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Attractions in Nainital

Snow View at Nainital

Snow view - At a height of 2270 mt, about 3 kms from the town and also accessible via a cable car, Snow view is one of the most visited tourist spots of the town. It provides a panoramic view of the town and the 350 km long range of the Himalaya.

Land's End - About 4 kms from the town, Land's End provides a magnificent view of the plains and the beautiful Khurpa Tal surrounded by the beautiful village and pine forests.

Gurney House - For wildlife-lovers, the Gurney House is of much significance, as it was the former residence of the great hunter-turned-conservator of man-eating tigers, Jim Corbett.

Observatory - It is situated about 4.5 km from Nainital. At an altitude of 1951 mt, the Observatory is basically a place of astronomical studies. Public viewing of some of the instruments are allowed. For night viewing three four days on moonlit nights are fixed and prior permission is required.

Church of St. John in the Wilderness - The church is one of the oldest buildings of Nainital built after the British turned it into a hill resort.

Tiffin Top - Also known as Dorothy's seat, in memory of an English lady Mrs. Kellet Dorothy, who was killed in an air crash Tiffin top is a short trek of about 3 kms from Nainital and provides an excellent view of the Himalayas and the town.

Quick Getaways near Nainital

Kilbur - 12 kms away from Nainital, on the Naina Peak road, at an altitude of 2195 m, is the idyllic wooded retreat of Kilbury, which houses an old resthouse.

Sat Tal - 21 kms away constituting seven interconnecting lakes, Sat Tal is one of the most picturesque resorts in the Kumaon hills.

Bhim Tal - 23 km away, is a parallel resort to Nainital, set around the less crowded lake Bhimtal, offering excellent watersport facilities.

Naukutchia Tal -A nine-cornered lake situated in an enchanting valley, it offer opportunities for angling enthusiasts and naturalists.

Bhimtal near Nainital
Mukteshwar - 51 km away set atop a high ridge, it is one of the prettiest resorts in the Himalayas. Surrounded by fruit orchards and thick coniferous forests it was developed by the British into a cantonment. The Indian Veterinary Research Institute is also located here.

Activities in Nainital

The Mall is the main shopping center in Nainital which has some of the good shops where you can do some shopping. In Nainital the main items to be bought are the woolen garments and decorative pieces made from wood. Mall Road, which encircles the Naini Lake at the heart of the town, is dotted by numerous shops, many of them selling decorative candles for souvenirs. These colourful candles are one thing every traveller takes back with himself. For the woolen garments, the Bohtia Bazaar is the best place. In addition, fresh strawberries and mulberry are available in season. We recommend trying the buransh sherbat made from a local red rhododendron flower, available at a few places in and around Nainital.

Getting There & Away to Nainital

Flights to Nainital
The nearest domestic airport is Palam Airport at New Delhi. The nearest International airport is Indira Gandhi-International airport at New Delhi.
Trains to Nainital
Kathgodam, which is just 34 km away from Nainital, is the nearest railway terminus of the North Eastern Railway, which in turn is connected with New Delhi, Calcutta & Lucknow by train services.
Car and Bus service to Nainital
Direct buses to Nainital are available from Delhi, Lucknow and major cities of the state.

Getting Around in Nainital


For local transportation within and around Nainital there are taxis, Ponies, cycle rickshaws and buses run by the State Road Transport Corporation.

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