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Best Places To Stay in Nainital

Well-known for its panoramic view of pristine pinnacles, Nainital is known for its spectacular lakes. With its lakes, temples and exotic scenery around is the perfect honeymoon paradise nestled in the arms of Kumaon Hills with an air which refreshing and carries a subtle charm.

 

There are a lot of popular engagements around Nainital such as its lake as mentioned above, trekking in Nainital is popular, birding in Nainital attracts lot of tourists, biking and its wildlife are other interesting things to do in this hill station. One must not forget that when it comes to accommodation, there are some unique places to stay in Coimbatore.

 

It is an ultimate holiday destination for the teenagers as well as for the matured people who are looking forward to spend some quality time away from the hustle and bustle of the city. While kids can go for trekking or rock climbing, adults can rejuvenate themselves as they will be surrounded by nature and wildlife.It is the ultimate answer to all the questions of adventure lovers. Sometimes all you need is little excursion to refresh and revitalize the mind and charge up for the coming week.

 

Nainital is divided into two parts, Tallital and Mallital, with the lake separating them. Tallital is the southern side of the lake, while Mallital consists of the northern upper reaches. It is also known as the Lake District of Uttarakhand and is named after Goddess Naina Devi. This honeymoon paradise nestled in the arms of Kumaon Hills is believed to have the blessings of Lord Shiva. The best places to stay in Nainital range from some high end properties to homestays that will keep you warm and cozy.

Popular Packages

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Boutique Resort Stay in Nainital - Flat 21% Off 2D 1N ₹ 2500 5.0 star View Details
Lakeside Resort Stay at Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand 2D 1N ₹ 1273 5.0 star View Details
Nature Stay in Old Colonial Home, Nainital - Flat 25% Off 2D 1N ₹ 1800 5.0 star View Details
Adventurous Stay at The Corbett View Resort 3D 2N ₹ 4840 3.0 star View Details
Lakeside Homestay with Meals, Nainital 2D 1N ₹ 1920 4.0 star View Details
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    Nainital is a beautiful hill station in Uttarakhand and surrounded by the beautiful lake Naini Tal and greeny hills. Staying at this place will definitely make you reconnect to nature with luxury. About the property:Enjoy the luxurious stay at Lakeside homestay and beaut...

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    Nainital is a beautiful hill station in Uttarakhand and surrounded by the beautiful lake Naini Tal and greeny hills. It is the best place to experience Paragliding, other adventure activities, Lake, Mountains, Spirituality, Nature walks, Temples, and Charm of nature in U...

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    Stay like a royal and feel like a royal with this amazing royal stay in Nainital. Nainital is a beautiful Himalayan hill station in Uttrakhand and surrounded by the beautiful lake Naini Tal and greeny hills. About the property:The palace hotel is located in Mallital whic...

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    Considered as the gem of Uttarakhand, Nainital lies within the lake Naini, which gives Nainital its name. Located at the foothills of Kumaon ranges in the Himalayas, the place is a getaway you would want to go again and again. If you wish to stay in this city, we have a ...

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    Nainital is the best place to experience Lakes, Mountains, Adventure, Spirituality, Nature walks, Tranquility, Beauty, Temples, and Charm of nature in Uttrakhand.About the property:The campsite is located in Pangot, just 15 km from Nainital. The campsite is surrounded by...

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Attractions

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Nainital

If lush green plains and misty clouds allure you to nestle in a hammock and read a good book, far away from the city life then you need to head to Nainital, a stellar getaway place near Delhi for trekkers and nature lovers alike! Situated in the Kumaon foothills of the Himalayan ranges, Nainital is also known as the 'Lake District' of India.

 It has also been termed as a pious place for Hindus and is one of the most popular hill stations near Delhi due to its fascinating hills, picturesque plains, enjoyable climate and stunning lakes.  Adventurers engage in trekking activities and hike to the top of the beautiful hills just to witness the beautiful view and the wispy sky.

Distance from Delhi: 278km

Best time to visit: March to June and October to February.

Attractions: Nainital Lake, Governor's House, Eco Cave Gardens, Naini Peak and Snow View Point

Activities: Lake Visits, Village and Wildlife tours, Cable Car Rides, Rock Climbing and Trekking

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Bhimtal Lake

It is a famous lake located in the town of Bhimtal. The reason why it is so famous is because of the masonry dam built in the year 1883 which enabled a good storage facility. It has a catchment area of around 17.12 sq km which is quite large.

Location: The lake is located in Bhimtal, which is a famous town in Nainital. It is more than 22 km away from Nainital. If you want to reach a railway station from here, the nearest one is Kathgodam which is at a distance of 20 km from the lake.

Highlights: The Bhimtal lake is the largest lake in the region of Kumaon, which is popularly known as the lake district of India owing to the density of lakes present here. This lake helps in providing drinking water as well as makes sure that the different species of fishes are habitable here.
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Nainital Lake

Nainital Lake is one of the best natural freshwater bodies in the state of Uttarakhand. Being a lake in midst of a bustling township, it receives huge tourist attraction. It is a crescent shaped lake with Naina Devi Temple at one end.

Location: It is located in the city of Nainital which lies in Uttarakhand. The Sukhatal and Tallital bustands are nearby and thus you can choose to opt for roadways while travelling to the place in public transport.

Highlights: There is a famous Nainital Boat Club which offers yachting facilities at the lake. You can enjoy boating through the lake with the calm and serene atmosphere.

