Jeolikot, 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 butter fly watching and floriculture. Star-lit wintry nights here are amazing. The awesome panoramic view of the surroundings leaves the visitors wanting for more and the family run resorts set in the backdrop of Kumaon hills are offering the guests tempting invitation to spend days and night in Jeolikot.
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. Those who like to spend their holidays in the lap of real Mother Nature, to feel all the natural earthly comforts, to relieve from day to day routines and to relax, visit this magnificent paradise on Earth frequently.
The resorts, vintage English cottage, offer a perfect stay in Jeolikot and the admirable location of this resort provide the visitors with the joy of both the summer comforts of a hill station and moderate coolness of winter in the plains. This is a delightful, family holiday destination enriched with superb insights into some of the excellent features of Kumaon craftsmanship.
Famous for/as: Hill Station
Languages: Hindi, Kumaoni
Best Season: Throughout the year
Weather: Summer 15-25°C,
Altitude: 1219 m
Delhi to Jeolikot 277 km
Jaipur to Jeolikot 546 km
Kolkata to Jeolikot 1428 km
Nainital to Jeolikot 4 km
Ranikhet to Jeolikot 57 km
Best Season / Best time to visit
Jeolikot is a tourist destination with cool climate all around the year. Summers (March to May) have only a maximum temperature of 22°C and the minimum is around 8°C. Winters (November to February) are chilly through days and night with temperature levels between 7°C and 3°C. Snowfalls and fog forming are common. Monsoon showers make the atmosphere cool from the warm in summers.
Jeolikot celebrates all important festivals with merry making and entertainments. Festivals include Diwali (October), Vinayak Chathurdhi (September), Holi (February/March) and Ramnavami (March).
Best season is all through the year.
How to Reach Here
By air: Pantnagar is the nearest airport situated 56kms away. The distance from Pantnagar Airport to Jeolikot can be easily covered in 1¼ hours. The airport is connected by Jagson Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Taxis from Pantnagar Airport to Jeolikot are easily available and it will cost around Rs. 600.
By road: Jeolikot is well connected by motorable roads with major cities of northern India. Buses and taxis to Jeolikot are easily available. It is situated 17kms before Nainital on NH-87.
By rail: Kathgodam is the nearest railhead situated 18kms before Jeolikot. The distance from Kathgodam Railway Station to Jeolikot can be easily covered in half-n-hour. Kathgodam is well connected by railway networks with major cities of India. Taxis from Kathgodam to Jeolikot are easily available and it will cost around Rs. 300.
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