What is the lodge-like? Do they have twin beds?

Tucked away in the serene hamlet of Pangot in Uttarakhand, Jungle Lore Birding Lodge is India’s premier birding lodge attracting birdwatchers from all corners of the world. The lodge carries both the facilities of twin and double sharing room type catering to the comforts of the guests.


Do we get Room Service?

At Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, room service is available to avoid inconvenience and make your stay hassle-free.


Do we get WiFi?

Because of the proximity to the dense forest, the connectivity of the wifi is loosely available at the lodge (Wifi available at the reception area & library)


Which is the best time to visit?

  • The best time to visit Pangot for migrants (birds) is November to early March.
  • For photography and native species, it is good throughout the year.
  • May and June are hot months and also very crowded due to the tourist influx.
  • July to Sep are rainy months and are good for armchair birding, photography, herpetology, etc.
  • The families will enjoy visiting Jungle Lore Birding Lodge from October to June.
  • For nature lovers, this place is good in every season and it depends on what the goal is, and what aspect of natural history is one interested in.
  • Feel free to discuss with us on WhatsApp

How far is the parking area from the rooms?

Parking area is at walking distance from the cottages of Jungle Lore Birding Lodge.


What about early check-in / late check-in / late checkout?

You have to inform the sales office in advance of early check-in, late check-in, and late check-outs


Do you have a 24 hours power backup service?

Yes


How far is the dining area from our rooms?

The dining area is just a few steps away from the room


Why don’t you install a TV in the rooms?

Tv is not installed in the rooms of Jungle Lore Birding Lodge so that it does not affect the idyllic setting of the Himalayas and our guests rekindle their bond with mother nature.


Do the rooms have views?

Yes, every cottage at Jungle Lore Birding Lodge offers a different picturesque view of the verdant hills, lush green valley & forest of Pangot.


Are there steps to be climbed?

Yes, at Jungle Lore Birding Lodge you will come across fleets of stairs that connect all cottages perched in the mountainous terrain through fleets of stairs.


What if we wish to upgrade the hotel or the room, how will it work?

You can get in touch with the sales office in case of any up-gradation of the hotel or room.


Is bottled water supplied in the rooms of the hotels we stay in?

Although we don’t encourage the use of plastic bottles, however, on your demand bottled water will be arranged attached with an extra cost else we even serve r.o filter water on a complimentary basis.


Are the hotels Pet Friendly?

Yes, Jungle Lore Birding Lodge is a pet-friendly accommodation and an ideal place who want to go for a holiday with their pets


Are there amenities such as Swimming Pool, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service, and tea coffee makers?

Tea Coffee Maker is available at all the lodges


For the disabled do we have the Ramp & Disabled Friendly rooms?

No, the lodge is not accessible to the specially-abled people


Do you have your own parking area?

There is a common parking area shared by the residents in the region


Do you have your own travel desk?

Yes


Do you have 24 Hrs, security guards?

Yes


Do you have a geyser?

Yes, Geyser is available to every cottage of Jungle Lore Birding Lodge


Do we need to carry our own Binoculars and other gadgets, or will the guide provide us with the same?

Yes, though the guide will be carrying his own binoculars it is recommended to carry your own binoculars and other gadgets


Do you have your own in-house birding guide if yes what would be the cost?

Yes, for the cost please contact the sales office.


Food

Can we order food inside the rooms?

No, we request the guest to sit in the dining area and have a meal where they can also interact with other guests.


Can I get access to the kitchen to prepare food for my baby?

Yes, you can get access to the kitchen to prepare food for the baby.


Can I get Packed Food for our outings?

Yes


Can we get a food service/restaurant service other than the scheduled timing?

Yes, it will available on request at an extra cost

 

Guides

Will the guide be only for us or shared between others too?

The guide will be exclusively available for you if you have paid for the service in advance.


Do we need to pay for his meals and stay?

You do not have to pay a single penny to the guide, their meals and stay have been included in the tour cost.


What if his demeanor is not acceptable?

You can inform the lodge and we will ensure the behavior doesn’t repeat again.


Will he carry guidebooks, binoculars, scope, etc?

Yes, the guide will be carrying a guidebook, binoculars, and a scope during the safari and birding trails.


Can we change or modify our plans locally with him?

Yes, you can modify the plan locally with him.


Payment options

What are the hidden or unexpected costs besides what has been paid to your company as the tour cost?

There is no hidden cost.


Is there a surcharge if we pay by credit card?

Yes, there is a surcharge of five percent for each credit card transaction.


The cost for the extras are covered? If not, how do we pay?

You can contact your agent or pay directly at the lodge for the extras.


Should we wish to upgrade the tour standard, how do we go about it?

You can contact the agents to upgrade the tour standard.


Do the lodge take credit cards?

At Jungle Lore Birding Lodge, you can pay through Paytm or online transfer.


Can we get a discount on future trips if we park our money with you instead of taking the refund?

Yes, you can get a discount on future trips in case you have parked money with us instead of taking a refund.


What if there is a calamity in the family? How will the refund work?

We have a no-refund policy, but in the case of a calamity in the family, we shall issue a credit note which will be valid for another three months.


If we opt for triple or quadruple accommodation, is this possible? Will this bring the cost of the tour down?

Yes, certainly we can arrange for a triple or quadruple arrangement as per your requirement.


How far is the nearest ATM?

The nearest ATM is in Nainital which is around 15 km away from Jungle Lore Birding Lodge.


Do you receive cash at the hotel?

Yes


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