Sariyatal is about 5 kms away from Nainital on the way to Kaladhungi, nestled this small Lake and a beautiful tourist spot. Sariyatal is a very good place to pass some time in solitude enjoying the beauty of nature. Himalayan Botanical Garden at Sariyatal near Nainital has a butterfly Park, herbarium, library and a fern house with other facilities.The Himlayan Botanical Garden is a centre of study for the scientists and the botanists.
Himalayan Botanic Gardens is located just outside Nainital, the lake city of Uttarakhand in the Himalayas. This garden, extending to an area of 30 hectares has a collection of several native plant species, many of which are rare and endangered. The major attractions include an orchidarium, fernatum, herbarium, Thunia alba orchid, geodesic dome, waterfalls, etc. The entry ticket is Rs. 20. The botanic garden is run by the Uttarakhand Forest Department. It is a very good Eco Tourism Destination.This is a unique project in Uttarakhand which has used reclaimed and degraded land for providing awareness on Himalayan environment.