A standout amongst the most famous and stunning hill stations: Blessed with its own scenic lake, Nainital is a hill station surrounded by the peaks of Kumaon Hills and is full of natural scenic beauty. It is a particular and popoular traveler’s goal of India. Nainital is partitioned into two sections, Tallital and Mallital, with the lake Seperatingthem. Tallital is the southern side of the lake, while Mallital comprises of the northern upper ranges.
Nainital like other Raj-period hill stations, has the typical provincial structures and Mall fixed with curious shops and modest pastry outlets. Among the various sacred places,The Church, St. John in the Wilderness, was one of the most historic structures in Nainital, accompanied by Belvedere, Alma hold up, Ashdale Cottage (1860) and has a worth visit
Nainital tour packages are reasonable approaches to spend a couple of days in the midst of picturesque magnificence, complemented by the ever-time pleasant climate for out shoe. A perfect spot to get away from the warmth of the fields, the town is effectively open through trains (till kathgodam), volvo busses and taxicabs. Since Nainital is a Hill station, Nainital isn’t straightforwardly associated with different urban areas via air. The closest air terminal is in Pantnagar, which is around 60 km from Nainital.
In North India the well-known hillstations – Nainital in Uttarakhand Uttaranchal and Srinagar in Kashmir are equivalent as both have lake and mountain landscape. The two towns are by and by various in morphological structure and setting. While Srinagar has urban center off the Dal Lake, the Nainital has the whole town around it.
Naini Lake (Nainital) : Amidst seven mountains touching the sky, the gem of the crown is the ravishing Naini Lake showering its beauty with pristine and calm water. The lake offers ample opportunities for adventure lovers with its yachting, boating and paddling facilities. Both ends of the Naini Lake have shopping centre selling luxurious as well as cheap memorabilia.
The Mall Roa: Mall road joins Mallital with Tallital and thus is busiest road of the town. Strolling on this road is famous amongst the tourists. Mall road is now named as Govind Ballabh Pant Marg. The road is filled with hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, banks, travel agencies and street shops as well.
Naini Peak: At a distance of 6kms from Nainital is the Naini Peak or Cheena Peak situated at an altitude of 2615mtrs from the sea level it is the highest peak in Nainital and can be only visited on foot or on horseback. It provides with a 360 degree view of the snow capped Himalyan peaks and is known for its bird’s eye view of Nainital.
High Altitude Zoo: The Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo is situated at a distance of just 1 km from the bus stand. At the height of 2100mts. above the sea level it is the only Zoo in Uttrakhand and it houses several endangered species like the Snow Leopard, Tibetan wolf, Leopard cat, Himalyan Bear etc. The Zoo remains closed on Monday.
Naina Devi Temple:The deity of the temple is Maa Naina Devi is represented by two eyes. It is said the eyes and navel of Mata Sati fell here and thus the name Naina Devi was originated.
The Mall Road: Mall road joins Mallital with Tallital and thus is busiest road of the town. Strolling on this road is famous amongst the tourists. Mall road is now named as Govind Ballabh Pant Marg. The road is filled with hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, banks, travel agencies and street shops as well.
The nearest airport is located at Pantnagar, which lies at a distance of 65 kilometres from Nainital. Most of the air traffic to Pantnagar airport includes private chartered flights. There are no commercial flights operational to and from here.
Winters (December to February): Shimmering with fresh snow, the views of the Himalayas are simply spectacular at this time. If you are lucky enough, you may even be able to catch a snowfall.
Spring (March & April): March and April is when Nature springs back to life. The chill of the winters is over and the fruit trees begin to blossom. The snow views in March are still good enough to take your breath away, though they become a bit more elusive in April.
Summers (May & June): The Summers see the greening of the hillsides and a riot of colours as the flowers are in full bloom and the trees are laden with fruits. You may treat yourself to the most luscious peaches, plums and apricots straight from the trees.
Monsoons (July to September): The monsoon showers bathe the hills in the most vibrant shades of green. It is almost magical to see the clouds flowing down the mountainsides into the surrounding valleys. For fruit lovers, there is plentitude of apples & pears and walnuts & chestnuts ready to be plucked off the trees. The flowers stand out brilliantly against the silver grey mists. It usually never rains continuously so outdoor activities are rarely a problem.
Autumn (October & November): The evergreen trees on the hillsides are still amply green after the rain while the fruit trees are in a winding up mode before the Big Freeze. The veils of the Himalayas begin to lift to reveal the most magnificent views of the peaks. For those who don’t want to brave the winters, this is the ideal time to catch the views of the snow clad Himalayas while the surroundings are still green and attractive.