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Entry is open from all domestic destinations.

  • Masks are mandatory while out in public places
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Flights

Flights are functional to Pantnagar airport from various national destinations.

Trains

Various trains are running to Kathgodam Railway Station from Dehradun.

Local Transport

Local modes of transport like buses, taxis and autorickshaws are allowed to function with proper steps of sanitization.

The government of Uttarakhand has taken major steps of sanitizations to ensure the safety of travelers to Nainital. Thrillophilia recommends additional precautions such as social distancing, wearing a mask and washing your hand regularly for your safety.

COVID negative certificate no longer mandatory to enter Uttarakhand Updated: 24 Feb 2021

Travellers can now enter Uttarakhand without a COVID negative certificate.

Registration on the Smart City Web Portal is Mandatory For Entry Updated: 24 Feb 2021

All travellers visiting Nainital from other states will have to register on the Smart City Web Portal and upload the required documents for entry.

Mandatory Screening To Take Place At Borders Updated: 22 Sep 2020

A screening process will take place on entry at the borders of the state- be it by road, railway or air.

Place of worship in Nainital now Accessible to Devotees Updated: 05 Sep 2020

All religious places and place of worship in Uttarakhand have been allowed to re-open, keeping the points of social distancing and reduced capacity in mind.

Activities to Do in Nainital

Enjoy Boating at Naini Lake, Enjoy Himalayan View from Tiffin Top, Shop at Tibetan Market, Ropeway of Nainital, Paragliding in Nainital, Flying Fox Nainital, Kali River Rafting and many more

Every category of traveller can find their taste of things to do in Nainital. From leisure tourists to the nature-loving or adventure enthusiast, this destination has everything for everyone. Activities like Bird watching, nature exploration, and adventure sports are very popular among the tourists visiting here. People also shop for hand knitted woollens from the natives here as souvenirs for their trip.

Some of the popular
activities in Nainital that capture the attention of the travellers at this place are Boating, paragliding, trekking, camping and others. People who love to trek may find this place as paradise. With tons of trekking spots like Tiffin’s Top, Naini peak and others, this tourist destination satisfies the adventure lust in each traveller.

For the kids too, activities like boating, water Zorbing, rock climbing and others help them feel the thrill of adventure with utmost safety. With homely food, adventure sports, bonfire, fun games and sleeping under the star lit sky, visit Nainital for an exceptional experience.

Here are some of the best things to do in Nainital:

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Experience the thrill of flying high up in the air and the best way to experience this is through tandem paragliding. Take off with highly experienced instructors and enjoy the breathtaking aerial view of Nainital. Anyone without any prior experience or knowledge can go for paragliding in Nainital, just need the desire to fly and follow the instructor’s simple guidance during takeoff and landing. The instructor will guide with what is needed and enjoy the experience of a lifetime. 

Flights vary depending on the duration selected and the height of the takeoff site. 
After a quick briefing session by instructors about the activity, a group of professional gliders will help you to get adjusted onto the paraglider with all the safety measures in check. 

The experience of the picturesque view of the mountain ranges and the cool breeze brushing against your face will make it one of the best thrilling adventure.

How to reach Nainital Paragliding Site:
The activity area is 22 km far from the Nainital roadways bus stand so you can hire a private cab to reach there.
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Enjoy Boating at Naini Lake

Enjoy Boating at Naini Lake

In the entire district of Nainital, the Naini Lake is the one that is the most famous, owing to its location and ease of access. Surrounded by beauty on all sides, the lake is a great place to have some mesmerizing memories of the city. As you sit on a boat that slowly glides on the waters, indulge in what is one of best activities to do in Nainital. 

Take a boating trip of the lake and marvel at the beauty that surrounds you in this amazing location, from where you can see the serene snow-capped peaks, the Cheena Peak, and the Tiffin Top. Take pictures of the amazing valley or record a video of the pleasant weather.

