One of the most visited and best hill destinations in India is Nainital, it leaves no stone unturned when it comes to displaying its radiant beauty. Nainital is often described as the Lake District because it treasures several lakes each having significant religious meaning. Nainital is not only blessed for having a natural freshwater crescent-shaped lake but also boasts of old temples, heritage buildings, and lots of vantage points to get an uninterrupted view of the valley and mountains. There are many interesting tourist attractions in Nainital naming them all may take a while, so we have listed down some of the most prominent tourist attractions that you can visit in Nainital.
No one can resist the stunning lake of Nainital, it is the heart of the hill station. People come here, ideally cruise along the edges of the lake, sit and soak in the beauty and partake in boat activities like yachting or paddling. You can sit here and watch the peaceful sunset or cruise along the mall road which is located beside the lake.
Snow View Point:
This is an exciting destination where families can indulge in activities like a go-cart, zipline and take an opportunity to ride the (cable car) gondola. It offers a stunning view of the town and the snow-capped mountains in a distant like the Nanda Kot and Nanda Devi. This is the oldest Snow Viewpoint and the top Nainital tourist place to visit.
Tiffin Top is one of the top tourist places around Nainital. It is also known as Dorothy Seat because it was built in memory of the late painter Dorothy Kellet. Perched at an elevation of 2290 meters, you will get a breathtaking view of the Himalayas and Nainital town. It is also a famous picnic spot in Nainital were a lot of locals come to enjoy the radiant summer sunshine.
Mall Road is the center of attraction located close to Nainital Lake. It is the busiest part of the town with so many shops, restaurants, cafes, and hotels. This part of the town was built during the British rule in India. It possesses vibrant tourist energy. Here, you can indulge in shopping or boating and yachts activities since the Mall Road stretches along the lake’s length.
One of Nainital’s best sightseeing places is the zoo. After its grand opening in the year 1995, it has captivated many children and even elders witnessing rare species that only dwell in the high altitude mountains. One of the most charming animals is the Red Panda. The zoo is home to many endangered animals and plants.