Nainital: Enchantment of Lakes
The majestic volcanic lake nestled in the lap of the Kumaon Hills is going to stun you as soon as you lay your eyes on it. It is rightfully called the Lake District of India. If you love nature, you are going to have the time of your life here. If you do not love nature, you are going to become a nature lover after soaking in the numbing beauty of Nainital. The main lake here called Naini has given its name to the city and the district. However, there are many incredibly scenic lakes dotting the region close by. Dense emerald forests reflect their verdant beauty on the glittering blue waters of the lake while the majestic mountains look on proudly. Mother Nature has blossomed powerfully in the mystical land called Nainital. The magical atmosphere of Nanital provides the perfect escapade from the hectic life of cities. In Nainital, you can relax in the bountiful arms of nature meditating or simply ruminating about the beauty that surrounds you. The place is seemingly divine in its grandeur and will delight you completely.
How to Get There
The nearest Domestic Airport from Nainital is Pantnagar Airport situated at 72 km from Nainital.The nearest International Airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi 300 km away from Nainital.
Kathgodam is the nearest Railway Station only 35 Km away. Kathgodam Railway Station is well connected to the major cities of Uttarakhand.It is linked with the cities like New Delhi, Dehradun, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jammu and Kolkata.
Nainital is well connected to other destinations through roadways.There are basically 2 Routes that you can take while going to Nainital from Delhi. Delhi - Ghaziabad - Hapur - Garmukteshwar - Gajraula - Moradabad - Rampur - Haldwani –Kathgodam – Nainital. Delhi - Ghaziabad - Hapur - Garmukteshwar - Gajraula - Moradabad - Tanda - Bazpur – Kaladungi – Nainital. Distance from other places;Delhi: 315 km,Haridwar: 235 km, Mussoorie: 310 km,Ranikhet: 65 km.Kausani:130 km, Almora: 68 km, Binsar: 98 km, Pithoragarh: 180 km,Munsiyari: 278 km, Mukteswar: 52 km, Jim Corbett National Park: 70 km
Eco Cave Gardens
Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary
Located close to the immense Jim Corbett National Park, the Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary offers a spectacular and tranquil place to enjoy the magnificence of Himalayan wildlife. A wide collection of flora and fauna is perfectly preserved here in their native habitat. The incredible beauty of the sanctuary is heightened by the presence of some natural spectacles such as waterfalls. The rich biodiversity of the sanctuary extends to the plant life as well. Many medical plants lie interspersed with the Sal, Semal, Sheesham, Bakli, figs and other trees. As for birds, you will be hard pressed in trying to get a glimpse of them all as the sanctuary is home to more than 600 species of birds, both resident and migratory. Lucky for you, you can at least get to see 150 avian species even if you stay a while. The wildlife sanctuary is home to a stupefying number of mammals and animals. Leopards, sambhar, cheetal, wild boars, porcupines can be found alongside gharials and turtles. The range is fascinatingly extensive.