Location: Naini Lake, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Timings: Every day, 6 AM to 6 PM

Charges/Fees: Starts from INR 150 and goes on to INR 500 (per person)

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Enjoy Himalayan View from Tiffin Top

Enjoy Himalayan View from Tiffin Top

Also known as Dorothy’s seat, the Tiffin Top is a locals’ favorite picnic spot in Nainital. Located on the Ayarpatta Hill, Tiffin top sits in a location where you can see the city of Nainital on one side, and the majestically beautiful Kumaon hills on the other side. A photographer’s paradise, the place got its name because Dorothy’s Seat was popular for picnics. 

If you are looking for activities to do in Nainital, then a hike up to Tiffin Top to capture the beauty of Himalayas, is surely a thing you should go for.

Location: Ayarpatta Hill, Nainital, Uttarakhand.

Timings: Everyday, 8 AM to 5:30 PM

Charges/Fees: Free Entry


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Shop at Tibetan Market

Shop at Tibetan Market

Right along the banks of the Naini Lake, the famous Tibetan Market of Nainital runs. Offering authentic Tibetan winterwear, souvenirs, and much more, the market is one of the most famous, affordable, and beautiful setup to shop in the city, and is run by the natives of Tibet. 

Skillful at their work, Tibetans have shops and shacks on the side of the road selling Tibetan bags, scarves, ethnic dresses, designer shawls, woolen mufflers, junk accessories, and stylish watches, all of which are available at affordable prices and can be bargained for.

Location: Nanda Devi Path, Ayarpatta, Nainital, 263002, Uttarakhand

Timings: Everyday, 9:30 AM to 9 PM

Charges/Fees: None

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Experience Sunset at Hanuman Garhi

Experience Sunset at Hanuman Garhi

Dedicated to Hindu God and loyal follower of Lord Ram, Lord Hanuman, Hanuman Garhi is a temple that enjoys an amazing location on the top of a hill in Nainital. Built in the year 1950 by a local saint, the best part about this temple is the amazing sunset view of the place, where people can watch the sun slowly gliding down and set behind the hills. 

Tourists from all over the country come to witness this marvel, and the best part is that it does not require a strenuous walk to reach the temple. Take the blessings of the lord and take in the beauty of the scene as it unfolds in front of you.

Location: Hanuman Garhi, Haldwani Road, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Timings: Sunset Time

Charges/Fees: None

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Enjoy Ropeway of Nainital

Enjoy Ropeway of Nainital

The main attractions of Nainital include the amazing name of the Ropeway of Nainital. Connecting the city to the snow view point, the ropeway takes one to a height of about 2,250 m above sea level. While the destination is undoubtedly beautiful, the ride to the top is itself very serene, making it one of the best things to do in Nainital.

There are 2 trolleys that run between the two terminals and take time of about 2 and a half minutes to complete the journey on one side. Another great thing about this is that the ropeway was built by the Swiss pioneers, making it the safest ropeway in the region.

Location: Ropeway RdMallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263001

Timings: everyday 10 AM to 4 PM

Charges/Fees: INR 150 for adults, and INR 100 for children, both way.

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Visit Jim Corbett

Visit Jim Corbett

Named after the British Hunter in India, Jim Corbett is an active area of wildlife, granted the national park status in the year 1936. The oldest National Park of India, Corbett is known to have the highest density of Royal Bengal Tigers. Located inside the bounds of the lake city, visiting the Jim Corbett National Park for a tiger safari is surely one of the best things to do in Nainital.

Apart from this, there is also the Ramganga Reservoir inside the reserve where a number of Elephants, Leopards, and hundreds of birds that flock to this place.

Location: Nainital District, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand 244715

Timings: Everyday, 6:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Charges/Fees: INR 200 for Indians, INR 900 for foreigners.

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Activity Location: Bara Patthar, Bhimtal
Activity Timings: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Reach to Bara Patthar, and after wearing safety equipment with the instructions and safety guidelines from instructors, this activity will send you flying across the valley. Just feel the thrill of rushing in the air, along with a great view of the lake, valley, and the Nainital Town in front of you. This activity is a real adrenaline rush with amazing fun and thrill. Experience the best of scenic views from the top and while flying, a totally experiential activity.

