Bhimtal Lake, Bhimtal

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The largest lake in the Kumaon region, Bhimtal Lake features an island in the middle, which boasts an aquarium of local marine life. Created by a dam in the 1880s, this body of water provides clean drinking water to the local population and serves as a recreational hotspot for tourists. Keep your eyes peeled for barking deer and pheasants as you explore the area, and for a little history, look for a 17th-century temple on the banks of the lake. Bhimtal Lake is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Bhimtal Edition.
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  • Bhimtal lake is quite big and man made. It offers activities like boating, fish aquarium on an island in the lake, etc. There are many restaurants, shops around the lake where you can have food, shop.  more »
  • Nice big lake a must vist when at Bhimtal. Teh lake is quite clean, and you can go for boating. Many hotels give lake view.  more »
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  • Great big lake, surrounded by beautiful hills. Traffic is a problem due to narrow streets, otherwise all good.
  • Its just a lake that you can visit in this area. You can do boating here. There are ducks in the lake. Good for photography.
  • Bhimtal is a town and there is no other spot worth visiting other than the Bhimtal lake.You can travel from Nainital to Bhimtal and go back again in 1 day as it's just 1 hr journey by bus.Lake and it's surrounding give scenic beauty to the visitors.One can also try for Paragliding which is not much far away from Bhimtal.It costs around Rs 1500 per person for Paragliding but the experience is worth for the chunk of money spent 👌
  • Big lake surrounded by hills make it as a superior natural beautiful place. There are some water games for children in the lake. There is a a nice aquarium in the middle of the lake. There are many beautiful and rare birds. Good place for morning and evening walks.
  • Boating is costlier than Nainital lake, and for equal enjoyment. Nainital lake is better.
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