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Nainital Travel Guide

Founded during the British Raj, the popular hill station of Nainital is famous for its deep lakes, enchanting lush greenery, attractions and pleasant weather, drawing crazy number of tourists, every year.


  • Naini Lake in Nainital
Nainital At a Glance
  • Population:955,128
  • Area :3,860
  • Geo Location:North
  • Average Climate:3°C - 30°C
  • Best Time to Visit:Throughout the year
  • STD Code:05942

Introduction

Blessed by scenic lakes and serene surroundings, Nainital is amongst the most popular hill stations in Uttarakhand. The hill station resides at an altitude of around 1938 meters and is a welcome respite from the heat of the Indian summers. Renowned as the lake district of India, Nainital travel guide involves a tour filled of water sports, especially boating. It is due to the abundance of lakes amidst picturesque natural surroundings, Nainital is a huge hit among honeymooners and peace lovers.

Tourists planning a trip to this abode in the Himalayas must not forget the adventure part as well.The hill station is surrounded by Himalayan mountain ranges on three sides, which open numerous trekking routes and excursion options for the enthusiasts. Trek to nearby locations like Almora, Bhimtal, Ranikhet and Mukteshwar, the next time you visit Nainital.

They all pass through lush rhododendron, oak and pine forests, which makes the trip a real pleasure for travelers of all breeds. Besides, if you are in the mood for some religion, Nainital travel guide offers you a chance to visit the sacred Naina Devi temple, which is one of the ‘Shakti Peeths’ of India. Hanuman temple in the region of Hanumangarhi, near Nainital is also a place worth visiting.