Birding & Wildlife

Pangot

14 Feb: Pangot

Pangot or Pangoot or Pangooth is small village about 39 km from Soulitude in the Himalayas , the drive takes around 1 hour 27 minutes to get there. Some part of the drive is through the forested area of Cheena Peak Range via Snow View Point and Kilbury, the main habitats for excellent birding. If you want to swap the city life for some bird song, then Pangot is the ideal getaway to be with the birds and wildlife. One can see a…

Bhimtal

08 Feb: Bhimtal

Bhimtal is a picturesque lake located in the lake district of Uttarakhand state i.e the Nainital district. Bhimtal is perched at an elevation of 1,370mts above sea level. Named after the legendary Bhima of Mahabharata, Bhimtal is a beautiful lake centered amidst green mountains. The lake is at a scenic spot with a small island at its centre on which there is a beautiful large aquarium which was previously a restaurant. Bhimtal affords splendid views and visual vistas of nature’s beauty….

Ramgarh

03 Feb: Ramgarh

Ramgarh is a small tourist destination in the Kumaon region and it just about 20 km from Bhimtal. Ramgarh is also known as ‘Fruit Bowl of Kumaon‘. The natural beauty of the surroundings has been a source of inspiration to great writers and artists including Rabindranath Tagore who, it is said, wrote one of his most famous works ‘Gitanjali’ from a hilltop in Ramgarh, where he lived off and on for six years. He planned to set-up Shantiniketan here, but…