The Lake City of North, Nainital is one of the finest hill stations thatis located in the lap of lush green landscape of Uttarakhand. Listed among the top 11 hill stations of India, Nainital is a prominent part of North India tour packages. The place is also listed among the most visited hill stations and also famous as a prominent honeymoon destination the hill station has got lots of things that you can do during your visit in here. This is a perfect place to get a rejuvenating experience while staying in this marvelous place.
Here is the list of best things to do in Nainital –
- Strolling Through Nainital
- Try Exotic Punjabi Cuisine at Chandni Chowk
- Snow View of Nainital
- The Nainital Zoo Exploration
- Cave Garden Visit
- Rock Climbing in Nainital
- Shopping in Tibetan Market
- Boating in Nainital
- Trekking in Cheena Peak
- Savor the Mesmerizing Sunset View at Hanuman Garhi
- Jungle Safari in Corbett National Park
1. Strolling Through Nainital
Famous as the lake city, Nainital has lots shimmering water bodies which you can visit during you stay in this charming place. You can visit Naukuchiyatal, a beautiful huge lake with 9 corners. You can also visit Bhimtal, a prominent and beautiful small island which is located amidst the lake. Then you can move towards Sattal, a beautiful place which is compacting with 7 Lakes. You can also visit Khurpatal, one of its kind hoof-shaped lake which is listed among the must see places in Nainital. Many of these lakes are filled with many small and eating joints. Lake of Sattal is a loner though fishing is allowed in here.
2. Try Exotic Punjabi Cuisine at Chandni Chowk
Chandni Chowk of Delhi needs no introductions while there is one more Chandni Chowk in India which is located in Nainital. This is a fascinating restaurant located on the Mall Road of Nainital. The eye catchy architecture of Chandni Chowk restaurant fascinates travellers and it is inspired from Chandni Chowk in Delhi. One can tantalize their taste buds with delicious and exotic range of Punjabi cuisine in here along with the tantalizing Dilli Ki Chat. The interior of this restaurant depicts the busy street of Chandni Chowk in Delhi with life size traffic police signaling vehicles to wait.
3. Snow View of Nainital
Place named Snow View in Nainita is a prominent tourist attractions. To reach here one has to take a cable car or a ropeway. The place is best known for spending time with family and kids. It is a small fun park which quite famous among the kids. The breathtaking view of Himalayan mountain range would add value to your North India tourism. The zoo in here is major tourist attraction. Getting yourself clicked with a snake or python is worth experiencing.
4. The Nainital Zoo Exploration
Visiting zoo is one of those activities that we used to do while we were kids. Seeing the jungle live is something worth experiencing. Nainital zoo officially known as Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo Nainital is the only zoo in all Uttarakhand. This is one of the well-maintained zoo in India and is filled with numerous species of animals and birds which will make you WOW.
Some Necessary Details about Nainital Zoo –
- Entry Fee – Adult – INR 50, Child up to 12 years – INR 20, Camera Fee – INR 25, Professional Video Camera – INR 200
- Visiting Time – 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
5. Cave Garden Visit
This amazing place will take you into some fantasy world where you will be exploring the hidden caves walking through which will be a memorable experience. Eco Cave Garden in Nainital is perfect place for mini adventure and fun. These are the interconnected natural caves where you can be crawled in. The place is compact with 6 caves, the easiest one is the Tiger Cave and the difficult one is the Bat Cave. It is one of the best thing that you can enjoy along with your friends and family.
6. Rock Climbing in Nainital
Visiting the most beautiful hill station in North India, Nainital is famous for offering its travellers various of adventure activities, one among them is the rock climbing. The place is boasted with many rock climbing spots. One of the major spot is the Barah Patthar. But make a note that rock climbing is not for any amateur. To try this activity you have to take a proper 7 days course under which you will learn about abseiling, bouldering, climbing, scrambling and river crossing. If you wish to enjoy the rock climbing one has to be physically fit for that. This activity tour will make your India tours more exciting.
7. Shopping in Tibetan Market
The Tibetan Market is quite famous market in Nainital; it is popular for the huge range of woolen clothes. If you are planning to visit this place, we tell you ought to be a great bargain hunter. The market is compact with a huge collection of cloths from ladies to men to kids. Ladies can find a good collection of clothes here in the Tibetan Market. For Men, the market offers good t-shirts and jackets.
8. Boating in Nainital
Nainital is famous as a lake city thus one can get a chance to experience boating in Nainital. This is one of the finest activities that can indulge in while enjoying the serenity of the place. Lush green surroundings, shimmering lake and an thrilling boat ride, all this make your Nainital tours a memorable one. There are number of boating things that you can experience such as rowing boast, paddle boats and many more.
9. Trekking in Cheena Peak
The Cheena Peak is one of the major tourist attractions of the hill station. It is also known as Naina Peak. This popular major attraction is the highest point of Nainital. Trekking in Cheena Peak brings more excitement to your day tour packages. While trekking through Naina Peak you will see huge waving lush green trees of Deodar, Cypress and Pine which makes a perfect forest ground for all nature lovers. The bird eye view from the top of the Naina Peak will be breathtaking.
10. Savor the Mesmerizing Sunset view at Hanuman Garhi
Generally you must have seen sun rising and setting from behind the mountains but at Hanuman Garhi the sun dose not hide, it disappear over here. To watch this spectacular phenomenon one has to move to Hanuman Gaarhi which is 3 km away from the main city of Nainital. Watching the spectacular sunset view on the horizon will linger in your memories for the lifetime. Before watching the sunset, you can also see the well-maintained park and pay a visit to famous Hanuman Temple. This sunset view will surely fill your North India tour packages with thrill and charm.
11. Jungle Safari in Corbett National Park
Corbett National Park holds a significant position in Wildlife tourism in India. This lush green national park is the most special place where you can spend some quality time with your loved ones near Mother Nature. Listed as the oldest National Park, the place is located 65 km from Nainital main city. Spread in a huge area the national park is boasting with some of the exotic species of animals, bird’s flora. The jungle safari in Corbett National Park will be a pleasing experience for you.