Weekend Trip to Bhimtal , Uttarakhand
- Hill Station
Winter -2 to 10°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Delhi: 298 kilometers / 5 h ,53 m
Best Time To Visit
Located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, Bhimtal is a popular tourist destination perched at an altitude of around 1200 meters and is named after the second eldest Pandava-Bhima. The region is mainly famous for the massive Bhimtal Lake present here. During a trip to Bhimtal, one can enjoy boating in the Bhimtal Lake, one of the popular tourist attractions in Bhimtal. There is an island in the middle of the lake, which can only be accessed through boats. There is a temple complex, located in the town of Bhimtal, which attracts pilgrims from in and around this region. Also known as Bhimeshwar, the temple complex was built in the 17th century and known for its exquisite architecture.
How to Reach Bhimtal
There is no direct rail connectivity between Delhi and Bhimtal. Train service is available between Delhi to Kathgodam. From here onwards, you’ll have to take a bus between Kathgodam to Bhimtal.
The airport located in the town of Patnanagar is the closest airport. The airport in Patnanagar is well-connected to Delhi airport.
Bhimtal is well-connected to Nainital, Dehradun, Haridwar and even Rishikesh. If you are travelling from New Delhi, take a bus to Nainital and get down there. From there onwards, buses to Bhimtal are easily available.