THE NORTHERN STATE OF INDIA BOASTS MANY BEAUTIFUL PLACES ALL AROUND ITS AREA. FROM SNOW TO BARREN LAND 15 OUT 16 CLIMATIC ZONES OF INDIA ARE THERE IN UTTARAKHAND. UTTARAKHAND IS NOT ONLY FAMOUS FOR ITS HILL STATIONS BUT IS ALSO THE YOGA CAPITAL OF WORLD. UTTARAKHAND IS FAMOUS FOR ITS ADVENTURE SPORT TOURISM, WORLD-RENOWNED JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK TO UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE LIKE VALLEY OF FLOWERS. WHILE LAST YEAR UTTARAKHAND HOSTED MORE THAN 4CRORE+ TOURIST A BIG CHUNK OF THESE TOURIST WERE VISITING HILL STATIONS AND IN HILL STATION NAINITAL WAS THE ONE WHICH STOOD OUT LOUD.

AT AN ALTITUDE 2000 M, NAINITAL IS THE LAKE CITY OF UTTARAKHAND. THE LAKE IS KNOWN BY THE NAME NAINI LAKE AND IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LAKES IN INDIA. WITH LAKES IT ALSO BOASTS VALLEY VIEWS AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS. NOT ONLY NAINITAL IS FAMOUS AS A HILL STATION BUT IT ALSO ACCLAIMS THE TITLE OF HAVING SOME PRESTIGIOUS ACADEMIC INSTITUTION HERE.

NAINITAL LAKE

PLACES TO VISIT IN NAINITAL

  • NAINI LAKE
  • THE ZOO
  • AERIAL ROPEWAY
  • NAINA DEVI TEMPLE
  • MALL ROAD,
  • TIFFIN TOP
  • ECO CAVE GARDENS
  • SNOW VIEWPOINT
  • NAINA PEAK
  • KAINCHI DHAM
  • HANUMAN GARHI
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NAINI LAKE

DUE TO NAINI LAKE ONLY, NAINITAL HAS GOT THE NAME OF LAKE CITY. NAINI LAKE IS SURROUNDED BY SEVEN HILLS, WHICH IS FAMOUS FOR YACHTING, KAYAKING, BOATING ETC.
DUE TO NAINI LAKE ONLY THIS CITY HAS BECOME FAVOURITE DESTINATION FOR ROMANTIC COUPLES.

NAINITAL ZOO

OFFICIALLY KNOWN AS PT. GOVIND BALLABH PANT HIGH ALTITUDE ZOO, IT IS WELL ACCLAIMED ZOO IN INDIA. WITH A COVERING GROUND OF 4,600 HECTARES IT IS HOME TO VARIOUS SPECIES.

AERIAL ROPEWAY

AERIAL ROPEWAY CONNECTS MALLITAL TO SNOW VIEW POINT. IT IS SHORT RIDE IN CABLE CAR BUT IS LOT FUN TO RIDE.

NAINA DEVI TEMPLE

THE TEMPLE OF GODDESS NAINI DEVI IS A HOLY SACRED PLACE HERE. THE TEMPLE IS LOCATED AT TOP THE NAINA HILLOCK NEAR NAINI LAKE.

MALL ROAD

THE ROAD WHICH RUNS BY THE SIDE OF NAINI LAKE IS MALL ROAD. IT IS THE BUSIEST ROAD OF THE CITY AS IT CONNECTS TWO ENDS OF CITY, MALLITAL, AND TALLITAL. AT EVENING WHEN YOU WALK ON THE MALL ROAD IT IS A BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE.

TIFFIN TOP

AS THE NAME SUGGEST IT IS THE HIGHEST PLACE HERE, TIFFIN TOP OFFERS A 360 DEGREE VIEW OF NAINITAL. TIFFIN TOP IS LOCATED ON AYARPATTA HILL. TIFFIN TOP IS 4 KMS FROM NAINITAL.

