Nestled among the verdant foothills of the mighty Himalayas, Naukuchiatal is truly a sight to behold. It is one of those many breathtaking places to visit in Uttarakhand that are ideal for a family holiday. Located in Nainital, this splendid hill station offers many avenues of enjoyment, sightseeing, and relaxing activities for adults as well as kids.
Best time to visit
Naukuchiatal epitomizes beauty and serenity throughout the year. However, each season in this gorgeous location is perfect for something specific. March to June is ideal for sightseeing and for an escape from the city’s heat. During monsoons, the lushness of Naukuchiatal increases manifold that renders the region extraordinarily beautiful. Spanning from November to February, winters in Naukuchiatal are nothing short of magical when the surroundings look pristine white.
Here are four fascinating places to visit in Naukuchiatal with your entire family:
1. Naukuchiatal Lake
The village of nine-cornered lakes, Naukuchiatal is named after this picturesque water body, where boating with your kids is a must-do activity. While you enjoy the serene aura of your surroundings, your kids will be awed by nature’s gloriousness. Do take groupfies as a family against the spectacular vistas of the Naukuchiatal Lake!
Family vacations are ideal for exposing your children to something rare and sublime. Therefore, when it comes to activities in and around Naukuchiatal, an approximately 16km trip to Sattal is highly recommended. Take your kids to explore the biodiversity and ecological heritage of Sattal, which is a confluence of seven lakes and is primarily known as a bird watcher’s paradise.
Wildlife entices people of every age and Ranikhet is just the perfect destination to experience that enthrallment. Located at around 60km from Naukuchiatal, Ranikhet serves as a home to many species of wild animals including red fox, barking deer, and leopard. The excitement quotient of your kids will definitely go a notch up when they witness these animals in the wild.
To give your vacation a touch of culture and architecture and to let your children take a look at some exemplary historic temples, make sure you include Bhimtal in your holiday itinerary. Located on the banks of the glistening Bhimtal Lake is the Bhimeshwar Temple. Although it dates back to the 17th century, its architectural finesse is still a marvel to behold.
Where to stay
When you want to experience the best of this quaint region, head straight to Club Mahindra Naukuchiatal resort. Equipped with an array of modern amenities, the spacious rooms of this resort in Naukuchiatal are perfect for a restful night’s sleep. A must-try is the authentic local cuisine served at the in-house restaurant. If you and your kids are too tired to go out, staying in your rooms that offer panoramic views of the mountains will help you relax and have memorable experience. Plan a vacation with Club Mahindra today & have a memorable and pleasant stay at Naukuchiatal resort in Uttarakhand situated amidst misty mountains & lush greenery.
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