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Weekend Getaway from Delhi to Bhimtal

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi : 298 kilometers / 5 h ,53 m


Winter -2 to 10°C


Famous for

  • Lake
  • Hill Station

Best Time To Visit

  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov

Bhimtal is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Uttarakhand. It is located in the Nainital district at around 1200 meters above sea level. This place is named after the second eldest Pandava- Bhima. Bhimtal Lake is one of the major highlights of this place. During your trip to Bhimtal from Delhi, 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.

In addition, there is a temple complex located in the town of Bhimtal Uttarakhand, which attracts pilgrims from in and around this region. Also known as Bhimeshwar, the temple complex was built in the 17th century and is known for its exquisite architecture. Delhi to Bhimtal tour gives a bundle of experiences that give your heart joyful moments. You can contact our tour experts and plan your holiday at this beautiful place. Moreover, you can cover Nainital and other nearby destinations with our tour packages. We offer complete customizable tour packages that you can modify as you desire.

How to Reach Bhimtal from Delhi

By Train

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.

By Air

Pantnagar Airport is the closest one that is around 55 km from Bhimtal and this airport has connectivity with Delhi airport.

By Road

Bhimtal is well-connected to Nainital, Dehradun, Haridwar, and even Rishikesh. So if you are traveling from New Delhi, take a bus to Nainital and get down there. From there onwards, buses to Bhimtal are easily available.

Bhimtal Tour Packages

Scenic Nainital Tour
4 D / 3 N

Scenic Nainital Tour

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Corbett Nainital Tour
4 D / 3 N

Corbett Nainital Tour

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Attractions in Bhimtal

Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple

Located at a distance of 7 kilometers from Bhimtal, Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is said to have been built by Bhima during his exile period.

Naukuchia Tal

Located 5 kilometers away from Bhimtal, Naukuchia Tal, a ‘Lake of Nine Corners’, is a famous lake for rowing, yachting and paddling. This lake is fed by a recurrent spring. Naukuchiatal is also famous for the ‘Escape Festival’, which happens once in every year (in the month of May).

Sat Tal

Located at a distance of 14 kilometers from Bhimtal, Sat Tal is an interspersed group of 7 freshwater lakes situated in the Lower Himalayan Range near Bhimtal. It is one of the few  unspoiled and unpolluted freshwater biomes in India.

Nal Damayanti Tal

Located 2 kilometer away from Bhimtal, Nal Damayanti Tal is a small natural lake, where the palace of great mythological king ‘Nala’ drowned. It is a very revered place for the inhabitants of the region.  

Hidimba Parvat

Located 5 kilometers away from Bhimtal, Hidimba Parvat derives its name from the demon Hidimba of Mahabharata. Vankhandi Maharaj, a famous monk and ecologist lives here, and has created a sanctuary for the wild animals around the hill. The area is known as Vankhandi Ashram.

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