In this activity site, there are 2 zip lines: one is 50 meters and the other one is 100 meters. There are 3 Expert Instructors, one will set your equipment and the other 2 will be at the starting and ending point of the zipline. Along with that, a rope will be attached to your harness and they will ensure the safety and security during the whole activity. Experience the amazing adventure activity and make it a memorable one.

Requirements for Activity:

Minimum Age- 8 years
Minimum Weight – 20 kg 
Maximum Weight – 90 kg

How To reach: 
The activity site is near to Nainital Bus Station about 6 km, it can be easily reached by public and private transport.

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Kali River Rafting, Uttarakhand 2021
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On this rip-roaring rafting extravaganza, get to Kali River rafting that is plonked on Indo-Nepal border. Savour the adventure as rafting on Kali trip takes you down the upper sections of this river. Your journey begins at Kathgodam, a charming town in the Nainital, Uttarakhand. It forms the last station on its Indian Railways line. From here onwards, you would have to take the automobile to reach the Kumaon region of the Himalayan Mountains.

Uttarakhand is the ideal playground for adventure sports. Displaying breath-taking beauty, it enchants with dramatic and arrayed landscape of pretty lakes, windy rivers, high mountains and soaring sights of the mighty Himalayas.  

Lap up the journey amidst varied landscape comprising thick forest, farms, sandy beaches and more before you dash off to the plains. Enjoy run amidst remote and desolate area that opens up natural splendours. Through this activity, pass many stalactite and stalagmite formations. Making this trip all the more delightful is all the natural beauty and the chance to challenge Class II – IV rapids rafting on Kali river.

Temperature Range: The expected temperatures would be 12-20°C during the day and 7-8°C during the nights

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Activity Location: Sattal, Nainital, Uttarakhand
Activity Timings:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duration: 30 minutes

The lake district of Nainital is one of the most visited town in the Kumaon. While Nainital is considered as a place of peace and beauty, full of picturesque lakes, hills and forests, it is filled with adventure as well. And Kayaking is one of those activites of thrill and excitement.
Kayaking is both for Nature as well as Adventure Sport Lovers. Upon reaching the site, a trained instructor will teach the required skills and techniques. After providing with a life jacket and a kayak, start the kayaking experience around the Sattal Lake while enjoying and appreciating the beautiful view of the Hills. 

How to Reach:
The kayaking site is about 28 km away from Nainital and is easily accessible via public/private transportation

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The activity package is allowed for people who are above 12 years of age group only. This activity is strictly not recommended for pregnant women and old citizens.
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Visit Naina Devi

Visit Naina Devi

A Shakti Peeth (seat of power) in the Hindu Belief, the Naina Devi temple is perched on the northern bank of the Naini Lake in the city of Nainital. A famous attraction and a spiritual hotspot, the Naina Devi Goddess resides inside the temple and is depicted by her two eyes. Pilgrims from everywhere flock to the temple to take blessings of the mother goddess.

Despite being destroyed in a landslide in the year 1880, the Naina Devi Temple was rebuilt and has since then attracted thousands of visitors every year.

Location: Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263002

Timings: Everyday 6 AM to 10 PM

Charges/Fees: None

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Duration: 5 Hours
Start Point and End Point: Mall Road, Nainital

Tiffin Top is also known as Dorothy Seat which is a stonework perch on the Tiffin Top built-in memory of painter Dorothy Kellet, this viewpoint offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and Nainital. It provides splendid views of the town. Perched at a height of 2290 meters, Tiffin Top is a famous picnic spot in Nainital.

About the Activity:
Take a rickshaw from the hotel to Tallital Bus Stand. Don't forget to pack some lunch on the way, as the journey is heading towards the Tiffin Top. From here, get up on the saddle on the horse and the journey to Tiffin Top begins. On reaching the top, enjoy the mesmerizing view of the city of Nainital: The sparkling water of the Naini Lake, the street and the mountains surrounding this beautiful city. Take photographs, make poses, enjoy the feeling of being on the top of the world. And of course, enjoy the delicious lunch. Later, proceed on the horses back to Mall Road, where the horse ride experience comes to an end.

