Sunday, 10 February 2013

Uttarakhand Pangot Hill Station

Naini Tal Weather, India
SunnySun, 10 Feb
Max: 20°C (68°F)
Min: 6°C (42°F)
7mph / 11kph (SSW)
It is a small quaint and striking place to be visited and is very near to Nainital. To reach Pangot from Nainital it hardly takes 30 minutes. On the way one can have a view of Cheena Peak, Kilbury and the Snow View Point. This place is also best for watchingthe birds and the scenic beauty of this place is very good. The visitors can take with them the pictures of the nearby places as memories along with them.
How to Reach
By Air
The closest airport to Pangot is the Pantnagar airport that is just 58 kms from Pangot. It takes around 1.5 hours to cover the distance from Pantnagar to Pangot. One can take taxi from airport to Pangot at a minimal cost of 600 rupees.
By Rail
The closest rail line to Pangot is the Kathgodam and is just 20 kms from Pangot and thisdistance can be covered in just 30 minutes and taxis can be hires at a cost of just 300 rupees.
By Road
It is well connected by NH – 87 and buses and taxis can be hired from anywhere to reach Pangot.
Places to Visit
Guano Hills
One can take walk through the Thick Oak forests. The Oak also accompanies the Bamboo and Deodar trees. The bird watchers can have movement of capturing the grey woodpeckers.
Snow View Point
The famous point that is visited by the visitors in the Snow View Point. The place gives a best view when it is a clear sunny day and when one can view the Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot peak clearly.
Weather and Best Time to Visit
The weather in the Pangot remains pleasant throughout the year. The winter season is welcomed along with the heavy snowfall during the months from November to February.
The summers are in the months from March to May and the temperature in the summers is in between 27 to 10 degree Celsius.
The rains go through the months of June to September. The winters last from November to February and the temperature during winters can go as low as minus eight degrees. A heavy snowfall is also experienced during winters.
All the budgeted and economical hotels are easily available in Pangot. One cannot find the luxury hotel here.
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