Birding Tours in Nainital

Nainital is a birdwatcher’s paradise. With the best birding tours in Nainital, its avian fauna boasts the Himalayan Kingfisher, Gourd Sunbird, Rufous Babbler, Buzzards, Woodpeckers and Parakeets. Popular birding spots here include Sattal, Corbett National Park, Pangot, Mukteshwar and Mahesh Khan. Mahesh Khan is teeming with Koklass Pheasant, Mountain Bulbul and Cuckoo. Nainital Zoo is also a renowned birding site. Naintal’s beauty is not necessarily in the eyes of the beholder. Some sights that bear testament to the thought include the Naini Lake. Hire a Gondola for a scenic boat-ride on this lake, situated amidst misty hills and emerald landscapes. Pay a visit to the Naina Devi Temple, The Jama Mosque and a gurdwara in the vicinity, the togetherness of which stands symbolic of the secularity of India.


Also St. John’s Church, set at a higher altitude, is both an architectural marvel and atmospheric in its own right. Spectate the beautiful sunset at Hanuman Garhi. Don’t forget to make a trip to the Nainital Zoo, also known as Sher ka Danda. You will find leopards, tigers, the Tibetan wolf, the Himalayan Civet. To breathe in the essence of Nainital, a complete, 360 degree view from the Aerial Ropeway cable-car ride, is a must. Get a feel of a foreign vacation, locally by tasting authentic Thai cuisine, delicious roast lamb, pepper steaks and pizzas at Sakley’s Restaurant. Rose-water lassi and Dancing Coffee, served at Embassy Café, should be on your to-do list. If you are an admirer of British culture, pay a visit to Raj Bhavan, which is the official residence of the Governor of Uttarakhand. It is the epitome of English architecture and is surrounded by well-manicured gardens, nestled within a forest. Return home with a souvenir from the Tibetan Market. Check out the best birding tours in Nainital for a serene and relaxing vacation here.

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