'Carries a Subtle charm’
Surrounded by the peaks of beautiful Kumaon Hills, Nainital is an exotic hill station in state of Uttrakhand. Destination has everything to fascinate tourist, amazing scenery, natural hot water springs, lakes, temples and ample scope for adventures. Nainital carries a subtle charm and is a perfect holiday destination.
Known as the Lake city of Uttrakhand, Nainital is divided in two parts; Tallital and Mallital. Place is named after Goddess Naina Devi and has a vital spiritual significance too. Being in Nainital, one may enjoy trekking, yatching, and horse-riding along with other adventure activities.
Must Visits: Naini Lake, Eco Cave Gardens, The Mall Road, Naina Devi Temple and Snow View Point are the prominent places to visit.
Adventure: Nainital doesn’t disappoint adventure lovers. During some seasons, paragliding options are available. Nearby short trekking routes are alluring enough to attract trekkers. Naina/China (Cheena) peak is the highest point in this region, offers a phenomenal 360 degree view of the entire surroundings.
Shopping: At Mall Road and Tibetan Market one may get lot of attractive articles. For traditionally woven woolen clothes, freshly prepared squashes, jams and sauces, handicrafts and local specilities one may visit Bara Bazaar. Keep your bags empty, be ready to bargain and shop n cheer in Nainital.
Food: Cuisines prepared with Uttrakhand flavor are always a treat, specially local cuisines like Ras (a dish made with several dals), Arsa (a sweet dish), Baadi, Bhatt ki Churkani, Aloo ke Gutke and Gulgula (a sweet snack). Don’t forget to try these.
The nearest airport is located at Pantnagar, which is 65 kilometers far from Nainital, but it is not open to commercial flights.
New Delhi Airport is approximately 290 kilometers away and is well-connected to the world.
So many buses including Volvo are available from Delhi and other nearby prominent cities. Roads are well constructed, you may also self drive, but usually it’s not easy to drive in hills for someone who belongs to plains.
Kathgodham railway station is 34 kilometers away from Nainital, and enjoys good connectivity to important destinations of India.