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Title: DON’T MISS OUT ON THESE EXOTIC TOURIST PLACES IN NAINITAL


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YOU CANT AFFORD TO MISS THESE PLACES IN YOUR
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  • Centrally located among the Kumaon Hills,
    Nainital stands out as one of the most beautiful
    places in India attracting thousands of tourists
    across the country. This pretty hill station is
    famed to be one of the earliest British
    settlements set around the magnificent Nainital
    Lake. From the remnants of British past to some
    fun and adventurous sites, Nainital sightseeing
    is popular among anyone who is looking for a
    great vacation in India. Also, known for its
    pleasant weather, there are some amazing tourist
    places in Nainital.  If you are looking for a
    relaxing weekend getaway, far from the hustle
    bustle of the city, we suggest you plan your next
    trip here.
  • Surrounded by lush green hills on all sides,
    Nainital is known for its spectacular scenic
    beauty.You will be thrilled to know that
    Uttarakhands tiny district is indeed a treasure
    trove of natural landscapes, hills, and beautiful
    lakes. Now, its time to set out on our journey
    to explore this incredibly fascinating lake town.

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  • Top 14 Places To Visit Nainital
  • Nainital Lake
  • Sattal Lake
  • Bhimtal Lake
  • High Altitude Zoo
  • Eco Cave Gardens
  • Mukteshwar Temple
  • Kainchi Dham
  • Tiffin Top
  • Naina Peak and Snow View Point
  • Astronomical Observatory
  • Sariyatal and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
  • The Mall Road and Bhotia Market
  • Raj Bhavan
  • Gurney House

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1. Nainital Lake
  • Did you know that Nainital lake was mentioned in
    Indias ancient scriptures and vedic poems? It is
    one of the four lakes of Kumaon hills namely
    Sattal, Bhimtal, and Naukuchiyatal Lake. Many
    prominent writers have spoken in detail about
    this exquisite lake and the famous Naina Devi
    Temple is also located nearby. The lake is
    completely surrounded by green hills, which add
    to the fascinating landscape. Also, dont miss
    the famous boat rides near the lake! This is one
    of the most fun things to do in Nainital. You can
    click as many pictures as you want and capture
    some terrific landscape shots!
  • Being a natural freshwater lake,
    environmentalists are concerned about retaining
    its freshness. Efforts are ongoing to protect
    this natural wonder.
  • Location Kumaon District. You can travel via
    public transport as the Sukhatal and Tallital bus
    stands are quite close by to the lake.

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2. Karanji Lake
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  • The name Sattal means a body of 7 freshwater
    lakes in the lower Himalayan range. This lake is
    located near Bhimtal, which is a popular town in
    the district of Nainital. Sattal is one of the
    few unpolluted freshwater biomes in India. The
    oak and pine trees surrounding the lake add to
    its beauty and you can also find many migrated
    birds in the vicinity. While planning your
    weekend getaway, you can consider this as a
    decent location for affordable accommodation in
    Nainital.
  • Location The river of the bodies is situated at
    and height of 1370 meters and it is right below
    the lush orchards of the Mehragaon village.

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3. Bhimtal Lake
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  • Located in the town of Bhimtal, this lake has
    historical significance. It is famous for the
    masonry dam built in the year 1883, which
    provided good storage facility and has a
    catchment area of around 17.12 square kilometres
    which is quite large and widespread. Also, did
    you know that Bhimtal Lake is the largest lake in
    the Kumaon region, which is popularly known as
    the Lake District of India owing to the density
    of lakes present here? The Bhimtal Lake also
    provides drinking water, which does not threaten
    the natural habitat of the different species of
    fish living inside the lake.
  • Location More than 22 kilometres away from
    Nainital, you can reach this place via
    train.Kathgodam Railway Station is the closest
    which is at a distance of 20 kilometres from the
    lake.

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4. High Altitude Zoo
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  • Pt G.B. Pant High Altitude is one of the most
    famous popular places to visit in Nainital.
    Situated on the Sher Ka Danda Hill at a height of
    2100 meters, it is one of the high altitude zoos
    in India. A safe home for many endangered
    species, the zoo offers tourists a chance to
    explore the magnificent flora and fauna of the
    region. Some of the animals and birds, which you
    can spot here are the Royal Bengal Tiger, Tibetan
    Wolves, Lady Amherst Pheasant, Rose Ringed
    Parakeet, Golden Pheasant etc.
  • On World Environment Day and Earth Day, if you
    happen to visit the zoo, dont forget to take
    part in all the fun activities. Visiting the zoo
    is indeed one of the most exciting things to do
    in Nainital. Situated between the Shivalik and
    Himalayan Mountain Ranges, the zoo is famed for
    hosting a forest cover of evergreen trees. The
    zoo is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 1000 am
    to 430 pm. This is usually the best time to
    visit this place.
  • Location The zoo is connected to the city by
    road and buses are also available from Tallital
    Bus Station. You can also choose to climb up the
    mountain roads to the zoo or simply opt for a cab
    ride. The steep hill road makes for an
    interesting trekking trip with friends and
    family, surrounded by a terrific landscape all
    around you.

