A dream destination for bird lovers
Sattal is a famous birding camp in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It lies at an altitude of 4400 feet and is 4-kilometre ride from Sattal town.
The various species of birds and dense forests flank the camp. With a great variation of the hills surrounding the region, Sattal has more than 200 bird species. The major area is dominated by thick forests. Trees like pine and oak can be found in abundance. With various lakes dotting this region, vegetation comes naturally to this place.
Sattal promises to provide a clean and fresh experience to revive your feelings with immense peace. The cool breeze and chirping birds with unmatched beauty will make you fall for this place again and again. The Hill Prinia, Black-headed Jay, Parakeets, Whiskered Yuhina and more can be found.
The camp is isolated from the Nainital district, but still provides some of the best-staying facilities. You can find guest houses and other staying spots at an affordable rate.
The best time to visit Sattal is between March to June. During this period you can have the best touring experience, as the weather remains pleasant. However, you can visit this place at any time. Summers are moderate with a cool breeze in the evenings. Monsoon provides moderate rainfall and winters are extremely cold.
How to Reach
The distance between Delhi to Sattal is 285 kilometres. It can be easily reached from Delhi and any other places nearby by air, rail, and road. However, the road remains the best means to travel, especially if you are coming from Delhi. You can board a bus from Delhi and get down at Kathgodham or Nainital. From there you can take a taxi to reach Sattal.