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Best Sightseeing Tours in Nainital

Uttarakhand’s Himalayan resort town has a charm of its own. Situated in the Kumaon region, it’s 2000 metres above the sea level. With the best sightseeing tours in Nainital, it has always been a centre for tourists who flock in here every year for a view of the Nainital Lake and to roam the streets of this beautiful hill station. But Nainital has more to it than just the Nainital Lake, the Naina Devi Hindu Temple and the beautiful scenery around it. Nainital has many activities that you can be a part of during your stay here. For example, you can get yourself a guide at Pangot for local sightseeing and bird watching. You can stay at The Corbett View Resort for a memorable time, and go for the Kunjakharak trek from Corbett to Kunjakharak. The best way to enjoy your stay at Nainital is to book a stay with a good hotel or resort such as the Mountain Trail Resort, the Le Roi Resort etc.

 

Nainital is a place you go to relax and enjoy your time. Staying at a resort ensures that you do. A guided trip in Jim Corbett and Nainital-Binsar-Corbett tour should be up your list too for a memorable time here. If you haven’t been to Bhimtal, you can go see it too, the town is situated at a distance of 22 kilometres from Nainital. If you are particularly fond of short treks and bird watching, you can take a short trip to Sattal. It’s best to hire a professional guide for the trip for the best of the experience on your trip. You can also tour Jim Corbett in a car, but please ensure you have an English-speaking, professional guide with you for the trip. A sightseeing tour in Nainital is like taking a complete tour of nature and wildlife, come here for the best experience of the Himalayan region.

Popular Packages

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  Rent a Guide at Pangot in Nainital For Bird Watching & Local Sightseeing 8 Hrs ₹ 1999 3.0 star View Details
  Sightseeing of Nainital in a Car 8 Hrs ₹ 2245 3.0 star View Details
  Rent a Guide in Nainital 1D ₹ 1800 4.0 star View Details
  Rent a Bike in Nainital 12 Hrs ₹ 1150 4.0 star View Details
  Adventurous Stay at The Corbett View Resort 3D 2N ₹ 4840 3.0 star View Details
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    Rent a Guide at Pangot in Nainital For Bird Watching & Local Sightseeing
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    About the Activity:Hire a professional English speaking guide and experience true beauty of the Himalayam region Pangot in Nainital like never before at your own pace.Pangot is located about 13 kilometers from Nainital, which is a popular hill station and Kilbury, which ...

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    1999


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    Sightseeing of Nainital in a Car
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    Nainital
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Nainital is a beautiful hill station in Uttarakhand set in a valley containing a pear-shaped lake, and surrounded by mountains.By renting a car along with a driver as a guide you can visit some of the major attractions and scenic spots in the vicinity....

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    Rent a Guide in Nainital
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    Nainital
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Hire a professional English speaking guide and experience true beauty of the Himalayam region in Nainital like never before at your own pace.Nainital is a Himalayan resort town in the Kumaon region and formerly a British hill station.This town has many...

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    1800


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    Rent a Bike in Nainital
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    Nainital
    h12 Hours

    About the Activity:Hire a motorcycle and experience true beauty of the Himalayam region in Nainital like never before at your own pace.Nainital is a Himalayan resort town in the Kumaon region and formerly a British hill station.This town has many famous attractions like ...

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    Adventurous Stay at The Corbett View Resort
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    Nainital
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:Located on the southern periphery of Corbett National Park, Corbett View Resort provides you a stay in wilderness close to protected areas and nature reserves. Grasp the dense varieties of wild trees placed haphazardly all over. Enjoy the mountain r...

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    Corbett to Kunjkharak Trek in Uttarakhand
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    Nainital
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:Start your 3 day 2 night trek by getting picked up in Near Jim Corbett and take a drive to Kunjkharak.This trek starts from the Akashkanda on the foothills of the Himalayas and winds up through dense low altitude jungles and Deodar forests. The remoten...

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    Camping in Valley Bed of Nainital
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    Nainital
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About Nainital:Nainital is one of the most favorite holiday destinations in the country owing to its unmatched beauty. This stay experience in a camp will become the epitome of stays in the lake city of Uttarakhand for you along with the multiple numbers of activities re...

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    Mukteshwar Ridge Camping, Uttarakhand Flat 21% Off
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    Nainital
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Camp:The camp is located right in between meadows with a view of Himalayan peaks and snow capped mountains all around the zone. Fifty kilometers from Nainital, this site has proximity to fruits orchards and provides panoramic scenario for a perfect stay. Also, ...

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    Nainital
    d2 Days n1 Night

    The Mountain Trail Resort, Mukteshwar situated at 8000 feet is an idyllic, perfect spot for your relaxing holidays as well as adventure activities set in the lap of nature and lush greenery makes this resort a perfect place to spend your weekends.Located on a gentle h...

