make the most of your time in this beautiful region and appreciate the stunning birdlife it has to offer.
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Jungle Lore Birding Lodge
As you reach village Pangot, you are guided to Jungle Lore Birding Lodge by the local people.A 5-minute walk down to the lodge rewards you…
India is famous world over for its rich flora and fauna. Pangot is one such beautiful hamlet in the state of Uttarakhand which lies just 15 km from the city of lake, Nainital. Walking into Pangot is like stepping into a remote Himalayan village. This birdwatchers’ paradise has more than 250 species of birds in and around as recorded by Jungle Lore Birding Lodge.
Jungle Lore Birding Lodge is India’s first and foremost birding lodge and has been key to birding success in the region.
The entire drive is through the forested area of Cheena Peak Range via Snow View Point and Kilbury, the main habitats for excellent birding. The forests of Pangot and surrounding areas are dominated by thick Oak, Pine and Rhododendron. The streams passing by the area makes it even more attractive place. The district of Nainital covers the tropical, sub-tropical, temperate, sub-alpine and alpine zones. The terai & bhabar belt presents the climate of the plains while the deep valleys with elevation upto 1000 Mts. play host to varied types of animal , birds, trees typical of hills as well as plains.
One can see a variety of bird species along the way to Pangot such as Lammergeier, Himalayan Griffon, Blue-winged Minla, Spotted & Slaty-backed Forktail, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Rufous-bellied Niltava, Khalij pheasant are to name a few. One can also spot mammals such as Yellow-throated Himalayan Marten, Sambhar, Himalayan Goral, Barking Deer, Leopard, Civets, Yellow-bellied Himalayan Weasal, Leopard Cat, Serow, Wild Boar, Red Fox etc. The famous Corbett National Park is situated 80 kilometers from Pangot.
The hill station is visited in a huge number by tourists all round the year. The pleasant and spell bounding weather in summers and snow clad mountain peaks in winters attract visitors from all over the world. Pangot is a quiet and calm place which makes it an ideal destination for honeymooners too. It is an incredible place for bird watching, adventurous activities, mountain biking and trekking. The trekking trail starts from Pangot and leads to Naina Peak. Another one leads to Corbett National Park. Looking for away-from the run-of-the-mill Uttarakhand Tour Packages this summer? We offer a plethora of opportunities that you won’t find elsewhere since we believe in ‘being unique.’ And that too with homestays at Abbott Mount, Jageshwar, Ranikhet, Munsyari, Pangot, Mukteshwar, Doon Valley, Jabarkhet, Sonanadi. You name it and we have it.
The Jungle Lore birding Lodge Features
- A 24 X 7 front desk facility.
- Check-in at 12:00 and Check out at 11:00 am
- Daily housekeeping
- All Cottages have attached private bathroom