|Near by Places
Bhimtal is one of the largest lake around Nainital named after Bhima of Mahabharata. The beauty of Bhimtal is enhanced by a small Island surrounded by crystal blue water that can be approached only by a boat and at present it has an Aquarium there. A gaggle of ducks has made the lake their home and give company to the lake visitor.It can also be made as a center for exploring the surrounding lakes. There is a large Victorian dam at one end of the Bhimtal lake and terraced flower gardens can be found on either side.
|Other attractions :
- Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple
- Fish Aquarium on Island
- Folk Art Museum - by Dr. Mathpal
- Butterfly Museum
- Victorian dam
- Nag Temple at Karkotaka Hill (5 Km trek)
- Pilot Baba Ashram at Gethiya
Sattal is a unique, unforgettable spot having cluster of lakes placed amidst the oak forest. It is comparable with Westmoreland of England. As one approach toward Sattal first lake is old Nal Damyanti Lake. On moving ahead there is the ashram of Stanley Johns an American Missionary. Next lake is Panna or Garude lake. As we move down there is a cluster of three lakes, these lakes are Ram, Laxman and Sita lake.
|Other attractions :
- Fishing in Sattal
- Adventure activioties near Suicide Rock
- Birding in Sattal
- Visit to Mystery Lake - Garur Tal
- Methodist Ashram
- St. John Church
The beauty of Naukuchiatal is its tranquiiity. Surrounded by green oak forests from all sides this beautiful lake is aiimented by an underwater spring. The first sight of this tranquil lake is mesmerizing and eye-soothing, sure to leave you wanting for more.
Naukuchiatal is also famous for a local belief as per which you can attain Nirvana if you see all nine corners of Naukuchiatal Lake from a Single Point. Bhowali
Naukuchiatal is a must-visit for those who love getting lost in the serenity of nature. The captivating surroundings and varied biodiversity that can be seen in the area within 10 km radius of Naukuchiatal gives it the perception of virtual heaven. It is the place where you can enjoy compilations of colorful butterflies and the beautiful variety of Himalayan birds.
It is 1706 meters above the sea level and 11 KMs. away from Nainital.This is a road junction serving all the nearby hill stations from Nainital.Bhowali is famous for its scenic grandeur and as a hill fruit mart.
Tea gardens at Shyamkhet are famous for its organic Uttrakhand tea exported worldwide. It is a beautiful serene place to visit a box of Uttrakhand tea is a must buy.
Famous for the temple of Lord Golu worshipped by hill people and sainik school this place is at a distance of 3 Kms from Bhowali.
A Placid lake surrounded by towering peaks, spellbinding views, Greenery all around, and a tranquil atmosphere. Nainital has earned the epithet of 'Lake District' of India. The most prominent of the lakes is Naini lake .
A hill station, idyllic in its charm, Ranikhet with its majestic pine trees, is 60 Kms. from Nainital. This hill station is undoubtedly a tourist?s paradise. The scented mountain breeze, fresh & pure, the singing of birds, the panoramic view of the Himalayas,Ranikhet The headquarter of Kumaoun Regimental Centre. KRC museum and memorial are the jewels of Ranikhet town.
Jim Corbett National Park, is a perfect holiday destination. Mainly known for its successful tiger conservation project, Corbett is home of great variety of wildlife creatures.
|Other attractions :
- Gargia Temple
- Bird watching
- Elephant Safari
- Jeep Safari
- Canter safari
- Corbett Fall & Laduagarh Fall
- Corbett Wildlife Museum
Nestling among thick dense pine forests, atop a narrow ridge and separated from the towering mountains of the Nanda Devi range by low, medium mountains. at Kausani the grandeor of the Himalayan scenery comes alive. The view of the snow covered Trishul & Nanda Devi is so clear that one gets a feeling of the snow being within touching distance.
Situated at an altitude of 2286 mts. on Bhowali Devidhura road, Mukteshwar is a small hill station covered with a thick wooded forest and offers majestic views of the Himalayas. Near Mukteshwar is a stone hole of Chauli Ki Jali, dedicated to Lord Shiva. On a moonlit night, the place offers a spectacular view of the sparkling town of Almora and the majestic peaks of Adi Nampa of Nepal stretching up to the Chaukhamba Peaks of Garhwal. It is also famous for the hundred year old Indian Veterinary Research Institute Campus. This beautiful place is 2286 mts in altitude and 51 Kms. from Nainital. Surrounded by fruit orchards and thick coniferous forest it was developed by the Britishers as research and education institute (IVRI) in 1893. It is the celebrated scenic spot overlooking long ranges of Himalaya. An old temple of Lord Shiva exist on the top of a rock.
Situated at an altitude of 1789 mts. on Bhowali-Mukteshwar road Ramgarh is known for a variety of Himalayan fruits and spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges. The famous poets Rabindranath Tagore and Mahadevi Verma have praised the serenity of this place. The poems 'Geetanjali' and 'Sandhya Geet' were composed here. Ramgarh also houses a fruit processing factory run by the Government.