ECO CAVE GARDENS

WHILE OTHER TOURIST DESTINATIONS ON THE LIST ARE FROM DECADES BUT ECO CAVE GARDENS IS A NEWLY DEVELOPED TOURIST SPOT BY KUMOUN MANDAL VIKAS NIGAM LTD. THIS PLACE HAS HANGING GARDEN AND SEVERAL NATURAL CAVES.

SNOW VIEWPOINT

FROM HERE YOU CAN SEE THE GREAT HIMALAYAS, THAT’S WHY IT IS ONE OF THE MOST VISITED PLACE IN NAINITAL. SNOW VIEW POINT IS CONNECTED VIA AERIAL ROPEWAY FROM MALLITAL.

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NAINA PEAK

NAINA PEAK IS ANOTHER FAMOUS HILLTOP. IT IS A GOOD PLACE FOR TREKKERS AS IT IS FILLED WITH LUSH GREEN FOREST AND ROUGH ROADS.

KAINCHI DHAM

KAINCHI DHAM IS 20 KM FROM NAINITAL. IT IS A LORD AHNUMAN TEMPLE AND ASHRMA ESTABLISHED BY RENOWNED SAINT NEEM KAROLI BABA. IT IS FAMOUS AS THE GENIUS BRAIN BEHIND APPLE AND FACEBOOK VISITED HERE AND MEDITATED IN TEMPLE. EVERY YEAR ON 15 JUNE A FAIR IS ORGANIZED BY ASHRAM.

HANUMAN GARHI

HANUMAN GARHI IS ANOTHER FAMOUS LORD HANUMAN TEMPLE IN NAINITAL. IT IS LOCATED 3.5 KMS FROM TALLITAL.

OTHER TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

  • RAJ BHAWAN
  • KILBURY
  • GURNEY HOUSE
  • ARYABHATTA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF OBSERVATIONAL SCIENCES.
  • AUROBINDO ASHRAM
  • SARIYATAL
NAINI LAKE

HOW TO REACH NAINITAL

BY ROAD

YOU CAN CATCH A BUS FROM ANAND VIHAR FOR HALDWANI BUS STATION. AND FROM HALDWANI YOU CAN CATCH A BUS, WHICH IS ANOTHER 1 HOUR FROM HALDWANI BUS STATION.

BY TRAIN

NEAREST RAILWAY STATION IS KATHGODAM, FROM KATHGODAM YOU CAN TAKE A BUS WHICH IS 1 HOUR FROM KATHGODAM. KATHGODAM IS 5 KM FROM HALDWANI.

BY AIR

NEAREST AIRPORT IS PANTNAGAR AIRPORT, WHICH IS 1 HOUR FROM HALDWANI. FROM HERE GO TO HALDWANI BUS STATION AND THEN TO NAINITAL. THERE IS A 1 HOUR FLIGHT FROM NEW DELHI TO PANTNAGAR.

ADVENTURE SPORT OR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN NAINITAL

  • PARAGLIDING
  • RAFTING
  • CLIMBING
  • ROCK CLIMBING
  • RIVER CROSSING
  • HIKING
  • TREKKING

THESE ARE FEW OF MANY ADVENTURE SPORTS WHICH YOU CAN DO IN NAINITAL.

SOME COMMON FAQ’S

WHICH IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT NAINITAL?

NAINITAL IS BEST WHEN ONE WANTS TO ESCAPE THE BURNING HEAT OF CITIES. SUMMER IS BEST FOR THOSE WHO WANT A COOL HOLIDAYS AND WHILE IN WINTERS YOU CAN EXPERIENCE SNOW FALL HERE. SO IT IS ADVISABLE TO VISIT FROM DECEMBER TO FEBRUARY FOR SNOWFALL.

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HOW CAN REACH NAINITAL?

THE BEST ROUTE WILL BE VIA TRAIN AS THE NEAREST RAILWAY STATION IS KATHGODAM AND FROM KATHGODAM NAINITAL IS 1 HOUR AWAY.

OTHER NEARBY HILL STATIONS?

SOME FEW NEARBY FAMOUS HILL STATIONS ARE

  • BHIMTAL
  • ALMORA
  • KAUSANI
  • RANIKHET
  • GWALDAM
  • BHOWALI

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