An extremely popular hill station in Utrakhand, Nainital is the perfect weekend getaway especially if you are travelling with family or are a couple who want to have some alone time in peace. The main beauty of the city lies in the landscapes you get stunning views of the whole city or at times of the stunning Himalayas which are not far off. Standing there you will find peace and tranquility. People in Nainital are extremely warm and affectionate which adds some more charm to the city. For you first time visitors we have narrowed down a few places you have to visit in the city (Nainital Attractions).
1. Nainital Lake
It is located in the heart of the city. The lake is in such a location that its surrounded by hills and it looks like a scenic painting which one can adorn of your walls. There are boating services available you can rent a boat and enjoy the lake while being in it.
2. Tiffin Top
Popularly known as the Dorothy’s seat. Its is about 2295 Meters above the sea level. This peak shows off the most stunning views. It is named after the renowned English painter Dorothy Kellet who used to sit here and paint. Take a picnic along enjoy the view while you munch on your lunch.
3. Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
If you are in for some trekking around then for sure hit the Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary. Make sure to take a set of Binoculars along to spot beautiful birds along and be careful to be extra quiet so they don’t scare away.
4. Mall Road
All the cities that were under the British Raj has the mall road as the sign of their presence. Nainital is no different the long broad road is where the main market lies. This I sthe place you can come and buy some souvenirs of your trip.
5. Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo
The high altitude zoo is a must visit. Not only because you will get too see ones of animals which one cant normally fine in other zoo’s but also due to stunning views you have there. The zoo was first opened in 1984 and hosts to rare species of animals like the Tibetan wolf, snow leopard, Himalayan Beer etc.