If you want to spend your next vacation in a small town, away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, then Bhimtal would be ideal. This beautiful town with peaceful green surroundings is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing holiday.
Bhimtal is located near Nainital and Bhowali. Situated at an altitude of 1370 mts. Bhimtal in Uttaranchal boasts of beautiful lakes. Tourists who crowd this place every year enjoys boating in this lake. Other places to visit in Bhimtal are a 17th century Bhimeshwar temple complex and a 40 feet high dam.
Here, you can not only explore beautiful tourist spots, but can also enjoy various water sports. But your tour to this small hill station remains special for it is your visit to one of the largest lakes in the district of Nainital. There is a beautiful island with a restaurant beside the lake. There is also a large Victorian dam at one end of the lake. The terraced flower gardens, ravines and the farmhouses are worth admiration.
Besides, you can also visit the Folk Culture Museum and admire the good collection of ancient wooden artifacts, information about traditional stone implements, rites, rituals and items of archeological importance.
Accommodation in and around Bhimtal
Those planning their trip to Bhimtal in Uttaranchal India can choose from the many comfortable hotels available here and put up a stay. The hotels are:
- Country Inn, Bhimtal
- Monolith Resort, Bhimtal
- Shikha Inn Resort, Bhimtal
- Pine Riviera Camp, Padampuri, Bhimtal
- Country Inn, Sattal
- Valley Resorts,(Club Mahindra Holidays) Binsar
Getting to Bhimtal
Bhimtal can be reached by air. The nearest airport is at Pant Nagar (55 km). If you are planning to travel by rail then come to Kathgodam (23 km) and then travel to Bhimtal by road. Tourists can also hire taxi from Nainital, Haldwani or Bhowali to reach Bhimtal.