Nainital is built on the lines of Cumbrian Lake District by the British and is also known as Lake District of India. Nainital is a set in a valley around an eye shape, where according to legend, the Goddess Sati eye’s had fallen. That is how Nainital gets its name where Naini means eye and Tal means lake. Nainital is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations of Indian state Uttrakhand where tourist visit throughout The year due to its favorable climate and misty mountains. The popular hill station is situated in the laps of outer Himalayas of Kumaun region at an altitude of 2,084 meters (6837 ft.) above sea level. Nainital is also popularly known as Naini Valley which is set in a valley containing a mango-shaped lake and surrounded by mountains and Naina is highest among all.
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- BEST TIME TO VISIT NAINITAL
- PLACES TO VISIT IN NAINITAL
- SHOPPING IN NAINITAL
- RELEGIOUS PLACES IN NAINITAL
- HOW TO REACH NAINITAL
Best Time To Visit Nainital:
Nainital, a beautiful town with a mystic charm attracts tourists almost all through the year. However, the best time to visit Nainital is from March to June which is the summer/ spring season in the country. Most people want to escape the scorching heat in the country and prefer visiting Nainital. For the snow lovers, a trip can be planned from late November to February which is the winter season. Monsoons are not always recommended when it comes to exploring the town as it receives heavy downpour.
PLACES TO VISIT IN NAINITAL:
Nainital is one of the best hill station in India fenced with green hills, old cottages, and a web of strolling streets. The town is famous for its various natural attractions and due to its favorable climate all year round. Nainital’s charm includes everything from boating and sailing to old temples and heritage buildings, and of course, scenic views at every step.
TOP 9 PLACES TO VISIT IN NAINITAL
There are many places to visit in Nainital which offers site seeing, view of the entire town, mountains, panoramic view, wildlife, architectural masterpiece etc. some of my hand-curated list of amazing places around Nainital for are:
SHOPPING IN NAINITAL:
If you like to shop special things
Nainital offers you a variety of handicraft items like woolen wear, bamboo fabric, wax items, pine tree craft work which anyone can easily buy from bhotia/T
RELIGIOUS PLACES IN NAINITAL:
Nainital is a hub of religious places which consist of many Temples, church’s, a Masjid and a Gurudwara so the Tourists who seek to get some blessing while traveling to Nainital can visit any of them for worship.
Some major religious sites are mentioned below:
HOW TO REACH NAINITAL:
Nainital has no direct connectivity either by rail or air. The nearest railways station is Kathgodam which is 34 km away and the nearest airport is Pantnagar which is 70 km away. One can easily hire a taxi or take a bus from
FARE CHART FROM KATHGODAM TO NAINITAL
- TAXI/CAB ON SHARING BASIS: Minimum of ₹200 per person
- TAXI/CAB ON FULL HIRE BASIS: Minimum of ₹1200 per taxi/cab
- BUS: Approx ₹70 per person