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Weekend Trip to Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand

Famous for

  • Hill Station
  • Lakes


Summer 15 to 30°C

Winter 0 to 24°C

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi: 317 kilometers / 5 h

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Naukuchiatal, situated in the state of Uttarakhand, is one of the finest getaways from Delhi to enjoy peaceful environ. At an elevation of 1220 m, the picturesque location wins the hearts of nature lovers. The scenic panorama of Naukuchiatal attracts tourists to enjoy the natural setting at its best. One can reach Naukuchiatal via road as there is proper road connectivity available via NH 74. Apart from self owned vehicle, private taxis and cabs for hire are also an easy way to reach Naukuchiatal.

How to Reach Naukuchiatal

By Train

Kathgodam is the nearest railway station to reach Rail. At the railway station, there are private taxis and cabs available for hire.

By Air

As there is no airport in Naukuchiatal, Indira Gandhi Intl Airport (Delhi) is the nearest airport, situated at a distance of 282 km. There are taxis and cabs available for hire to fetch travelers from Delhi to Naukuchiatal.

By Road

NH 74 connects Naukuchiatal with Delhi. The self-owned vehicle is a better way to travel. Apart from this, there are private cabs and taxis available for hire. Interstate bus service is available from Delhi to Naukuchiatal.

Attractions in Naukuchiatal

Lake Naukuchiatal

Located at an elevation of 3996 ft, the lake serves as a charming scenery of nature. The lake is further adorned with lush, verdant trees. The name of the enthralling lake has got a literal meaning ‘Nine Corners’. Locals believe that glance of all the nine corners in one go would obtain one with paradise.

Hanuman Temple

Among the various attractions, Hanuman Temple is a must visit. The temple features a statue of Lord Hanuman of 52 ft high. The temple is beautified with the surroundings which includes high mountains and valley. The entrance of the temple is also created as same like the cave of the popular Vaishno Devi Shrine.

Lake Bhimtal

located at an altitude of 400 m above the sea level, lake Bhimtal is one of the foremost travel attractions in the tourist map of Nainital. The lake is located at a very short distance from Naukuchiatal and thus makes it a ‘not-to-be-missed’ attraction.