Pawalgarh, home to some marvelous forests, became famous after the publication of the story Bachelor of Powalgarh in the book Maneaters of Kumaon published by the legendary hunter-turned-conservationist, Jim Corbett, in 1944. Nicknamed the Bachelor of Powalgarh the tiger was the largest ever hunted by Jim Corbett, and took over a decade to hunt. It was finally shot in 1930. Pawalgarh situated in the foothills of Nainital District.
137 species of trees, 58 species of shrubs and 27 species of climbers, 52 species of herbs and 71 species of grasses & bamboos.
More than 125 species of butterflies – Spot Swordtail, Spangled Plushblue, Peacock Royal, Redspot, Copper Flash and Baronet to name a few.
32 species of mammals – tiger, elephant, leopard, leopard cat, jungle cat and ghoral are just some of the mammals seen here.
365 species of birds – Ibisbill, Great Slaty Woodpecker (and 15 other species of woodpeckers), Red-breasted Parakeet, Green-billed Malkoha, Common Green Magpie, Ashy-headed Green Pigeon, Nepal Wren Babbler, Hooded Pitta, Long-tailed Broadbill, White-bellied Erpornis and White-rumped Needletail are some of the bird specials.
Thats why it is said that “In every walk with Nature one receive far more than he seeks”
Upcoming 6th Spring Bird Festival announcement
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Pawalgarh Wildlife and Nature Tour Packages
1 Night / 2 Days Nature Feel
- 1 Night Stay in Eco-Lodge/Home Stay (Shared)
- 3 Veg. Meals (Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner)
- Evening Tea/Coffee with Snacks
- Evening and Moring Guided Nature walk (Bird/Butterfly Butterfly walk) on Trails and Games as available
2 Nights / 3 Days Nature Experience
- 2 Night Stay in Eco-Lodge /Home Stay (Shared)
- 6 Veg. Meals (Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner)
- Both day Evening Tea/Coffee with Snacks
- 3 Guided Nature walk (Bird/Butterfly Butterfly walk) on Trails and Games as available.
Note: The Eco-Lodge is private Home Stay run by local villagers that care environment as commitment and duty. So only persons love the Nature and understand the importance of it are most welcome. Basic amenities with electricity available at lodge. If you are looking excessive amenities we suggest to stay at other Resorts or Hotels of Corbett. Booking must be done before 1 week. Immediate, two, three days before booking is not possible. Parking facility is available.
It is also best place for students to learn and understand nature and conservation. School/Colleges/Institution wish to do Nature and conservation learning Tour are also welcome. About 60 students may accommodate at this place on shared basis. Send separate email regarding this.