Nainital – THE LAKE CITY

Distance from New Delhi to Nainital - 286Km By Road
Distance from New Delhi to Kathgodam - 277Km By Train (Last station is Kathgodam), Distance between Kathgodam and Nainital by Road – 35.5Km
Height of Nainital from Sea Level : 2,084 metres
Summer season temperature range : 16oC to 25oC (May & June)
Winter season temperature range : 1oC to 17oC (January & Februray)
Location : situated at 29 degree 24' north latitude and 79 degree 28' east longitude.

Nainital Lake- It is Situated in the centre of Nainital, also called Naini Lake is a natural fresh body lake, in crescent or kidney shape. Naini Lake is one of the most famous lakes of India. Nainital lake is surrounded by Naini Peak on North West, Tiffin Point on the South West and snow-capped peaks on the north, the Nainital Lake offers a magnificent view, especially during early morning and sunset.

The Nainital Lake is surrounded by seven different peaks namely Ayarpata, Deopata, Handi Bandi, Cheena Peak, Alma, Laria Kanta and Sher Ka Danda. The lake itself can be divided into two part called Mallital and Tallital.

Visitors can also visit Naina Devi Temple on the shores of the lake. Naina Devi Temple- Naina Devi Temple located in Nainital is a Hindu pilgrimage site and one of the fifty-one Shakti Peethas in India. The presiding deity of the Naina Devi Temple is Maa Naina Devi. In Hindu mythology, the temple is built on the spot where Goddess Sati's eyes fell when Lord Vishnu cut her body into 51 different parts. Inside the temple, you will find the two eyes on the roof, depicting Goddess Naina Devi, placed in the centre with the statues of Goddess Kali and Lord Ganesha surrounding it. The city of Nainital got its name from the Naina Devi Temple.

The Mall Road-Nainital- The mall road runs parallel to the Naini Lake, connecting the two ends Mallital and Tallital, is the prime shopping, fooding, lodging and cultural centre of the speculate that is Nainital. Also Known as Govind Ballabh Pant Marg, the Mall Road in Nainital was built by the Britishers. Today, the road is identical to the town of Nainital.

Eco Cave Gardens- It is well-known for its interconnected rocky caves, hanging gardens and the musical fountain, the Eco Garden are a set of six small caves in the shape of various animals. Located in the Mallital, Nainital, The Eco Cave Garden is set up to give tourists a sight of the natural habitat of the Himalayan wildlife by constructing different caves for different animals, similar to their natural home, the most popular caves are Tiger Cave, Panther Cave, Apes Cave, Bat Cave and Flying Fox Cave.