Named after one of the five Pandavas of Mahabharata, Bhim, Bhimtal is a beautiful town, high up in the districts of Nainital in Uttarakhand. Being associated with the legendary Bhim, the hill station holds a significant value. It is said that in the ancient times, he constructed a temple, which today is renowned as Bhimeshwar Mahadev temple.
The present day construction of the temple was done under the rule of King Baz Bahadur of Chand dynasty. It is located on the banks of Bhimtal lake, which, along with the lake is counted amongst the popular tourist attractions in the region. Besides this temple of Lord Shiva, Bhimtal region speaks highly of other temples and lakes as well in the vicinity. Owing to the abundance of lakes, boating is one of the most preferred activities at the hill station. One can also indulge in adventure sports activities in uttarakhand such as trekking, paragliding and rappelling.