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Overview of Nanital

The Lake town of Uttarakhand, Nanital is a beautiful city that houses the beautiful Naini Lake which is a major attraction for the visitors who come to Nainital. Nainital is a small town but modern enough to offer you a modern lifestyle in the lap of nature. The mystifying Lake offers beautiful scenes especially during the sunsets and sunrise. You can sit there for hours and admire unparallel beauty of the majestic snow-covered Himalayan mountain ranges. The place looks magical during the dusk.

For those who love to go on pilgrimage, there is a highly revered Naina Devi temple across the Lake. You can hire and ride to the temple for paying homage to the Godess. Besides, for you adventure seekers, Nainital also offers the sessions of paragliding for which you have to trek to Tiffin top peak. The peak offers a mesmerizing view of the entire town and the Lake.

Bhimtal and Sattal are two small towns neighboring Nainital that also attracts huge tourists. Bhimtal is small Lake Town that houses beautiful Lake with an aquarium on the small islet near the Lake which is a major tourist attraction. Sattal on the other hand is a beautiful small town where seven Lakes meet at one point.

Places of attractions

Naini Lake

Location: Nainital, Uttarakhand, India

Naini Lake is a pristine Lake surrounded by Himalyan mountain ranges from all sides. The sunset and sunrise here at the Lake are breathtakingly stunning. The Lake increases the beauty of the town manifolds by just being there. A major tourist spot in the town offers boating and kayaking.

Things to do at Naini Lake: Visting The Place, Boating, Kayaking

The Mall Road

Location: Nainital, Uttarakhand, India

Just alongside the beautiful Lake, a long walk that connects two major points of the town is known as the Mall Road. It is here where you can shop, eat, roam and splurge on products that it has to offer. The Mall Road is best to spend the evenings and to enjoy the Lake view.

Things to do at The Mall Road: Visting The Place

Eco Cave Gardens

Location: Nainital, Uttarakhand, India

Eco cave garden is a set of six small caves in the shape of various animals. It is famous for its rocky caves that interconnected and for its hanging gardens and musical fountain. It is indeed a nice place to spend the evening with your loved ones.

Things to do at Eco Cave Gardens: Visting The Place

Snow View Point

Location: Nainital, Uttarakhand, India

Located at an altitude of 2270 meters above sea level and is the most alluring tourists spot in the town. It is famous for offering a splendid and magnificent view of mighty Himalayan ranges. The massively tall mountain ranges seem magical from here as clouds ascend down to these peaks looking all marvelous and spellbinding. It is sure to visit when you visit the Nainiatal, the mere look from here have the ability to shift your spirits up.

Things to do at Snow View Point: Sightseeing, Skiing

Naina Devi Temple

Location: Nainital, Uttarakhand, India

This is most revered temple near the town that lies on the northern shore of Naini Lake. You can take a boat to visit this beautiful temple that is regarded as one of the fifty-one Shakti-Peeths.

Things to do at Naina Devi Temple: Visting The Place

Tiffin Top Peak

Location: Nainital, Uttarakhand, India

Amongst many attractions in the town, the tiffin top peak is one of the most famous. Situated at an altitude of 2290 above the sea level at Ayarpatta Hill, the top provides a spectacular view of the Nainital city. The place is one of the best tourist attractions in the town however the place witnesses the flock of visitors all year round. For adventurers, a trip to Tiffin top is the must to experience the wild zip swings and trekking.

Things to do at Tiffin Top Peak: Sightseeing, Trekking, Horse-Riding

Bhimtal

Location: Bhimtal, Uttarakhand, India

Neighboring town to Nainital, Bhimtal is a beautfil Lake town with a pristine Lake in the middle of the town. A small islet on the lake has an aquarium, which is a popular tourist attraction here. Even though it’s just an hour’s drive away from Nainital it is less crowded and more peaceful, if that’s what you seek.

Things to do at Bhimtal: Visting The Place

Sattal

Location: Nainital, Uttarakhand, India

As the name suggests ‘sat’ meaning seven and ‘tal’ meaning water bodies, the town is point where seven fresh water Lakes connects. Centered on thick woodland, the town is a haven for migratory birds, which makes it one of the best places near Nainital to visit for bird lovers.

Things to do at Sattal: Sightseeing, Bird Watching, Kayaking, Cycling

Weather in Nanital

Nainital has best climate being a Hill station. The town has best weather with extremely pleasant summers with maximum temperature 26 degree Celsius. The winters however are chilly and cold. Besides, the cool breeze from the Naini Lake keeps the weather pleasant in summers.

Best Time to Visit

You can visit the town almost all year round except the chilly months of December and January. Best months to visit when temperature is pleasant are April to October.

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How to Reach

Road

Nainital is well connected with roads from almost all major cities. You can either take a private bus or hire a taxi till Nainital, the Lake city of Uttarakhand.

By Rail:

There are three railway stations near Nainital, Kathgodam, Haldwani and Ramnagar. The nearest railway station however is Haldwani from Nainital that is 30 km from Nainital, so you can take the train till Haldwani and hire a taxi from there to reach Nanital.

Air

Closest Airport is at Dehradun named as Jolly Grand Airport. From the Airport you can reach Nainital by taxi to enjoy your jungle safari.

Places to visit in Nanital :
Naini Lake, The Mall Road, Eco Cave Gardens, Snow View Point, Naina Devi Temple, Tiffin Top Peak, Bhimtal, Sattal
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Duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days

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Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days

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