Nainital is the well known hill station famous for its various natural attractions and due to its favorable climate all year round . There are different beautiful and adventurous places in nainital for tourist interest. Here’s the list of the top 5 must visited places in Nainital
Nainital lake :
Nainital is well known hill station of uttarakhand and also a major tourist attraction of hill-station Nainital. Nainital district is called as Lake district of India as there are different lakes located in nearby places of Naintial. Naini Lake is a natural freshwater lake located right in the heart of the city.
The villagers believe that the lake was formed when the left eye of devi sati ,fell on the earth . It is one of the four lake located in the majestic hills of Kamoun region. Other three lakes are Bhimtal lake, Sattal Lake, Nakuchiyatal lake.
Naina Devi temple:
Naina Devi temple of Nainital is the most sacred Hindu temple in India. the presiding deity if this temple is Maa Naina Devi(Maa Sati) represented by 2 netras or eyes. The town Nainital got its name from the Naina Devi temple only. Peoples visit the temple generally during the 8-days on the occasion of Nanda Ashtami festival to immerse in the faith of an overwhelming crowd. the festival also considered Nanda Astmai mela fair. On this occasion, a statue of Goddess Nanda Devi is baptized in the holy water along with her sister Naina Devi on the last day of this festival.
Mall road is the main road of Nainital runs from the heart of nainital, the road connects the two main ends of nainital city, i.e tallital and mallital. Mall road has a number of shops , Restaurants and cafes, departmental store, banks, hotels.
Snow view point:
Snow view point is one of the most visited place of Naintial. snow view offers excellent views of snow capped mountains like nanda devi, trishul, and nanda kot the peak also offer beautiful view of town.
Tiffin Top :
Tiffin top is also known as Dorothy’s seat is a best picnic spot in Nainital. Tiffin top is located on Ayarpatta hill. It offer a magnificent view of amazing town and surrounding hills of Kamoun. Tiffin top is famous for hiking , sightseeing nature.
Eco Cave Garden:
Eco cave garden is one best place for attraction specially for girls. Eco cave garden have various artificial cave of several animals made for children fun. The view of cave garden is amazing and the cave is located in sukhatal or Mallital as it is commonly known as the Kaladhungi road.
Nainital Zoo :
One of the best tourist attraction spot of Nainital – Nainital Zoo. The Zoo is officially named as Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo Nainital . It is the only high altitude zoo in entire Uttarakhand. The zoo has number of endangered species of animals like Royal Bengal Tiger, Tibetan Wolves, sambar, leopard cat and Himalayan bear. Nainital Zoo is located at hill slope in Nainital.
Tibetan Market ( Bhotia Market ) :
Tibetan market is situated in the bank of Naini lake. It is one of the major attraction site for tourists attraction. The shops include handmade woolen clothes which was hand knitted by the women of Nainital and Almora . Also you can but sweaters , jacket, gloves caps , mufflers, shawls etc. There are number of restaurants , food point, snacks shops available in bhotia market where food and snacks are available at affordable prices.