When we hear the word Nainital, the first thing that usually comes to mind is its lakes. And did you know that the Hill Station gets its name from Naini Lake, one of Nainital’s most famous lakes? It comes as no surprise that the lakes in Nainital are a famous tourist destination. If you want to spend some time alone and relax around, Nainital is the place to go. There are several tourist attractions in Nainital, but the lakes that deliver a breathtaking sunset view are the most popular. Visit Nainital on your own, on your honeymoon, or with your family.
You may either go boating on one of Nainital’s lakes to see the sunset or take a great walk. Some of the most well-known lakes in Nainital include Naini, Sattel, Sariya Tal, and Bhimtal. To experience the natural beauty of the hill station, visit the waterfalls surrounding some of these lakes or go hiking early in the morning, all of these can easily be done by just choosing a perfect Uttarakhand tour package offered by Lock Your Trip.
Nainital gets its name from the Naini Lake, which is encircled by seven peaks. The gorgeous, stagnant lake is located in the middle of the city and is surely one of the most attractive lakes in Nainital. Go boating and watch the spectacular sunset from here. It’ll be the ideal Instagram moment! Depending on your interests, you may choose between rowing and paddle boating. If you’re not sure about going boating, relax by the lake and watch the sunset. The fresh wind around the lake makes it a great location for a long evening walk. Make sure to schedule your vacation within the appropriate season to avoid being bothered by the congestion and noise of people.
Things to do at Naini Lake:
- Take a boat trip around the lake to see the stunning landscapes of the Kumaon Hills.
- From here, you can see Cheena Peak and Tiffin Top.
- At the local market, enjoy a steaming cup of tea.
The mint green waters of Bhimtal Lake strike out against the stunning greenery of the surrounding valleys as they spread across a large region. Bhimtal Lake, with an area of around 48 hectares, is one of Nainital’s biggest lakes. The lake is located in the Centre of Bhimtal, a tiny village about 22 kilometers outside of Nainital. The lake is named after Bhim, the epic warrior from the Mahabharata. Boat trips are a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the serene waters of Bimetal Lake. The lake is extremely popular with birdwatchers since it attracts a variety of migrating bird species throughout the winter season.
Things to do at Bimetal Lake:
- Visit the fish aquarium
The Sattel Lake, whose name literally translates to “The Seven Lakes,” is a series of seven linked freshwater lakes. Sattel, located in the Centre of dense oak and magnificent forests, provides an excellent view into Nainital’s natural splendor. Sattel is one of Nainital’s most popular birdwatching lakes. Because the lake seems to be almost unpolluted, it attracts a variety of migrating bird species every year. Throughout the year, the lake is a popular destination for fishing. After obtaining a permit from the authorities, guests are permitted to angle in the lake. Sattel Lake also provides boating and camping activities.
Things to do at Sattel Lake:
- Visit ‘Subhash Dhara,’ a freshwater natural spring stored away in an oak forest.
- Picnic and Sightseeing
- Go to the Butterfly Museum
- Birdwatching including exotic birds
Sariya Tal Lake
The Sariya Tal or Striatal Lake is set in the Centre of the city, with the Himalayan foothills as a backdrop. It’s one of Nainital’s most popular lakes and the most important to visit in the Uttarakhand tour package. This place is always crowded with tourists. The Himalayan Botanical Garden, which has a plant library, a butterfly park, and an herbarium, is located nearby Sariya Tal Lake. While access to the lake is free, there is a small cost if you combine your visit with the botanical garden. Because it is a popular tourist destination, there are plenty of things for you to feed on while you take a rest. Try the local fast dining options and have a cup of tea while watching the lovely sunset.
Things to do at Sariya Tal Lake:
- Explore the Himalayan Botanical Garden as well as the library.
- Experiment with your nature photography skills.
- Rest and spend quality time in solitude.
Naukuchiatal is a tiny lake located ahead of Nainital. The nicest thing is that it has fewer people and, because the lake is large, you can go boating for a longer period of time. The lake is bordered on all sides by mountains and offers a variety of views from various points inside the lake. If you want to visit the lake, you may also hire a houseboat instead of a standard hotel. Apart from boats, guests may also consider signing up for paragliding here. There are two ways to see the sunset from this lake: from the water or from the sky.
Things to do at Naukuchiatal Lake:
- Pedal Boating
- Visit Muktheshwar Temple
- Visit Hanuman Temple
The vibrant green Khurpa Tal, located at an exceptional elevation of around 1,600 meters above sea level, has remained one of the most undiscovered Nainital Lakes. The lake is noted for its stunning beauty and is located in the Centre of deep deodar, pine, and cedar forests. The lake is also well-known for a variety of water sports such as fishing and boating. Khurpa Tal is also a famous trekking location, with several natural routes twisting their way from and all around the lake. You must explore this lake to make your Uttarakhand tour package a memorable one.
Things to do at Khurpatal Lake:
- Birdwatching and relaxation
- Explore Tarakeshwar Mahadev temple
The Kamaltal lake is well-known for being home to a variety of lotuses, as the name indicates. It is located just across from Naukuchiatal and is one of the most beautiful lakes in Nainital. To view the lotuses blossom, you must schedule your vacation during the appropriate season. The lake also has a variety of colorful fish. Seeing the sunset while also seeing the lotuses is precious.
Things to do at Kamaltal lake:
- Enjoy the beautiful sunset
- Explore nearby places
- Click awesome photographs
The crystal-clear waters of the Nainital lakes are well-known for a variety of sports. While the magnificent beauty of the wood-clad water bodies provides excellent photographic opportunities for photographers, the lakes are also well-known for their bird population and are visited by wildlife enthusiasts from all over the world. The lakes provide a lovely environment for drifting and boating. Anglers and fishing lovers visit Nainital’s lakes on a regular basis to take advantage of the numerous fishing opportunities. Ask your friends or family for this trip and book the Uttarakhand tour package by LYT for a remarkable trip.