Naini Lake

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  • Address: Nainital, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +91-9818584270
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Temple, Leisure, Family And Kids, Lake, Hill, Boating

Naini Lake - Review

The Naini Lake is a natural freshwater lake located amidst the spectacular hills in the city of Nainital. It is tectonic in origin and is looks like a crescent when looked from a bird’s view. Considered to be the largest and most popular of the several lakes of Kumaon region, this lake is a great romantic getaway. Besides the popular boat rides in the lake, you can spend some leisure time strolling along the lakeside. The site continues to attract visitors in large numbers from all over the country.

Highlights and must sees include:

  • Excellent view of the surrounding hills.
  • Relaxing boating experience in the lake.
  • Diverse flora and fauna.
  • The Annual Kingfisher Yachting competition (Regatta).
  • Naini temple nearby.

Naini Lake Information

  • It is advised to visit the site during off-season, as it gets overcrowded during the peak season (Summers).

How To reach Naini Lake by Public Transport

  • Walk or hire a taxi.
  • Ask a local for the bus details.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Naini Lake

  • 95% of people who visit Nainital include Naini Lake in their plan

  • 57.95% of people start their Naini Lake visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Naini Lake

Monday, Friday and Saturday

93.27% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Naini Lake

People normally club together Chaubatia Gardens and Eco Cave Gardens while planning their visit to Naini Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Naini Lake, Nainital Reviews

  • Lake is surrounded by hills, what a combination. Very good for boating. Weather is awesome even in summer season. Walking/sitting around the lake will give you calm down feel. There is very good government library near the lake enjoy reading there. Good fast food and prices are above average. Very good experience.

  • Beautiful lake with beautiful view all around. Water is so cold and air is so fresh. Boat uncle will you the history about the lake and Nainital. So many shops near around for everything. Best place to hangout with friends and family. Loved this place.

  • Nainital is a glittering jewel in the Himalayan necklace, blessed with scenic natural splendorous and varied natural resources. Dotted with lakes, Nainital has earned the epithet of ‘Lake District’ of India.  Nainital-India's one of the most beautiful place of India. It is famous for it Lakes & Breathtaking View, after which it is named Nainital.

  • This lake is in the centre of Nainital. You can enjoy the boating here. Take a walk around the lake and visit different holy places. Eat good street food. And it has great restaurants around too on the Mall Road.

  • Good and peaceful place to hangout with your loved ones. Go there by road and enjoy the view of beautiful mountains and small waterfalls. Multiple hotel options are available and food is not too costly like other hilly areas

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