Winding roads, an unmistakable Victorian-era feel, gorgeous lakes, and expansive greenery—all of this enveloped by the stunning Himalayas—that’s the beauty of Nainital. This is a town so picturesque that a holiday even as short as a weekend getaway will rejuvenate all your senses.
Nainital is situated at an altitude of more than 2,000m, which is why the weather is always pleasant here. Owing to the presence of seven lakes in the region, Nainital is fondly known as the City of Lakes. The centerpiece of this quaint region is the famous Naini Lake, which is shaped like an eye, thereby giving the lake its name.
Nainital is frequented by globetrotters all-round the year, thanks to its splendid beauty. Avoid the tourist crowd by choosing to spend your family vacation in Naukuchiatal. Nainital is located at about 26km from the extremely peaceful Naukuchiatal and can be explored in a one-day trip. Read on to know more about the tourist places in Nainital that you may visit with your entire family.
• Naini Lake
Located in the heart of the town, Naini Lake is one of the most popular lakes in the region. The holy Naina Devi Temple is located right at the bank of this mesmerizing lake where you can take your family to pay a visit. Boating in the Naini Lake is very common and a must-experience activity for tourists. Kids will love this as they get a chance to splash water on each other and just be themselves.
• Sattal Lake
One of the most enchanting places to visit in Nainital, the exquisite Sattal Lake is tucked away in the midst of breathtaking greenery. This scenic waterbody is a cluster of seven freshwater lakes; hence, the name Sattal. It is one of the least-visited lakes in the Nainital region and is a haven for various bird species. As it is extremely educational for your kids, do spend a few peaceful hours with your family and indulge in bird watching at Sattal Lake.
• Bhimtal Lake
One of the most fascinating attractions in this region is the Bhimtal Lake. Located at around 22km from Nainital town, it attracts visitors from all over the world. Pay a visit to the famous aquarium on the island in the middle of this lake while sightseeing in Nainital. Kids will have a memorable time here while you enjoy the scenic vistas.
• Sariyatal Lake
Although small, Sariyatal Lake in Nainital is as breathtaking as the rest. The mesmerizing part about this lake is that the water appears green due to its lush surroundings. Come here with your family to experience something as beautiful as a dream. Bring your kids to let them appreciate nature and its tranquility. Along with these famous lakes of Nainital, have a look at other tourist places to visit in & around Naukuchiatal during family vacations.
Where to stay
Facing the glistening Naukuchiatal Lake, Club Mahindra Naukuchiatal resort is built at just the perfect location. Following a long day of exploring Nainital, spend your time enjoying the peaceful aura at this unspeakably beautiful resort in Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand. For your family’s and your comfort, all rooms of the resort are equipped with a host of modern amenities. To make your holiday a memorable one, the resort also offers numerous holiday activities for you and the kids to enjoy.
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