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5. Eco Cave Gardens
  • If you enjoy exploring the unknown and yearn for
    adventure, then this is the perfect place for
    you! The Eco Cave Garden is located just a
    kilometre away from the Mall Road and introduces
    you to the Himalayan way of life. The caves here
    have different dimensions, which narrow down
    further into the tunnels giving it a natural
    look. So if youre looking to discover the kind
    of spaces where animals reside in the Himalayas,
    this is one of the popular places to visit in
    Nainital on a weekend getaway.
  • The caves here are named as Tiger Cave, Panther
    Cave, Bats cave, Squirrel Cave, Flying Fox Cave,
    and Apes Cave, each of them depicting a
    particular animals habitat. Petroleum lamps
    illuminate the caves and there is also a musical
    fountain, which adds to the beauty. Eco Cave
    Garden is known for its primeval landscape to
    give you a glimpse of the prehistoric times.
    Mornings are usually the best time to visit this
    place.
  • And here is a quick tip for all of you. Make sure
    you wear comfortable clothes and shoes as you
    would have to crawl between some narrow spaces.
  • Location It is located at the Sukhatal region of
    Nainital and falls on the Kaladungi road.
    Reaching here is hassle free as most of the
    transportation facilities are quite close by. If
    you enjoy exploring the unknown and yearn for
    adventure, then this is the perfect place for
    you! The Eco Cave Garden is located just a
    kilometre away from the Mall Road and introduces
    you to the Himalayan way of life. The caves here
    have different dimensions, which narrow down
    further into the tunnels giving it a natural
    look. So if youre looking to discover the kind
    of spaces where animals reside in the Himalayas,
    this is one of the popular places to visit in
    Nainital on a weekend getaway.
  • The caves here are named as Tiger Cave, Panther
    Cave, Bats cave, Squirrel Cave, Flying Fox Cave,
    and Apes Cave, each of them depicting a
    particular animals habitat. Petroleum lamps
    illuminate the caves and there is also a musical
    fountain, which adds to the beauty. Eco Cave
    Garden is known for its primeval landscape to
    give you a glimpse of the prehistoric times.
    Mornings are usually the best time to visit this
    place.
  • And here is a quick tip for all of you. Make sure
    you wear comfortable clothes and shoes as you
    would have to crawl between some narrow spaces.
  • Location It is located at the Sukhatal region of
    Nainital and falls on the Kaladungi road.
    Reaching here is hassle free as most of the
    transportation facilities are quite close by.

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6. Mukteshwar Temple
  • Mukteshwar temple is more than 350 years old and
    it is dedicated to Lord Shiva. A famous tourist
    place, it is situated 51 kilometres from
    Nainital. It has a stunning mountaintop view and
    summers are usually the best time to visit
    Nainital.
  • Location Situated in the Kumaon Hills, many
    tourists prefer road vehicles to reach this
    place. However, if you prefer airways, the
    nearest airport is at Pantnagar and the nearest
    railway station is at 65 kilometres from the town.

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7. Kainchi Dham
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  • Situated at an altitude of 1400 meters, just 17
    kilometres away from the main city of Nainital,
    this place was founded in 1962 and ever since it
    remains as an important center for the followers
    of Shri Neem Karoli Baba. Your visit to Nainital
    would be incomplete if you do not pay a visit to
    this well-known pilgrim centre of Kainchi Dham.
    The sacred temple is located among hills and
    trees with a river flowing besides it.
  • On 15th of June every year, the temple celebrates
    the Pratistha Divas when a large number of
    devotees visit the place. The temple complex also
    has a cave area where Baba Neem Karoli spent his
    time praying and it is considered a place of
    reverence among all devotees. You would be
    thrilled to know that Steve Jobs (Former CEO and
    Co-Founder of Apple) and Mark Zuckerberg
    (Co-Founder of Facebook) are known to have
    visited the temple.
  • Location Kainchi Dham, Nainital District,
    Uttarakhand

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8. Tiffin Top also known as Dorothys Seat
  • One of the popular tourist places to visit in
    Nainital, the Tiffin Top is a place where you can
    get enjoy the spectacular scenery of Nainital
    from its highest point. Also called the Dorothys
    Seat, it is located on the Ayarpatta Hills,
    offering a gorgeous 360-degree view of the Lake
    District. If you love hiking, we suggest you
    visit this place during summers. It is perfect
    for a weekend getaway. The Tiffin Top makes for
    an amazing 4 kilometres ride from the main city
    where you can go by foot or hire a pony that is
    easily available from the Mall Road.
  • The horse riding up the hill is a fun filled
    adventure and other activities like rock climbing
    are also available on the Tiffin Top. The
    spectacular mountain views and the panoramic
    landscapes offer an opportunity for photographers
    to capture one of the most amazing lakes and
    hills of India.
  • Location Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand

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10. Astronomical Observatory
  • This observatory known as the Aryabhatta Research
    Institute of Observational Sciences is a place
    for doing astronomical studies. It was built in
    the year 1955 to encourage research in this
    field. It is funded by Department of Science and
    Technology. With permission, you can also have a
    look at the various celestial bodies through the
    telescope in the observatory. For science
    enthusiasts and those who are interested in
    astrophysics and related domains, this place is a
    must visit!
  • Location The observatory is at a 4.5 kilometres
    distance from Nainital, which you can easily
    reach through any means of transportation.

