Nainital, known as the Nani Lake is one of the finest place in Norther Part of India. The town is widely spread around the Naini Lake that forms the nucleus of the city. Surrounded by the mountains, one can enjoy breathtaking views and wonderful sights of the plain to the south, bounded by the snowy peaks of the Himalayas.
With Natural splendor at its best, Nainital is the jewels of the Northern Region. Beside being one of the popular destinations, the center of attraction is Nainital Zoo. Named as ‘Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo Nainital’, this zoo is located at a great height of 2100 meters above sea level.
As the name indicates, Snow view is the most easily accessible top with a great height of 2770 meters, and at a distance of 2.5 km from the town. This spot is accessible through the ropeway. Offering an indescribably breathtaking and awe-inspiring picture of the glittering snows of the Himalayas.
Situated about 2,290 meters above the sea level in the Ayarpatta Hills, Tiffin top is a popular vantage point offers a terrace-view of the scenic town. A stone perch known as “Dorothy’s seat” was built here in the illustrious memory of an English painter known as Dorothy kellet.
Being a most popular destination in the Nainital with the tourist and locals, especially the kids, the Cave Garden is situated in Sukhatal, or Mallital on the Kaladungi Road. Make your visit to Nainital an unforgettable one with a trip to this garden.
It is believed that the Naini Lake is one of the 64 Shakti Peeths, or religious sites where parts of the charred body of Sati (Parvati) fell on earth while being carried by Lord Shiva. The spot where Sati’s eyes (or Nain) fell, came to be called Nain-tal or lake of the eye. The goddess Shakti is worshiped at the Naina Devi Temple on the north shore of the present day lake.