Activities in Pangot
Bird Watching: Pangot is known for the myriads species of birds that inhabit the region. More than 500 species of birds have been recorded at Pangot including Himalayan griffon, blue-winged minla, khalij peasant and lammergeyer to name a few.
Trekking: Pangot does have few trekking/hiking trails for the adventurers that take some through lush green forests over the ridge and down the valley. There is a popular trekking trail that takes one from Pangot to Naina Peak. Another one leads to Corbett National Park.
Camping: Camping is another activity that is worth trying at Pangot. Camping under a starry night with your family and friends in front of a campfire is a really good way to unwind and relax in the lap of nature.
Staying in Pangot
Referred to as ‘Birdwatcher’s Paradise’, Pangot is a hamlet situated not so far away from Nainital. Being a small village, tourists may have difficulty finding a place to stay as there are only a handful of cottages and resorts at Pangot. One can find few camps in the region as well. Since Nainital is situated only 13 kms from Pangot, many tourists stay at Nainital and visit Pangot on a day-trip.
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Pangot Food Guide
Finding a good restaurant to eat is quite difficult in Pangot. At best one can find few roadside dhabas serving few North Indian dishes along with popular Chinese items. The cottages and resorts located at Pangot have do in-house restaurants and bar that offer a wide variety of delicious and freshly prepared Indian and international cuisines to its guests.