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Nainital Lake

Nainital is one among the foremost stunning hill stations in India. Encircled by mountains on 3 sides Nainital is found round the stunning lake Naini Tal. This lake resort is settled at a height of 1, 938 meters. There are several legends related to the place, consistent with one, Nainital has derived its name from the god Naina whereas the opposite legend says that once the god Sati lost her eyes, she was being carried by Lord Shiva and a lake was shaped. The majestic mountains and also the sparkling waters of the lake add associate huge heap to the wonder of the city. The town may be a stunning mixture of all the hues of nature. Naini Lake is that the pride of Nainital and also the several gaily colored yachts on the sparkling lake have currently become synonymous with this stunning picture-postcard resort. A national level water travel competition is organized here throughout the season.
Prateek Gupta
Ropeway was closed due to COVID. However boating was open in the Naini Lake.One of the most beautiful lakes of the country, Nainital lakes is known for its exquisiteness. It is one of the four lakes of Kumaun Hills which includes the Sattal Lake, Bhimtal Lake and the Naukuchiyatal Lake besides the Nainital Lake. The famous lake finds its mentions in ancient scriptures and many poems by prominent writers. Naina Devi Temple is situated on this lake where it is believed that Sati’s eye’s fell to earth after her act of self-immolation.The lake is surrounded by the green hills which give the town a mesmerizing landscape. Being a natural freshwater lake, all nature lovers find the lake a charming site to sit, relax and spend some quality time either by oneself or with their loved ones. Lately, environmentalists have cited worries regarding the health of this lake and preservation measures are gaining momentum to save this natural treasure.
Akash Bhatte
3) As we had our return bus on Day 2 night from Nainital. We headed towards Nainital at 5PM. We had previously visited Nainital. So, we were spending time around it rather than going in the town.
TurtleXplores
Lake No. 13 - Nanital Lake, UttarakhandA very pretty Lake of Uttarakhand, but unfortunately highly commercialized. Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal are also nearby which are equally commercial now. I am sure everyone who visits Uttarakhand plans a stay here. I had visited this place in 2004 and even then it was very famous and the mall road was full of Tourists. This place is famous for its handmade candles and some temples. It is not recommended to stay in Nanital itself as its not peaceful, look for options in Bhimtal or Naukuchital for a little offbeat stay. How to Reach- Its a six to seven hour drive from Delhi to reach Nanital, one of the nearest hill stations. Bhimtal is an hour away from Nanital. It is recommended to hire a car and go or self drive. There are many buses that take an overnight journey to Nanital too.How Many Days- 3 to 4 days is a must to stay in Nanital. You can also club the trip with Jim Corbett National park and enjoy for a week.
Sakshi Sharma
After visiting Bhimtal lake,we went Nainital which is 21 km from Bhimtal.After reaching Nainital, we enjoyed boat ride in Nainital lake about an hour. Here, you can feel the fresh air and beautiful view of hills.
Patrick Rajput
When you enter the beautiful town of Nainital, the first glimpse is of Naini Lake. The tranquil water in the center of the township with boating facility is one of the perfect spots to enjoy a mixture of idyllic and relaxation after travel, and the view from the center of the lake towards the city is extremely dreamy for any time of the day.