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Tips for What to do and what not in Nainital


Nainital is the most beautiful and picturesque destination of Kumaon in Uttarakhand. Millions of tourist visit Nainital every year with friends and families. Like every destination many times tourist they get fooled by guides and local travel agents and they miss visiting some places which are worth watching. Also they are misguided about local products that they would like to buy and carry with them to their respective homes.

In this article we would like to give tips to tourist visiting Nainital what to see and what to buy in Nainital and nearby tourist attractions.


What to See in Nainital
Tourist spots that one must visit in Nainital apart from Naini lake are Snow View, Killbury, Nainital Zoo, Cave Garden, Barapathar and Hanumangari.


For tourist looking for adventure must visit China Peak. China Peak is approx 4 kms very steep trek from Killbury. One can hire can or drive on their own to Killbury which is 6 kms feom city center. From China Peak you get a breath taking view of Nainital.

Places to visit near Nainital

There are 4 other lakes near Nainital. Bhimtal is 40 kms, Naukuchiatal is 45 kms, Sattal is 35 kms and Khurpatal is only 10 kms. The first three lakes mentioned are on the same route whereas Khurpatal is on the opposite side. One must visit Bhimtal, Naukhuchiatal for sure. These two are the most beautiful and bigger lakes among all the lakes nearby Nainital.
For tourist looking for spots of pilgrim importance can visit Kaichi Dham which is about 32 kms form Nainital. This holy temple is very famous and is ashram of ‘Neem Karoli Baba’. Another famous temple in Nainital is Naina Devi Temple at Flats which is the heart of the Nainital town.

What to buy in Nainital
Nainital is famous for its candles and wood handcraft made of pine seed shells. Best candle shops are at Bara bazaar. Beautiful designs of candles are available here. For Handicraft item flats markets is the best place to buy.

What not to buy

Do not buy western cloths from the Tibetan market as all these cloths are brought from Delhi. These cloths can be bought in markets like Lajpat and Karolbagh in much cheaper rates.

Where to Stay

If looking for a place to stay just adjacent to Lake than Krishna Mountview, Classic The Mall, Grand Hotel etc are the good hotels in Nainital.

If looking for 5 star hotels in Nainital than Manu maharani, Naini Retreat and Ariff Castle are good hotels in Nainital.

If looking for a resort or hotel near Nainital at quiet and calm location than Dolmaar Resort is the best option among all hotels in Nainital.

Cab/ Taxi charges

In Nainital region rates for cabs are not fixed and vary according to the season. In the peak season normally an Alto, Indica charges Rs.3000/- per day including fuel. This price includes sightseeing to all the lakes in the area. Bigger cabs like Innova and Qulais charges Rs.4000/- per day for the same inclusions.

Drop to Delhi or Lucknow cost Rs.5000/- to Rs.5500/- by small car and Rs.6000/- to Rs.7500/- by bigger 8 seated cabs.

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Bhujiaghat, Kathgodam-Nainital Highway
6 kms from Kathgodam Railway Station
Nainital, Uttarakhand ( 263001 )

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