Naini Lake In Nainital Uttarakhand


Naini Lake is a beautiful natural lake located in Nainital. This lake is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist destinations of Nainital. This lake is also known as named of 'Tri-Rishi-Sarovar'. It has been mentioned in Skanda Purana. It is said that when Atri, Pulastya and Pulaha Rishi did not get somewhere water in Nainital, then they dug a pit and brought water from Mansarovar lake and filled in that. It is said that by dipping here virtue is received. This lake appears in the shape of a pear. Millions of tourists come here to enjoy boating in this lake. Tourists can enjoy boating in the lake like, Yachting, Rowing and Paddling. In lake water, the reflection of the surrounding mountains is visible. In the night time, the lights of the surrounding bulbs further enhance its beauty. The northern edge of this lake is called 'Mallital' and the southern edge is called 'Tallital'. During the trip to Nainital, tourists visit the Naini Lake. The Naini Lake is one of the main centres of attraction in Nainital, which attracts many tourists coming here.


How To Reach :-

By Air

The nearest airport of Nainital is Pantnagar, which is about 68 km from Nainital.  

By Rail

The nearest railway station of Nainital is Kathgodam, which is about 34 km from Nainital.

By Road

Naini Lake is located at a distance of about 1.5 km from Nainital bus stand.

Best Time To Visit :-

The journey of Naini Lake can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to May. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains.

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