: Nainital is one of the most
charismatic hill stations that India harbors.
TOURISM :- The Lake District of India - Nainital
boasts of Nine different lakes, shares its boundary with
one of the most visited National Parks ( Corbett National Park
) in the country and obviously is part of the Mighty Glittering
is a glittering jewel in the Himalyan necklace, blessed with scenic
natural spledour & varied natural resources.
Dotted with lakes (Naini Lake, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Khurpatal,
Sattal), Nainital has earned the epithet of 'Lake District' of
India'. The most prominent of the lakes is Naini lake ringed by
Nainital is a lovely hill station surrounded by mountains on three
sides. Nainital's unending expense of scenic beauty is nothing
short of a romance with awe-inspiring and pristine Mother nature.
Known for its salubrious climate and scenic beauty. Naina Devi
Temple, Naini Lake and Snow View Trek are main attractions.
About 22 kms from Nainital, nestled in a beautiful pristine valley,
this jem of a lake is the largest around Nainital. The beauty
is enhanced by a small Island surrounded by crystal blue water.
It has a island in the center approached only by a boat and at
present it has an Aquarium there. A gaggle of ducks has made the
lake their home and give company to the lake visitor. Bhimtal
is much less crowded than Nainital and the lake, Bhimtal is much
cleaner than it's better known counterpart Nainital
at an altitude of 1,219 m, Naukuchiatal is picturesque & mystique
lake with 9 corners or or the 'nine-cornered lake'. Surrounded
by dense forested hills on all sides it provides solace from the
maddening rush of the plains.
Naukuchiatal is nourished by an underwater spring, which keeps
its water levels high. It is the deepest lake in the Lake District
of India (Nainital) and lost in acres of oak forest in the lesser
It attracts migratory birds, which makes it a bird watchers paradise.
Lakes, fishing, trek, Paraglading and mountain biking are major
meaning seven lakes all the group of small lakes nested together,
about 23 kms from Nainital at an altitude of (1370 MT) still untouched
by modernisation - one can see the natures beauty at its best.
Sattal is one of the few unspoiled and unpolluted freshwater biomes
in India. These lakes are a paradise for migratory birds.
beautiful place is 2286 meters (7500 feet) in altitude and 51
Kms. from Nainital. Surrounded by fruit orchards and thick coniferous
forest it was developed by the Britishers as research and education
institute (IVRI) in 1893. It is the celebrated scenic spot overlooking
long ranges of Himalaya. Mukteshwar is surrounded by beautiful
and dense reserve forest of Deodar, Banj, Kharsu, Tilonj, Kafal,
Pine, Utis and Mehal. Beside these trees there are wild fruit
berries (Kilmora, Ghingary and Hisalu). Its evergreen vistas of
exquisite beauty and the sapphire of encircling hill blend with
deep blues cloudless skies. These have a charm of their own against
the background of great Himalayan peaks glittering in the distance.
beauty lies in its simplicity - beautiful pine trees create a
nostalgic feeling. The orchards, the temples, the joy grounds
will back on you again and again to its fold. Ranikhet in the
Kumaon hills is a haven of tranquilly with its meadows, pine and
cedar forests and enchanting views of the snow capped Himalayas.
Ranikhet is famous for Wildlife sanctuaries and golf course.
is located on a ridge at the southern edge of the Kumaon Hills
of the Himalaya range. In the shape of a horse saddle shaped hillock,
it is surrounded by thick forests of pine and fir trees. Flowing
alongside the city are rivers of Koshi, (Kaushiki), and Suyal
(Salmale). The snow capped Himalayas can be seen in the background.
The eastern portion of the ridge is known as Talifat and the western
one is known as Selifat.
Corbett National Park
National Park is just 60 km away from Nainital situated in Ramnagar
in the District of Nainital, Uttarakhand with an area of 521 km2.
