Enjoy a memorable stay while in Lake District
Nainital, one of the most popular Hill Station in Northern India. Commonly known as the ‘Lake District’, Nainital is nestled high up in the Kumaon Region of Himalayas at an altitude of around 2,000mts above sea level.
The majestic mountains and the sparkling waters of the lake add an immense lot to the beauty of the town. According to mythology, the lake is believed to have been formed when the eyes of goddess “Sati” fell at this spot while her body was being carried by Lord Shiva after her death.
This was also the summer capital of the United Provinces during the British era. The town has a strong colonial heritage with vibrant clusters of villas and bungalows. One of such Estates is Langdale Estate where The Langdale Manor is situated.
The crescent-shaped Naini Lake is at the heart of Nainital. The most popular attraction in the town, the beautiful lake is surrounded by seven panoramic hills, snowy peaks, and rows of willows and is well-known for boating, yachting and other water sports along with quacking ducks.
Naina Devi Temple
Naina Devi Temple stands on the northern corner of the Nainital lake, finding its ways from the Kushan period, popularly known as Nanda or Naina Devi in Kumaon region, is one of the 51 shakti peethas., The ancient temple was destroyed by a landslide, which is understood to have been built in 15th Century AD.
Tibetan Market / Bhotia Market
It is a go-to place for shoppers, Located near the Naina Devi Temple, it is one of the most popular places amongst the tourists for its wide variety of winter wear and the delectable Tibetan food (Thupkas & Momos).
The Mall Road of Nainital, runs parallel to one side of the Nainital Lake, connecting two ends of the hill town, Mallital & Tallital. It was built by Britishers as a go-to place for the families residing in British colonies (1841 to 1885). The road has now been officially named as Govind Ballabh Pant Marg, but its still famous by its old name among the tourists and locals.
The nainital ropeway connects the snow view point (2,270 meters) to the Mallital. It is developed by Swiss technology, is one of the safest ropeways in India, which can accommodate a total of 11 persons or maximum 825 kgs at a time in a trolley. While travelling up by the aerial ropeway one can see the splendid & scenic views of Nainital Lake, City and snow capped mountains.
A hillside Hindu Temple, built in 1950, has a huge Idol of Lord Hanuman. 3 km away from Nainital bus depot., it is all south of Tallital, which offers a scenic view of sunrise & sunset.
The Nainital Zoo is a high altitude zoo located on the “Sher Ka Danda” hill at a height of 2100 meters above sea level. One of the best attractions for wildlife lovers in Nainital. Officially named as G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainital. It is the sing zoo in the entire Uttarakhand state.
Tiffin Top / Dorothy’s Seat
A famous picnic spot for tourists also known as Dorothy’s seat is located on Ayarpatta Hills. With a magnificent 360 degree view of Nainital and other surrounding hills of Kumaon region, it also offers horseback rides. It was built by a British Army Officer Col. J.P. Kellet in the memory of her wife, an English Artist, Dorothy Kellet.
China Peak / Naina Peak
Naina Peak is the highest peak of the town, at an altitude of 2611 meters and at a distance of 6 km from the town. It commands an entrancing view of sparkling snow laden HImalayas from Bandar Punch in west to Api and Nari peaks of Nepal in the east, a full Himalayan range in one side and a birds view of the Lake & City of Nainital in its full grandeur on the other.
Pangot & Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Pangot is a small village which is just 13-15 km away from Nainital, famous for its jungles and birds. Pangot is like a remote Himalayan village. It's a bird watcher's paradise. Pangot & Kilbury bird sanctuary, bird haven has more than 580 recorded avian species. Both migratory and endemic birds can be spotted in the region.
A lake city that makes you forget your daily life, Bhimtal is wonderful. There are splendid views, and even better experiences waiting for you here.
Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park, a forested wildlife sanctuary in northern India, Uttarakhand. It is known and famous for its rich flora and fauna & Bengal tigers. It is part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve. It’s named after the legendary Naturalist and conservationist Jim Corbett.
Mukteshwar, also known as Apple country, is exceptionally beautiful. The Mukteshwar Dham is 350-year-old, and is very popular among pilgrims.
A scenic village like no other, Munsiyari gives you unparalleled views of panchachuli peaks. Trekkers find it especially exciting.
Located in Almora district, Ranikhet is an astonishing destination, perfect for a Himalayan getaway. In nearby Tarikhet village during the Independence struggle, Mahatma Gandhi stayed in a hut, known as “Gandhi Kuti”. With views of peaks including Nanda Devi, this place is famous for Jhula Devi Temple, dedicated to hindu Goddess Durga.