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Jeolikote, Nainital Overview

Known as the Gateway to Naini Lake, Jeolikot is a pristine hill station brimming with life, colors and butterflies. Located on the Nainital-Haldwani highway, It is famous for its butterfly population along with its floriculture. In midst of formidable neighbours such as Nainital, Mukhteshwar and Jim Corbett National Park, Jeolikot remains untouched by all the tourist rush that gather around it.

Jeolikot is located just off NH 87 and is a favourite for naturalists and poets. Visit Jeolikot for its enchanting beauty, stunning colours and lush greenery, amidst distant views of the Himalayas. The stunning panoramic views of Jeolikote are best enjoyed in the family-run homestays that the town is brimming with. The simplicity of this hill station beckons people to practice meditation here, an ideal location for solitude and healing. Renowned philosophers Sri Aurobindo and Swami Vivekanand used to meditate in the serene environment of Jeolikote.

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Best Time to Visit Jeolikote

Jeolikot can be visited during any time of the year. Winters can get very chilly, especially during the night so do carry adequate woolen clothing. Summer are cool and refreshingly pleasant and provide a perfect escape to the dry temperatures of the plains.

Activities At Jeolikot

Trekking, Floriculture and Bird Watching are the activities that the town is known for.

How to reach Jeolikot

The nearest airport to Jeolikot is Pant Nagar Airport which is just 53 km away. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Jeolikot from the airport. The nearest railhead is Kathgodam Railway Station which is just 18 km from Jeolikot. Jeolikote is situated on NH 87 and is well connected to different parts of the state and the country. Public buses regularly connect the town to different parts of Uttarakhand.

  • Air: The nearest airport is Pant Nagar Airport which is just 53 km away from Jeolikot. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Jeolikot from the airport.

  • Rail: The nearest rail head is Kathgodam Railway Station which is just 18 km from Jeolikot. One can easily get a cab or a bus for Jeolikot from the railway station.

  • Road: Jeolikot is situated on NH 87 and is well connected to different parts of the state and the country. Public buses regularly connect the town to different parts of Uttarakhand.

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