Nainital - City of Lakes OR Lake District of India

Nainital Travel Guide

Nainital, one of the picturesque hill stations, in the foothills of Himalaya ranges in the state of Uttarakhand, is one of the most beautiful places to explore in North Part of India. Every year, thousands of tourists, especially during the summer season, prefer to spend some days in this beautiful hill station. Located on the foothills of Kumaon ranges, the must see place in North India is surrounded by lush green forest ranges, picturesque mountain ranges, lakes and a number of renowned and holy pilgrimages.

The lofty mountain ranges and the amalgamation of adventure sports like water sports, trekking, skiing, mountaineering, etc also attract travelers from all parts of the country and even some other parts of the world to Nainital. It is also a paradise for honeymooners who prefer to explore the beautiful place in their own way. There are a number of attractions in and around the city that attract travelers from all parts of the world. Some of the nationally renowned attractions are:

Naini Lake: It is situated in the heart of the city in eye shape. Enjoying boating in the lake is an amazing experience. There is a lake bridge that connects two banks.

Bhimtal Lake: It is only a few km from city center that is considered as the biggest lake of Nainital. It got its name after one of the Pandavas, Bhim.

Nakuchia Lake: It is known for having nine corners. However, it is known for serene and calm environment.

Naini Devi Temple: It is one of the sacred 64 Shaktipeeths. It is believed that eyes of the Sati falled here. It is on the northern bank of the Naini Lake.  

St. John's Church: It is one of the most beautiful and oldest places in Nainital that was vuilt in 1844.

Governor's House: It was built in 1899 in Victorian Gothic style. It is not a guest house for the Governor of Uttarakhand.

Naina Peak: The beautiful peak provides the amazing view of the entire hill station or town of Shimla.

Snow View Point: It is located on an altitude of 2,260 m, which is one of the coldest regions in Nainital.

In addition to the aforementioned attractions, there are also a number of other attractions in Nainital that keep travelers mesmerized for a long time. Tourists who come to explore Nainital also have a better opportunity to accommodate in the city. There are a number of hotels, lodges and resorts to stay here. Reaching Nainital is also easy and hassle-free by Bus or rail as the last railway station is KathGodam. 


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