A 25-min drive from Nainital covering a distance of about 15 kms takes one to Pangot, a small village. The drive takes you through an adventure-packed route through the forested paths of Naina or China peak, Snow View point and Kilbury.
Known to be the main habitats for birds, a variety of Himalayan species such as griffon, blue-winged minla, rufous-bellied woodpecker, spotted and slaty-backed forktail, lammergeyers, rufous-bellied niltava and khalij pheasant, to name a few can be spotted along the route to Pangot. A huge variety of flora and fauna make themselves comfortably placed at home amidst these creeks. These prove to be a treat to sore eyes!