Overview - Nainital
In the foothills of the West-Central Himalayas lies the Kumaon region, made famous in the writings of the legendary Tiger Books of Jim Corbett.
Part of the Shivalik range, Nainital and Pangot are at an altitude close to 2000m above sea-level is covered with Rhododenron, Pine & Oak forests, home to over 250 Himalayan bird species – a sea of tranquil and a paradise for bird watchers.
These stunning forests provide great birdwatching opportunities with stunning landscapes both rural and wild.
Best Time to Visit Nainital
November to mid-May is a great time to visit.
Summers : March-May is when the vegetation is at it’s lowest ebb, with the breeding season of the birds makes it very fruitful. One may experience snowfall in January
Highlight Species - Nainital
Types of Safaris - Nainital
Walking Safaris : Birding is done here on foot. A vehicle does accompany one while ascending the hills, and as it is an unregulated area – you can easily get off the cars amongst the various birding areas to look for different species.
How to reach Nainital
By Air : A 07 hour drive from New Delhi International Airport – well connected with international and domestic flights.
By Road : A 2.5 hour drive from Corbett National Park – a famous tourist destination and another must-visit wildlife destination.