Price: The Nainital Boat club charges Rs. 350 for boating you around the lake. If you want to pedal the boat yourselves, you will get them for Rs. 150 per hour. Other boatmens will boat you for Rs. 210 in the Nainital Lake.
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High Altitude Zoo

The High Altitude zoo is a place every animal lover must visit. It has some of the most endangered as well as reserved animals which you can't see elsewhere. It was opened in the year 1995 and receives around 125,000 annual visitors.

Location: It is located at a distance of just 2 KM from the Tallital bus stand but many visitors chose to climb up the hill without any transportation.

Highlights: You will see there are many endangered animals from the Himalayas. Some of the famous animals include the Royal Bengal Tiger, Tibetan wolf, sambar, leopard cat and Himalayan bear. It was also home to India's only Siberian tiger but he died in the year 2011.


Best time to visit: The zoo is open from Tuesday to Sunday and the timings are from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. Plan your trip accordingly so that you can visit the place while it stays open.

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Eco Cave Gardens

It is one of the most popular gardens in Nainital which tourists often visit and apart from the visitors, even the residents come here often because of its nice atmosphere. The natural park is maintained and taken care by the local administration.

Location: It is located at the Sukhatal region of Nainital and falls on the Kaladungi road. Reaching here is not a hassle as most of the transportation facilities are nearby.

Highlights: There are many interconnected rocky caves as well as hanging gardens. The garden makes the most out of the hilly regions in which it is located. Even for children, it is a lot of fun due to the presence of a lot of activities on offer.

Price: The price for adults is Rs. 20 and that for children is Rs. 10. If you want to carry a camera along, you have to pay a fee of Rs. 25 for the same.
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Khurpatal Lake

As the region of Nainital is famous for its lakes and various water bodies, Khurpatal lake is one such body which plays an essential role in supplying water to the town. These lakes make sure that residents can drink safe water and never fall short of it. There are hills and tall trees surrounding the lake which makes the location look more beautiful.

Location: It is located in the Khurpatal town of Nainital. The place is just at a distance of 10 km from Nainital.

Highlights: You can spot a lot of fishes here because it provides a natural habitat for many fish species. Even fishing activities are carried out here which suffices the need of fish eating habits in the region. If you notice, the lake resembles the color of an emerald. This is quite interesting for the tourists and they love to take pictures of this beautiful natural lake.

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Mukteshwar Temple

It is a 350 year old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a famous tourist destination in Uttarakhand. There are many such temples throughout various states in India.

Location: It is situated in the Kumaon Hills and is 51 KM from Nainital. Usually tourists prefer road vehicles to get to the place. However, if you prefer airways, the nearest airport is at Pantnagar and the nearest railway station is at 65 KM from the town.

Highlights: From the temple, you will get a beautiful view of the Himalayas. People tend to enjoy the nice atmosphere and the stunning view from over the mountain top.

Best time to visit: The summers are warm with moderate heat and a little rainfall sometimes. The place receives heavy rainfall during the rainy seasons. Winters usually have freezing temperatures. So, you can decide the best time for you to visit the place as per your preferences.
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Kainchi Dham

It is one of the most famous ashrams in our country. There are many followers of Kaninchi Maharaj who believe in his teachings. If you want to go through a spiritual journey, this place is a must visit.

Location: It is at a distance of 9 KM from Bhowali and 17 KM from the town of Nainital.

Highlights: The place was visited by tech legend Steve Jobs in his earlier days. He also advised Mark Zuckerberg to have a visit here. It is believed that the place enhances spiritual enlightenment of oneself and thus most of the people visit for the same reason. In the annual Bhandara held on June 15, more than 1 lakh people are fed at the place.

Best time to visit: You can visit the place during anytime of the year however, if you want to stay inside Kanchi Maharaj-ji's ashram, you have to personally write a letter to the manager.

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Traveller Tales From Nainital

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Brahma Ahluwalia

12 December 2019

Nicely located to nainital and very easy to get around. Stone & Wood Themed Villa it is. Rooms are very good plus they have free WiFi etc. Staffs and manager are very helpful. Easy walk towards kandy l...

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Heema Johar

12 December 2019

The location of this villa was just amazing. We had an amazing time. The property is nestled in an oak forest. The rooms were comfortable and even the staff was humble and polite. Everything was well o

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Gobinda Asan

12 December 2019

Stone & Wood Themed Villa it is. Rooms are very good plus they have free WiFi etc. Staffs and manager are very helpful. Nicely located to nainital and very easy to get around. Easy walk towards lakes. ...

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Pramila Chaturvedi

12 December 2019

As we consider Nainital as the gem of Uttrakhand , though it is tottaly. This package is best suited for those who wants to cheriah the retro feel again. Recently we booked a tour for this site from th...

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Vidur Banerjee

12 December 2019

Good homestay with excellent view of lake. We had a great time there with home like feeling. Good hospitality by caretaker . He served us delicious meals. at last It was a wonderful experience staying

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Tanushri Trivedi

12 December 2019

It was an amazing homestay with excellent view of lake. We had a great time there with home like feeling. Good hospitality by the owner of house. It was a wonderful experience. Everything was well mana

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Jaimini Bhat

12 December 2019

The homestay is perfect for the people who needs peace and wants to relax. This is an amazing place to spend your weekend, location of the stay is good as you can get lake view from the balcony. Comfy

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Vasudeva Shah

12 December 2019

Perfect place to spend your weekend and to relax your mind from your daily routine. Comfortable rooms and beautiful beauty has added more peace to this place. I was very much happy with the entire stay...

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Udit Sethi

09 December 2019

This amazing campsite is covered by the mountains and forests. the campsite offered us the Tent stay with terrace.,restaurant , a garden.Corbett National Park was 60 km away from the camp so we rented...