Additional Details:
Tiffin Top Timings: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Activity Duration: About 2.5 - 3 hours

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Trekking at Cheena Peak

Trekking at Cheena Peak

Also known as the Naina Peak, Cheena Peak is the highest point in Nainital. Covered in forests of Rhododendrons, Deodars, and Cypresses, the trek to the top of Cheena Peak is as rewarding as the view from the top. After just a small and relaxing hike up the hill, you will get to see the beautiful range of the Himalayas all covered in snow.

Also, the city of Nainital looks even more beautiful from the peak. The trekking to the top, and taking in the views from there, can together be called the best things to do in Nainital.

Location: Nainital, Uttarakhand

Charges/Fees: None

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Visit the Nainital Zoo

Visit the Nainital Zoo

Nainital Zoo, or the Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo, is a high altitude home for wildlife, first of its kind in North India, and the 3rd in the country. Located at a height of about 2,100 m above sea level, the zoo is one of the best places to visit in Nainital. 

Housing animals like Royal Bengal tiger, Tibetan wolves, sambar, leopard cat, and Himalayan bear, the zoo also has many bird species like Kalij pheasant, Lady Amherst pheasant, rose-ringed parakeet, golden pheasant, and red junglefowl. A visit here is surely one of the best things to do in Nainital.

Location: Tallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263002

Timings: Friday to Wednesday, 10 AM to 4:30 PM

Charges/Fees: INR 50 for adults (above 13 years), INR 20 for children.

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Go for Camping

Go for Camping

Nainital is not just hills and lakes, rather, the place has its fair share of meadows and ridges to enjoy the best of camping in Kumaon. With weather that remains pleasant for almost all throughout the year, the experience of camping in Nainital is nothing short of a getaway from the bustling life of the city.

 Fill your mornings with sunrise views, catch up on some trekking and birdwatching through the day, get warm with a bonfire as you sing and dance around it, and sleep under the billions of stars in the clear sky. Find a place to pitch your tent and you will find all of the above easily.

Location: Nainital, Uttarakhand

Charges/Fees: Depends on the campsite and required permits and entry charges.

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Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing
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More than a place blessed with beauty, Nainital is an adventure destination as well. A roster of adventure sports waiting for you to explore is present in the lake town, but the most amazing of all things to do in Nainital has to be the rock climbing. With a few schools that will teach the basics and necessities of rock climbing, you can easily become an enthusiast of the sport.

And with plenty of opportunities to practice in the city, there is a lot of fun that is yet to be had, and rock climbing is one of those unexplored and untapped adventures. You can learn with Nainital Mountaineering Club.

Location: CRST Inter College, Mallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263001

Timings: Everyday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Charges/Fees: Starts from INR 600

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Stroll through Mall Road

Stroll through Mall Road

The Mall, or the Mall Road, is a popular tourist attraction in Nainital. Built by the Britishers when they planned the city, the road runs by the side of the lake, it runs by the heart of Nainital connecting two major points of the city, Mallital, and Tallital. With the best time to arrive here being in the evening, one can easily find a horde of tourists and locals flocking here for the views or to shop.

Mostly, the Mall Road is home to a number of hotels, restaurants, banks, travel agencies, and shops, you will find that it is closed for vehicles during peak time to ensure safe passage for the tourists.

Location: The Mall Road, Nainital.

Timings: Everyday, 9 AM to 10 PM

Charges/Fees: None

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Visit Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary

Visit Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary

A small village in the boundaries of Nainital goes by the name of Pangot and is home to a small creek known to be the watering hole of several wild animals like Leopard, Civet, Goral, and Deer. In a large portion of this place is a jungle-like area especially famous for the bird species that reside here.

Home to almost 580 species of avifauna, the Kilbury Bird Sanctuary is a haven for bird lovers. One can spot Brown Wood Owls, White-Throated Laughing Thrushes, Collared Grosbeaks and Forktails, amongst many endangered, endemic and rare species of indigenous and migratory bird.

