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Located at an elevation of 1,219 metres above sea level, Jeolikot is a beautiful destination in the Nainital District of Uttaranchal. Popularly known as a gateway to Naini Lake, this place is situated on National Highway 87. One of the ideal places for those interested in butterfly catching and floriculture, it is located at a distance of 17 km before Nainital.

Set in the backdrop of Kumaon hills, Jeolikot is one of the perfect locations for meditation. Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo, the two renowned philosophers, spent a lot of time meditating here. Those who want to relax in the lap of nature can make a visit to Jeolikot, which is situated on Nainital-Haldwani Highway.

One of the most prominent attractions of this place is the cottage amidst the Kumaon hills. The architecture of this cottage, which includes antique carved doors, windows and furniture, is a major attraction of Jeolikot. Tourists visiting this place can also explore attractions like Naini Lake, Mukteshwar, Ramgarh and Corbett National Park, located in close proximity.

Tourists can reach Jeolikot by the means of air, rail and roadways. Those travelling by airways can board flights to Pantnagar Airport, located at a distance of 56 km from the destination. While those travelling from international destinations, can board flights to Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, which is located at a distance of 309 km.

The nearest train station serving the destination is Kathgodam Railway Station located at a distance of 18 km from Jeolikot. Buses to this destination operate from major cities of northern India including New Delhi. Tourists can visit Jeolikot in any month, owing to its cool temperature, which makes it a year round destination.

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Jeolikot, Uttarakhand

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Chetan Gururani

View of the hills
Jeolikot, Uttarakhand

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Chetan Gururani

Sunset by the hills
Jeolikot, Uttarakhand

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Chetan Gururani

Sunset by the hills
Jeolikot, Uttarakhand

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Chetan Gururani

View of the hills

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