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Nainital India - Fast Facts
Where is Nainital : 34, kms from Kathgodam, Uttaranchal
Attractions : Naini Lake, Snow View, Astronomical Observatory, Hanuman Garhi, The Flatts etc.
Best Time To Visit : November to March

About Nainital Tourism
Nainital Nainital India the famous 'Lake City' is a major tourist attraction of the country. Situated at an altitude of around 1938 meters, the picturesque location and the breathtaking view will surely mesmerize you with its charm. Nainital is the largest and one of the most popular hill resorts of Kumaon region. A glittering jewel in the Himalayan necklace, Nainital has grown around a 'tal' (mountain-lake) that is why it was named 'Nainital'.

Nainital Weather
Summers during March to May are very pleasant with temperature never crossing 27°C and minimum is about 10°C. Winters during November to February offer a chilly climate with a maximum of 15°C and minimum going below 0°C. Heavy snowfalls are common during winters. Monsoons are very weak during June to September.
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Places To Visit In Nainital India
Nainital Lake
Naini Lake - The Romantic Getaway Snow View - Adore Himalayas on Nainital Vacations The Flatts - Sit Back And Relax Mall Road - Ideal For Shopping
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Governor's House (Raj Bhawan) - Nainital Tourism Zoo - See The Wild Animals Caves Garden A latest addition in the tourist attractions of Nainital, the Caves Garden is situated at Sukha Tal, just one km away from Mallital, close to Kumaon University Campus.

Hanuman Garhi A religious centre, Hanuman Garhi is around 3.5 kms away from the Nainital bus stand. Set an an altitude of 1951 mts, Hanuman Garhi is known for the Hanumargarh temple, dedicated to Lord Hanuman besides Lord Rama and Shiva. In addition, this place is also famous for its wonderful sun set view, in fact, here the setting sun will fill your mind to the brim.

Naina Peak or China Peak :
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Nainital India - Nearby Excursions
Astronomical Observatory : 9 km away from Nainital, the Aryabatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) is perched atop the Maora Peak (1951 m). You can reach to this astronomical observatory on horse back or on foot from Hanumangarhi, just one km away from the observatory.

Kilbury : 10 km away from Nainital, Kilbury is easily accessible by a good motor-able road. Situated at an altitude of 2,194 mts, Kilbury is an ideal place for a quiet and peaceful vacation.

Bhowali : Situated 11 km away from Nainital, at an elevation of 1,706 kms above the sea level, Bhowali is known for its pristine beauty and also a hill fruit mart.

Ghorakhal : Just 3 km from Bhowali, Ghorakhal is mainly known for the temple of Lord Golu and Sainik School.

Kainchi Dham : 17 km from Nainital, on the Nainital - Almora Road, Kainchi Dham is a modern pilgrimage centre.

BHIMTAL LAKE IN UTTARANCHAL Bhimtal : Located 22 km away from Nainital and 11 kms from Bhowali, Bhimtal (1,370 m) is an enchanting place. There is a beautiful lake which gives spectacular vistas to tourists visiting.

Sat Tal : Enjoy Peaceful Nainital Vacations About 23 km away from Nainital (1,370 m), Sat Tal is wonderful spot having cluster of lakes lying amidst the dense oak forest.

Naukuchia Tal : Naukuchia Tal (1,220 mts) is 26 km away from Nainital and 4 km from Bhimtal. A lovely deep clean lake, Naukuchia Tal lies within an enchanting valley offering ample opportunity for rowing, paddling or yachting, angling and bird watching.

Mukteshwar : A picturesque place, Mukteshwar lies 51 km away from Nainital, at an altitude of 2,286 metres. Mukteshwar was developed by the Britishers as research and education institute.

Ranikhet : Located at a distance of 60 km from Nainital, Ranikhet is a beautiful hill station. Undoubtedly a tourist's paradise, Ranikhet is flanked by the majestic pine trees.
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Kausani : If you wish to spend a quiet holiday in the lap of mother nature, away from the din and dust and hustle and bustle of big cities, Kausani is perfect place for you.

Baijnath : Baijnath is located 19 km away from Kausani towards Bagehwar. Here, you can see ancient temples of Shiva, Parvati, Ganesh, Surya, Kuber, Brahma and Chandica, built in the 13th century AD.

Binsar : One of the most scenic spot in the Kumaon Himalayas, Binsar is located at a distance of 95 kms from Nainital. Binsar is also home to Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, where you can see a variety of flora and fauna.

Corbett National Park : Corbett National Park, one of the important wildlife sanctuaries of India is situated at a distance of 128 km from Nainital Himachal Pradesh. Take an excursion to this national park and see a variety of wild animals as well as bird species.

Shopping in Nainital India
Mall Road is the main shopping area in Nainital, which houses many good shops, where you can buy a range of items. Amongst the variety of items, main items you can buy here are the woollen garments, candles and decorative items made from wood. The decorative colorful candles are very popular among tourists and you will surely take back some beautiful candles. Bohtia Bazaar is famous for the woollen garments while the Mall Road and the Mallital market are good places for candles and wooden items.

Where To Stay In Nainital
From small inns to 5-Star hotels, there is a profusion of hotels in Nainital. Equipped with all the necessary amenities, the hotels in Nainital provide you a comfortable as well as a memorable stay.

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How To Reach Nainital
By Air : Nearest airport is located at Pantnagar, which is 70 kms away from Nainital. Flights are available from Delhi to Pantnagar. Jagson Airlines operates daily flights (except Sundays) between Delhi and Pantnagar.

By Train : Katgodam (35 kms) is the major railhead near Nainital. The railway station connects Nainital with Delhi, Dehradun, Howrah and other important places of the country. Ranikhet Express and Uttaranchal Sampark Kranti Express run every day between Delhi and Kathgodam.

By Bus : National Highway No. 87 connects Nainital with the rest of the country. Frequent roadways buses run to Nainital from Delhi, Agra, Haridwar, Dehradun, Kanpur, Lucknow and many other nearby places. Luxury coaches are also available from Delhi to Nainital.

Distances of some important places from Nainital are Kathgodam (34 kms), Haldwani (40 kms), Ranikhet (62 kms), Almora (64 kms), Ramnagar (65 kms), Bareilly (140 kms), Pithoragarh (186 kms), Haridwar (245 kms), Dehradun (300 kms), Delhi (310 kms), Badrinath (334 kms), Lucknow (400 kms) and Agra (403 kms).


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