Jeolikot Weekend Tour Package


State: Uttarakhand
Distance: 292 Km NE of Delhi
By Road : 6hrs
By Rail : 6hrs & 40min + 30min by road
Location : This tiny village os the gateway to Kumaon's "lake district" 18km short of Nainital and 4,265 ft above the sea level
Route : NH24 to Rampur via Hapur, Gajraula, Joya and Moradabad; NH87 to Jeolikot via Haldwani, Kathgodam and Ranibagh

Fast Fact

  • When to go Jeolikot

    All year round, but the best in spring, when the buransh flower, and in autumn
  • STD Code of Jeolikot


Jeolikot is an ideal place on the Nainital - Haldwani Highway to spend the summer holidays in a calm, secluded and cool environment, is a haven for nature lovers and those visitors who are interested in butterfly watching and floriculture.

Jeolikot offers some awesome panoramic view of the surroundings forests, himalayas. One can experience the amazing powers of meditation here in Jeolikot by joining the experts of Meditation, following the suits of Gurus Swami Vivekananda and Aurobindo. Shri Aurobindo and Swami Vivekananda spent much time here as they found this tiny, calm village an ideal location for solitude and healing.

Jeolikot is a delightful, family holiday destination enriched with superb insights into some of the excellent features of Kumaon craftsmanship.

Colonial History and Heritage
While a small village, Jeolikot has a colonial past that is worth exploring with old ivy emblazoned cottages and cemeteries found tucked away in hidden corners and pathways.

Among the more popular cottages is the House of Warwick Sahib, a retired major of the British army who lived in Jeolikot. What made Major Warwick more than a footnote in Jeolikot's history is the fantastic secret hung on, till death, that he was actually a she!

Another bungalow with an interesting story is of a lady - a direct descendent of Napoleon Bonaparte - who came visiting to Jeolikot, fell in love with a local boy and stayed on.

  • Trekking in Jeolikot

    The countryside around Jeolikot is ideal for nature walks and simple treks. Since the Kumaon region is a hilly, trekking trails can range from mild to difficult.

    One can also come across flora and fauna- fruit bearing trees, seasonal flowers and sweet scented shrubs, different species of butterflies and birds while trekking around Jeolikot.
  • Around Jeolikot

    Pangot & Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
    From Jeolikot, one can also visit the small village of Pangot. A popular stop enroute is the Kilbury bird sanctuary which has amazing view of the snow clad peaks and is home to over 240 species of birds.
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