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Nainital Video Reviews

Awesome whether in Nainital lake  Video Review

Awesome whether in Nainital lake

by Ishika Chaurasia
9th Jun 17
Nice temple overlooking Naini lake  Video Review

Nice temple overlooking Naini lake

by Shashank Agarwal
2nd Jun 17
Nice market  Video Review

Nice market

by Shashank Agarwal
2nd Jun 17
Must visit Haunted house in Nainital  Video Review

Must visit Haunted house in Nainital

by Shashank Agarwal
1st Jun 17
Awesome view of Nainital lake  Video Review

Awesome view of Nainital lake

by Gautam Kumar
29th Apr 17
Nainital Tibetan Market  Video Review

Nainital Tibetan Market

by Rahul Shaw
10th Apr 17
Located on bank of Naini Lake  Video Review

Located on bank of Naini Lake

by Patel vipal
26th Jan 17
Best atmosphere and cool breeze  Video Review

Best atmosphere and cool breeze

by Saumin patel
26th Jan 17
Good view  Video Review

Good view

by Ishika Chaurasia
8th Jun 17
Nice view  Video Review

Nice view

by Śńēhĩl Chaurasia
8th Jun 17

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Reviews (659)

H Sharma

H Sharma4.3/5

2 reviews

It was nice trip

It was nice trip but I find that it is not good to visit the Nan ital in the month of May or June as every one is going to visit there. It will be better to go Nan ital in of season. It is full of crowed of people. In my opinion it will be better for visitors to stay at some where else such as Almora or Ranikhet. These places they can enjoy the beauty of the natural scene. It will more charming if travelers stay at Jageswer and have a darshan of Group of temples + 12 Jyotilings. It is full of natural beauty. Over all Muketeshwer is also good to stay in Resort but it is costly. Here travelers can enjoy the apple orchards and natural peace.

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J k  Saha

J k Saha4.3/5

4 reviews

Beautiful place to stay

Good stay. Staff was very cordial and helpful. Rooms were beautiful and we'll maintained. And the view was totally worth the amount we paid for. Food was good but took some time. Overall we would recommend the place for its hospitality and location.

Nainital Overview

History of Nainital

Located in the Kumaon foothills, Nainital is a beautiful hill station in the state of Uttarakhand. It is nestled amidst the mountains, few of the eminent ones being Mount Deopatha, Mount Naina and Mount Ayarpatha. The name ‘Nainital’ means ‘lake of the eye’. Nainital holds religious significance and is a part of many mythological stories. It is believed that once when three sages visited the place, they found that there was no water. They dug a hole and filled it with water from Mansarovar Lake.

Nainital was founded in 1841 by the British and served as their summer retreat. Nainital sightseeing places include lakes, hot water springs, hillsides and mountain peaks. The place is known for its picturesque beauty and natural charm.

People and Culture of Nainital

The major part of the population of Nainital include Kumaonies. A large number of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims also reside in the place. The predominant language of the place is Kumaoni. Hindi is also spoken by a vast majority of people. A spectrum of festivals and fairs are celebrated in Nainital.

Things to Do in Nainital

Being a popular tourist destination, there are many places to visit in Nainital. The Naini Lake is among the most visited Nainital tourist places. Also known as Trishi Lake, it is believed to have been named after Goddess Parvathi. Tourists visiting the place can enjoy boating and yachting at the Lake. Offering a splendid view of the snow-capped Himalayas, Snow View Point is also among the major Nainital attractions. While sightseeing in Nainital you must visit the Eco Cave Gardens. It is a set of six interconnected rocky caves and also has hanging gardens and a musical fountain.

Tourists looking for some adventurous things to do inNainital should head over to Naina Peak, which is also known as China Peak. Located at an altitude of 2615 metre above sea level, it is a very challenging trek. The place is lined with beautiful rhododendrons and offers a view of the Tibetan Border. Land’s End is also one of the popular places to see inNainital. It is a vast stretch of land known for its lush greenery and quaint hamlets.

Food and Shopping in Nainital

All types of cuisines such as Indian, Continental, Thai, Chinese, Tibetan are available in Nainital. Aloo ke Gutke, Arsa, Ras are some of the specialities of the place. Some of the restaurants that one must visit are Machan Restaurant, Chandni Chowk, etc.

Nainital tour is incomplete without shopping at the famous Mall Road. It is dotted with shops that sell everything from artificial jewellery to handicrafts to textiles. Bara Bazaar is another popular place to go for shopping. Handmade candles, garments, souvenirs and local specialties are available in the market. Tibetan Market, which is a flea market run by Tibetan natives also attracts many tourists. A wide range of items such a fashionable clothes, accessories, shawls can be bought at the market at affordable prices.

Accommodation in Nainital

Those who are inquiring about how to reach Nainital need not worry since there are many transport options. The closest railway station is Katgodham which is located at a distance of 17 km and the nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport. Therefore, Nainital is well connected by rail, air and road.

There are many homestays, lodges, guesthouses, hotels and resorts located in Nainital. For a convenient trip, tourists can also look for hotels in Nainital that lie in the vicinity of the popular Nainital places to visit. Since Nainital is always brimming with tourists, it is better to book hotels well in advance.



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Nainital, Uttarakhand

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Nainital, Uttarakhand
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