India - Nainital Travel Information

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Nainital

Nainital is a glittering jewel in the Himalyan necklace, blessed with scenic natural splendour and varied natural resources. It is also called as the 'Lake District' of India.

Situated at an altitude of 1,938 meters in the state of Uttranchal, it has enchanting scenic beauty.

The Naini Lake has boat riding and yachting facilities.

The other places of interest in and around Nainital are as follows.

Cheena Peak or Naina Peak

Hanumangarh temple

British Cemetery

St. John Church

Dorothy's Seat and Tiffin peak

Snow view

Aerial Ropeway

Governor’s House (Raj Bhavan)

Caves Garden

Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES)

Sat Tal

Bhim Tal

Naukuchiya Tal

Khupratal

Sattal

Kainchi

Kilbury

Kausani

Ranikhet

Almora

Corbet National Park

 

To Reach

By Air: The nearest airport is at Pantnagar, 71 km away.

By Rail: The nearest railhead is at Kathgodam, 35 km away.

By Road: Nainital is connected by good, all-weather roads to Delhi, Bareilly, Almora, and Ranikhet. Public and private bus companies ply regular bus services.

 

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