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Tiffin Top Nainital

Tiffin Top Nainital, Dorothy's seat, 5 Top Places To Visit - Allseasonsz.com
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  • India
  • Uttarakhand
  • Nainital
  • 11°C-25°C
  • 6836 FT
  • Hindi,Kumaoni
  • Oct,May,June
  • Kathgodam
  • Pantnagar
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Tiffin Top Nainital

5 Top Places To Visit Nainital

Tiffin Top Nainital also known as Dorothy's Seat is one of the 5 top places to visit in Nainital. Find photos, more details of tiffin top situated at 4 km hike from Nainital at height of 7535 ft.Tiffin top nainital commands a nice view of the neighbouring country side.Dorothy's Seat is a stonework picnic perch on Tiffin Top built as a memorial to a British Army Officer's wife, Dorothy Kellet, by her husband Col J.P. Kellett DSO MC,City of London Regiment, and admirers after her death from septicaemia aboard a ship bound for England to be with her 4 children, Elizabeth, Joan, Barbara and Richard. She was buried at sea in The Red Sea in 1936.

Tiffin Top which meanes"Packed food consumed during the day"so visitors & tourists would trek to Tiffin top with packed lunch's and spend a quiet and peaceful picnic. Tiffin top is a short trek of about 4 kms from Nainital and provides excellent view of the Himalayas and the Nainital town.Visit to Tiffin top nainital is one the prominent things to do in Nainital and sought after adventure activities in Nainital tourism

The road to this picnic spot crawls along the rugged hill side swaying this way & that, and than all in one breadth in hushed silence suddenly unfolds a canvas on which nature has painted this beautiful spot. Tiffin Top Nainital commands an excellent view of the Himalayas as well as the neighboring country side. The Top & Lands end can be covered at a stretch as both spots are side by side.Tiffin Top / Dorothy's Seat is a Picnic Spot A trip to Tiffin Top brings breath of fresh air and enjoyment of the scenic beauty. This hill top is a perfect spot for aspiring photographers as they can capture the picturesque view of the countryside. You Can Visit Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat) On Foot By Or By Horseback .

History of Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat)

Tiffin Top or Dorothy's Seat was built up by a Britsh Man, he was an army office named Col. J.P. Kellete, DSO MC, City of London Regiment in memory of her late wife. Her wife Dorothy Kellete was an English artish, She died from septicamia while on a ship sailing for English with her four children Elizabeth, Joan, Barbara and Richard. Dorothy Kellete was buried in The Read Sea in 1936.

Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat)


Uttarakhand
Nainital
Aryapatta Region of Nainital City
5.4 kms / 24 minutes from Bus Stand, Tallital, Nainital

Free However a Horse Riding trip from Mall road is around INR 500 to INR 700.

2 Hourr
8:00 AM
5:30 PM
Sometimes adventure Activities like rapelling & rock climbing are organized in Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat).
Visit Tiffin Top during the day, the one can experience a scenic beauty of kumaon hills..
Children and adults both are allowed to visit Tiffin top however adult should accompany children during their visit to Tiffin Top.

How to Reach Tiffin Top Nainital

Situated at a distance of 4 km from Nainital, Tiffin top is easily attainable by the travelers and tourists. Tourists can trek for about 11 km passing from the Sherwood School which is situated in Ayarpatta to reach the Tiffin Top. One more way to reach this famous spot is by hiring a horse from Bara Pathar which will cost you aroud INR 600-700 per person, which is also well-connected to the main city and can be reached via bus & taxi.


Itinerary for Nainital

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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