Nainital, is one of the most popular hill-stations in Northern part of India which is situated high in the hills of Kumaon Himalayan ranges. This hill-station was established by Britishers around the famous Himalayan natural water lake – Naini Lake. Nainital is a mesmerizing hill-station which is surrounded by seven sky-kissing peaks from all the sides and beautifully decorated with Naini Lake in the middle. The place is one of the best places to witness the culture and traditions of Kumaon people living in Himalayan peaks.
Nainital, has served itself as a summer capital during the British era which can be still seen in the colonial heritage buildings, villas and bungalows of this hill-station. Nainital is the perfect destination to live with the peaceful nature and in the lap of great Himalayan peaks. Along with the serene beauty, Nainital is also well-known for some of the famous educational institutes from where many famous personalities have passed out.
Nainital, is well-ornamented with some of the super luxurious hotels and resorts, vibrant local bazaars, cafés and bakeries serving mouth-watering pastries, lush green forest hikes and trails which is surrounded by high-rising Cher, Oak and Deodar trees. Along with so many places and things to do, if you are an adventure lover, then you may also enjoy various activities like horse riding, paddling a boat in Naini Lake, fascinating hot-air balloon rides or mountaineering.
Custom Tours India, would like to welcome you to this beautiful hill-station which will make your eyes glitter with the majestic snow-capped Himalayan peaks and lush green hills. Below mentioned places are the top sightseeing places in Nainital which you may consider on your upcoming tour of India.
Naini Lake is a prime attraction in Nainital which is a natural lake situated in the center of the town and surrounded by lush green seven hills on all the sides. This natural fresh water body is regarded as “Queens of Lakes” due to its immense beauty and the stunning view of the sky-kissing peaks decorated with white-sheet of thick snow. This lake is an ideal place for boating with the alluring view of the sunrise and sunset.
Snow-view point is one of the most popular viewpoints in Nainital which is the best place to witness the wide-panoramic view of the majestic mountains covered with snow. As situated at the height, the place also offers splendid views of high peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul and Nanda Kot. Here, the local government has installed binoculars which allow you to enjoy the view from here. Along with this, in order to reach here, you need to take a cable car ride which starts from Mall Road and ends at Snow. View Point.
Tiffin Top is the second most popular viewpoint of the town which is also known as Dorothy’s Seat as the place was found by a British officer named Dorothy. This place provides a wonderful 360-degree magnificent view of Nainital and surrounding hills. You can enjoy various adventure activities like Rappelling and Rock Climbing. The place is surrounded by thick Cher, Oak and Deodar trees.
St. John Wilderness church is the oldest and best churches present in Nainital which is situated on a hill-top surrounded by lush green trees of pine and deodar. The church was constructed almost 180 years earlier and was built inspired by New Gothic Style and colorful tinted windows.
Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest park and tiger reserve in the Himalayas which is spread over a sprawling area of 500 sq. kms. situated at 70 kms from Nainital. This national park is well-known for some of the exquisite and healthy royal Bengal tigers. Along with Tigers, elephants and other animals, the park is also home for some 650 species of migrating birds. The park was established in 1936 and named after the famous hunter Jim Corbett.
Mall Road is situated adjoining the boundaries of Naini Lake which is the prime shopping and most happening place in Nainital which is explored by each and every traveler coming to Nainital. Mall Road is the best place to witness the culture and traditions of this amazing hill-station. You can explore local and international cuisines of various eateries and café’s here. Take a short walk along with the bustling shops of Mall Road or sit at a bench to view daily life of local people.