Tourist Places in Nainital

Places to Visit in Nainital

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Lands End, Nainital
Lands End, Nainital
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Hill
Land's End is at a distance of 1 km form Barapathar so you can travel to Barapathar by any vehicle and then walk up to the Land's end. The location is at a height of 2118 mt and the views are breathtakingly beautiful especially the Khrupatal Lake and Nainital valley. This is truly the dead end of... Read More »
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Aurobindo Ashram, Nainital
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Place of Worship
There is a branch of the Sri Aurbindo Ashram which is located on the lush hills of Kumaon valley. The ashram serves as a learning center for art of perseverance and yoga. You can practice yoga and meditations while your stay here. The experience at this ashram is definitely elevating. You will... Read More »
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Pangot, Nainital
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Village
Walking into Pangkot is like stepping into a fairytale village. Tucked away within the Kumaon hills, with magical forests echoing the songs of hundreds of colourful birds and little trails that disappear into sunlit glades, that's Pangot for you. A birdwatcher's paradise, Pangot is 15 kms... Read More »
China Peak, Nainital
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Hill
Also known as Naina Peak, this peak is at an altitude of 2611 mts and at a distance of 6 kms from Nainital. China Peak being the highest peak of the town, offers stunning views of the majestic snow capped Himalayan range from Bandar Punch in the weat to the peaks of Nepal in the east. And a... Read More »
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Naina Devi Temple, Nainital
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Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Temple
Deemed as one of the 'Shakti Peethas' or religious sites, the temple of Naina Devi is one of the most important places of worship in Nainital. The temple is situated on top of the Naina hillock and attracts thousands of devotees every year. Legend has it that Sati (or Parvati), the daughter... Read More »
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The Mall Road, Nainital
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Street
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Astronomical Observatory, Nainital
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: View point
  • Entry: Paid
You will have to travel 9 km from Nainital to reach Astronomical Observatory, which is located on the Manora Peak. In case you are traveling by foot, then the observatory is a kilometer away from the Hanumangarthi. The observatory was established in the year 1955 to perform research in the... Read More »
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Nainital Lake, Nainital
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Lake
The centerpiece of Nainital is its beautiful serene 2 mile long pear-shaped lake. Ringed by seven hills, the emerald coloured waters of the lake attracts hordes of tourists during the day who come to try their hand at yatching, rowing or paddling on the lake. Once evening descends and the... Read More »
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Khurpatal, Nainital
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Lake
At an altitude of 1635 mt Khurpatal is an awesome place, located just about 12 km from the Nainital town. This place is a heaven for anglers with clear weather, plenty of game and fishes. You can reach the place by trekking 5 km amidst lush grenery or just take a taxi from Nainital. Read More »
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Snow View, Nainital
Snow View, Nainital
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: View point
Located at 2.5 Kms from Nainital, this is the most easily accessible place to partake of the panoramic view of the snow clad Himalayas. The Snow View is situated at a height of 2270 m and can be reached by foot. It is a pleasant 2.5 km climb. There is also the option of hiring horses or... Read More »
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Sattal Christian Ashram, Nainital
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Ashram
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Nainital Zoo, Nainital
Nainital Zoo, Nainital
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Zoo
  • Entry: Paid
The Nainital Zoo or Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo is situated in the hills of Sher ka Danda and is just 1 km away from the bus stand. At an elevation of 2100m. above sea level, this zoo is a favourite of tourists, students as well as children. It provides a safe and... Read More »
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Governor's House, Nainital
Governor's House, Nainital
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Mansion
  • Entry: Paid
This palatial Governor's House served as a home for the Governor of North West Province, during the British times. Now it serves as an official residence of the Governor of Uttaranchal. It is also called as Raj Bhavan. The property is beautifully landscaped with golf course, swimming pool and an... Read More »
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Hanuman Garhi, Nainital
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Temple
Hanuman Garhi is a Hanuman temple located in the town of Tallital, at a distance of 3.5 km from Nainital. The temple is located at an altitude of 6401 feet and the temple was built in 1950 by Neem Karoli baba. The temple has a statue of Lord Hanuman who is believed to have opening his chest to... Read More »
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Star Gazing, Nainital
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: View point
  • Entry: Paid
Quite unexpected for a hill town, Nainital has an observatory which can boast of having one of the most advanced telescopes in India. Situated on Manora Peak, a short drive away from town, the Centre for Promotion of Astronomical Science (CPAS) is a joint project between the Tourism... Read More »
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Corbett National Park, Nainital
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: National Park
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Boat House Club, Nainital
Boat House Club, Nainital
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Club
  • Entry: Paid
The Nainital Boat House Club exclusively holds the management of yatching in Nainital. While sailing a yatch requires a thorough knowledge of sailing technique and skill, casual visitors and tourists can still enjoy a drink at the lake-facing bar or shoot a game or billiards by paying a... Read More »
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Kilbury, Nainital
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Kilbury, located at about 13 kms from Nainital is an enchanting, picture-book picnic spot. Lined by lush oak, pine and rhododendron forests and with panoramic views of majestic snow-capped peaks in the distance, Kilbury is perfect to spend the day on your back doing nothing but lazily... Read More »
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Dorothy's Seat, Nainital
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: View point
  • Entry: Paid
This view point perched on the Ayarpatta hill at a height of 2,292 mts is built to dedicate the memory of English artist Dorothy Kellet. After Dorothy Kellet's tragic and untimely death in a plane crash, her husband and admirers got together to build a memorial to her. A terraced hill top... Read More »
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Eco Cave Gardens, Nainital
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 25
Places to Visit in Nainital
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
The Eco Cave Gardens are a great hit with children. An excellent way to introduce the little ones to the concept of eco-friendly living, this cluster of 6 underground natural caves brings out the explorer in the kids and their high-spirited laughter rewards you for its novel approach to... Read More »
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