Abbot Mount - birding in Indian Himalayas

Abbot Mount, most calm and quiet hill station is located in the vicinity of 8 km far from Lohaghat, in the Champawat district of Uttarakhand. It is found at an elevation of 7,000 feet above mean sea level in the east portion of the Kumaon Hills, close to the Kali stream fringe, between Uttarakhand and Nepal. One can additionally see Nepal on a sunny morning. Abbot Mount is a less exploited, far from the crowded urban life.

Abbot Mount was a retreat for an English businessperson Mr.john Harold Abbott of Jhansi and there are thirteen separate bungalows fabricated by him spread over the slope. Located in the midst of oak and deodar woods, the mount is specked with endless outing spots. Ambott gives a sensational surrounding perspectives of the 600 km long Himalayan peaks like Trishul, Maiktoli, Nandakot, Nandaghunti and Nanda Devi.

With its sublime strolls and beautiful picnic spots under the deodar and pine trees, Abbott makes the picnicker enchanted. It has some trekking trails around it too, which is an enjoyment for the adventurous individuals. Abbott is additionally perfect honeymoon spot and a holiday spot. A perfect location for birding, as per forest authorities, one can observe different Himalayan birds at Abbott Mount.

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