Nainital, the ‘land of the lakes’ amidst the towering peaks of the Himalayas in Kumaon region brings many fascinations to you. If you are amongst those lively vacationers who want to explore something very agitating yet relaxing, the Nainital trip can do wonders for your leisure days.
The northern part of India in Uttarakhand is rewarded as an international destination for the visitors from all over the world and we call it Nainital which is set in two parts: Tallital and Mallital, with the lake separating them.
Tallital is the southern side of the lake, while Malital consists of the northern upper reaches. This destination is also being famed as the Lake District of Uttarakhand which is named after the Goddess Naina Devi and the famous Naini Lake besides it which is an eye-shaped lake and an ideal picnic spot for the tourists. This lake is also known as ‘Tririshi Lake’ where people can enjoy boating and yachting.
Apart from this famous lake one can get enthralled with many other attractions during the Nainital trip like:
Naina Peak – It is also known as Cheena Peak which is a lofty hill offers spectacular sights of a snow clad Himalayas and the scenic Nainital valleys.
Snow Views – this is a vintage point in Nainital hill station that offers spectacular sights of the surrounding valleys and the Tibetan borders.
St. John Church – it is one of the oldest monuments in Nainital that has both religious and historical importance. This ancient church is of British era when the Britishers turned Nainital into a hill station.
Sat Tal – one of the famous lakes near Nainital, the Sat Tal is located 13 km away from Nainital. Dotted with pine and oak trees, this captivating lake has many magnetized facilities for the tourists like boating.
Tiffin Top – it is also known as Dorothy’s Seat. This terraced hill top is elevated on 2,292 m on the Ayarpatta Hill and a 4 km hike from the town center and commands a nice view of neighboring countryside. There is a stonework picnic perch on Tiffin Top called the Dorothy’s Seat built as a memorial to an English artist, Dorothy Kellet by her husband and admirers after her death in a plane crash.
Governor’s House – also known as Raj Bhawan which was formerly a Government House that was built in 1899 and designed in the Victorian Gothic domestic style by the architect F.W. Stevens. Originally, it was considered as the summer residence of the governor of the North West Province, and later became the summer residence of the Lieutenant Governor of the United Province. The complex consists of a two-storied mansion with 113 rooms, a large garden, a swimming pool, and golf links.
A visit to these amazing and famous places will lead to scintillating vacations in Nainital holidays and the trip will really bring many exciting experiences with you.