Nainital which is a charming hill station in the lake district of Uttarkhand located at the foot of Himalayas is a devoured with natural jewel of Northern India. The endless sweeps of valleys and forests that surround this picturesque city makes it a nature lover’s favorite destination.
Naini Lake and the surroundings, a historically revered location, has some interesting legends behind it gaining itself many names like city of 60 lakes, Tririshi Sarovar (three sages lake) and Naini taal (Sati’s eye lake). In more current history, one Mr. P. Barron, a European merchant smitten by the beauty and grandeur of the Naini lake marked it as the most wonderful site in a long stretch of Himalayan region. There are many places to visit in Nainital and around.
Tucked away from the hustles and heat of the plains, speckled with lakes and coupled with magnificent views of the majestic Himalayas and the surroundings, this serene city is definitely a treat for sore eyes and tired souls.
This quaint city though looks peaceful, is a haven of activities. Though trekking is the most favored and paramount activity, one can also go boating, horse riding, paragliding, rappelling and walking. With its serene location, tranquil environment and the intoxicating mountain fresh air, Nainital in Uttarakhand is an addictive destination that grows on you with fresh and fond memories. A perfect hill station packed with pleasant surprises for all ages, this is the best of family vacation spots one could ever ask for.
Nainital - THINGS TO KNOW
Hill-station, Scenic, Lake