Nainital Travel Guide
Nestled in the arms of Kumaon Hills, Nainital is one of the heavenly picturesque hill station of Uttarakhand. With a number of alluring lakes and misty mountains and valleys, Nainital is the paradise for tourist all over the world. The mountain view is so refreshing and carries a subtle charm.
Nainital is full of natural lakes and hot springs, creating magnificent views bounded by the great snowy range which forms the central axis of the Himalayas. The climate of nainital stays preferable all the year. Moreover, Nainital is home to many attractive and fascinating temples. It is presumed that in this honeymoon paradise prevails the blessings of Lord Shiva.
Places to See Nainital
Located at the Nainital district or Lake District, Naini Lake one of the most captivating water body of Nainital. The natural fresh water body, Naini lake, appears to be like a kidney shaped or crescent shaped lake. The area around the lake is rich in flora and fauna. The other three kumaon lakes are Sattal Lake, the Bhimtal Lake and the Naukuchiyatal Lake.
These lakes combining gives spellbinding view mostly during early morning and sunset. Naini temple is also a must visited place. Boating in the lakes also can turn out to be a long lasting experience.
Situated on a hill at a height of 1219 m above sea level, Naina Devi temple famed as one of the most holy temple when the pilgrims visit on a regular basis ever since it was built. This temple is full of mythological stories related to the establishment of the temple. All the Hindu festival are celebrated in this temple all the year. This place is also considered to be one of the 52 Shakti Peeths of Sati. Cable car facilities are available from the base of the hill for the pilgrims to reach at the top.
The Mall Road is the central attraction of Nainital connecting the two ends of the hill town. The mall road goes parallel to the Nainital lake and gives a stunning view of the lake. The mall road is the perfect place to try the delicious foods nainital and also the prime shoping and cultural centre of the nainital.
Snow view point is the place 3 km away from Nainital which gives the picture perfect view of misty Himalayans Mountain. One can reach there through a cable car or a taxi or by trekking up there.
Cuisines Must Try
Nainital is the house where you can try a large variety North Indian, Chinese, Continental, Italian to Thai, Tibetan and the local cuisines of Uttarakhand. Apart from that, popular Indian delicacies like Dal Makhani, Tandoori Roti, Naan, Paneer dishes are also available here. The local cuisines also the mouth watering one.
Accommodation in Nainital
If you are planning to take a trip to Nainital, you must book the numerous adventure resorts and camps available there. heritage homes or villas, lodges, cottages and hotels, you can took on rent.
Transportation in Nainital
The transportation facility within Nainital is very convenient. One can rent bicycle, mini buses and taxis to commute from one place to another within the city.