11 Places to visit in Nainital – The Lake City
1. Nainital Lake
Nainital Lake is a heart of Nainital city. It is situated in middle of Nainital city surrounded by the hills and look so beautiful.
Boating is allowed on that lake it will increase the beauty of this lake. If you come here and not gone for boating it means your Nainital visit is worthless. So boating is must.
Gorgeous mountains, beautiful lake, amazing atmosphere and natural beauty. Priceless Trip.
2. Nainital Zoo - Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo
Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo is a high altitude zoo situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand. Established in 1984 and opened to public in 1995, it is situated on the Sher Ka Danda hill at a height of 2,100 metres (6,900 ft) above sea-level and is spread over 4.6 hectares (11 acres). It is the only High Altitude Zoo in north India, besides those in Darjeeling and Sikkim. Over the years it has become a popular tourist attraction.
Royal Bengal Tiger
This tiger was once populated from the stretch of Siberia South through China to North & South Korea but due to habitat loss and poaching Siberian Tigers are now confined to South Siberia and some parts of China only.
Golden pheasants are found in Central China. They feed on grains, grass seeds, small plants and insects etc. Male Pheasant is very beautiful and shiny. They live in pairs or in family flocks in spring season and summer.
3. Cave Garden - Eco Cave Garden
The caves are dark as like real caves and little bit horror. If you want to see something new and experiencing the dark caves is your interest then it is a must go place in Nainital city. Also if you have stamina to walk and climb more then only go.
4. Naina Peak
Naina Peak is the highest peak point in the town where Nainital Lake looks as mango. It is famous for trekking and viewpoint.Everyone must visit this place.From here,You can get amazing and panoramic views of the hills and the city with beautiful lake.
5. Naina Devi Temple
As per mythology, it is believed that the eyes of Sati dropped in the lake while her body was being carried by Lord Shiva to Kailesh mountain. Hence, the lake was given the name of 'Nainital' or Naini lake. Later the spot became famous by this very name.
6. Tibetan Market - Bhotiya Market
Tibetan market also known as Bhotiya Market it is a very good place for visitors who love shopping. Where you can buy woollen garments, fashionable cloths, Chinese lingerie's, night wears, gift items.
People love to buy colour candles which is famous in Nainital city.
7. Snow View Point (China Peak)
Snow view point offers spectacular views of the snow clad of Himalayas. Located 3 kms away from the main township of Nainital, the spot can be reached by a comfortable taxi ride.
8. Khurpa Taal
Khurpa Taal is one of the several inland water bodies that adorn the landscape of Nainital city. This lake also serve as a water source for locals.It is a Photographers Paradise.
9. Maal Road
If you like to walk and want to view amazing lake view then Maal road is made for you. Maal road is adjunct to Lake, creates beautiful view all around of mall road. Maal road is a main road of Nainital City where main market of Nainital is situated.
10. Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat)
Located on the Ayarpatta hills, Tiffin top is a famous vantage point in the scenic hill station of Nainital. This picnic spot is fondly known as Dorothy's Seat,in the loving memory of the eminent painter Kellet Dorothy. Paradise for a nature enthusiast.
11. Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
A good place for nature lover. You have to be lucky enough to spot some birds but a walk or ride through the sanctuary is amazing.