Climate condition : The climate of the famous hill resort is affected deeply by its lakes. As the lakes and nearby Himalayan hills cause rain to happen almost every afternoon, Nainital is colder and wetter than other hills stations of India.
Best time to visit : From March to June and September - October
Thing to do
In peak seasons, the whole hill station is thoroughly packed with tourists of all ages. But popular mostly among the couples, Nainital is flocked heavily by honeymooners. Some of the best eco activities that one can indulging into are horse riding, boat riding, shopping and nature walk around the lake - all together making a perfect vacation.
Places of Interests
Naini lake : The prime attraction of Nainital. Naini Tal, the beautiful lake is full of Eco activities like boat ride and horse riding.
Snow view trek : Located at the height of 2270 meter, snow view trek gives a splendid opportunity to witness the majestic presence and panoramic view of Nanda Devi peaks. Reaching there is possible via rope way that is thoroughly exciting.
Naina Devi Temple : Dedicated to goddess Sati, the temple is located on the north side of the Naini lake, and is another tourist attraction.
Tiffin Top : The short trek (3 km) of Tiffin Top is quite inviting for adventure loving tourists. The short trek also gives tourists a fine opportunity to avail the panoramic Himalayan view.
Hanuman Garhi : The famous temple of lord Hanuman Ji is must to be visited by tourists, as the amazing sunset view from here here is quite scenic.
Land's End : This pleasant place gives a very beautiful view of Khurpa Tal surrounded by the pine forests.
Eco attraction/Eco excursion
Calling honeymooners, nature lovers, and family from all over to enjoy their vacation, Nainital is one among the most visited Eco destinations of the country. On the one hand, the beautiful hill station helps honeymooners to heighten their romance, on the other many of its trekking terrains call adventure sports lovers to relish the exciting trekking and mountaineering trail.
Naini lake is the best attraction of Nainital calling tourists to enjoy Eco activities like boat riding in Naini lake, and horse riding on its shores. Reaching Snow View, one of the most visited spots of the town, via rope way is quite hilarious. Beyond plenty of sightseeing and excursion spots, there are destinations like Pangot and Kilburi close to Nainital, which are full of complete rendezvous with nature. Eco spots like Pangot and Kilburi are counted among the best birding spots of the world.
Enjoying a vacation in the lake district of India, Nainital, ensures one of enjoying excursion and breathtaking natural beauty in abundance. We would recommend to our readers to go for Jeep Safari Adventure Tour in Uttranchal which would help you explore Nainital along with some other famous tourist destinations like Pangot, Binsar Munsiyari, Kausani, Corbett and National Capital, Delhi form the best possible joy of India exploration.
By Air : Pant Nagar is the nearest airport (71 km), from where one can hire taxi or local bus to reach Nainital.
By Rail : Kathgodam (35 km) is the nearest major railhead, which gives Nainital rail connection with other major locations like Delhi, Agra, Lucknow and Bareilly.
By Road : Nainital finds its road well linked with other destinations like Delhi, Lucknow, Bareilly, Haridwar, Ranikhet, Almora, Dehradun and Ramnagar. From Delhi, one needs to take National highway 24 to Rampur via Hapur, Garhmukteshwar, Gajraula, Muradabad, and national 87 to Nainital via Rudrapur, Haldwani, Kathgodam and Jeolikot.
- Hotel Manu Maharani Grassmere Estate, Mallital City Nainital, Uttaranchal (India) Ph: 91-5942-237341-48
- Hotel Naini Retreat (Heritage hotel) Ayarpatta Slopes, Nainital Ph: 91-5942-235104
- Hotel Shervani Hilltop Inn Shervani Lodge, Mallital, Nainital Ph: 91-5942-236118.
- Hotel Alka The Mall, Nainital (Uttaranchal) Ph: 91-5942-236626-28
- Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited Tourist reception centre Tallital, Nainital Ph: 91-5942-235570
- KMVN tourist information office 103, Indraprakash, 21, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi Ph: 91-11-23319835