Location: Village Pangot, Budhlakoti, Via Kilbury Road, Uttarakhand 263001

Timings: Everyday, from sunrise to sunset

Charges/Fees: None

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Eat at Chandni Chowk

Eat at Chandni Chowk
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Named after a popular street of the same name in Delhi, the Chandni Chowk Restaurant tries to create the same taste like its namesake. Carefully decorated to resemble Delhi’s Chandni Chowk, even the food takes after the same taste. Eat and enjoy the delicacies of various regions of North India, incorporating the real taste of everything, including the sweets of north India.

This includes Gol Gappas, cuisines in Paneer and rice, various types of rice, hot Jalebi, Gulab Jamun, Lassi, Masala Milk, and Buttermilk.

Location: The Mall Road, Tallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263002

Timings: Everyday, 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Cost for 2: INR 400

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Visit Cave Garden

Visit Cave Garden

A rather new addition to the crown of exciting tourist attractions of Nainital, the Eco Cave Gardens are a series of several interconnected caves. Educating its visitors, especially small kids about the wildlife that resides in the Himalayas. Rising in fame in the recent years, the gardens have caves named like Tiger Cave, Panther Cave, Bat Cave, etc based on the name of the animal the cave is about.

There are also hanging gardens, as well as a musical fountain in the place, making it an even better place. A tour of the entire is recommended for the best experience, as it can be called the best of all activities to do in Nainital.

Location: Sukhatal, Mallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263001

Timings: Everyday, 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Charges/Fees: INR 20 for adults, INR 10 for children.

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04 December 2020
Minakshi Mukhopadhyay Bara Bungalow Gethia, Nainital
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It was our first visit to Nainital. We have chosen this place to celebrate my mother's birthday with a family trip. Booked it through Thrillophilia, the deal was pocket friendly with great offers and no hassle in check in and check out at the property. Our stay was of 2 days and we have chosen the Oak room which has a very cool theme and we loved the property. I and my brother have also booked a romantic dinner for our parents to let them spend quality time and they enjoyed it. The staff was cooperative and very friendly. Everyone wished my mother including the manager. Taking back a lot of remembering, Thank you so much the resort staff and Thrillophilia
01 February 2020
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The location of the resort is so amazing you can see the beautiful nature from there, a perfect place for an amazing and relaxing weekend. The greenery everywhere was so refreshing, I totally enjoyed the bird watching and have played all the indoor outdoor games with my friends. It was a nice experience there. Thanks to Thrillophilia, Will surely make bookings and travel with you again!
18 December 2019
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I went to Nainital with my family on a weekend and we booked Manu Maharani from Thrillophilia as they provide stays with activities. It was easy to book online through this site. The hotel was so beautiful, the entire property was well maintained, the garden area was so beautiful, The staff was so friendly and cooperative. The Spa session was very calming. The food was tasty. Thanks for the wonderful stay experience.
19 December 2019
Excellent
This is one of the best stay in Nainital. The amazing view from the room is outstanding and rooms were well maintained & the food was really good. The Lake facing rooms are super cool. We enjoyed a lot there and I highly recommend this resort to stay in Nainital.
15 January 2020
Excellent
I booked Seasons Hotels By Xperience and it was an amazing stay, our room was well equipped with all the basic amenities. The staff members were very helpful they have greeted us very politely each time and have sorted all our problems. We have also visited the Naina Devi temple and the Naini Lake which is close to the hotel. The hotel was an excellent stay and recommended for family holidays. All thanks to Thrillophilia for providing us the discounted stays with activities.
22 March 2021
Excellent
We would like to thank Thrillophilia for the amazing photos. The photographer was very professional and suggested various poses. Thanks for making our trip memorable!
09 January 2021
Excellent
An amazing trip to the Lakes of and around Nainital. Support received was amazing and the operator was friendly, safe and informative. The car was clean and sanitized and gave a comfortable experience.
11 January 2020
Excellent
Had a great time at the resort with guided nature walk which was complimentary with this package. We had a lot of fun at this property. Very satisfied with overall experience, from booking to check out.
21 November 2019
Excellent
We arrived the resort around 11 am but the rooms were available at 2 PM and we do not wanted to waste our time so have kept our luggage and went for sightseeing. The lake was around 2 km from the resort. It was a picturesque view with greenery everywhere enough to take our tiredness away. Back to the resort for relaxing. The heritage room had a good view of the hills and has a large open space in the children's park. Thanks to Thrillophilia for great deals with discounted offers with hassle free check-in and check out.
17 November 2019
Excellent
This is the best property you'll come across in Nainital. It suits every kind of travel perfectly. Whether it is solo, couple or family. The best part about the property is the hospitality and friendliness of the staff. Bonfire with evening snacks has made our evening. A must-visit resort. Will highly recommended.

