About Nainital

Nainital - City of Lakes

Nainital is a Himalayan resort town in the Kumaon region of India’s Uttarakhand state, at an elevation of roughly 2,000m. Formerly a British hill station, it’s set around Nainital Lake, a popular boating site with Naina Devi Hindu Temple on its north shore. A cable car runs to Snow View observation point (at 2,270m), with vistas over the town and mountains including Nanda Devi, Uttarakhand’s highest peak.

Naini Lake

Eye Shaped Lake

Naini Lake is the main attraction in Nainital. Though people say the depth of the lake is unknown, however the depth in the centre is around 28-30 M and on sides it is 7 to 15 M. One can enjoy a full lake or half lake boat ride.

Cultural Tour

Naina Devi Temple

Naina Devi Temple is one of the Shakti Peeths out of 51, Goddess Naini Devi is the deity of Naini Devi Temple and located at northern end of famous Nainital Lake. Goddess in this holy temple is represented by her two eyes. Devotees from far away place comes here to take blessing of Maa Naina Devi and draws thousands of devotees every year.

Eco Cave Garden

A Glimpse of Hanging Garden

Eco Cave Gardens in Nainital is newly developed tourist spot and is managed by Kumoun Mandal Vikas Nigam. It comprises several natural inter connected caves of different animals. Hanging gardens makes this place more attractive. A children educational tour is the best option to explore Eco Cave Gardens.

Tiffin Top

Bird's Eye View of Nainital

About 4 km from Nainital Town Tiffin top (also known as Dorothy's Seat) is a popular picnic spot in Nainital, and is located on Ayarpatta hill. One can either walk on the simple trail or hire a pony to reach there. It should be visited by those who enjoy the nature’s calling and love capturing the divine beauty of nature in photographic shots.

Aerial Ropeway

Aerial View of Naini Lake

About 2 Km from Bus Stand is the Aerial rope-way of Nainital, which is one of the safest Ropeway's in India. Nainital draws thousands of tourists every day. Cable car is a must experience according to us since it gives breath taking views of Naini Lake and complete Nainital Hill Station. Every tourists must take the adventurous ride in aerial rope-way which connects Snow view point with Mallital.

Frequently asked questions

How to reach Nainital?
You can reach Nainital by road, Train or by Air. A road trip would be around 7.5 hrs drive from New Delhi via Kathgodam and Nainital. Nearest Airport is at Pantnagar and it usually takes about 3.5 hrs drive whereas nearest Railway station is at Kathgodam and it will take a 2.5 hrs drive to reach Pangot.
Does it snow in Nainital?
Yes, Usually snowfall happens anywhere after Christmas till Feb end. Maximum snowfall would be around 2-2.5 feet during withers
How many days are required to explore Nainital?
About 2-3 days are required to explore Nainital. However if you are a Bird lover then up to 4 days would be required
Can I hire a bike in Nainital?
Yes, One can hire bike on rent. Driving license is a must
What are charges for Boating in Nainital
Usually one would have to ay anywhere between Rs. 200-400 depending on how much tme would you want to spend the time.
Which is the nearest airport?
Pantnagar airport is the nearest airport for Nainital