Places To Visit In Nainital – Nainital a popular hill station of Uttrakhand and also known as the “lake district of Uttarakhand”.The place is named after Naini Lake which is a famous tourist attraction. Nainital is one of the most popular hill stations of Uttarakhand (India). The place has also served the British government as a residential area. There you can find a large number of colonial buildings, alongside the blossoming beauty of nature. Due to its pleasant climate all over the year, it serves as the best tourist attraction. Naini lake is one of the major attractions of the place and the Tibetan market, Mall Road, Naina Devi temple is also some of the popular tourist’s attractions sites. The place offers a wonderfully picturesque location. You can also enjoy trekking and hiking in Nainital. From adventures to mouth-watering cuisines Nainital is worth visiting.
As we all know summer is on the peak and we are searching for some cool locations to visit for delightful and chilling summer vacations. So here I have come up with the best places to explore during your visit to Nainital. So let’s have a digital tour of the beautiful city.
List Of Top Six Places To Visit In Nainital
Eco Cave Garden
Eco cave garden is a newly emerging tourist attraction site of Nainital. The place has several caves of different animals including panther cave, ape cave. If you are planning for a child education tour or a fun tour with your children this place is perfect for them. It’s a fun place to explore, you have to crawl and climb through the caves to explore the location Which is really an amazing experience.
Avoid visiting during the rainy season.
The place serves as an adventurous site for both children and youngsters, as you have to crawl and climb.
Entry fee: INR60
Timing: 9:30-4:30 pm
The hidden gem of Nainital “naini” lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in India. Situated amidst the seven mountain peaks the lake bestows a beautiful picturesque view. The lake is shaped like a crescent moon which is really amazing. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of nature with boat riding. You can spend some quality time with your loved one. The captivating beauty of the lake also serves as a picnic spot for families.
You can enjoy boat rides as both pedal and rowing boats are available. However, it cost you 120/hr but it’s worth visiting.
Entry fee: no
Timmings : 6:00am – 6:00pm
Naina Devi Temple
Naina Devi temple is the famous pilgrimage spot of Hindus and attracts thousands of devotees all over the year. The place is situated on the hilltop near the northern end of Naini lake. Goddess Sati is worshipped as the incarnation of Naina Devi in this temple. When you enter the temple you can see the eyes are worshipped as it was believed that when Lord Shiva was carrying the corpse of Sati her eyes fell on this place and thereafter the temple is built here. The list of the best places to visit in Nainital is incomplete without Naina Devi Temple.
Entry fee: no.
Timing : 6:00am – 10:00pm
The best time to visit is during August when the Nanda festival is celebrated.
The mall road of Nainital is also known as Sardar Vallabh Panth marg. It is one of the most popular shopping destinations in Nainital. The road is constructed by the Britishers for commercial purposes. The mall road is a shoppers paradise where you can find a wide range of handicrafts, aromatic candles, soaps, and much more. It also serves as the best eating place with a variety of mouth-watering cuisines. The place remains crowded all the time as being a market area, but you can visit during the month of June and august when vehicles are prohibited. It will take 2 hours to explore the 1.5 km long market. It is one of the best places to visit in Nainital.
Timming : 9:00am-10:00pm
Another one of the best places to visit in Nainital is Snow viewpoint. It offers a beautiful view of the snow-covered mountain peaks with a lush green forest. The place is located at the height of 2270 meters which offers a great view to all the peaks – Nanda Devi peak, Trishul and Nanda Kot. There is a cable car service to reach on the snow viewpoint or either you can do hiking .you can watch the shimmering beauty of Naini lake from the top. The place is one of the famous tourist attractions spots of Nainital. The place is worth visiting during the month of December and January to enjoy the snowfall.
The ropeway ticket costs you around INR300 for adults and INR200 for children.
Tiffin top is an amazing place from where you can enjoy the 360° view of Nainital town. The place is also known as “Dorothy seat” where people used to have lunch and thereafter it became popular as tiffin top. The place provides a picturesque location and the soothing environment adores every visitor. The place serves as the best photography location. It’s a perfect place for nature lovers and experience seekers. You can spend quality time with your family and friends. The place is just 4km away from the central region of the town .so you must not forget to visit this specific place.
So it’s all about the beautiful hill station of Uttarakhand. Nainital is a great place to explore, it is a perfect place for both couples and family visits. The place also serves as a perfect honeymoon location. You can enjoy mouth-watering cuisine with the eye-catching beauty of nature. Do pay a visit to these beautiful locations of Nainital and share your experience with us.