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Surrounded by mountains on three sides Nainital is a fascinating
hill-station, famously known as the 'city of 60 lakes' or 'Chakta'. The life
of Nainital revolves around the lake of Naini, but there are few other lakes
around Nainital which are equally beautiful and attractive as the Naini
Nainital was discovered in 1841 by a Britisher called Lord Barron. The
weather, the surrounding and the mesmerizing beauty of this area attracted
the British administrator, who turned this place into the summer capital of
the United Province. Being a major tourist place, Nainital is always
bustling with visitors.
Nainital is 34 Km from Kathgodam, the gateway of Kumaon and the terminus of
North Eastern Railway. It is 304 km from Delhi, capital of India, and 388 km
from Lucknow the State capital.
Nainital, owing to its location, is colder than the rest of the hilly tract
of Kumaon region. During monsoon, it gets heavy rainfall. The neighboring
areas of Almora and Ranikhet are warmer than Nainital. Similarly humidity in
Nainital is less than in other hill towns. The monthly maximum and minimum
temperature of the town ranged between 28.06 degree C and 7.06 degree C.
Places of Interest
Situated 2270 mts above sea level one can go there by walk or on a pony.
There's even a rope way available. This place is 2.5 kms away from Nainital.
The northern Himalayan peaks are clearly visible here. The view of Nainital
can be seen from here through a binocular. A restaurant is available here.
Naina Peak is 2611 mts above sea level and is the highest peak of Nainital.
Once upon a time it was called as China Peak. Nainital looks like a bowl
from here. Close to Naina Peak is the Camel Back Peak. If visiting here do
not forget to take your own picnic basket because there is no place for
eating here. One can walk up or go by a pony.
The Himalayas looks beautiful from Kilberry. Away from the city life, the
peaceful environment here is very soothing and one can enjoy the beauty of
the forest , the birds and the vegetation.
This is 1951 mts above sea level and has religious importance. It is 3 kms
away from Nainital. This temple was made by Baba Neem Karauli and has a 12
feet statue of Lord Hanuman. Sunset from here looks lovely.
On the banks of the Naini lake is this ancient temple .
22 kms from Nainital this lake was found during the Mahabaratha times.This
lake is quite big. Regular buses and taxis ply from here. Enroute to Bhimtal
from Nainital is a Museum where one can see artistic and culturally
important objects from Uttarakhand. Boating on this lake is very pleasant.
Just 4 kms from Bhimtal, this place is ideal for water sports. The lake
here is very deep. Buses are available from Nainital and Bhimtal. The lake
here has 9 corners and hence its name.
26 kms from Nainital, Ramgarh is surrounded by orchards of fruits
especially apples. Ramgarh is supposed to have a healthy atmosphere.
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