Naini Lake

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  • Address: Nainital, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +91-9818584270
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • 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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TripHobo Highlights for Naini Lake

  • Naini Lake Address: Nainital, India
  • Naini Lake Contact Number: +91-9818584270
  • Naini Lake Timing: 24-hrs
  • Naini Lake Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Naini Lake(preferred time): 09:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Naini Lake: 01:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Naini Lake

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

  • 58.01% 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

92.98% 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

  • I love this city a lot and the lake makes it more beautiful. It’s the heart of Nainital. The view from lake is awesome. If you’ll ask me in sleep to go there, I’ll jump out of the bed. The relaxation and happiness is all around here. I recommend to go there with your loves one. You don’t have to even go anywhere you’ll just find inner peace and calmness here. So hope you like the review, press like if it did.

  • Very beautiful and lovely lake. Boating options are there. View of entire Nainital is there which is awe inspiring. Water is relatively quite clean and not smelly. You could see big and small fishes towards the edge of lake. The weather is mostly very pleasant.

  • One of the popular Hill station in India in Uttarakhand state. Famous for the lake ...A pretty lake that once a European man fell in love with, Naini Lake today serves as a major tourist spot for people from all over the country... Famous for its inter connected rocky caves, hanging gardens and the musical fountain, the Eco Garden are a set of six small caves in the shape of various animals. In the evenings, you can see the spectacle of the musical fountain with various audio video effects...

  • 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.

  • 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.

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