Amidst the sky, walk on the hills and be lost in the valleys of Nainital
The Shivalik Himalayan ranges are all awe-inspiring, characterized by the lush green sides, with brown mountains as the background, and those curvy roads that lead to the glittering jewel of the Himalayan necklace, Nainital. It is also called the “Lake District” of India. It is a popular hill station in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and lies in the Kumaon foothills of the Himalayas, situated at an altitude of 2,084 meters. The Nainital town was founded in the year 1841.
Why visit the place
Nainital is located on the foothills of the Kumaon. Nainital is one of the most famous tourist destinations of India. In summers it has a maximum temperature of 27°C and a minimum temperature of 7°C. With a maximum temperature of 15° and a minimum of -3°C in winters, it receives snowfall from December to February. So, this duration is perfect if one wants to visit for having a snowball fight or enjoy the winters.
The place offers a perfect holiday spot, not to deny that everything appears to fall perfectly in place. From the adventure sports like river rafting, rock climbing, trekking, horse riding to the camping opportunities and from the wildlife photographers view to the view of nature lovers, in every criteria the wishes of the tourists are qualified.
What not to miss
There is no denial of the fact that each and every spot of Nainital is beautiful in all its might. But the most famous sightseeing spots are:
Naina Devi Temple:
This is represented by two eyes for the deity Maa Naina Devi. This temple collapsed in the landslide of 1880, was again constructed later on along the northern shore of Naini lake. It is one of the 64 Shakti peeth.
The district name Nainital, has been name after this pristine and stagnant water body which is located at the heart of the city. The two ends northern and southern are called Mallital, and Tallital.
The Mall Road:
The busiest road of the town. There are many hotels, restaurants, bank, travel agencies, shopping centers, etc. that lay in line on this road.
Snow View Point:
Situated at an altitude of 2270m and can be reached by a cable car. It offers view of areas like Nanda Devi, Trisul and Nanda Kot which are covered with snow.
Naina Peak/China Peak and Tiffin Top:
These are the highest points in this place giving the views of the country side and the Himalayan ranges. There is a Dorothy seat at the Tiffin Top which is picnik point.
This gives the view of the beautiful waters of Khurpatal. This also offers the view of neighboring hill and green valley’s rural houses.
Accommodations and Transportation
For accommodations there are hotels that give the rooms ranging from Rs 500/- to Rs 10000/- as per the requirements and the facilities of a use. The rooms can be available as single, family, for a group or suites. The transport facilities include personal cabs with experienced drivers for the hilly roads. There are also Volvo buses for the transportation to and fro the city. Nainital has no direct air connectivity because of being a hill station. If you want to use train, the nearest railway station is at a distance of 34km at Kathgodham at the foothills of Kumaon hills, from where you can take a cab or a use a bus.
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Nainital is rightly said as one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the north. The views of the Himalayan ranges and that of the valleys are charismatic and spell bounding in nature. It is rightly said that beauty lies in the nature and to experience that you need to be a part of it. So visit this place be a part of it and smell the air and live the experience.