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11. Sariyatal and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
  • One of the most beautiful lakes in the city of
    Nainital, the residents and tourists adore this
    place for the tranquil ambience it provides. Yet
    another popular tourist place in Nainital, it
    also has a Himalayan Botanical garden nearby,
    which you can visit if you are interested in
    different varieties of flowers. It is a great
    place for those who are involved in the study of
    botany and science.
  • Location The place is 5 kilometres from the main
    town of Nainital. It falls on the way to
    Kaladhungi.
  • Kilbury bird sanctuary is the perfect destination
    for anyone who enjoys birdwatching. Did you know
    that it is also called the bird watchers
    paradise? Most people who visit this place are
    frequent visitors who love exploring the science
    of ornithology (which is all about different
    species of birds)
  • The bird sanctuary has more than 580 different
    species of birds, which is a delight for all bird
    lovers. Some of the most famous birds which are a
    part of this sanctuary include Brown wood owls,
    white throated laughing thrushes, forktails, and
    many other fascinating birds.
  • Location Kilbury Bird Sanctuary is at a distance
    of 12 kilometres from Nainital. You can choose to
    reach here through any convenient public
    transport or your private vehicle. Many
    affordable options like taxis are also available
    from Nainital to bring you here.

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12. The Mall Road and Bhotia Market
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  • Constructed during the British colonial rule,
    Mall Road is the main primary road which goes
    through the core of the Nainital town parallel to
    the lake. It is now known as the Govind Ballabh
    Pant Marg. The road is one of the most vibrant
    tourist places to visit in Nainital.
  • Mall Road has many hotels, travel agencies,
    banks, showrooms, department stores, shops,
    restaurants and cafes. You will find some of the
    best hotels in Nainital located here. With the
    cool wind blowing over the lake through the road,
    a night walk around the mall is super refreshing.
    It is a famous shopping centre among tourists and
    provides a splendid view of the Nainital Lake.
    Some specialties which you can find here include
    unique candles in different shapes and sizes,
    wooden artefacts and locally produced handloom
    products which are widely popular among the
    tourists. An interesting fact about this place is
    that many popular Bollywood movies like Kati
    Patang and Koi Mil Gaya were shot in this
    location.
  • Bhotia Market
  • This market is located near the Naina Devi
    Temple. It is one of the most famous tourist
    places in Nainital. If you are looking for
    beautiful scarves, designer bags, winter garments
    like shawls or mufflers or ethnic items, this is
    the place where you should pay a visit while you
    are visiting Nainital on a holiday.
  • The woollen wear offered here is famous for being
    intricately woven by Almora women. There are also
    some fancy restaurants and cafés where you can
    dine or enjoy street food which is available in
    Indian and Tibetan cuisines. Do not miss out on
    trying the delicious momos and noodles offered in
    this place.
  • Location Near Nanda Devi Path, Nainital,
    Uttarakhand

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13. Raj Bhavan
  • Built by the British as a residence for the
    Governor of then North West Province of India,
    the Raj Bhawan is one of the most famous tourist
    places to visit in Nainital. Raj Bhawan was built
    as a replica of Buckingham Palace built in
    Victorian Gothic style designed by the architect
    F.W Stevens.
  • Spread over 200 acres of land, this place is
    renowned for its Golf Course which is counted as
    one of the vintage golf courses of India and many
    golf tournaments are organized here. The Raj
    Bhawan remains closed on Sundays and all other
    national holidays. The timings for visiting are
    800 am to 500 pm or 400 pm and 600 pm.
  • Location It is 3 kilometres from Mall Road. One
    can easily reach the place by walking or taking a
    rickshaw from Nainital Bus Stand.

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14. Gurney House
  • Situated in the Ayarpatta slopes of Nainital,
    Gurney House used to be the residence of renowned
    hunter-conservationist and writer Jim Corbett.
    Decades after Corbett left, Gurney House
    continues to maintain its colonial charm. It
    houses Corbetts furniture, possessions, and
    famous writings. A visit to the Gurney house is
    indeed a nostalgic journey.
  • Before Corbett left India, he sold the house to
    Mr. Sharda Prasad Varma in the year 1947 and it
    is now owned by his granddaughter, Nilanjana
    Dalmia. Gurney House is a private residence but
    history buffs who also happen to love Corbetts
    work are given a complimentary tour of this
    heritage property. Though it has been a home for
    the Varma family since 1947, they maintained the
    buildings historical legacy as it still houses
    Corbetts possessions, namely his trophies,
    African drum, boat, fishing rod, books, and
    antique furniture.

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