The Lake Paradise.
Leaving the tourists enchanted with its pristine natural beauty, Nanital is a wonderful hill station in Uttaranchal. It is located in the Himalayan foothills of Uttaranchal. Popularly known as the 'Lake Paradise', Nanital was discovered by a British named Mr. Barron. There is so much to see and experience in Nanital. So what are you waiting for! Plan a trip to this mind blowing destination and take back home some delightful memories.
Some of the main attractions of Nanital are:
It is a pear shaped lake,which is the most famous attraction of Nanital. Hemmed in by magnificent hills, the lake is very beautiful. It sparkles like a jewel at night in moonlight. The lake is believed to be one of the 64 Shakti Peeths or religious sites. It is the place where the burnt body of Sati(Parvati) fell on earth while being carried by the Lord Shiva. And the spot where Sati's eye(or Nain) fell, came to be known as Naintal. There is a famous Naina Devi temple near the lake where the goddess Shakti is worshiped. Tourists can enjoy boating in the lake, which is truly an exhilarating experience.
Offering breathtaking views of the mountain peaks, Naina Peak is the highest peak of Nanital. It has an elevation of 2611 m and is located only 6 km from the main town of Nanital. One can reach the peak on ponies or horses. This peak is also known as China Peak.
Hanuman Garhi offers peace and natural beauty in abundance. There is a beautiful temple in Hanuman Garhi that is dedicated to lord Hanuman. Throng to this place to treat your eyes to superb sunset views.
It is a mesmerizing lake in Nanital. There is a beautiful island located in the middle of this lake, which offer mind-boggling views of the surroundings.
It is a fascinating destination housing binoculars and telescopes. Flock to this place to get a glimpse of a different world.
Offering fascinating views of the rolling hills and picturesque Khurpatal lake. It is located only at a distance of 4 km from the city center.
A shopping paradise, the Mall is dotted with numerous shops where a variety of handicrafts such as candles, woolens and woodcrafts are available.
Snow View Point
Snow View Point is the place reached by a rope way (chair lift), on horse back or by a walk. The place greets the visitors with the arresting views of the Northern Himalayan ranges.