Nanital Lake

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    Location: Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1-2 hours

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    Nainital Lake is one of the major attractions of Nanital Town in Uttarakhand. This lake surrounded by panoramic seven hills is a favorite spot among romantic travelers around the world and it’s one of the most visited lakes in India.


    Visitors are attracted to this place only for its beautiful views. After a visit there, you can take a deep breath in there and for sure that’s so much relaxing. 

    You can hang out with your friends and arranged a picnic in this place. That’s so enjoyable. 

    I am sure that you will like the view of the lake from a point as it looked like the lake was merging with the clouds and it’s good to spend time with your friends and family there.

    In this place, there are so many nearby attractions, and these are:

    1. Jogeshwar.
    2. Nainidanda.
    3. Auli.
    4. Corbett National Park.
    5. Ranikhet.


    Nainital, Uttarakhand is one of the top destinations visited by thousands of people everyday.

    In 1815 Kumaon and Garhwal areas were occupied by the British and afterward E Gardiner was appointed the Commission of Kumaon Division in 1815 and Mr. G.W Trail, the second Commissioner of Kumaon was the first European to visit Nainital.

    Burron was so captivated by the place that he left the sugar business and built a European colony on the shores of the Naina Lake and the offices gradually started to shift here and a formal Nainital Municipal Corporation was formed in 1850 to provide basic facilities to the residents.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Nainital Lake, a natural freshwater body, situated amidst the township of Nainital in Uttarakhand State of India, tectonic in origin, is kidney shaped or crescent shaped and has an outfall at the southeastern end. Nainital is most popular.

    This lake is the very beautiful lake that I have ever seen for sure. This lake offers everything that’s required for a perfect holiday.

    In this lake, there are so many things you can experience. In this lake, you may go boating. The environment of this lake is so beautiful that you can’t take off your eyes. The area is well decorated and well-maintained. The views of this place are just wow.

    Opening Hours

    6.00 am to 6.00 pm is the visiting time of this lake.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry into this lake. There is an Rs.100 toll on entering this Nainital district and the boating is chargeable with different rates for different boats. 

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport in this Pantnagar Domestic Airport. So, you can easily reach there by air.

    By rail: Kathgodam railway station is the nearby railway station from this place.

    By road: By road is the best way to reach this lake. You can hire a car or take a bus to reach this place so easily.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should carry the necessary things that you needed the most.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it’s safe to visit this place

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this lake and there is no charge for this photography. This best is best for photography.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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