Nainital is a beautiful hill station and lake resort nestled in snow-capped Himalayan mountains in the state of Uttarakhand. Nainital is a perfect summer retreat, leave the hot weather of Indian summer and travel Nainital. With temperature hovering around 22 degree, Nainital promises to be fun summer vacation destination.
There are several nicknames of this wonderful town but the most famous is "Lake City of India". Nainital is blessed with several beautiful lakes with crystal clear waters. On a clear sunny day, these lakes offers a beautiful reflection of Himalayan mountains peak.
Nainital was once an area covered with thick forest. In 1839 during the British Rule, it was developed as a tourist destination. Even today one can see the trace of British era while strolling through this picturesque city. Adventure lovers, honeymooners, families all should travel to Nainital for a memorable vacation.
- Most popular of
all lakes in Nainital is the legendary Naina Lake. The lake also known as Naini
Lake is in the shape of eye and from aerial view it looks like Green Emerald
Nakuchia Lake - Famously known as lake with nine corners, Nakuchia Lake is less popular comparing to Naina Lake. There are less tourists at this lake that has helped it maintain its serenity.
Sat Tal - The Lake is relatively unknown tourist destination. It is 12km from Nainital. Sat Tal means seven lakes grouped together. Due to being less crowded, the lake is ideal picnic spot for romantic couples looking for some quite time.
Governor's House - The beautiful Victorian Gothic architecture makes Governor's House a must visit attraction. It used to be home of Governor of north-western province during the British Rule.
Naina Peak - Also referred as China Peak is the delight for trekkers. The peak is 6km from Nainital and tourists interested to climb it can hire horses or ponies from the Snow View Point or Mallital.
Snow View Point - is the starting point for tourists who want to climb Naina Peak. The Snow View Point is famous for breath-taking views of Naina Peak. Visit during the months of October and November for best views.