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Pangot: Hill Station of Uttarakhand

Dream to reach best tourist place with our partner is always there in our mind. Today we are going to discuss about the location that is listed as beautiful hill station for couples. Pangot is the small but striking Indian tourist place comes under Kumon region, Uttarakhand. However, this hill station is only 13 km away from another stunning spot Nainital of Uttarakhand.

The most important part of Pangot is its pleasant climate, surrounding scenic scenery and layback appeal. People in large amount come to Pangot in summer holidays so we can say summer is the peak season to attain here. However, if you plan a trip in winter then you will be able to enjoy more because the peaks get covered with snow in winter and the appearance of the town becomes completely different. Snowfall is key attraction of winter in Pangot. 

We all know that Uttarakhand is housing countless amazing hill stations such as Dehradun, Nainital and many more. Pangot is similar place listed in best hill stations of India, though the place is quiet less popular so tourist strength is less compared to other hill stations of India. This is the reason many travel companies are having special packages for honeymoon couple.

If we talk about the favorite time pass at Pangot than maximum people will prefer bird watching. This is because birds from around the world come at this lake city especially in summer. You can easily find 150+ bird species such as lammergeyer, spotted forktail, blue winged minla, slaty forktail, rufous woodpecker, Khalij and yellow throated marten in Pangot. 

Some more attractive points of this wonder Indian tourist place are snow View Point and the Kilbury. No matter if you don’t like to roam much you can spend your holidays at Pangot and can enjoy the natural beauty from your resort or hotel room. The clear view of valleys, hills and scenic view is enough to make your moment memorable. If you have any stress or your life is full of tensions then you must reach Pangot to get relief from all such troubles. 

Don’t forget to enjoy the safari as the jungle of Pangot is full of mammals like civets, sambar, barking deer, gorals, leopard, and many more. You will be surprised that one of the biggest national parks of India known as Corbett National Park is at few km distance from Pangot. Hill stations are always full of adventure spots so as Pangot is. If you have any such intention then you can do the trek of rocky hills at this place. 

You will also find some seasonal streams here, but that you can enjoy only in rainy period. There are some lakes with crystal clear water and some downhill areas are also having ponds with clear water as well. Nearby lake places that are wonderful to reach such as Naini Tal, Naukuchia Tal, Saat Tal, etc. Short trek destinations that trekkers can enjoy are Naina Peak, Pindari, Namik and Nanda Devi. 

Accommodation and Food: 
Stay in Pangot is little trouble because accommodation is limited here. Some budget and regular-range lodges and hotels are available, but advance book is preferred if you are planning for Pangot. Big restaurants with all type of foods are available here. Better if you enjoy the local cuisine as you will get the different taste food of Uttarakhand in these restaurants. 

When to reach?
Pangot is having pleasant weather which means voyagers can attain this place round the year. Winter is preferred by the experts as visitors can enjoy the heavy snowfall occurs from November to February. Temperature goes minus 8 degree Celsius in winter so if you want to get chilled then go Pangot in winter. You must carry the worm clothes in summer as well because the average temperature of this place is between 10 to 25 degree Celsius. Peak season of Pangot is from June to September, though July to August should be avoided. 

Some nearby places that are famous closer to Pangot are Haldwani, Ukhimath, Dharchula, and Almora. 

How to reach Pangot?
By Air: Closest airport that is serving the nation with multiple airlines to reach Pangot is Pantnagar at 58 km distance. It takes nearly 1 hour to reach destination from the airport and private taxis are available for Pangot from the outer part of airport. However, flights are limited which becomes lesser in winter because of bad weather. Pantnagar is domestic airport and connected to various cities of India. 

By Rail: Nearest big railway station for Pangot is Kathgodam that is located at only distance of 20 km. Kathgodam is connected to almost every big station of India that means train is most suitable transport to reach Pangot. 

By Road: Uttaranchal state government is having direct buses for Pangot from internal cities as well as big metropolis of India. This tourism place is properly linked through road and you will get the plenty of bus services for Pangot.
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