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    Nainital
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Activity: Le-Roi Resort is set amidst scenic beauty and charm of the serene surroundings of Jim Corbett, and is sure to create a lingering experience for the guests. The resort offers a perfect getaway for nature lovers with its exciting adventure activities...

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    34 ratings

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    3300


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    Nainital
    h6 Hours

    About the Activity:Located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, Jim Corbett National Park has been a retreat for tourists and wildlife lovers for a long time.Striped tigers majestically roam the vast expanse of the park, while the elephants, gharial crocodiles bask on th...

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    32 ratings

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    999


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    Nainital
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About the Activity:Gear up for this one of a kind amazing tour of 6 days 5 nights Nainital-Binsar-Corbett Tour and make your vacation a special one.Start your tour after getting picked up from the airport and transferred to Nainital. Once there check into the hotel and f...

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    Nainital
    d6 Days n5 Nights

    About the Activity:Its time for some extra treat and exploring the colourful nature with vivid wildlife. Make your vacation special with this exciting trip along with your loved ones.Get picked up fro the airport and drive to Nainital. Once there check into the hotel and...

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    Nainital
    h8 Hours

    About the Activity:Bhimtal is a town in Nainital district situated at an altitude of 1370 meters above sea level and is about 22 kilometers from Nainital. A famous hill station and tourists destination of India providing various activities and scenic spots for you to enj...

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    Nainital
    d3 Days n2 Nights

    About the Activity:Choose this package of 3 day trekking and sightseeing in Nainital, the picturesque city in the state of Uttarakhand if you are looking for a perfect getaway from the humdrum of your routine.You will get ample time to cover the entire Nainital on this t...

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Attractions

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Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo, Nainital

The much endangered species found in the Himalayas are being protected carefully over Pt. G. B. Pant High Altitude Zoo located in Nainital. Royal Bengal Tiger, Tibetan Wolves, Sambar, Leopard Cat and Himalayan Bear are a few of the important ones one can spot in the zoo. Along with them there are different species of high altitude birds live happily. Sher ka Danda hill is the preserver of this zoo, perched on an altitude of 2100 meters and over 4.6 acres of serene forest. Built in 1984 and opened to public in 1995, the zoo is located just 2 KM away from Tallital Bus Station in Nainital, between Shivalik and middle Himalayan Ranges. The zoo is one of the prime attractions in Uttarakhand now.
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The Ridge of Shimla

The Ridge of Shimla is known for organizing several government functions and fairs. It is the key venue for all the major events as well as celebrations that take place here in Shimla. Summer Festival that is the most famous festival is held here at the Ridge.

Location: The Ridge of Shimla is an extremely famous tourist attraction that is set in the heart of Shimla. It is situated along the Mall Road that is the famous shopping center of Shimla.

Highlights: The Ridge of Shimla is the hub of all the cultural activities of Shimla. Some of the prominent place of Shimla such as the Lakkar Bazaar, Mall, Scandal Point, Jakhoo hill, etc is in close proximity to the Ridge.

Best time: Open all round the year but since the Summer Festival is held during the months of April or May, one can plan a visit during these months.
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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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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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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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Traveller Tales from Nainital

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Kaiya Gupta

07 April 2015

You can pick up this trek if you are in the mood of mediocre level of difficulties during the trek. Plenty of good things on the way will keep you filled with excitement. Do not miss the sunrise views ...

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Ajit Khan

12 December 2018

We came here as a group of 4 college friends and we loved the entire trip! The mats and sleeping bags for the tents were all provided to us by the caretaker, Karan, and the stay was comfortable and spa...

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Akshita Jain

15 April 2015

I went for this trek with my gal pals and had an amazing time in the snow covered mountains. The trek is quite difficult maybe because we were trekking for the first time. For a moment I though I can a...

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Aayush Sablani

04 May 2015

It was good to complete this trek without such problems and difficulties. Uttarakhand has always been my favourite destination for trekking, and this one was amongst my planned treks. On the trek, keep...

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Jatin Pathak

07 May 2015

I went here with my college friends making it a kind of reunion trip and had a great time. The place is beautiful. With its religious significance its a divine and a peaceful place to be. The trek part...

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Ekta Agarwal

13 April 2015

Heard a lot about the Om Parvat from my grandma. But after completing this trek, even I found it so much beautiful and fascinating. You can expect a bit of obstacles but most of the trek will be easy a...

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Arihant Rao

07 May 2015

I’m still in the hangover of my trip…Beautiful place., it may get tough at times but then c'mon reveal the adventure side of yours. The trek is not so difficult but the views and the ambiance of the pl

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Shilpi Singh

04 May 2015

By God, it was the best trek for me so far. As I cannnot claim to be a hardcore trekker, the Om Parvat Trek gave me enough of the challenges and the much needed adrenaline rush. All in all, it was a ma

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Mayank Singh

15 April 2015

Beautiful place, mildly difficult trek but then if you have good company and good music running in your ears, every trip is a great trip…Beautiful place it actually makes you think!!! It’s so calm and