Nainital is one of the unique hill stations in the state of Uttaranchal, located 304 kms from the capital of India – Delhi. The famous lake Naini is one of the major attractions of the hill station. Situated at an altitude of 1,938mtrs, this paradise town with its unending beauty is one of the most popular tourist resorts of the country.
Nainital is the largest hill settlement in the Kumaon region of Himalayas. Vantage points in and around Nainital give a panoramic view of Himalayan peaks in one side and plains on the other. A walk down the wooded lanes of pine, deodar and oak turns refreshing.The main Tourist Attractions are Naini Lake, Snow View, Naina Peak, Hanuman Garhi, Zoo Gardens.
Altitude: 2,084 m (6,837 ft)
STD Code: 05942
Language: Hindi, Punjabi, English and Pahari
Clothing: Summer- Light Woollens, tropical and Winter- Heavy woollens
Temperature: Summer: 26 - 10 C Winter: 15 - 1 C
Best Season: April to July and Mid-September to Mid-November
Local transport: Taxies and auto-rickshaws are the major modes of local transport in Mussoorie.
How to reach
By Air: The nearest airport is Pantnagar, which is 71 Kms away from Nainital
By Rail: The nearest railhead is at Kathgodam, which is 35 Kms away from Nainital.
By Road: Nainital is well connected by good motorable roads with the all important cities of India like Agra, Delhi, Haridwar, Lucknow etc.