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

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.

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

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

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

  • 52.55% of people start their Naini Lake visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

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

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

88.89% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Naini Lake

People normally club together Eco Cave Gardens and Goddess Naina Devi Temple 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
  • Excellent lake with beautiful views . Great crowd with lots of enthusiasm. It is a main attraction for the tourists to see the lake. Beside this lots of shopping area and food stalls for every one. Boating is also main attraction you have paddle boats and rowing boats to enjoy the ride. You can enjoy by watching fishes in the lake.

  • Popular for its boat ride Nainital is known as Lake District of India. The mall road has numerous restaurants and you can shop for souvenirs. The scented candles are a must pick for the friends.

  • Big Lake with lots of Boating and Rafting available. Enjoy clean water and cool breeze all around. Winters better preferred to summers. Mall Road nearby and Rope way too nearby can add a full day outing. Also religious places nearby.

  • Wonderful lake. Mango shaped lake very beautiful to see. Boating is available here. Nainital is known as Lake City. Awesome climate here.

  • What a wonderful lake. You can feel the beauty of the nature here. Water of the lake is clean and clear. It is well maintained. The boating facility is available here. You must hire a boat to feel the beauty of the lake. There is a market just beside the lake and at the one end there is famous Nainidevi temple.

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