Situated in Uttarakhand, Nainital is one of the most beautiful places for sightseers. It is the City of Lakes in India. The word Nainital is taken from Naina. Naina is a Hindi word which means eyes. Naina is the highest mountain which surrounds the Nainital town. A British sugar merchant P. Baron is considered to be the founder of Nainital. It was founded in the 1839 century. It is also said that the Britisher built up a house here with the name of Cottage of pilgrims.
After the construction completed they also started residing here. People also started accommodating here. Thus the city soon turned into an administrative town. The city is surrounded on all its sides with natural peaks, Naina is one of them. China peak is represents another name of Naina peak. As it is said by Goddess Parwati, king Daksha's daughter got married with Lord Shiva against his father's likes
Bhimtal is very significant in Uttarakhand. Bhimtal also is also referred to as "Bhimsarovar". It is believed that at this site the five Pnadavas were the frequent visitors. According to the Hindu mythology this town is the place of 64 "Shakti Peeths". In Manas khand of Skanda Purana, Nainital described as the "Trishi Sarovar". The three most (Atri, Pulastya and Pulaha) are the renowned and popular Sages had a visit for penance at Nainital temple.
Elevation: Located at a height of 1934 meters to 2615 meters above sea level Rainfall: 110 cm rainfall every year. Weather: weather remains chilly in winters Clothing: heavy woolen clothes Best time to reach: March, June, November and December are ideal to travel to Nainital Languages: Kumaoni, Hindi and English
Geography of Nainital Nainital district is located in the foothills of Kumaun in Uttarakhand state. At its northern and southern part lie Almora and Udham Singh Nagar districts respectively. Nainital district occupies an area of 3422 kilo meters. It is divided into two zones; Hilly and Bhabar. Bhimtal, Sattal, Naukuchiatal, Nainital, Malwatal, Harishtal, Lokhamtal etc. are popular bigger lakes in Nainital district. You will find pleasant weather through out the year in the city. Naina peak is the highest peak of the town perched at an elevation of 2,611 meters above sea level. It is 6 kilo meter away from town.
How to Reach Nainital Nainital is well connected with all the key destinations of the country. Pantngar is the nearest airport from the hill station of Nainital. The place is easily accessible from popular cities like Delhi and Lucknow among other cities of India. Transport buses in Delhi are regularly available to reach Nainital. From Nainital Kathgodam is the nearest railway station.
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