Nestled in Kumaon hills, Nainital is also called as the 'City of lakes'. It's the most beautiful and picturesque tourist destination of Uttrakhand. It's like a glittering jewel of the Himalayan region with pristine lakes and snow-capped mountains that give you a breathtaking view. Nainital abounds in natural beauty and has a very positive vibe.
From breathtaking valleys to amazing boat rides, it's truly a traveler's paradise. Nainital is an ideal place for honeymooners. The mushy feeling in the atmosphere is sure to captivate two people in love. Nainital has an enchanting backdrop with lakes that leaves a lasting impact on tourists who visit the place. It’s a great place for nature lovers as you can get perfect shots for your camera.
Nainital is a perfect place to holiday with your family and all your loved ones. A trip to Nainital will spellbind you and enchant you. The calmness and solace of the place will let you make so many memories.
Nainital Lake: It's a very famous pear-shaped lake that attracts lots of tourists who enjoy paddling and boating. As the place is surrounded by mountains, the view is simply breathtaking. You can enjoy a pretty sunset view from the place with your partner. The Nani Lake also reflects the perfect hue with different colors of the surroundings.
Tiffin top: If valley views and mountaintops captivate your senses, then you must visit this amazing place. It’s also known as Dorothy seat and if offers a splendid view of the capital. By standing at the peak, you can also view the beautiful Himalayan range. The place is situated 2290 meters above sea level.
Snow viewpoint: If you are visiting Nainital in winters, then don't miss the snow viewpoint. You can see the breathtaking view of the majestic Himalayan range from this point. This place is also famous for trekking on snow-capped mountains. The peak is well connected to the road and most bikers also bike along the place for fun.
Naina Devi temple: Situated at the banks of Naini Lake, Naina Devi temple is a very popular temple of Uttrakhand. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims visit the place to seek divine blessings. According to Hindu mythology, it’s believed that the Goddess Sati's eyes fell at the same spot where the actual temple is. Experience some solace at the place.
When you visit Nainital, don't forget to visit mall road. It's like a shopaholics paradise where you can shop for hours having a great time. There are many street shops where you can shop for amazing handicrafts and other stuff. Local restaurants can give you a taste of Kumaon cuisine too. It's like a perfect tourist spot.
One place that you shouldn't miss visiting is the Bhimtal Lake. It's a very beautiful lake with pristine water. In fact, it's one of the most serene places to visit when in Nainital. It's centrally located amidst lush green mountains. It looks like a mini island. It gives you a splendid view of the hill station if you take a boat ride.
If you love adventure, then you can visit Binayak. It’s a great spot for hiking and trekking. You can tag along your friends to visit this amazing spot when you visit Nainital. You can also walk around the pine trees to unwind.
The temperature in summer remains between 11 to 25 degree. You can have an amazing time sightseeing or simply enjoying boat rides in the lake. Summertime is the best time to plan a trip with your family.
Monsoon is also amazing as the views of the valley are mesmerizing. You can enjoy lush green scenic views of the place but from your hotel room. As rainfall is incessant in monsoon season, you can't really enjoy the place with full vigor.
Winter season is the best time to visit Nainital as it’s covered with a white blanket of snow. Most tourists from India visit Nainital during winters to enjoy the snowfall and indulge in snow activities. The winter temperature can fall to subzero too.
Nainital has an amazing climate all through the year. But, the best time to visit the place is from Feb to June. Summer is a peak tourism season in Nainital.
You can reach Nainital by road, rail route or air route. If you are traveling by road, then it’s well connected to the northern route and other cities. You can take a cab or a bus from Delhi to reach the place. There are many shared taxis available from Delhi; you can reach the place by early booking.
If you are traveling by rail route, then you need to reach Kathgodam. It’s the nearest railway station and Nainital is about 35 km away from this station. Again, you can take a private cab to reach Nainital depending on your budget.
If you are taking the air route, you need to take a flight to Pantnagar. It’s the nearest airport and is 65 km away from Nainital. The frequency of flights depends on your carrier. The air connectivity of Nainital is not that great so most people prefer to take a private cab.
Plan a trip to Nainital and get mesmerized by its enchanting escapades.