Nainital, a hill station in the state of Uttrakhand in north India, is known for its lakes and breathtakingly stunning views of the Himalayas. The most famous lake in the town is Naini Lake surrounded by towering mountain peaks. The goddess Shakti is worshipped at Naina Devi temple on the north shore of the lake.
Some of the other famous lakes in the town include Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Khurpatal, Sattal and Shyamtal. It is truly the treasure trove of India. The town is perched at a height of 2,084 metres above sea level.
Nainital not only lures the domestic travellers and tourists but also a number of foreign tourists. It shines as a glittering jewel in the Himalayan Mountains and is surrounded with lakes and nature’s bounty.
The town, wrapped in a thick foil of nature, accentuated by the scent of the flowering blossoms blending miraculously in the crisp fresh air, welcomes all with open arms. It is truly the treasure trove of Kumaon and one of the most visited hill stations of North India since British period.
Nainital has an abundance of natural beauty and a varied topography. It also has a lot of other tourist attractions such as Mukteshwar Temple, High Altitude Zoo, Eco Cave Garden, Nainital Ropeway and Tiffin Top.
How to reach
The nearest Domestic Airport from Nainital is Pantnagar Airport, Pantnagar, roughly one hour drive from the city. It is well connected to New Delhi and Mumbai.
Nainital has also The nearest Railway Station from Nainital is Kathgodam Railway Station, located at a distance of 24 Kms from the city.
Nainital is 23 Kms from Kathgodam, 34 Kms from Ramgarh, 55 Kms from Ranikhet, 62 Kms from Almora, 63 Kms from Ramnagar, 165 Kms from Chandpur, 196 Kms from Kotdwara, 223 Kms from Haridwar, 242 Kms from Rishikesh, 275 Kms from Dehradun and is linked through Uttrakhand State Road Transport Corporation (USRTC) and some private travel services.