Nainital Lake, Nainital

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Have a picnic by Nainital Lake, a natural freshwater lake known for its scenic surroundings, flanked by verdant hills sprinkled with houses and cottages reflecting in the clear, placid waters. Swimming is prohibited in the lake, but you can rent a pedal boat or rowboat and set off on the shimmering lake. Take a relaxing stroll around the lake's perimeter to enjoy the picturesque scenery and peaceful atmosphere. Put Nainital Lake into our Nainital itinerary site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Nainital.
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  • niceplace for sight seeing must go over here boating was good can also visit with family must carry winter clothes  more »
  • How is Nainital visit complete without that Nainital Lake.Go any time and it mesmerises you. we even had a sailboat ride from the marina along with normal row boats from both ends of the lake.Always w...  more »
  • If you are running out of time but want to spend sometime in mountain and near water, visit Nainital. A place with beauty but over crowded. Viewing lake from your hotel give you a different feel. Shop...  more »
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  • very peaceful palace --This lake is the heart of Nainital. You can enjoy it whole day without getting bored. Its like heaven. You can enjoy the boating here. Feed fishes. Take a walk around lake and visit different temples, eat good food, enjoy hot chocolate. Lose yourself in nature.
  • Neat and clean natural water body encircled by big hills from all sides. Good place for boating. There is beautiful roadway along the lake to walk. There are many small spots to visit nearby the lake like China point where one can see China border etc. Good place for shopping winter clothes. It is a nice place for hill driving. Nearby there are good places for hill physical training. Calm and mountain temples are there close to the lake. One can have nice forest living experience in resorts in between Bhimtal and Nainital.
  • This lake is the heart of Nainital. You can enjoy it whole day without getting bored. Its like heaven. You can enjoy the boating here. Feed fishes. Take a walk around lake and visit different temples, eat good food, enjoy hot chocolate. Lose yourself in nature.
  • A beautiful and clean place...you can visit with your family and friends... Couple will surely going to enjoy...you can also do boating here... shopping lover will love to visit this place.. It's a beautiful place for photoshoot... positive vibes
  • This is among one of the cleanest lakes in India. Boating service is also available at reasonable prices. Best thing about this place is Beautiful mountains which surrounds the Lake.

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Where to stay in Nainital

Nainital boasts a good number of accommodations, with the popular hill station combining the old and the new, the upmarket and the simple across its slopes. Many of the more refined options occupy commanding positions by the lake, or use height to their advantage, gaining extensive, postcard-worthy views up the hill to the northwest. Mall Road remains the place to look for the majority of accommodations in town, with a fair set of hotels, homestays, and guesthouses.
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