TGV Escape, Ghuggu Kham, Pangot


TGV Escape, Pangot is located in the Ghuggu Kham village in the Naina Devi Himalayan Bird Conservation Reserve (Pangot) which is a home to more than 500 species of birds. The journey to TGV Escape, Pangot, takes you through the thick forested area of Cheena Peak Range and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary, surrounded by cascading streams. The forests are dominated by thick oak and pine tree that lend a certain charm to this cluster of villages.

Between November and February, this place is covered with a white cover of snow. While from March to April, the place is a special treat as the state flower Rhododendron is in full bloom.



The space

Other than 3 private cottages & 2 mud houses, there is a common dining hall and an outdoor dining area. You can also discuss the possibilities of pitching your own tent.


Surroundings:

Facing North, this Escape receives perfect amount of sunshine during day time & treats you with a perfect blend of colours during the sunset.

If you are a bird lover, you may find yourself in heaven.

Naina Devi Himalayan Bird Conservation Reserve has several birding trails and forest patches consisting of temperate broad-leaf forests to alpine grasslands to rhododendron shrubberies.

The wide altitudinal variation supports a very large segment of avian fauna to inhibit in this forest range. You can find species like the hill partridge, chukar partridge, koklass pheasant, kalij pheasant, goldcrest, rufous sibia, red-billed leiothrix, black-chinned babbler, chestnut-bellied nuthatch, black- throated tit, rock bunting, green-tailed sunbird and yellow-breasted greenfinch along with some endangered birds like the bearded vulture and Himalayan griffon.


Tariffs:



The accommodation is a mix of cottages (private rooms), condominiums (shared rooms for groups & budget travellers) and Tents with following standard tariffs per night applicable till 30th September, 2019:

Pax per Cottage TGV, Nagtibba TGV Dayara Bugyal TGV Escape Kanatal TGV Escape, Pangot TGV HideOut, Freedom Village, Bastadi TGV HideOut, Saur Village
Plan AP EP EP EP EP EP
Himalayan Veg Meals Included* On Actuals PWYL PWYL PWYL PWYL
Single 4500 3000 2500 3500 1000 1000
Double 7000 3000 3000 4000 1500 1500
Extra Person 2000 1000 1000 1000 500 500
Shared Condominium Per Person 2500 Per Person 1500 Per Person NA NA NA NA
Tent Per Person NA 1000 (Own Tent) 1000 (Own Tent) 2500 NA NA


Child Rates:
0-5 years: Complimentary
6-12 years: INR 1500 per person

Inclusions at The Goat Village, Nagtibba: Accommodation, pre Planned Dining Experiences during B/Fast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner time, perennial/ filtered drinking water and hot water in buckets (we don’t have electric geysers but buckets from a renewable source).


Excluding: 5% GST on final billing amount.

Non-veg meals: INR 750 Per KG of Chicken (we’d need a little prior notification on this)

Travel assistance for pick & drop: As per actual cost.

Any out-house service/ experience: As per actual cost.



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How to Reach?

TGV Escape is located in Ghuggu Kham in the Naina Devi Himalayan Bird Conservation Reserve (Pangot, Nainital). You need to hike around 100 meters to reach the place.

By Air:Nearest Airport is Pantnagar (located approx. 90 km from the property). Flights for Pantnagar flies from Delhi & Dehradun as of now. You can hire a private cab/taxi outside the airport to reach TGV Escape, Pangot or contact us to connect you with a local driver.

By Railway::Nearest Rail Station is Kathgodam (located approx. 60 km from the property). To reach Ghuggu Kham village, you can either hire a private taxi or take a shared taxi from Kathgodam to Nainital and then from Nainital to Ghuggu Kham village. Local transports are only available till 2 PM.

By Bus:You can take a bus to Nainital from your city. To reach Ghuggu Kham, you can either hire a private taxi or take a shared taxi from Kathgodam to Nainital and then from Nainital to Ghuggu Kham. Local transports are only available till 2 PM.

Self-Drive:You can self-drive by following the Google Map location (Nainital – Pangot – Ghuggu Kham). The roads are in good condition. During heavy snowfall, the roads get blocked and we suggest you to check with us before planning your trip during a snowfall (Jan-Feb).


PACKING TIPS:

1) Clothing: April to Dec: Cottons with light woollens; Dec to March: Heavy woollens. If you want to enjoy the snowfall, we suggest you to pack a windcheater and snow boots.

2) Please carry a handy flashlight/torch with extra batteries.

3) Carry your own towels, soaps and other toiletries.
4) You’ll be amidst wilderness while hiking or exploring around. Do carry insect-repellent ointments, oils or creams to stay protected from seasonal bugs.

5) Trekking shoes, water bottles.

We look forward to having you with us in the lost lands of the Himalayas. Please write to thegoatvillages@gmail.com for any reservation related queries or call +91 9560399005.



DISCLAIMER:
We don't serve gourmet meals. We live and promote the philosophy of 'smart minimalism' and we are an 'absolute no', if you are seeking conventional hospitality.

We coexist with nature and these areas are prone to wild mammals, insects, and snakes so one needs to be careful and one is responsible for one’s own safety.


Contact Us


  • The Goat Village Nagtibba,
    Pantwadi Village, Nag Tibba, Garhwal 249186, India
  • Contact Number: +91-9560399005
  • For Reservations: bookings@grppl.in

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