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Bhimtal Travel Guide

Bhimtal, one of the renowned tourist places and a hill spot in Nainital in the state of Uttarakhand, is known for pine forest ranges, lush green forestry, snow covered mountains and a serene environment. As far as the city information is concerned, Bhimtal, situated at a distance of 22kms from Nainital, is named after one of the Pandav brothers called Bhim. The largest lake in the district of Nainital, Bhim Tal is 1701 metres by 265 metres, 265 metres longer than Naini Lake. The lake known for its magnificent majesty is situated at an altitude of 1371.6 metres above sea level.

Bhim Tal has an island, to the north-east side, which is an exquisite gem in the middle of the lake. It is situated within the range of temple bells, which have been chiming for the last 300 years in the 17th century edifice, beneath the shadow of the towering mountain rushing precipitously down to the emerald green lake. The island is only 91.4 metres from the shore.

The surrounding area of the hill station is mind blowing that keep travelers enticed for a long time. Some of the major attractions of the city are Nainital and its surrounding areas. Nainital is also one of them that persuade travelers to explore the city again and again. A small town in the hills of Kumaon, Nainital is a lovely hill station surrounded by mountains on three sides. Once this area had many lakes and it was called the City of 60 lakes or 'Chakta'.

Naina Devi Temple Naina Devi Temple : On the northern side of the Naini lake is built a temple dedicated to Sati and is called the Naina Devi temple.

Naini Lake Naini Lake : Naini Lake or Naini Taal, the picturesque blue green lake is located in the district of Nainital. It is from this lake that the city of Nainital, the beautiful settlement by the lake, derives its name.

Naukuchia Tal Naukuchia Tal : Situated at an altitude of 1,219 m, Naukuchiatal is picturesque lake. It has nine corners and hence the name. 26 km away from Nainital, Naukuchiatal attracts migratory birds, which makes it a ¿bird watchers¿ paradise¿.

Snow View Trek Snow View Trek : The Snow view point is located at a height of 2270 meter above sea level. It can be reached by the ropeway or the ponies available at Mallital.

The hill station is well connected to all the major cities of India. The best time to explore hill station is all round the year. There are also a number of hotels, resorts, lodges, and motels to stay during your Bhimtal tour.

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