Nainital Hill Station

Nainital Hill Station Information

Location of Nainital in Uttarakhand and India
Nainital Hill Station Coordinates 29.38°N 79.45°E
Nainital Hill Station Country  India
Nainital Hill Station State Uttarakhand
Nainital Hill Station District(s) Nainital
Nainital Hill Station Population
• Density
38560 (2001[update])
• 3,827 /km2 (9,912 /sq mi)
Nainital Hill Station Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Nainital Hill Station Area
• Elevation
11.73 km2 (5 sq mi)
• 2,084 m (6,837 ft)
Nainital Hill Station Codes Pincode : 263001/263002
Telephone : +91 - 5942
Vehicle: UK 04

Nainital Hill Station History

Nainital India - Fast Facts
Area 11.73 sq km
Altitude 1938 m above sea level
Population 29.837
Languages Hindi, Kumauni, English
Religion Hinduism (75.80%), Islam (15.23%),
Sikhism (8.43%), Others (0.54%)
Annual Mean Rainfall 1294.5 mm
Maximum Temperature 18°C
Minimum Temperature 7.6°C
STD Code 05942

Nainital is a city in Indian state of Uttarakhand. It has its head office of Nainital area in Kumaon foothills on the outside Himalayas. It is located at a height of 1,938 meters (6,358 feet) above sea level.

Nainital History

Nainital was founded through British in 1841. And it is located at height of 1,938 meters (6,358 feet) above sea level. It is famous resort in Shivalik Range. It is surrounded through forested hills. Nainital is placed around Naini Lake which is called one of bright green eyes of Shiva’s wife, Sati. The leading town in Kumaon area (others include Kausani, Ranikhet, and Almora), the town is previous summer capital of Uttar Pradesh.

Nainital Tourist Attractions

Naini Lake:

Naini Lake is located in the core of the city. Naini Lake is the most popular tourist visitation of hill station. The beauty of this lake is exaggerated throughout the night at what time its sparkling waters flirt with copious lights and provide it an implausibly beautiful magical atmosphere. There are opportunities for paddling, yachting and boating that make it regularly enticing throughout the day.

Nakuchia Lake

Nakuchia Tal is well-known for having 9 corners. And this lake is undamaged through best part of tourist people and because of this, has directed to maintain its tranquility till date. Besides, you can go for a boating tour and  discover the picturesque surroundings.

Bhimtal Lake

Bhimtal Lake is major lake in Nainital. It is located 22km away from city center. Bhimtal is named after Pandav brothers Bhim. And the lake brags of an island surrounded by its limits, which is abode to renowned temple. Throughout the day, everyone can hear the ringing of temple bells. 

St. John Church

Another major attraction of Nainital is St. John Church. It was built in the year of 1844. It stands on northern end of town which is known as Mallital. The major attraction is brass sign on altar of chapel imprinted with names of fatalities of tragic Landslide of 1880.

Accommodation

Nainital is a tourism attraction of North India. To provide its heavy visitors flow, there are several hotels ranging from luxury to budget hotels. Tourists unhesitant to indulge for lavishness and comfort ought to head straight to The Manu Maharani, five-star hotel, or Hotel Arif Castles, a four-star hotel. And there are series of 3 start hotels in which some of best hotels are Lang dale manor, Hotel Silverton and Aroma Hotel. For backpackers, searching reasonable price, budget hotels like lakeside Inn and Hotel Himalaya deserves particular mention.

How to Reach Nainital

By Air
The adjoining airport is at the Pantnagar which is situated 70 km away from Nainital. On the other hand, airports in Lucknow and Delhi are more expedient due to their easy convenience from rest of India.

By Rail
An outstanding network of broad estimate railways simply connects Nainital to places like Dehradun, Kolkata and Delhi. The adjoining railhead is Kathgodam, 35 km away from Nainital.  

By Road
Nainital is simply linked to neighboring area in Uttaranchal and other significant north Indian cities such as Delhi (310 km), Haldwani (40 km) and Dehradun (300 km) through a good network of roads.

