Tourist Places in Bhimtal

Places to Visit in Bhimtal

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Bhimtal Average Rating - 5.6/7 1 based on 378 Ratings

Bhimtal is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Lucknow. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Bhimtal is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Bhimtal are March, April, May, September, October, November, December. There are 8 tourist places in Bhimtal, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Bhimtal can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Bhimtal for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Bhimtal Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Bhimtal, browse through photos & pictures, explore Bhimtal using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Bhimtal, which are great places to visit, are Sattal, Garampaani, Aquarium on the Island on Bhimtal, Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple, Bhimtal Lake And Other Attractions. Bhimtal can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Bhimtal Tourist Places



Bhimtal Lake And Other Attractions, Bhimtal
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Bhimtal is famous for its Bhimtal Lake, which is bigger than Naini Lake and offers good boating facilities. Plus, there is an island in the middle with an aquarium located on it. The island is only 91 metres from the lake shore and there is also a Bhimeshwar Temple along with... Read More »
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Victoria Dam, Bhimtal
  • Type: Dam
Victoria Dam, Bhimtal
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3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Victoria dam is located at one end of Bhimtal Lake and has terraced flower gardens that are placed on either side of the dam. There is also the 17th century Bhimeshwar Temple devoted to Shiva, located very next to it. Tourists can take a walk through the huge forests... Read More »
"It is an amazing view"2 months ago "A small dam"3 months ago
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Aquarium on the Island on Bhimtal, Bhimtal
  • Type: Island
Aquarium on the Island on Bhimtal, Bhimtal
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Bhimtal Lake has an island located within it, which once had a restaurant. However, the restaurant was closed down due to pollution issues and an aquarium was created in its place by the Nainital Lake Development Authority. The aquarium is now home to fish brought from... Read More »
"Best place for children"1 month ago "Colourful Aquarium"3 months ago
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Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple, Bhimtal
  • Type: Place of Worship
Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple, Bhimtal
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3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Bhimtal is named after Bhima, one of the Pandava brothers of Mahabharata. Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple is an old Shiva temple, located on the embankment of Bhimtal Lake. It is believed that a temple was already there during the time of Bhima, when he had come to this place... Read More »
"Bhima's Temple"3 months ago "Beautiful and Historical Temple"Jan 25, 2014
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Hanuman Garhi, Bhimtal
  • Type: Religious Place
Hanuman Garhi, Bhimtal
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Hanuman Garhi or Hanumangarhi is located some 3.5 km from the Tallital or South End bus stop, at an altitude of 6,401 ft. Lord Hanuman – the monkey god of the epic Ramayana is the main deity of the temple. The place also offers some good views of the setting sun over the... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
Folk Culture Museum, Bhimtal
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The Folk Culture Museum, popularly known as Lok Sanskriti Sangrahalaya, houses a good collection of information and artefacts about the hilly regions of Uttar Pradesh. The collection of artefacts includes important information on various topics like stone implements,... Read More »
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Hidimba Parvat, Bhimtal
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Hidimba Parvat of Hidimba Hill is located some 5 km from Bhimtal and is named after the demon wife of Bheema – Hidimba of the Mahabharata. Vankhandi Maharaj, an environmentalist and monk lives there and he has developed a refuge for wild animals. The wildlife asylum is... Read More »
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Karkotaka Temple, Bhimtal
  • Type: Place of Worship
Karkotaka Temple, Bhimtal
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The hill of Karkotaka is quite well known for the Nag Temple and is visited by thousands of pilgrims who come here to worship the serpent god, Nag Karkotaka Maharaja on the event of Rishi Panchami. Karkotaka hill is named after a mythical cobra named Karkotaka. It is believed... Read More »
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