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Peora, Nainital Overview

Peora can be best described as a hidden gem. Nestled between the Kumaon Hills in the state of Uttarakhand. Situated at an elevation of 6000 feet, this place is serene and tranquil with natural beauty in abundance. Untouched by industrialization, Peora is a perfect place to enjoy some peaceful moments away from the stressful city life. The simple lifestyle of people living here and the traditional tiled roof hits will make you feel as if you are transported to a completely different world.

There are a number of British Era bungalows that give Peora Village a rustic vibe. The scenic beauty with snow-capped mountains, juicy fruit-laden trees, green meadows and a variety of fauna is inexpressible. This place is perfect to unwind and spend some quality time with your loved ones or to cherish solitude. Peora is a hidden gem that is bountiful in scenic beauty and picturesque views that makes it a perfect getaway.

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  1. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  2. Since this area is prone to rainfall, carry an umbrella with you.
  3. Mosquitoes and other insects are very common in Peora, so do not forget to carry mosquito repellents.

Things to Do in Peora

Bird Watching: The lush green trees home to a myriad variety of birds. The sweet chirpings of the birds can be echoed throughout the place and a lot of them can be seen either perched on trees or flying in the sky. Bird watching becomes an essential activity that you must indulge in to explore and know about different types of birds.

Trekking: If you want to pump up your adrenaline level, a trek in this mesmerizing place will be the best activity for you. The picturesque beauty with lush green trees and the snow capped mountains make the treks even more enchanting. While trekking you will also be able to experience the splendid view of the majestic snow clad mountains.

Take a Stroll: If you don't want to indulge in the strenuous activity of trekking, you can also take a stroll amidst the lush green and colourful forest of Peora. The myriad trees, birds and animals that you will encounter during your stroll will make you feel close to nature and rejuvenate your body and soul.

Picnic: The picturesque and scenic beauty of Peora makes it a great place to have a picnic. You can enjoy palatable food sitting amidst nature. A picnic in this place will provide you with a perfect opportunity to relax and spend quality time with your loved ones.

Fruit Picking: Since Peora is replete with trees that bear juicy fruits, you can carry a basket and collect fruits such as apples, pears, peaches, plums and many more. Fruit picking would be a fun activity to pick fresh and juicy fruits directly from trees. You can even indulge in mushroom picking but make sure to have an expert lend a hand since there are also venomous mushrooms that grow in Peora. By indulging in fruit picking you will feel close to nature and get to eat luscious fruits.

Flora and Fauna

Peora is rich in biodiversity. A large number of birds and animals live peacefully with the locals. The quaint town is home to animals such as leopards, wild boars, deers, nilgai, jackals and foxes. A myriad variety of birds can also be seen perched on the trees including Red Jungle Fowl, Himalayan Bulbul, Kalij Pheasant, Blue Magpie and Black Francolin.

Peora Village is not home to animals and birds but to a large number of trees. The whole place is enveloped by sal, pine, oak and buruns trees. You will also be able to witness the beautiful and dense trees that are full of juicy fruits including pears, plums, peaches and apples. Mushrooms are also found in abundance in this place.

How To Reach Peora

By Air: The closest airport to reach Peora is in Pantnagar located in Uttarakhand which is located at a distance of 77 km. From this airport you will need to hire a taxi that will take you to Peora.
By Rail: The closest railway station is the Kathgodam railway station which is well connected from Delhi. The distance between Kathgodam Railway station and Peora is 77 km. From here you will have to hire taxi that will take you to your desire destination.  
By Road: Peora is located at a distance of 352 km from Delhi. You can hire a car or take your own car to reach this mesmerizing place while enjoying nature's beauty throughout the way. A number of buses at regular intervals run from Delhi to Haldwani which is the nearest bus stop. From here you will have to hire a car to cover the remaining 85 km to reach your destination.

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