Nainital is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India adorned with countless emerald hills, ancient cottages and web of silent streets. The town has a bag full of natural attractions and enjoys a favorable weather all year round. Nainital has a rustic charm which reflects in its ancient temples and colonial buildings. Nainital was founded by the British as their summer retreat hub. The town is often called the ‘City of Lakes’ due to some of the most beautiful lakes dotted here.Get Tour Quotes
Major Attractions in Nainital:
This is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful looking lakes in India. The lake enjoys a serene ambience and unmatched wonders of nature. Sit here and enjoy glimpses of emerald hills. Boating is available here to let you have a whale of a time amidst its shimmering water. Visit here during early morning hours to catch glimpse of soul soothing sunrise. During evening hours, its bank shines bright with hundreds of lights, perfect for leisurely strolls.
Sattal is a body of 7 freshwater lakes situated in the lower Himalayan range. Sattal is located close to Bhimtal, a known town in Nainital. Population is less here and thus, it acts as a secret destination to enjoy some freshest air away from the crowds.
Bhimtal Lake is known due to its masonry dam constructed in 1883. The lake is located in Bhimtal, 22 km away from Nainital. It is home to rich marine life with different species of fish.Get Tour Quotes
Eco Cave Gardens
These gardens have everything from interlinked rocky caves to hanging gardens and musical fountains. Here you will see six small caves formed in shape of animals. Visitors need to crawl to enter these caves. During evening hours, one can enjoy a soothing musical fountain show here with interesting audio video effects. The garden lets you peep into the natural habitat of the Himalayan Wildlife and is perfect for family vacationers.
Naina Devi Temple
This is one of the fifty-one Shakti Peeths in India. The temple is dedicated to Devi Sati's eyes and is visited by streams of devotees all year long. It is believed that this is the place where Goddess Sati's eyes fell on the Earth while Lord Shiva was carrying her body after taking it out from yagna fire. Inside the temple premises you will find two eyes on the roof, picturing Goddess Naina Devi.
Never miss a chance to enjoy a shopping spree at the Mall Road of Nainital. The market is parallel to the Naini Lake and is perfect to unearth the local cultures and traditions. Mall Road also has some of the most happening cafes serving delectable local food. Do shop woolens from this market area.Get Tour Quotes
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Nainital is a perfect holiday destination for whole family fun. Visit here and experience the timeless beauty of this historic hill station.