Nainital, as the name suggests, is a scenic Hill station by the beautiful tal or Naini lake. It is one of the most popular hill stations of Uttarakhand. It is located in the Kumaon region of the state. The Naini Lake is around 2 miles in circumference. It is surrounded by mountains on all sides and the highest of these mountains is the Naina peak which is at a height of 2615 metres.
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Places to See in Nainital
As soon as you enter Nainital, you are struck by the vastness and beauty of the lake. By the banks of the lake is the Mall Road which is dotted with numerous shops, restaurants and hotels. You can find all kinds of shops here selling exquisite candle work, artificial jewellery, handicrafts, woollens and books. The best place to eat is the Boat House Club which serves delicious veg and non-veg cuisine. Or you can head to Sonam’s Momos, Embassy Restaurant, Sakley’s, Machan, etc. But one must also try out the mouth-watering street food that is made on the Mall Road.
A visit to Nainital is incomplete without taking a boat ride on the lake. While in the boat, you can enjoy the views of the surrounding hills, the dotted houses and hotels on the slopes, the quacking ducks and the Yachts lying idly on the lake.
You can head to Tiffin Top at a height of 2290 metres from where you get spectacular views of the Himalayan peaks and a bird’s eye view of the town. Also visit the Nainital Zoo, Naina Devi Temple, Kilsbury, Governer’s House and Snow View Point by cable car.
Another enchanting destination is Bhimtal which is 22 km away. There is a cosy island situated in the middle of this lake and one can reach it by boat. There are some beautiful hotels built around the lake. This place is a paradise for nature lovers as there is nothing here besides nature, the lake and the accommodations.
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Hotels in Nainital
All around the lake one can find numerous hotels of varying sizes. These range from budget to standard to luxury accommodations which cater to the need of every kind of traveller. All these hotels offer breathtaking views of the lake and Mall Road.
How to Get to Nainital
Nainital is easily accessible by road from Delhi which is 295 km away. The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam which is 35 km away. A visit to Nainital will truly rejuvenate your soul.
Places of Interest
Nainital has a pleasant climate throughout the year but it is very cold in the winters. The best time to visit is between April and June and September-October. It snows from January to March.