Top Seven Places You Must Visit in Nainital

Long breaks and loved ones together invite many pleasant or exciting thoughts. One of the best ones is to plan a trip, either with your partner, with the whole family, or just by yourself! If you are planning on indulging in some quality vacation time soon, then Nainital is one of your best bets.

Located in Uttarakhand, this hill station is nestled in the Himalayan range, and offers a splendid locale where people can relax to their heart’s content. Here are some of the popular places of Nainital that you can shortlist:

Nainital Lake

This hill station was actually created in such a manner that its central point was the most beautiful of all the Naini Lake. Nainital, the name which literally means Nainital (lake), is home to one of the most beautiful lakes in the whole world, popularly known as the “Queen of Lakes”, and in which you can enjoy some slow boating. It is a pear-shaped lake and is surrounded by the Himalayan Peaks, so you also benefit from breathtaking views!


Naina Peak

One of the highest points in Nainital, this is also known as “Cheena” or “China Peak” and offers a bird’s eye view of the entire town. So, a climb to the peak to drink in the view should definitely be exciting for all adventure lovers!


Tiffin Top

Another peak that you may want to explore, this is at an elevation of 2,292 meters above sea level. It is known to inspire many people to indulge in artistic pursuits, such as painting and photography.

GovindBallabh Pant High Altitude Zoo (Nainital Zoo)

Imagine sharing space with wild and gorgeous animals such as leopards, foxes, tigers, wolves, deer, wild cats, bears, and birds such as peacocks after you venture out of your resort in Nainital! Wouldn’t it be thrilling? This is exactly what can happen if you choose to visit the NainitalZoo, which is 2,100 meters above sea level and is one of the most naturally beautiful zoos in the world.


Naina Devi Temple

On the banks of the central Naini Lake, one can offer their prayers and salutations to Goddess Sati. This temple is known to attract interest and devotion of people, and the peak tourist seasons for it are during the months of May and June. A climb of the Naini Hill to reach this temple will make your travel to the house of the goddess a pleasurable one.


Bhimtal Lake

Another blue gem of the town, this is surrounded by greenery and the view of mountains. Adding charm to the lake is a tiny island that sits right in the middle of it!



For those interested in trekking and hiking, Nainital has Binayak on offer for you. Walk through the pine trees and meander on the thrilling trails t make the most of your adventurous trip to Nainital.