Nainital

The Lake City of India

About Nainital


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Welcome to Nainital

Nainital is a charming hill station that sits prettily at the green foothills of the Kumaon ranges in the Himalayas. Located at an elevation of around 1938 metres, the epicentre of the town’s popularity and beauty lies within the gorgeous Naini Lake, after which the town is named. Founded by the British due to its resemblance to the Cumbrian Lake district, Nainital brims with elegant colonial structures that amplify the beauty of this place. It is a perfect weekend getaway from the Indian capital of Delhi.

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This quaint little town experiences a pleasant climate throughout the year, making it a tourist getaway, especially preferred by families and honeymooners. The Naini Lake, along with the other lakes in the area, has earned this town the title of ‘City of Lakes’. Whether you want to go boating on the beautiful Naini Lake or any of the other lakes, relish some local delicacies, shop at the Tibetan Market and Mall Road, or take a ropeway ride to soak in the beauty of the Himalayas from Snow View Point, Nainital is sure to leave an imprint on you that will last a lifetime.


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Nainital Overview

  • 15 /6 °C
  • Mar, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Naini Lake, Naina Devi temple, Raj Bhawan, Gurney House, Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo, Tiffin Top, Snow View
  • Trekking & Hiking, Nainital Zoo, Nature Walks, Horse Riding,Ropeway,Shopping etc
  • Kumaon
  • 2 days
  • Kathgodam, 41 kms
  • Pantnagar, 72 kms
  • Hill Station, Lake, Picnic Spots, Himalayan Views
  • TOP PLACES TO VISIT IN NAINITAL

    Also known as Dorothy’s seat, Tiffin Top is among the most visited location in Nainital. Scenic spot offers a panoramic view of the whole Nainital and surrounding Kumaon Region. A spectacular place with a bird’s eye view of the Nainital, the place got its name after people going to the top started having lunch after that. Built by Army officer J. P. Kellett in the memory of his beloved English Artist wife Dorothy Kellett who lost his life in the ship to meet his children. Tiffin Too surrounded by forests of Oak, Deodhar, and Cher trees is a delight for photographers to have impeccable views

    Tiffin top can be reached with a nature hike for about 10km, and another way is to ride the horse from Bara Pathar. Both are equally enjoyed by tourists for their natural scenery and thrilling adventure in their way to the Tiffin Top. You might also find adventure activities with rappelling and rock climbing being enjoyed by tourists a lot.

    It is the highest peak in the Nainital with 2615 meters with a natural trek that offers visitors an adventurist route to the surrounding. Covered with snow around the whole year along with trees cover along the whole trek makes for some spectacular photography to add into your travel album. Trek is low to moderate difficulty with 3Km in length while ponies are also available to reach the top of the summit, respectively. This peak is famous for its romantic views during sunrise and sunsets attracting especially couples to enjoy their company in the scenic natural calmness. Summertime is recommended with early morning to reach the summit and return before the sunset to avoid the dark.

    One of the testaments of British era architecture is the building of Governor’s House as the most luxurious places in Nainital. Often called as the ‘Buckingham Palace of India’ as its gothic style architecture was inspired by the original palace in the Buckingham. Two stories of building with 113 rooms, manicured gardens, swimming pool, golf course and thick forest in the background makes for some stunning images of this tourist spot. Currently, it acts as the official residence of the Governor of the Uttarakhand state.

    Eco Cave Gardens are an interconnected network of caves and attract huge crowds of tourists and are a treat for kids upon their visit. The park comprises of seven caves which are reached through a narrow and winding road with amazing views during the commute. This is one of the best places one should visit with the family and is of special interest to kids with the musical fountain that is located here.

    Although a hill station and tourist hub Nainital also has numerous shopping places where you can collect memorabilia, ethnic clothes and enjoy traditional Indian food for your delight. Mall Road as locally known is the centre for tourists who enjoy taking strolls in the area for checking local specialities & antique along with banks, restaurants, and numerous shops to complement.

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    Nainital is a beautiful hill station in Uttarakhand. It is the perfect getaway destination, whether you are on your honeymoon or a fun trip with friends or family.

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