HOW TO REACH NAINITAL
Nainital is connected to National Highway No. 87. Regular buses run from Delhi, Agra, Dehradun, Haridwar, Lucknow, Kanpur & Bareilly. Beside this luxury coaches/TAXI are also available for this place.
Pantnagar is the nearest airport from Nainital at a distance of 70 KM.
Traffic Rules On the Mall Road
Kathgodam (35 Kms.) away is the last terminus of broad gauge line connecting Nainital with Delhi, Dehradun & Howarah. Haldwani(40 Kms.) & Lalkuwan(56 Kms.) are other railway terminals. Bagh Express connects Kathgodam directly to Howarah via Lucknow.
PLACES TO VISIT IN NAINITAL DISTRICT
It is 26 Kms from Nainital and at 1220 mts above sea level. A pretty deep clean lake with its nine corner is a captivating site.
Mukteshwar is 2286 mts in altitude and 51 Kms. from Nainital. It is surrounded by fruit orchards and thick coniferous forest. It is the celebrated scenic spot overlooking long ranges of Himalaya.
Famous for the temple of Lord Golu and Sainik school, it is at a distance of 3 Kms from Bhowali.
Sattal is 22 KMs from Nainital and is at an altitude of 4495 ft. Sattal is an interconnected group of seven lakes which are among the few unpolluted fresh water bodies in India.
CORBETT NATIONAL PARK
The Jim Corbett national park is 118 Kms. from Nainital (via Kaladhungi & Ramnagar) and it covers an area of 521 Sq. Kms. The park occupies portions of Kalagarh and Ramnagar forest divisions.
Ramgarh is 35 KMs from Nainital, and is known as “Fruit bowl of Kumaon” for a variety of Himalayan fruits. Its famous for spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges.
TOURIST PLACES IN NAINITAL DISTRICT
Flats are at the northern side of Naini lake and is a place for people from all walks of life. It has a play ground which is used for sports/ games and cultural activities. Famous Bhotia Market is in the flats where vendors sell fancy items. There is a band stand, Mosque, Gurudwara and Naina Devi temple.
Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo is at an altitude of 2100 meters and is 1 Km. away from bus stand. It has Monkeys, Himalayan black bear, Leopard, Siberian Tiger, Palm civet cat, Wolf, Silver Pheasants, Hill Fox, Barking Deer, Sambhar.
Hanuman Garhi is a religious centre famous for its sun set view and is around 3.5 Kms from the bus stand. It has a temple complex presiding deity being Lord Hanuman besides Ramji and Shivji.
Snow view is an easily accessible hill top, height 2270 mts. and around 2.5 Kms from Nainital town. The spot is accessible through rope way and well connected by motor able road. Snow view offers beautiful and breath taking picture of glittering snows of Himalayas.
Kilbury is around 12 Kms from Nainital. Kilbury gives a breathtaking view of Himalayas. and is an ideal spot for a quiet and peaceful holiday.
Naina peak is the highest peak of the town, at an altitude of 2611 mts. and is around 6 Kms from Nainital. It commands an entrancing view of sparkling snow laden Himalayas and a birds eye view of the lake city of Nainital.