Places To Visit In Nainital

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Places To Visit In Nainital

The charming lake town of Himalayan is Nainital, present in the Uttarakhand state, famous for being one of the top picturesque hill stations. It is nestled high in the Kumaon region at an altitude of an average of 2000 metres above sea level. This heavenly town is surrounded by seven hills, known as Sapta-shring. The sparkling waters and majestic mountains add to the immense beauty of the town. Nainital Tourism boasts of listing a number of attractions that can leave visitors wanting more.

Top Attractions in Nainital

  • Naini Lake:

    Naini Lake has a great significance in naming the District Nainital. According to Hindu Mythology, Sati's left eye fell in this place and the lake formed in the shape of an emerald eye that gave rise to the patron deity of Nainital Town. Just at the Northern end of the lake, devotees can visit the Naina Devi Temple.

  • Naini Peak:

    Naini Peak is popular for being the highest peak in Nainital, situated at an average elevation of 2615 metres above sea level. Another name for this peak is China Peak in the locality. This place offers great trekking routes in Nainital alongside spectacular panoramic views of Naini Lake and the valley. Chardham Yatra offers a range of Nainital tour packages at great deals to explore all these paradisiacal vistas.

  • Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo:

    This zoo was established in 1984; however, it was opened to the general public in 1995. Pt. G.B. Pant zoo is located at an average elevation of 2,100 metres above sea level. The zoo houses a number of locally endemic exotic and endangered species of animals and birds. Among the endangered species present here are the Tibetan wolf, the Himalayan bear, and the snow leopard.

  • Lands End:

    Lands End is a great picturesque trekking spot in the district with an average elevation of 2118 metres above sea level. People also come here to enjoy picnics surrounded by exotic floras and pine forests.

  • Eco Cave Gardens:

    Eco Cave Gardens are a must visit place among the tourist locations in Nainital, which form an interconnected network of caves. Seven caves make up the park, which is accessible by a winding road with breathtaking views along the way.

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