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Overview of Nainital

Nainital is a Himalayan resort town in the Kumaon area of India's Uttarakhand state, at a rise of approximately 2,000m. Once a British slope station, it's set around Nainital Lake, a well known sailing site with Naina Devi Hindu Temple on its north shore. There's shopping in Bara Bazaar, and trekking trails with mountain sees jumble the encompassing zone's lush slopes.


Mythology

It is believed that the Naini Lake is one of the 64 Shakti Peeths, or religious sites where parts of the charred body of Sati (Parvati) fell on earth while being carried by Lord Shiva.[5] The spot where Sati's eyes (or Nain) fell, came to be called Nain-tal or lake of the eye. The goddess Shakti is worshiped at the Naina Devi Temple on the north shore of the present day lake.


Excursions from Nainital

Bhimtal: 22km way from Nainital lies Bhimtal is named after Bhim, one of the five Pandavas. The lake of Bhimtal is named after Bhim, one of the five Pandavas. The lake at Bhimtal is bigger than Nainital lake. Boating, Swimming, Canoeing, Trekking, Paragliding are the main tourist attractions. An aquarium is located on an island at the center of the lake which is quite famous among the tourists,

Jeolikot: 18km from Nainital is on Nainital Haldwani Highway. A health resort and is an excellent spot for those who are interested in floriculture and butterfly catching. The beekeeping center is an added attraction.

Naukhuchiatal: 30 km away from Nainital and 4 km from Bhimtal, lies Nakuchiyatal, which means the lake with nine corners. Bounded by dark woody forests, and lush greenery, Nakuchiyatal remains a place where nature is given preference over man. Famous for its boat rides, it offers some of the best scenic vistas of the sparkling bluish water lake and its delightful environment.

Sataal: Located 45km from Nainital, Sattal, perched at an altitude of 1370 metres. ‘Sattal’ means ‘seven lakes’. Interestingly, three of these lakes are named Ram tal, Lakshman tal, Sita tal and other are Bharat tal, Hanuman tal, Naldamyanti tal, Gurad tal. TheseIt seven interconnected lakes are surrounded by tall oak and pine trees, and this ecosystem is ideal for bird watchers and adventure enthusiasts. The green mountain ranges and sparkling greenish water reflect nature gloriously in all its bounty.

Ramgarh: Ramgarh, also known as the fruit bowl of Kumaun is divided into two part Talla(Down) Ramgarh and Malla (Ramgarh).The other very famous thing about Ramgarh are the orchards which provide you with one of the best apples, pears, and peaches. It has a history of hosting poets, writers, and artist who come to the hills seeking inspiration.

Mukteshwar: At a distance of 47km lies Mukteshwar is a stunning place nestled between the dense conifers and fruit Orchards and is situated 2,286 meters above sea level. Mukteshwar offers 180-degrees view of the Himalayan Ranges. One can see the peaks of Nanda Devi, Nanda Ghunti, Nandakot, Trishul, and Panchachuli. It is an important hill station in Kumaon.

Kainchi Dham: Situated at 17km from Nainital is this Small Ashram Compound where Maharaji spent much of his later years.Kaichi Dham had its share of the limelight when in a candid interview, Mark Zuckerberg revealed to the Prime Minister, that he had visited a temple in India on the advice of Steve Jobs

Corbett National Park: Located at a distance of 66km, was later named after Jim Corbett, who was a wildlife conservationist, and had played a crucial role in the establishment of the park. Apart from the park the Corbett Museum and Corbett waterfall are major attractions of the place. Jim Corbett National Park a major crowd puller in the region. It was in 1936 when it was established as Hailey National Park , to protect the endangered tiger. The name was later changed after Jim Corbett, who was a wildlife conservationist, and had played a crucial role in the establishment of the park. Apart from the park the Corbett Museum and Corbett waterfall are major attractions of the place.


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