Nainital is a beautiful and very widely known hill station in the Kumayun region of Uttarakhand. Nature has bestowed Nainital with amazing lakes, awe-inspiring landscapes, and lush green valleys. Here is the list of things you should definitely do if you are in Nainital.
Best time to Visit Nainital
Nainital is one such destination which can be visited year-round. But the best time to visit this place is between March and June. You can decide your ideal timing based on what you want to do here. For example, Summers are considered pleasing for a day sight-seeing. Also, boat riding is considered very favorable in this weather.
Must visit Naini Lake
This is the best thing to do in Nainital out of all other things. It is because it is the simplest of all. And if you have booked yourself a room near Mall road you will get a chance to view at most beautiful sights of Naini Lake. You can either take a view from your hotel room or just roam around the lake. You can also sit and relax on the benches there.
Offer your prayers to Naina Devi
If you are a religious person, ensure that you offer your prayers at Naina Devi Temple. This temple is located on the other side of Naini Lake. And in here Goddess Shakti is being worshipped.
Enjoy the Naini Lake from above
This is the best place to view at the beauty of the Naini Lake from the top of the Naini Peak. The lake looks like mango shaped from above. And the lake looks covered with the mountain and the Pine trees which makes the view even beautiful. This view is very pleasing as well very soothing for your eyes.
Go on a shopping spree
You will find varied shops on the mall road which sell wooden socks, shawls, sweaters, jackets, jewelry, candles, homemade food, herbal products, tours and travel packages and so on. The best thing about this place is you can find candles here in any shape, size, and fragrances. For example, in the shape of fruits, vegetables, animals, trees and so on. You can even customize the candle according to your liking and preferences.
Explore the various cuisines
This is the most basic on the list of things to do in Nainital, which is pretty much applicable to any place we travel. You can enjoy the food in Chandni Chawk themed restaurants or the relishing street food on the streets of Nainital.
Take a cable for Himalayan Darshan
You will have the best experience of viewing at Himalayan ranges and wonderful peaks here. But you need to ensure that you choose early mornings for cable tour. That is because at the later parts of the day as the clouds and fog covers the view and you will have nothing much to see. There are hotels where you will find ropeways just above the hotels.
To make sure you do not miss out on any of these first you need to book your flight to Delhi. Delhi, because there is no direct flight to Nainital. Let say you are from Lucknow, you need to book Lucknow to Delhi Flights and later you can hire or rent a vehicle to Nainital. Also, to book your Lucknow to Delhi Flights early to fetch better prices.
Make the most out of every place you travel!