Things to do
Birding and downhill trek to Pangot - On a clear day, breathtaking views of distant mighty mountains greet you when you reach with lovely vistas of Nainital town, amidst the shade of tall trees you see fleeting glimpses of colourful birds.
Rock climbing and Rappelling-natural wall -The climb on natural rock is fairly tough and requires a lot more resilience than a normal wall at an activity centre. With an experienced instructor to guide you through every step, making safety is the top priority, rock climbing at Bara Panther is compelling and exhilarating.
Best time to visit October to March
Late September to early November is the best time to visit here after the rains have subsided. The chilly winter arrives by late November and stays on till the end of February.
Clear skies through March till the haze by mid-April and mid-June rains. Frequent landslides are the only dampener till the monsoons end.
How to reach
The closest airport is situated at Pantnagar which is 86 kilometre from Pangot (**limited flights on this route and flights are frequently cancelled). Pantnagar is a small town in Udham Singh Nagar District, Uttarakhand. Pantnagar airport is directly connected to Delhi via Air India Regional. You can take cab from Pantnagar for Pangot. It takes roughly three hour to reach Pangot.
Kathgodam is the nearest railway station to Pangot. Kathgodam is situated near Nainital. It is 52 kilometre away from Pangot. Kathgodam railway station is well connected to Delhi, Kolkata. You can find frequent trains connecting kathgodam as it serves as gateway of Kumaon region. From Kathogdam you can take a cab or bus heading towards Pangot.
Pangot has a well-established road network. You can find cabs from Delhi and Kathgodam to Pangot. Busses are also available from Delhi for Kathgodam and Pangot. If you are looking for more adventure wanna be an un[traveller], you can opt for self-drive and take NH9 from Delhi taking you through the mesmerizing beauty of Uttarakhand state.
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