The pride of the Kumaon region, the hill town of Nainital is a jewel in the Himalayan Necklace due to its beauty, natural splendor and infrastructure. Known as the “Emerald Eye of Kumaon”, it is cradled in the majestic Himalayan range amidst valleys full of deodars, firs and pines.

Beloved of the British, Nainital was the home for many a years for the hunter-turned-conservationist Jim Corbett and you will find numerous fond references to this hill station in his books. Though the town has remarkably changed since the days of the Raj, the soul of the place is still intact and you will find many remainders of this period in and around Nainital


Today, Nainital has taken the pride of place amongst India’s hill towns and is now India’s most popular hill-station. The summer months of April through June are the best time to visit with temperatures ranging between 15 and 25 degrees.

Amongst the sight-seeing places in Nainital, the most famous is the Naini Lake located in the heart of the town. You can hire a boat or take a stroll around on the mall around with its numerous cafetarias and shops. Another popular place is the Ropeway – the ride offers majestic views of the sacred Nanda Devi Peak. Tiffin Top, Kilbury, Land’s End and the Eco Caves are the other places popular with visitors to Nainital.



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