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  1. What are the best things to do in Nainital at night?

    1. Visit the Naina Devi Temple: Considered a major Hindu temple, the Naina Devi temple is located to the north of the Naini Lake and is a popular pilgrimage spot. You can visit this temple at night, as it is open till 10 PM.

    2. Eat at Chandni Chowk: This is a popular vegetarian restaurant where you can enjoy some quality North Indian food. This is a good place to enjoy dinner with your family. Here you can enjoy North Indian delicacies like lassi, buttermilk, jalebi, masala milk, paneer, and gol gappas.

    3. Shopping and Mall Road: At the mall road, you can enjoy a quiet stroll by the lakeside and visit all the shops selling a wide variety of souvenirs and gift items. In peak season, there are no vehicles on this road.

    4. Shopping at the Tibetan Market: This is an affordable shopping spot you can visit with our family and loved ones at night. Here you can get Tibetan items like mufflers, scarves, ethnic-wear, shawls, bags, watches, and junk accessories.
  2. What are the famous things to do in Nainital for couples?

    1. Camp Kyari at Syat: If you love camping, then you would love the Camp Kyari experience with safari tents and sleeping bags in a jungle environment. Here you can participate in activities like rappelling, rock climbing, swimming, and harvesting vegetables.

    2. Adventure activities at The Lake Resort: You can participate in various activities with your partner at The Lake Resort in Nainital. This is a popular spot for bird-watching. You can also take part in angling, and horse safari.  

    3. Boating at Naini Lake: The Naini Lake is the most famous among all the lakes in Nainital, and it is surrounded by magnificent mountain ranges. Boating at Naini Lake is a great way for you and your partner so create some lasting memories.  

    4. Rock Climbing: If you and your partner are adventure enthusiasts, you can take part in the rock climbing activities at Nainital. There are instructors that will teach you the basics of the activity.
  3. What are the best adventure activities to do in Nainital?

    With a bunch of adventure things to do in Nainital, this destination offers a whirlwind of experiences to the travellers. Browse through the below mentioned itinerary that is perfect for all the adventure seeking people for an exceptional experience in this pristine destination.

    1. Camping: Out of the many activities in Nainital, this one has always been a perfect escape for the adventure souls who seek for a refuge amidst the lap of nature. Sleeping under the star lit sky, practising thrilling sports, bonfire, enjoying with your friends and others sums up for this activity.

    2. Paragliding: The famous spot for this activity in Nainital is Nakuchiatal. Catch a bird’s eye views of this gorgeous location through this great adventure sport that is practised under the guidance of an expert.

    3. Trekking: Walk your way down on the trails laid in the thick forests and landscapes of Nainital. Be it the beginners or experts, one can always find a trek as per their fitness level in Nainital. With tranquillity and natural beauty spread all over, this activity soothes the mind and soul.

    4. Water Zorbing: This unique adventure sport will truly thrill you to the veins. Stroll over the water as you get seated inside a floating plastic ball called Zorb that enhances the body equalisation. The expert guides will help you perform this activity in the right way.

    5. River Crossing: One of the many activities, this sport is also one of the many famous things in Nainital. Crossing the rustling freshwater lakes with the help of ropes and other safety gears, this sport requires strong daring power and mental health.

    6. Boating: With popular and scenic spots like Naini Lake, Bhimatal Lake, Sattal and others, one has to definitely try it while visiting this destination. Various lakes offer this activity in Nainital that are set amidst the picturesque landscapes worth capturing.
  4. What are the best treks in Nainital?

