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  • Uttarakhand
  • Nainital
  • 11C-25C
  • 6836 FT
  • Hindi,Kumaoni
  • Oct,May,June
  • Kathgodam
  • Pantnagar
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Nainital Lake

Ranked No. 1 among Top Nainital Tourist Attractions

Nainital Lake also known as Naini Lake, is an enchanting natural water body situated in Nainital city of Uttarakhand. Nainital Lake is Ranked No. 1 among The Top Nainital Tourist Attractions, offering activities like boating, parasailing, yatching. It is one of the major nainital attractions among the tourists and couples who wanna spent some great time and experience Boating in Nainital Lake. Having a depth of maximum 28 metres and minimum 6 metres, this lake adopt more elegant charm over the night, visitors can expereinnce the beautiful reflections of hotels and restaurants around the naini lake like the glittering stars around the galaxy during night. The lake is centrepiece of the Nainital city and there's also a saying, when Sati, wife of Lord Shiva sacrifice herself to the fire, the emerald green eye (Naina) fell to the earth and became Nainital Lake. Combined with lakes like Naini lake, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Khurpatal and Sattal, Nainital has earned a reputation of "The Lake District" all over the India. Boating in Nainital Lake is one the popular things to do in Nainital and sought after adventure activities in Nainital tourism.

Mallital and Tallital are the two parts of this lake where Mallital is the Northern part while Tallital is the Southern part, situated with many hotels around the lake, one can find no problem to choose a perfect stay close to this heart warming Natural water body. The Lake is surrouned by 7 beauitful kumaon hills - Ayarpatta, Deopatta, Handi Bandi, Cheena Peak, Alma, Laria Kanta and Sher-ka-Danda making it more elegant for the tourists.

History of Nainital Lake

Mr. P. Barron and English Business man who discovered this lake was on a hunting expedition. The English-man accidentally came across the lake and he was so mesmerized by the beauty that he decided to built an European Colony alonside the Lake. The Lake is also mentioned as "Trishi Sarovar" in Hindu Scripture known as "Skanda Puran". The legendery sages Atri, Pulastya and Pulaha are used to meditate here. Other story of the formation of Nainital lake is that, the three sages Atri, Pulastya and Pulaha dug a hole which got soon filled up by the Trishi Sarovar.

Activites in Nainital Lake

Naini lake is always attractted by the adventure sports lover who wanna experience boating in naini lake. But it should be note down that at the night boating is prohibited but tourist can enjoy a pleasing night walk along side the naini lake to experience the magical reflections of stars on naini lake.

Boating in Nainital LakeTimings & Charges (2017)

State Uttarakhand
City Nainital
Location Center of the City / Hert of Nainital
Distance & Travel Time 1.5 Kms / 4 Mins from Roadways Bus Stand, Tallital, Nainital
Nainital Boating Price This Beautiful Lake offers many opportunities like yachting, kayaking, boating and paddling to visitors. Pedal and rowing boats both are available on Rs 160 per hour. Decorattive Gondola boat costs Rs 200 for a round trip in Naini Lake.
Exploring Time 2 Hours
Open Time 6:00 AM
Close Time 6:00 PM
**Note** Boating in Nainital Lake is Prohibited at Night.

How to Reach Naini Lake

Located at the center of the Nainital City, people can easily reach Nainital Lake via taxi or bus from Kathgodam which is 35 Km from Nainital. Kathgodam is the nearest Railway station to the Nainital City while the nearest Airport is at Pantnagar which is 55 Km. For a complete travel guide on How to reach Nainital click here.

Nainital Attractions

Itinerary Inlcuding Nainital Lake

One Day Itinerary

One day would not do justice to the slope town but if one is concerned to accomplish it, I would prescribe covering the following:

  • Day 1 : Local Sightseeing

    Start the day with a rope-way trek to Snow View point for beautiful views of Himalayas or morning walk on Thandi Sarak originating from Naina Devi Temple running adjacent to Naini Lake and ending on Tallital-thesouthern corner of Lake. After coming back, enjoy boating in charming Naini Lake.Proceed to the Tibetan Market popularly known as Bhotia Market-If interested the market is ideal place to pick some souveniers and after a snappy lunch at one of the local Indian,Chinese Restaurants visit Naina Devi Temple and Gurudwara. Start Half Day sightseeing tour covering-Himalaya Darshan, Bara Pathar, Lover's Point, Suicide Point, Eco Cave Garden, Water Fall, Lake View Point. Spend the night strolling by Mall Road ( As traffic gets closed in Mall completely each day between 06PM-09 PM).End the day with Dinner at one of the popular Mall Road restaurants.

Two Days Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Local Sightseeing

    Start the day with a rope-way trek to Snow View point for beautiful views of Himalayas or morning walk on Thandi Sarak originating from Naina Devi Temple running adjacent to Naini Lake and ending on Tallital-thesouthern corner of Lake. After coming back, enjoy boating in charming Naini Lake.Proceed to the Tibetan Market popularly known as Bhotia Market-If interested the market is ideal place to pick some souveniers and after a snappy lunch at one of the local Indian,Chinese Restaurants visit Naina Devi Temple and Gurudwara. Start Half Day sightseeing tour covering-Himalaya Darshan, Bara Pathar, Lover's Point, Suicide Point, Eco Cave Garden, Water Fall, Lake View Point. Spend the night strolling by Mall Road ( As traffic gets closed in Mall completely each day between 06PM-09 PM).End the day with Dinner at one of the popular Mall Road restaurants.

