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Destination Places in Nainital and Around
By: Manoj Roy   |    April 24, 2012   |   0 Comments (0) (0)

If you are looking forward to a pleasant summer escape, then the search is not far off.Nainital hill rank can your answer to summer reprieve and can make your summer holidays a memorable experience. Nainital is one of the hill stations one would like to visit due to some interesting contours of nature, situated at an altitude of 1,938 meters above the sea level; it gives the visitor an altogether different aura of experience.

The hill station has some of the most eye catching sight seeing avenues. Dotted with British styled villas and cottages, it was one of the favourites hanging spots for officers of the British.

Nainital is an accessible tourist town and draws a vast majority of people across all spheres. It got its name from the hill goddess “Naina”, to whom the famous temple is dedicated; also it is resplendent with innumerable tourist spots along with the much talked about Naini Lake. The famous lake in the town is also referred to as the Trishi Lake and a tranquil boat ride in the lake is Nainital's best rejuvenation secret. The Attractive Lake is said to be one of the emerald green eyes of Lord Shiva’s wife Sati, One can hire rowing and pedal boats and one can treat oneself with the resplendent environment of the hill station to your own hearts content. For the sportsman spirited,Nainital Boat Club also offers best yachting arrangements and the annual Kingfisher Yachting Competition in the third week of June is a huge crowd puller at Nainital.

Another marvel you cannot afford to visit is the majestic presence of the Naina Peak-snow capped and guarding over the valley. A sunset by the Hanumangarhi temple is equally beautiful. Trails of British presence can also be seen by the way of churches and other magnificently built British bungalows. The St.John Church is one of the frequented spots by the tourists. Nainital is also endowed with innumerable lakes and picnic spots which make this town special across majority of hill stations of the mighty Himalayan range. For the art lovers, Nainital offers a plethora of artefacts as it has a well renowned handloom product market which offers a range of handmade products at attractive prices. Also Nainital is famous for its Kumaon woollen items and one can select artefacts from an entire range of offerings which this market caters.

Nainital hill station is very well connected by road and rail transport. The nearest airport at Pant Nagar is just 71 km away from Nainital and the Kathgodam Railway Station is only 35 km from Nainital. The summer town offers a treat to sports junkies and nature lovers and with wide range of flora and fauna, all swear by Nainital's countless offerings. To name a few, paragliding and mountain hiking are some of the best explored indulgences in the valley.

With so much to offer, this small town in the lap of pristine nature offer end to end retreat to the visitor not to mention the much talked about reprieve from the blazing sun of the plains.

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