A quiet university town located in Udham Singh Nagar, Pantnagar is known for being home to G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, India's first agricultural university and one of the largest educational campuses in the country. The town, dotted with schools and colleges and an airport, is also popularly known as the gateway to Kumaon. Surrounded by several tourist hotspots, the town sees an influx of tourists landing at its airport. From here, you can explore Nainital, Jim Corbett National Park, Mukteshwar, Ramgarh and many more. The holy town of Purnagiri, built around the popular Purnagiri temple (a Siddha Peeth), is about 96 km away.
When to visit
The ideal time to visit this place is between the months of February and June. Or between September and December.
How to reach
Pantnagar has its own domestic airport, which operates flight to major destinations across north India.