Nainital - Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit is surely the summer months from March to June. The months of September and October are enjoyable to be visited. While the monsoon season in connecting from end of June to August should be evaded.

Nainital Hill Station Weather or Climate

Nainital has pleasant weather all through the year. Summers are slightly warm. Temperature in summer season reaches at 25 degree centigrade. Its weather display cold conditions throughout winter. Nainital provides snowfall to its tourists throughout the month of December and February.

 

Season Max Temparature Min. Temparature
summers 27 C 10 C
winters 15 C 3 C
Average Rainfall Approx 110 cm
Best Time to Visit March to October

Trekking Routes / Itineraries

  1. Nainital Betalghat Trek
  2. Nainital Binayak Trek
  3. Nainital Kainchi Trek
  4. Nainital Kilbury Trek
  5. Nainital Kunjkharak Trek
  6. Snow View Trek

Excursions From Nainital

  • Bhim Tal - 23Km from Nainital
  • Ranikhet - 60Km from Nainital
  • Mukteshwar - 52 kms. from Nainital
  • Nanda-Devi Mela
  • Naukuchia Tal - 26 km away from Nainital

Nainital Hill Station Resorts and Hotels

Hotel / Resort Name Address Rent
The Manu Maharani ( 4 Star Hotel ) Grassmere Estate, Mallital , Nainital $75 - $145 (Rs. 750 - 7250)
Hotel Classic The Mall ( 3 Star Hotel ) Mall Road, Nainital , , Nainital $35 - $74 (Rs. 1750 - 3700)
Hotel Pratap Regency ( 3 Star Hotel ) The Mall, , Nainital $30 - $75 (Rs. 1500 - 3750)
Vikram Vintage Inn ( 3 Star Hotel ) A.T.I., Mallital, , Nainital $45 - $85 (Rs. 2250 - 4250)
The Claridges Corbett Hideaway ( 3 Star Hotel ) Zero Garjia, P.O. Dhikuli, Ramnagar, , Nainital $40 - $150 (Rs. 2000 - 7500)
Shervani Hill Top Inn ( 3 Star Hotel ) Shervani Lodge, Mallital, , Nainital  $40 - $70 (Rs. 2000 - 3500)
The Palace Resorts ( 3 Star Hotel ) Jahangirabad Palace, Mallital, , Nainital  $45 - $95 (Rs. 2250 - 4750)
Hotel Arif Castles ( 3 Star Hotel ) Mallital, , Nainital $30 - $95 (Rs. 1500 - 4750)
Balrampur House ( 3 Star Hotel ) Mallital, , Nainital $40 - $100 (Rs. 2000 - 5000)
Country Inn Bhimtal ( 3 Star Hotel ) Mehragaon, , Nainital $75 - $130 (Rs. 3750 - 6500)
The Claridges Naini Retreat ( 3 Star Hotel ) Ayarpatta Slopes, Mallital, , Nainital $30 - $100 (Rs. 1500 - 5000)
The Palace Belvedere ( 3 Star Equivalent Hotel ) Awagarh Estate, Mallital , Nainital $20 - $70 (Rs. 1000 - 3500)
Royal Hotel ( 3 Star Equivalent Hotel ) Mallital, , Nainital $40 - $70 (Rs. 2000 - 3500)
The Wild Safari Lodge ( 3 Star Equivalent Hotel ) Katami Gajar, Betalghat, , Nainital $30 - $85 (Rs. 1500 - 4250)
Hotel Channi Raja ( 3 Star Equivalent Hotel ) The Mall, Mallital, , Nainital $30 - $85 (Rs. 1500 - 4250)
The Ramgarh Bungalows ( 3 Star Equivalent Hotel ) Ramgarh (Malla), , Kumaon Hills, District Nainital , Nainital $30 - $60 (Rs. 1500 - 3000)
Corbett River Side Resort ( 3 Star Equivalent Hotel ) Garjia, P.O. Dhikuli, , Nainital $62 - $125 (Rs. 3100 - 6250)
Hotel Roop Kumaon ( 3 Star Equivalent Hotel ) P. O. Gagar, Ramgarh , Nainital $25 - $75 (Rs. 1250 - 3750)