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About nainital

Surrounded by the steep forested hills of Kumaon on the outer Himalayas, Nainital is a city that grew up around its namesake, Lake Naini. A favorite destination for honeymooners, this hill station, with its mythological past, is a part of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. With a landscape dotted with a plethora of lakes like Tallital, Mallital, Sattal, and Bhimtal, it is no wonder that the region is known as the Lake District of India. A spider’s web of scenic trekking trails covers the hillsides surrounding Nainital. The breathtaking panorama of the tangled rides and distant peaks of the mighty Himalayas will hold you spellbound. Spend some time promenading along Mall Road and explore the exotic cuisines of Nainital and grab some unique souvenirs. Aside from gorgeous surroundings, the city also offers other attractions like Nainital Zoo, a cable-car ride to Snow View, an amusement park called Mountain Magic, the impressive Governor’s residence, Raj Bhavan with its extensive grounds and many beautiful churches. Whether it is boating on the emerald green lakes or clambering through the lush forests or simply relaxing in the lap of Mother Nature, Nainital is sure to bring out the romantic in you.

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  • Best time to visit nainital The best time to visit Nainital is during the summer season. The hill station attracts a lot of visitors durin...Read More
  • How to reach nainital The closest airport to Nainital is Pantnagar Airport. Unfortunately, it only has flight connectivity to Delhi ...Read More
  • Transport In nainital There are no local buses in Nainital. But there are travel agencies that arrange bus tours around the city. Vi...Read More
  • People of nainital A majority of the people of Nainital are Kumaoni people. There are also people from all over the country who h...Read More
  • Languages of nainital The official language of Nainital is Hindi. Since a majority of the population are Kumaoni people, Kumaoni lan...Read More
  • History of nainital The history of Nainital begins in mythology. Naini Lake is believed to be the ‘naina’ or eye of Sati, the wife...Read More
  • Culture of nainital The culture of Nainital reflects the simple and traditional lifestyle of the people of this region. Despite a ...Read More
  • Weather of nainital March to May are the summer months in Nainital. The days in this season remain pleasant, with the temperature ...Read More
  • Map of nainital Nainital is a city that grew up around the pear-shaped Naini Lake. It is nestled among the slopes of the Kumao...Read More

Places to visit in nainital

Eco Cave Garden

Eco Cave Garden

Gardens-Woods

Spend approx 2 hours

A relatively new entry to the tourists places in Nainital, Eco Ca...
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Pangot

Pangot

Gardens-Woods

Spend approx 1 hour

An important stopover on the birdwatcher's trail in the Kuma...
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Naukuchiatal

Naukuchiatal

Water Bodies

Spend approx 2 hours

A lake of nine corners, Naukuchiatal, can fool you into believing...
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Naina Peak

Naina Peak

View Point

Spend approx 4 hours

The highest peak in Nainital, Naina Peak pose a challenge to most...
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Machan Restaurant

Machan Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 300

Satisfy your cravings for irresistible Chinese food at Machan Res...
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Sakley's Restaurant & Pastry Shop

Sakley's Restaurant & Pastry Shop

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 500

Experience sugar rush as you delve into sugary delights at Sakley...
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The Nature Restaurant

The Nature Restaurant

In Hotel

Cost for Two - INR 300

Dine like a king at Nature Restaurant. The lavish menu has so man...
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Sher-e-Punjab

Sher e Punjab

Dhaba

Cost for Two - INR 500

If you are looking for a typical Punjabi Dhaba experience, then S...
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Boat House Club

Boat House Club

Pubs, Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 850

Unlike other cities, the nightlife of Nainital is more relaxed an...
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Zoom Land

Zoom Land

Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 400

At Nainital, you can get some thrill alongside natural beauty. If...
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Viceroy

Viceroy

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 1000

Nainital has only a few bars, so if drinking is the kind of fun y...
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Snow View Bar

Snow View Bar

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 500

The picturesque town of Nainital has so much to offer to both the...
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Holiday Packages In nainital

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    Amazing Nainital - Jim Corbett Tour
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    Nainital - Corbett National Park Tour
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.21,505
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    Uttarakhand Expedition
    6 Nights, 7 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.19,500
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In nainital

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    Hill Station Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.7,499
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Family Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.10,499
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Affordable Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.11,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in nainital

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