Nainital is a picturesque hill station located in the Uttaranchal region in Northern India. Himalayan ranges dot the beautiful hill town to give a very scenic and breathtaking view.
It is located at about 6500 ft. Many places in and around Uttranchal were developed as the reclusive getaways of British officers during the pre-independence era.
Nainital, in the Kumaon region, is famous for the exploits of the famous hunter turned conservationist Jim Corbett. Corbett, after whom is named one of the biggest tiger reserves in the country, The Jim Corbett National Park near Ranikhet, used to stay in Nainital. The town Nainital gets its name from a huge natural lake that is found in the centre of the city.
If you are planning to go to Nainital, you have made a right choice. It is worth the money and the time you decide to spend here. Nainital is easily approachable from Delhi. An overnight bus journey of about 320 km takes you to the hill town. If traveling on your own, you can take the NH 24 and reach Rampur via Hapur Bypass, till Moradabad. Then, take the NH 87 via Haldwani.
Nainital bustles with tourists almost all time of the year. It has become a very famous tourist destination and is especially a favorite among couples on their honeymoons. Activities to do are boating in the central, huge lake. Walking by the Mall area in the early mornings and evenings. You can also take a horse-ride. You are usually taken to four or five vantage points around Nainital on horseback.
It is definitely worth the experience and can transcend into one of the most memorable bits of your itinerary. Another place of interest is the Naina Devi Temple. This place has a deep religious significance for the Hindus and is crowded at the times of an annual fair. There are many hotels in Nainital which cater to a large range of budgets.