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District : Nainital District
Location : 310 kms from Delhi
Altitude : 1938 m Above Sea Level
Major Attraction : Naini Lake

Nainital in Uttaranchal
Scenic Landscape of Nainital - Green and Blue

Best Time to Visit : March to June, September to November. Monsoons (July and August) Should be Avoided.
Must Enjoy : Yatching in the Lake Naini. Make Sure to Arrange for a Guide. Boating is Also Possible Here.
Famous Temples : Nanda Devi Temple Near Naini Lake, Hanumangarh Temple – 4 Kms from Nainital.
Famous Church : St. John Church.
Exciting Ride : Rope Way Ariel Express to Snow View. Get Majestic Views of Sacred Nanda Devi Peak in the Himalayas.
Must See : The Public Cemetery, 4 kms on the Road to Bhowali. Having Crumbling and Vandalized Tombs of British.
Interesting Fact : Nainital has many Cemeteries that Have Evolved Relative New Term in the Tourism World - Cemetery Tours.
Shopping Options : Handloom products and Kumaon woollens, Colorful Candles From the Mall in Nainital.
Eating Options : Tikki-in-a-bun at Lakshmi, Hakka Noodles, Pizzas, Burgers and other Snacks at Machan, Shiva Restaurant for Vegetarians and For Sweets Heritage Restaurant.
Must Visit : The High Altitude Zoo in Nainital That Houses Some Rare Species of Animals.
Staying Options : Manu Maharani, Kumaon Restaurant, Hotel Langdale Manor, Balrampur House.
Getting Around : Pangot – 15 kms, Sat Tal – 21 kms, Bhim Tal – 23 kms. Naukuchiya Tal – 27 kms.
Important Distances : Pantnagar – 71 kms, Kathgodam – 35 kms, Lucknow – 404 kms. Delhi – 310 kms.
Getting There : Air – Nearest Airport is at Pantnagar (71 kms). Regular Flights Connect Nainital to Delhi and Other important Cities.
Rail – The Nearest Railhead is at Kathgodam (35 kms). From Here Buses and Taxis can be Hired for Nainital.
Road – NH 24 to Rampur via Hapur, Garhmukteshwar, Gajraula, Joya and Moradabad. NH 87 to Nainital via Rudrappur, Haldwani, Kathgodam and Jeolikot.

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Nainital in Uttaranchal – Lakeside Leisure

Want to see the beloved town of British? interested in sojourning in the land that Jim Corbett chose as his home? Come to Nainital, the paradise in Uttaranchal. Though this city that was once abundant with surrounding forests might have become abysmally thin but the peace still lurches in Nainital. Among the clear mountain air and enchanting woodland grooves, one can still find the footprints of Jim Corbett's town that today have become a flourishing resort.
Take up tours of Uttaranchal and move straight towards Nainital that has a lake, zoo, temples and plethora of other activities that will give delight to any tourists. Thrill for kids around the mall, boating in the famous lake and many colonial imprints mark the famous attractions of this popular hill station of India.

Boating in Nainital
The Most Enjoyable Adventure in Nainital - Boating

The Rainbow Attractions of Nainital – Naini Lake

The jewel of Nainital that glitters in Uttraranchal's neck is surely the Naini lake. Engulfed by interesting legends, there is a temple at the north end of this lake where the Naina Devi temple stands. All the adventure freaks can enjoy the row boat ride on the lake and also can hire a yatch and experience a unusual delight. The options does not seize here. On the promenade there are several shops that sell shawls, readymades, local handicrafts and a variety of other items. There is a temple in Nainital called as Hanumangarh temple. From here one should not miss watching the sunrise.

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After the Row Boat, Its Time for Rope Rides

To add thrill for children and adults alike is the rope way, Ariel Express to Snow view. This is from where you will get the majestic views of the Himalayas that are dominated by the sacred Nanda Devi peak. Too add to the excitement, there are options to return back on ponies or horses that are available at the north end of the mall.

Rope way Ride Nainital
Bst Way to Enjoy Nainital, From the Sky - Rope Way Ride

Forgotten Relic of Nainital – Other Attractions

Lost in the wraps of time are the various colonial structures, graveyards and churches. One such graveyard that one should explore is in the old church of Saint Old John. The church itself with its stained glass windows and ancient pews is worth a visit. An exciting cemetery tours to Nainital you should also see the cemetery below Gurney house, on a quiet secluded grassy knoll. Another place just 4 kms from Nainital towards Bhowali is Public cemetery that has many crumbling and vandalized tombs of the British. Vintage point of the Dorothy's Seat on the Tiffin peak is another attraction you should not miss.

How to Reach the Pleasurable City of Nainital

The hill resort of Nainital in Uttaranchal is a famous hill station in India and thus is easily accessible from all the parts of the country. The airport is just at a distance of 71 km from Nainital in Pantnagar. Flights link Pant Nagar with other places like Delhi. From Pant Nagar you may reach Nainital through bus or taxi.
The Kathgodam Railway Station is 35 km from Nainital. It connects Nainital with Delhi, Agra, Bareilly, and Lucknow. These are buses and taxis that ply between Kathgodam and Nainital. There are well linked mettled roadways that connect Nainital with Delhi, Bareilly, Almora, and Ranikhet. The bus stand of Tallital is just one km from the city center of Nainital. To commute within the city there is availability of taxis, Ponies, cycle rickshaws and buses run by the State Road Transport Corporation.

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Top 5 Reasons To Visit Nainital

Boating in Nanini Lake

The Leisure Destination of Uttaranchal
The favored destination of Jim Corbett has not lost its antediluvian charms till date. Expanded by jungles that were once inhabited by the tigers and bears, today have been replaced by the humans. Though modernity has had a great impact on Nainital but one can still find the bygone charms. This popular hill station in Uttaranchal is truly for those who want to take a break from their monotonous life.

A Boat Ride in the Naini Lake
The main attraction of Nainital, Naini lake gives the chance to its tourists to indulge in some row boat ride. Yatching too is possible but the real fun lies in the pedal boats that will make you go wild with laughter. Enjoy shopping along the banks of the lake that sell practically everything.

The Vintage Attractions of Nainital
In this popular leisure destination where the British found retreat are plethora of monumental attractions. The Nani Devi temple near the lake and Hanumangarh temple just 4 kms away are not to be missed. The colonial churches and mansions in Nainital will remind you of the British influence in this wonderful city of Uttaranchal.

Reach the Nanda Devi Through a Rope Way
To have the most panoramic views of Himalayas one should enjoy the rope way ride in Nainital. The Nanda Devi peak will take you from the Ariel express to Snow View. One can return by taking a pony ride that are available at the north end of the mall.

A Unique cemetery Tour
The most unique attractions of Nainital is the various cemetery and graveyards of the British who have lived and died here. Visit the cemetery is the Saint John in the Woods. Even more derelict and forgotten is the cemetery below Gurnery House. One must visit the Public cemetery, just 4 kms from Nainital, that has tombs of British.

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