Like other states of India Uttarakhand is also famous for its beauty. One of the prime destination Pantnagar is our target of the day. This amazing town is located at Uttarakhand under Udham Singh District. The best part is you can visit Nainital, Kashipur, Kiccha, Rudrapur, and Haldwani once you reach Pantnagar as these are the surrounded cities.
This town is known to the world for its first agricultural university of the nation. It was established on 17th Nov 1960 and was named as Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University in the initial period. At present, it is known as GBPUAT (Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology). The town is also recognized for big industries like Tata motor, Bajaj, HP, Britannia, HCL, Voltas, Nestle, Schneider Electric, Dabur, Vedanta as they big plants in this town.
Few Facts about Pantnagar
Till November 2000 the town was in Uttar Pradesh State. On 9th Nov 2000, it became the part of Uttarakhand that is full of natural beauty destinations. Pantnagar is famous for two different reasons, one is the university and the 2nd reason is the only airport that connects the Kumaon region to other cities in India. However, flights are limited for the town so if you have planned the trip make sure you check the availability of flights.
The city is holding a few places only for the visitors though, it is green and amazing land. Travelers can enjoy the nearby destinations as well because some key places of India are very near to Pantnagar. These places are Haldwani, Nainital and Jim Corbett.
Best time to visit Pantnagar
Weather of the town is always pleasant and the conditions are most appealing in winter. Summer is slightly hot but still manageable not like other parts of the nation, winter is the tranquil season to visit here.
How to Reach Pantnagar?
BY AIR: Pantnagar Domestic airport is connected to some big cities of India and it is the only way to connect the Kumaon Region through the air. Weekly 4 flights from Delhi are the easiest way for travelers.
BY RAIL: Its own railway station is linked to many cities, though Haldi railway station is a better mode to reach our spot. It is just 5 km away from Pantnagar and well-connected with major cities of North India.
BY ROAD: Road trip to any destination in Uttarakhand is special because of beautiful curve roads. The closest bus station is just 7 km away from the central part of the town. Buses are available from Uttar Pradesh and Delhi so no issues for a commuter to reach this wonderland.