    1. Snow View Peak: This spot is the most popular among the travellers to catch the sights of lofts Himalayan ranges. It includes a distance of 3 kilometres to be covered. It is an easy to cover trek that offers pristine views of the himalayan peaks from its end destination.

    2. Guano Hills: Get rid of the hustle and bustle of the city as you go on the moderate level trek in the tranquillity of the Guano hills. The enchanting forest with rich flora, fauna and birdwatching will add on to your experience of trek here.

    3. Naini Peak-Pangot Trek: Extended up to two days, this trek commences from Mallital in Nainital and ends at Naini peak with 14 kilometres of trekking distance. This trek demands good fitness.

    4. KunjKharak Trek: This jungle trek that commences from Pangot. The trekkers have to cover this trek amidst the deodar and oak forest whose tranquillity only will get you Goosebumps. It is a moderate level trek passing amidst the lush green forest.

    5. Tiffin’s Top: Also known by the name of Dorothy’s peak, this 4 kilometre easy trek will take you to the peak through lush green surroundings and spectacular views of the valley.
  5. What are the best places for camping in Nainital?

    One of the popular activities in Nainital among the adventure souls visiting is camping. Explore the below mentioned popular places to choose from before you gear up for your camping expedition.

    1. Ayar Jungle Camp: Travellers seeking for an adrenaline rush should definitely visit this camp. With natural beauty all around the calmness and thrilling activities will give you an ultimate experience on your trips.

    2. Nainital River Camp: With a bunch of adventurous activities like wildlife sighting, river crossing, rapelling and others. Their homely food an ideal setting in the location will soothe your senses.

    3. YMCA Campsite: Encouraging the youth travellers into new and thrilling adventure at this unique camping site is an ultimate experience. They aim at fitness of the youth and is also known to trains many Indian athletes for the Olympics.

    4. Camp Mehi Nature Resort: With camps set up amidst the sky high trees and thick forests of oak pine, it would be a worthy experience for nature and wildlife lovers. They offer activities like trekking, Burma Bridge, Rapelling, Tarzan Swing and others.

    5. Camp Dhanuli: Experience guided adventure sports like rock climbing, valley crossing, paragliding, night hiking and others at this Nainital adventure camp.
  6. What are the best places for boating in Nainital?

    Boating is one of the many popular things to do in Nainital that lures every tourist at this place. Check out the list of popular locations for a worth experience.

    1. Naini Lake: This is the best spot for a boating experience in Nainital. Get to know about the astonishing facts about the Naini Lake from your boat driver as you take a drive over the waters.

    2. Bhimtal Lake: Another popular boating spot, Bhimtal Lake is named after the Mahabharat legend, Bhima. Apart from boating, one can also visit the aquarium seated in the middle of the lake.

    3. Sattal Lake: Bragging its lush green aura, this destination is really extravagant for a boating experience in its emerald green waters.

    4. Nakuchiatal: Another famous location popular for boating in the colourful boats here, this lake nestles in a serene landscape. It is open for boating everyday and charges a nominal cost.

    5. Khurpatal: Seated in the serene landscapes of Nainital, this location also welcomes boating enthusiasts at its place amidst the gorgeous views of mountains and old cedar trees.
  7. What is the best time to visit Nainital?

    The best time to visit Nainital is during the summer season which extends from March to June. The pleasant temperature of this location makes this place an ideal getaway from the scorching heat of the other parts. With an array of things to do in Nainital, this destination is a great vacation sport for every kind of traveller.
  8. Is Nainital safe?

    Absolutely! Nainital is completely safe to visit. Do stick to rules and regulations of the place to save yourself from getting into any trouble. If self-driving to the destination, keep a check on the speed limits and take all precautions on the route. This way you would be able to complete your trip safe and sound.
  9. What is Nainital famous for?

    There are many famous things in Nainital that are worth experiencing on your trip to this pristine destination. Boating in the Naini lake, shopping of woollen clothes, Trekking at Cheena peak, Sighting Himalayan view from tiffin top are some of the great activities and places popular in Nainital.

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