Nainital is a small mountain town found at the Kumaon foothills at 1934m. The main exquisiteness of this town comes from the Naini Lake, which is the epicenter of romantic activities, sightseeing, and others. Just like numerous other hill towns, Nainital was developed by the British for escaping the tropical summer. Even today, Nainital is a great summer escapade from New Delhi and surrounding regions.
The geographical location of the town makes it a place of pleasing climate from Jan to Dec. The name Nainital means Lake of the Eye, which represents the age-old mythology in which the charred earthly remains of Lord Sati was scattered around the world when Lord Vishnu destroyed it with his Chakra. The eye apparently fell at this region. This makes Nainital, an important pilgrimage destination as its holds Shakti Peeth, the Naina Devi temple.
The natural beauty and the mountain landscape make Nainital, the destination for adventure activities like trekking, hiking, camping, mountaineering, paragliding, and others. Tourists also enjoy birdwatching, bonfire parties, picnics, and other mild outdoor activities. The next flattering elements of the place are the cuisine and the souvenirs. The Tibetan and Thai influences on the souvenirs and cuisine make them both incredible and exotic. Do not miss to try the top delicacies of the land, gulgula and arsa.
Top places to visit in Nainital are Eco Cave Gardens, Naini Lake, Naina Devi Shrine, Snow View Point, Tiffin Top, Naina Peak, and others. Nainital is best visited in summer and spring (March to June). You can also choose to visit between November and February (winter) if you are planning a romantic vacation. Are you planned a short trip to Nainital to cover only the highlights?
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