  • Day 2 : Lake Tour

    Lake Tour Around Nainital- Start the famous Lake Tour visiting the nearby lakes namely - Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Sattal.You may opt for adventure activities like Paragliding, River Crossing, Rappelling, Rock Climbing, Jungle Camps etc here.Visit the divine temple of Gorakhal & Kainchi Ashram.You can do some shopping of local fruits and pulses from the Bhowali market while returning back.End the day with Dinner at local restaurants.

Three Days Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Local Sightseeing

    Start the day with a rope-way trek to Snow View point for beautiful views of Himalayas or morning walk on Thandi Sarak originating from Naina Devi Temple running adjacent to Naini Lake and ending on Tallital-thesouthern corner of Lake. After coming back, enjoy boating in charming Naini Lake.Proceed to the Tibetan Market popularly known as Bhotia Market-If interested the market is ideal place to pick some souveniers and after a snappy lunch at one of the local Indian,Chinese Restaurants visit Naina Devi Temple and Gurudwara. Start Half Day sightseeing tour covering-Himalaya Darshan, Bara Pathar, Lover's Point, Suicide Point, Eco Cave Garden, Water Fall, Lake View Point. Spend the night strolling by Mall Road ( As traffic gets closed in Mall completely each day between 06PM-09 PM).End the day with Dinner at one of the popular Mall Road restaurants.

  • Day 2 : Lake Tour

    Lake Tour Around Nainital- Start the famous Lake Tour visiting the nearby lakes namely - Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Sattal.You may opt for adventure activities like Paragliding, River Crossing, Rappelling, Rock Climbing, Jungle Camps etc here.Visit the divine temple of Gorakhal & Kainchi Ashram.You can do some shopping of local fruits and pulses from the Bhowali market while returning back.End the day with Dinner at local restaurants.

  • Day 3 : Visit Ranikhet or Mukteshwar

    Visit Ranikhet or Mukteshwar- Visit beautiful cantonment town of Ranikhet- 65 Kms/2 Hrs from Nainital.Proceed with local sightseeing of Ranikhet covering - KRC Museum, Golf Ground, Chaubatia Garden, Haidakhan Temple, Rani Jheel.Return back to Nainital and on the way must visit Kainchi Ashram known for the Neem Karoli Maharaj Ji, devotee of Lord Hanuman.
    OR
    Alternatively Visit Mukteshwar and Ramgarh approx 55 Kms/ 1.30 Hrs from Nainital.Local sightseeing of Mukteshwar covering -Chauli Ki Jhali, Mukteshwar Temple, IVRI Institute,Methodist Church and above all Mukteshwar offers panoramic views of Himalayas from here.Return back to Nainital.

Four Days Itinerary

  • Day 1 :Jim Corbett: Arrival and sightseeing

    Arrival at Jim Corbett National Park- On your entry in Ramnagar, head towards Corbett National Park area where your resort is located .Check Inn at your resort in Jim Corbett and unwind. Freshen up and get ready to visit Garjiya Devi Temple and can enjoy on the shores of Kosi river flowing amidst temple.Overnight at Jim Corbett.

  • Day 2 Nainital: Corbett Jungle Safari and Nainital Sightseeing

    Jeep Safari & Proceed to Nainital:-Start your day with an enchanting wilderness Jeep / Canter safari in the most seasoned national park of India, Jim Corbett National Park. After safari come back to the resort, get delicious breakfast and freshen up.Proceed to Nainital,on the way must visit the Corbett Fall, Corbett Museum ( Former house of legendry hunter Jim Corbett). On reaching , check inn at the hotel and you may proceed for Half Day sightseeing tour covering-Himalaya Darshan, Bara Pathar, Lover's Point, Suicide Point, Eco Cave Garden, Water Fall, Lake View Point.Spend the night strolling by Mall Road ( As traffic is closed in Mall Road completely each day between 06PM-09 PM) Distance from Jim Corbett National Park to Nainital: 75 km
    Travel Time: 2 to 3 hours

  • Day 3 : Lake Tour in Nainital

    Lake Tour Around Nainital- Start the famous Lake Tour visiting the nearby lakes namely - Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Sattal.You may opt for adventure activities like Paragliding, River Crossing, Rappelling, Rock Climbing, Jungle Camps etc here.Visit the divine temple of Gorakhal & Kainchi Ashram.You can do some shopping of local fruits and pulses from the Bhowali market while returning back. On reaching Nainital you may also enjoy the cable car ride originating from Mall Road and going up till Snow View point and can also visit Nainital Zoo-must visit attraction for Kids. End the day with Dinner at local restaurants or in your hotel.

  • Day 4 :Nainital: Sightseeing and Departure

    Visit Ranikhet or Mukteshwar- Visit beautiful cantonment town of Ranikhet- 65 Kms/2 Hrs from Nainital. Local sightseeing of Ranikhet covering - KRC Museum, Golf Ground, Chaubatia Garden, Haidakhan Temple, Rani Jheel.Return back to Nainital and on the way must visit the Kainchi Ashram known for the Neem Karoli Maharaj Ji, devotee of Lord Hanuman.
    OR
    Alternatively Visit Mukteshwar and Ramgarh approx 55 Kms/ 1.30 Hrs from Nainital.Local sightseeing of Mukteshwar covering -Chauli Ki Jhali, Mukteshwar Temple, IVRI Institute,Methodist Church and watch the panormic views of Himalayas from here.Return back to Nainital.



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