“Nainital” was founded in the year 1841 by Mr. P. Barron, situated at a height of 1983 meters. It is surrounded by towering peaks of the Himalayas, fruit orchid and thick coniferous forest, Nainital is a highly celebrated scenic spot in uttarakhand, commonly known as the “Lake District of India”. Nainital has derived its name from the Goddess Naina.
PLACES OF INTEREST
NAINA DEVI TEMPLE: Naina Devi temple is located at the northern end of the lake.
NAINA LAKE: Picturesque lake is Nainital’s Pride and its yachting competition, organized during the season, is on a national level.
NAINA PEAK: Naina Peak is the highest point in Nainital. From here Nainital appears as a Vast bowl.
THE MALL: The Mall is the main shopping area in Nainital.
BHIM TAL: 22 Km from Nainital & 11 Km from Bhowali and at an altitude of 1370 mtr. offers magnificent vistas for tourists.
SAT TAL: At a distance of about 23 Kms. From Nainital and an altitude of 1370 mtr. offers unique and unforgettable spot having cluster of Lakes.
NAUKUCHIATAL: It is a crystal clear lake with its nine corners is a captivating site. It offers an opportunity of angling and bird watching.
MUKTESHWAR: 51 Km from nainital, at an altitude of 2286 mtr. offers the most enchanting view of the Himalayas and its snow bound peaks. It is surrounded by fruit orchards and an old temple of Lord Shiva exists on the top of a rock.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: You can visit at any time of the year, best time to visit between March to June and again September, October. To enjoy Snowfall you can visit during December to February. CLOTHING: Woolens in summer & Heavy woolens in winter LANGUAGES: Hindi, Garhwali and English
HOW TO REACH: It is well connected to the major parts of the country- by road, by train, flights. The nearest Railway station is Kathgodam.