The summer retreat for the people across the globe, Nainital a beautiful hill station is situated in Kumaon hills, and is located in Uttaranchal. It is approximately 277 kilometers away from Delhi.
The place was a refuge for the British to escape from the heat in summer. It was discovered by Lord Barron and it derived its name from the words 'Naini' means 'Eyes" and 'Taal' means lake. The word 'Naini' comes from the temple Naina Devi, which is located above the lake. The place is also known as 'The Lake district of India'. Nainital is known for many small lakes enhancing its beauty which includes 'Naini Lake', 'Bhimtal', 'SaatTal or Sattal', 'Naukuchia Tal'and 'Khurpa Tal' and many more.
The pleasant weather throughout the year makes Nainital a better option than any other hill station of India. Its striking, magnetic beauty attracts the Nature lovers, Honeymooners, Adventure seekers, people opting for Family holidays and also pulls the tourist crowd for the weekend from the nearby cities and also tourist across the globe.
Nainital has a lot to offer not only to Nature lovers or Honeymooners; it also offers good opportunities to the trekkers and also for mountaineering through it's endless, breath taking beauty.
Cheena Peak one of the highest peak of Nainital, is now known as >b>'Naina Peak' is elevated at 2611 m above the sea level, and takes approximately 1 to 2 hrs to climb it depending upon the climber. The major region is surrounded by the dense forest and even today the beauty around it is untouched and unruffled which is indeed a treat for trekkers, exercise freaks and adventure enthusiast to be with the Mother Nature.
Snow View Point is also one of the remarkable spot of Nainital. It is situated at the height of 2,270 m, and is easily reachable by cable car. One gets a fantastic view of Snow Cladded Himalayas from this Point.
Nonetheless, Nainital has many more picnic spots in and around it.
All the Modes of Transport are available to reach Nainital.