Pangot is a village in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Situated at an altitude of 6300 feet, it is a beautiful village in the lap of nature and offers panoramic views of the Himalayas. It lived 325 km from Delhi and it takes around 8 hours to reach the village by road. Tourists visiting Nainital can make it a point to visit Pangot. Bikers who wish to go on a road trip can pick up bikes on rent in Delhi. The growing trend of hiring two-wheelers in Delhi has caught on with the youth and Delhi bike rentals are growing steadily. Many people prefer to get two-wheelers on rent from Delhi to visit these beautiful places of North India which are not accessible by rail.
Pangot can be called a paradise for bird-watchers. Located away from the commercialized towns of Himachal, this village has pristine, untouched beauty. The forests abound in mountain flora and fauna. The village is also home to numerous species of birds and wild animals. Birds like lammergeier, Himalayan griffon, blue-winged minla, spotted & slaty-backed forktail, rufous-bellied woodpecker, rufous-bellied niltava, khalij pheasant and thrushes can be easily spotted here and nature photographers who wish to capture these beautiful birds in the camera can visit Pangot and spend a few days in nature’s haven.
Himalayan wildlife, which has started vanishing from the other now commercialized town still flourishes here. It abounds in animals like leopard, yellow-throated Himalayan martins, Himalayan palm civet, ghoral, barking deer and sambhar etc.
Trekkers can choose their own trail for walking through the forests. The trail from Kilbury forest rest house to Pangot is the most popular trails here The forest lined with oak, pine, bamboo, cedar, rhododendron and other conifers trees makes the trail unparalleled in its beauty. You can hear the murmur of fresh streams and the chirping of birds as you wander deeper into the forests of Pangot. It has the story-book setting and one wished to build a chamber in the woods and spend his life in the lap of nature.
Pangot is a must-visit for those who love to experience the salubrious breeze of the hills and get rejuvenated. It is also a perfect spot for thinkers, painters, writers and photographers who wish to draw inspiration from nature.
One can hire bikes in Delhi and visit Pangot as a weekend getaway from the hullabaloo of the city. Many youngsters belonging and working in Delhi and NCR look for such destinations that offer them peace and quiet. They can approach the bike rentals in Delhi and hire two-wheelers of their choice to travel to beautiful destinations and have a great time with friends.