Know About splendid and eventful tour of North India Hill Station Nainital – Uttarakhand – North India Hill Station

Nainital a small township from the Uttarakhand is among the popular and most visited Summer Holiday destination of Indians. Nainital is renowned for natural unparalleled beauty of Himalaya, Historic sacred Lakes and refreshing cool healthy environment and often referred as Lake City and Glittering Jewel of heavenly Himalaya.
Nainital is also gateway for many picturesque locations and places of religious importance such as Bhowali , Ramgarh , Mukteshwar , Bhimtal , Sattal and Naukuchiatal etc. city gets name from the ancient temple of Naina Devi on the banks of famous lake Naini, which has mention in the SKand Puran as Trishul Sarover.
According to mythological faiths Naini lake is among the 64 Shakti Peeths [Shakti peeth a place where a body part of Sati felled while the Lord Shiva was carrying]. According to lore Naini Lake was filled with water from the Mansarovar Lake considered as the most holly lake in Hindu religion and thus Nainital is also considered and famous as “the lesser Manasarovar”.
During the British rule, in the year 1841, P. Barron constructed ever first European house, which was also used as Pilgrimage Lodge, at Naintal.
Along with the long romantic walks, Nainital city offers facility of Boating, Yachting, Horse riding, Skating, Golf and Rock climbing to make your summer holiday more eventful.


Vital Tourist Information : Nainital

Location :
Nainital is located at altitude of 1938 Meters at the foothills of Kumaon range of Himalya, in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand.


Mountain Range : foothills of Kumaon range of Himalya


Altitude : 1938 Meters


Near By City : Nainital


State : Uttarakhand India


Region : North India


Famous as / For :
Popular Summer Holiday in North India
Jewel of heavenly Himalaya.
Picturesque scenic valleys and tranquility in lap of mother nature. Nainital is also famous for annual fair dedicated to Goddess Nainadevi held in September and tourism oriented celebration winter festival held in October / November month.


Weather & Climate :
Nainital climate remains refreshing cool through out the year. Extreme temperature changes are very rare here.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 29°C Min. 10°C
Winter : Max. 15°C Min. 3°C


Tourist Season :
Nainital have most pleasant climate through out the year but during the rainy season transportation become a bit uncomfortable so baring the rainy months of June - September and real chilly cool month of January one can visit hill station any time in the year.


Spoken Languages :
Hindi - Kumaoni - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Woolen garments and Fabrics, Decorative pieces made from wood and colourful candles are the high priority items of shopping by the tourist at Nainital. Mallital Bazaar, Tallital Bazaar and Tibetan Market along with G B Pant Marg are some of the famous shopping locations of the city.


Trekking/Excursions :
Hill resort Nainital offers a lot to adventure tourism lovers. Some of the famous trekking route of Nainital are Nainital Betalghat Trek, Nainital Binayak Trek, Nainital Kainchi Trek, Nainital Kilbury Trek and Nainital Kunjkharak Trek.


Fair & Festivals :
Two most popular festivals of Nainital are :
Annual fair dedicated to Goddess Nainadevi held in September and tourism oriented celebration winter festival held in October / November month.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots : Bhim Tal - China Peak - Dorothy Seat - Khurpa Tal - Kilbury - Lariakanta - Nainital Ropeway - Sat Tal - Snow View
Religious Places : Hanumangarhi - Mukateshwar - Naina Devi Templ


Interesting Information :
Ranikhet Express is important train running on the Delhi Kathgodam route and takes about 7 hours for journey from Delhi to Kothgodam.


How To Reach Nainital Uttarakhand India


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Nainital is accessible by train journey via Kathgodam, which is nearest rail station for getting here and connected with Agra, Lucknow and other cities of north India by daily operational trains.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Nainital is connected on bus route with many nearby cities. Luxury buses and tourist vehicle are also available from Delhi for getting here by road travel.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Nainital is not on the air travel map, Pantnagar, on road distance of about 75 km is the nearest airport for the air journey to Nainital.