Aptly called the land of roar, trumpet and songs. (120 km) away
set on the banks of the mighty Ram Ganga river is Dhikala - the
main tourist attraction in the world famous and India's first
national Park - Jim Corbett. One can sit in solitude for hours
admiring the nature and the river or can go for jeep Safari or
Elephant ride for a life thrilling encounter with the Lord of
the Jungle - Tiger.The 525 sq.km. of forests and more than 500
species of animals, birds fishes and reptibs provides a range
of adventure to all -from a child to a man with his adrenaline
Jim Corbett National Park is one of the most visited National
Parks in Asia. Jim Corbett National Park is the perfect habitat
of tiger, elephant, hog deer, birds and other wildlife species
rapidly vanishing from the earth.
is situated at an altitude of 2,480 mis a beautiful, quiet and
wild Himalayan destination with rich natural surroundings among
dense forest. Binsar is perched on top of the Jhandi Dhar hills.
This place is situated 33 km north of the Almora town in the Uttarakhand
state of India. From Binsar one can see the 300 km panoramic view
of the Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, Trisul and
majestic Nanda Devi from a place called 'Zero Point'.
is located at an altitude of 1870 mts. Jageshwar is the 8th Jyotirling
among the twelve and has great religious value. Jageshwar is a
Hindu pilgrimage town in Almora District, Uttarakhand, dedicated
to Lord Shiva, located 36 km northeast of Almora. The temple city
comprises a cluster of 124 large and small stone temples, dating
9th to 13th century AD, with many preserved by the Archaeological
Survey of India (ASI), the Jataganga river valley near a Deodar
forest (Cedrus deodara) starting from Artola village on Almora–Pithoragarh
highway, where two streams Nandini and Surabhi flow down the hills
in the narrow valley and meet near the sacred spot.
temple is situated very close to Bhowali. Located on Almora-Ranikhet
Road, the Kainchi Temple is a tourist attraction.
Bhuvaneshwar, one of the most fascinating places of the Kumaon
region, is a limestone cave temple 14 km from Gangolihat in the
Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in India. It is located
in the village Bhubneshwar. Legend and folklore have it that this
underground cave enshrines Lord Shiva and thirty three crore Gods.
The cave is 160 m long and 90 feet deep from the point of entrance.
Limestone rock formations have created various spectacular stalactite
and stalagmite figures of various hues and forms. This cave has
a narrow tunnel-like opening which leads to a number of caves.
The cave is fully electrically illuminated. There is a folklore
that the Pandava brothers passed their time here during banishment.
It is built due to the flow of water. It cut the rocks in such
a fascinating way that it looks like that any artist had made
those entire statues within the cave & on its wall. It has
some cave opening and it is believed that these opening will be
close as the centuries pass on. The scientific fact is it still
being developed due to crystallization of the minerals which are
dissolved in the water. As per believe, some doors which are now
closed were opened thousand of years back. It is yet not been
fully explored. It is also believed that this cave is internally
connected to the four abodes /seats (Char Dham). To know more
about Patal Bhuvaneshwar click
is situated at an altitude of 2286m, and is known for its quiet
environs amidst the alpine forests of Deodar, Rhododendron and
Oak. Dhanaulti is a dreamy, misty mountain retreat In the Garhwal
Hills. This is the perfect honeymoon hideaway.
territory is wholly mountainous with altitude ranging from 2000
Lo 21000 feet. Bhuri Singh Museum, Pangi Vally and Lakshmi Narayan
Temple is main attraction at the beautiful place.
around Uttaranchal / Uttarakhand
There are a number of places around Uttaranchal which are
significant from cultural and religious point of view.
Agra 100 kms
is one of the UNESCO World Heritage in India. The Shrine of Love,
Tajmahal is situated on the bank of Yamuna. It is made of white
marble. Other places to see at Agra are Red Fort, Buland Darwaza
of Fatehpur Sikri etc. To know more about Agra click
IS largely known for the Bird Sanctuary but the city also hosts
a beautiful fort. Places to see at Bharatpur are Ghana National
Park, Lohagarh and Golbagh Palace.