Nainital – Seal an Unforgettable Memory Forever

If you want to visit a place on the earth that seems to be heaven, you must visit the place Nainital in Uttarakhand. This is the place that is bestowed with an abundance of natural beauty and is the choice of couples, family, and friends for vacations to hill stations.

Nainital is also famous for some adventure activities.  Let’s catch some interesting facts and more about Nainital – Seal an Unforgettable Memory Forever.

What do You Experience?

The beautiful snow-covered mountains and the lush green oak trees in the forests steal away your heart. The wondrous valleys and the pacific lake water refresh one’s mood.

Tourists visiting this place never forget the awesome experience they had here. Nainital is such a magical place in Kumaon, Uttarakhand.

The echo of natural abundance in the region is all that makes one’s heart flutter. The breathtaking beauty of Nainital captures the heart, mind, and soul of every individual.

Nainital from Delhi is just 6 hr road drive and the region of Nainital is all surrounded by the almighty Himalayas. The spectacular views of the place mesmerize every tourist who comes to spend their personal time in the lap of nature.

Doubtlessly, Nainital is the preferred place to enjoy vacations, holidays, and a couple of times.

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Nainital Uttarakhand
Nainital Uttarakhand

Nanital Hill Station

The Nainital is Uttarkhand’s famous hill station which is often seen to be crowded by tourists all year, especially during summers and winters.

Nainital is also the home of the renowned Naina Devi Temple and the Naini Lake (lake of eyes). There are many other lakes in the chilled town, apart from the above-mentioned one. This is the reason why this place is also nicknamed as ‘Town Of Lakes’.

Nainital is among the places that are most visited by tourists and venerators. Apart from the religious and natural values, this is the place of residence of Uttarkhand’s Governor and also the High Court of the state is located here.

Myth Behind Nainital’s lake 

The place Nainital has great importance in Hinduism. The place has its relevance to a Hindu myth related to Lord Shiva and Devi Sati.

It is said that when Lord Shiva was carrying the charred body of his beloved Devi Sati to Kailash Mountain, Lord Vishnu used his Sudarshana Chakra and cut the body into 52 pieces.

The eyes of Goddess Sati fell down into the lake which came to be down as Nain-Tal, now famous as Naini lake.

This sacred lake is a Shakti Peeth, one among the fifty-one in India. The place Nainital got its name after this consecrated lake.

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Cable Car Ride in Nainital
Cable Car Ride in Nainital

Nainital Visiting Places

Naini Lake – The sacred lake in the town which has a lot of religious and devotional value is Naini Lake. It is one of the major lakes in the region and is a famous tourist site. Surrounded by Himalayan peaks from the North direction, the sight views from Lake Nainital are breathtaking and awe-inspiring.

The Temple of Naina Devi – Few steps away from Lake Nainital is the Naina Devi Temple worshipping the Goddess Naina Devi. It is named Shakti Peeth which is 51 in total in India. 

Snow View Point – Nainital is a snow region and is famous for the same. Tourists coming from far away come here to enjoy the snow plays. Snow viewpoint is the place in Nainital situated at 2270 meters height from sea level.

Kainchi Dham- A famous Ashram, located in between lofty sky-kissing mountains. The famous saint, Neem Karoli Baba, loved this place for many years.

Where the founder of Apple Mr. Steve Jobs spent some time under the feet of Baba and started his spiritual journey in the Himalayas.

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Neem Karoli Baba Ashram Nainital
Neem Karoli Baba Ashram Nainital

Things to Do

Tourists can enjoy trekking, rock climbing, hiking, ropeway ride, boating in lakes, paragliding, and many more. One can shop from the Tibetan market and Mall Road in Nainital to savor the memories of their trip.

Also, visit other famous spots in the region can make your day. Nainital has a national park, a bird sanctuary, and a zoo.

Take around to the High Court of the State and Governor Residence located in the city. Savor the taste of Nainital street foods and local cuisines.

Best Time to Make Trip 

Nainital is mostly preferred during summers as it is a hill station and has a chilled climate when it is sizzling hot in other places in the country.

One can enjoy the spectacular views of sky-touching mountains, quiet flowing lake water, lush greenery, and rush all around.

Winters are also a choice for those who love to enjoy snow in the freezing cold climate of Nainital as the time goes down to minus.

People often make trips in these two seasons and finds the best timing to make a trip to this place.

Rainy days are mostly avoided because of the risks (landslides, could bursting, and other calamities) and inconvenience that occurs in Uttarakhand at that time.

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Author

Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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