Places to stay near Tiffin Top
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Tiffin Top is a popular picnic spot in Nainital, located on Ayrpatta hill at an average elevation of 2292 meters above sea level. It offers a magnificent 360 degree view of Nainital town and surrounding hills of kumaon region. Tiffin Top is at 4 km from Nainital town, you can enjoy the easy hike to Tiffin Top It takes 2-3 hrs to reach or you can also ride on ponies, but hike through the cliff is more intresting. Tiffin top is a delight for photographers or those who love capturing the divine beauty of nature in a photographic shots. With lush green and peaceful environs along in addition the spectacular views of the snow-covered Himalayan peaks adds to the charm of the Tiffin Top. The scenic view which is experienced through this place is worth a thousand other experiences. It is a nature's lover delight and for everyone else who want to explore the enrapturing sight of the beautiful hilly environment. Sometimes adventure activities like rappelling and rock climbing are also conducted in Tiffin top.
Situated at an height of 2290 meters on Ayarpatta Hill, Tiffin Top is a very famous viewing and picnic spot in Nainital. Also known as Dorothy's Seat, it was built by a British Army Officer, J.P Kellet in the memory of his wife, Dorothy Kellet. Presenting a 360 degree panoramic view of the beautiful city below as well as of the majestic, snow-capped Himalayas, it's not only a certified treat for the eyes and the soul, but also candy land for aspiring and professional photographers. All you need to do is grab a picnic basket(along with the camera for photographers), sit down and bask in the grandeur and magnificence of mother nature. Oh and you certainly wouldn't want to miss the sunset from here! To reach there, one can go on horse back at Rs. 500 - Rs. 700 or, for the adventure lovers, one can opt for a trek to the hill; it's easier on the pocket too.