Nainital is one of the most beautiful place of india. It is famous for it Lake and Breathtaking View, after which it is named Nainital, The region of Nainital was once called the City of Lakes or Chakta asthere were 60 lakes in the area beside the Naini Lake, which is the major attraction of the refion, the other lakes are at Bhimtal, Naukhuchiatal, Khurpatal, Sattal and Shymaltal

best places to visit in Nainital


A popular place for worship in the temple of lord Hanuman and its Sun-set view.


This is an angler’s paradise on Nainital-Kaladhungi-Ramnagar Road. It is here that the conifers belt merges and gives way to the Sal trees. Fishing permits are available from Deputy Commissioner, Nainital.


A wooded spot, ideal for a quiet and peaceful holidays, which is connected by road.


This is the second highest peak of Nainital and commands a glorious view of the lake region.

Naini Peak

Most favored picnic spot of the town. One can view the distant plains and snow clad Himalayas from the peak. A bird’s eye view of the lake is also obtainable from here. One can either trek or go on a horse back up to Naina Peak.

Naini Lake

The boat club overlooking the lake offers sailing facilities and also boating. Fishing is allowed with the permission of Executive Officer, Municipal Board, Nainital.


This is the nearest easily accessible peak on Sher-ka-Danda hill connected by Ropeway. A powerful telescope is fixed here which enables one to view the Himalayan ranges.

Nainital Ropeway

Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam has since installed the most sophisticated ropeway at Nainital which is the first of its kind in India. The ropeway covers a distance of 705 meters with an altitude gain of 300 meters. Carrying a maximum load of 825 kgs or 12 persons in each of its two cars, the ropeway travels at a maximum speed of 6 mts/ sec.


Bhimtal is named after Bhim, one of the five Pandavas of ‘Mahabharata’. The lake at Bhim Tal is larger than Naini lake at Nainital. Boating, swimming and fishing are the main attractions. An island in the centre of the lake is an excellent spot for picnic. Fishing permits can be obtained from the fishing Inspector of Bhim Tal. Tourist Bungalow and private lodges are available here.

Naukuchia Tal

This is a lake known for its nine comers. Area around the lake is an ideal place for bird watching. Fishing permits can be obtained from Fishing Inspector of Bhimtal.

Sat Tal

There are several small lakes, numbering seven, from where the name Sat Tal is derived. The lakes include Panna, Nal Damyanti and Sita. Sukha Tal is located in the middle of thick pine and oak trees. There are excellent facilities for swimming, boating and fishing. A small World Life sanctuary is another spot of tourist attraction.