Nainital Lake
Nainital Lake
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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  • Niket Kumar Dixit
    Bengaluru, India54 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing experience
    Must visit. Enjoyed boating here a lot. Very nice experience with family. My little ones and family enjoyed thoroughly. If you are in Nainital, your trip cannot be completed without boating here,
    Visited April 2023
    Written 4 May 2023
  • P N
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands48 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good views and relaxing walk
    Good place to relax on a boat ride. Suggest take the longer ride to the end of the other side. Getting to the boat was very crowded but once the ride started it was good and relaxing. Views are good. We did it in the evening around 6 so got a little of sunset view.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 May 2023
  • Wander Bug
    Ghaziabad, India89 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A boat ride in heaven
    Whether taking a boat ride in the lake or just walking along it on the Mall Road, the views are breathtaking. You can feel the peace by just looking around at the scenery of tall mountains, and if weather is by your side then low clouds too. There are other activities that are offered at the lake, but the lake itself has become dirty and polluted due to the large number of tourists that throng it every year.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 22 June 2023
  • Prema_C
    Mumbai, India867 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mesmerisingly beautiful lake
    We visited again in October 23 after more than 3 decades and the lake is still green, pretty as ever. You get to see it as soon as you enter the town and it is a sight to behold. I have seen many lakes in hill towns but none as pretty as this one.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 October 2023
  • Gupta_From_Delhi
    New Delhi, India7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Lake
    Beautiful lake. We did boating and enjoyed the view of the city from the lake. Boat ride is a must do activity when visiting Nainital. In wind was a bit chilly even in the late January afternoon even though the sun was shining bright, so dress warmly.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 February 2024
  • SJPatels
    Vadodara, India63 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beauty at its Best.
    Amazing place. Center of the town. can do boating. System controlled and managed by Government. Standardized Rates and routes. Very good staff took for boating ride. Food and other lot of buying stuff around.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 February 2024
  • Nabin Bhatt
    Nepalgunj, Nepal9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful place
    Nainital is a beautiful hill station located in Kumaon Hill in the state of Uttarakhand, India. There are lots of things to do near the lakes of Bhimtal and Sattal, the two must-visit lakes in the city. If you are traveling in Nainital, you can take a ropeway to Snow View, which is the best place to go with family. Since I am an adventure buff and cave garden. I took a mini trek to the China peak, which made me feel so close to nature. When in the Mall road which is in the heart of the city and in the side of Lake. If you are planning a romantic weekend getaway with a family tour or student tour, Nainital is the best place for you.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 February 2024
  • Tourist54506434868
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great
    This is a one of best lake in series of my touring journey. Even Dal Lake beauty is fade in front of this lake. Cleanliness is maintained by government authorities. Boat and fish make the boating fantastic. I suggest everyone must go here at least once in a life. I request all of tourists, please maintain cleanliness and hygiene in this location for next generation
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 February 2024
  • Freedom52174423301
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great
    The town is centred around the emerald mountain lake Naini, which on most days is dotted with colourful sailboats. According to mythology, the lake is believed to have been formed when the eyes of goddess “Sati” fell at this spot while her body was being carried by Lord Shiva after her death. The exact depth at some point in the lake is not yet introduced. People don't know the exact depth because the one entered to do so has never returned.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 February 2024
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3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
so far my very best experience with my school children and faculty members we had a lot of fun in nanital, we went to all the points in nanital ???? The big advantage of taking nainital school trip is that children see and know how many good places to visit in our India
Written 29 February 2024
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Freedom52174423301
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
The town is centred around the emerald mountain lake Naini, which on most days is dotted with colourful sailboats.
According to mythology, the lake is believed to have been formed when the eyes of goddess “Sati” fell at this spot while her body was being carried by Lord Shiva after her death.
The exact depth at some point in the lake is not yet introduced. People don't know the exact depth because the one entered to do so has never returned.
Written 28 February 2024
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Freedom33651196126
New Delhi, India4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Naini Tal, also known as Naini Lake, is a natural freshwater body, situated amidst the town of Nainital in Kumaon, Uttarakhand, India. It is tectonic in origin and is mango shaped or crescent shaped and has an outfall at the southeastern end
Written 26 February 2024
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Tourist54506434868
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
This is a one of best lake in series of my touring journey. Even Dal Lake beauty is fade in front of this lake. Cleanliness is maintained by government authorities. Boat and fish make the boating fantastic. I suggest everyone must go here at least once in a life.

I request all of tourists, please maintain cleanliness and hygiene in this location for next generation
Written 21 February 2024
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Nabin Bhatt
Nepalgunj, Nepal9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Nainital is a beautiful hill station located in Kumaon Hill in the state of Uttarakhand, India. There are lots of things to do near the lakes of Bhimtal and Sattal, the two must-visit lakes in the city. If you are traveling in Nainital, you can take a ropeway to Snow View, which is the best place to go with family. Since I am an adventure buff and cave garden. I took a mini trek to the China peak, which made me feel so close to nature. When in the Mall road which is in the heart of the city and in the side of Lake. If you are planning a romantic weekend getaway with a family tour or student tour, Nainital is the best place for you.
Written 20 February 2024
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SJPatels
Vadodara, India63 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
Amazing place. Center of the town. can do boating. System controlled and managed by Government. Standardized Rates and routes. Very good staff took for boating ride. Food and other lot of buying stuff around.
Written 10 February 2024
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KhatwalK
Sydney, Australia48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Best hill station in India in my opinion. It is surrounded by a lot of beautiful lakes and you must see them all.. Only down things is too much tourists at once.. but that also adds to it experience I guess.. Plan well especially if you planning to visit during peak season..
Written 7 February 2024
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Gupta_From_Delhi
New Delhi, India7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Beautiful lake. We did boating and enjoyed the view of the city from the lake. Boat ride is a must do activity when visiting Nainital. In wind was a bit chilly even in the late January afternoon even though the sun was shining bright, so dress warmly.
Written 3 February 2024
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Harjinder K
Dagenham, UK20 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
A Place NOT worth visiting. Waste of time and money just to see a mediocre lake. There are many better spots in India for tourists. Nainital is a shanty town with hardly any attraction. The hotels are mediocre as well with hardly any hot water. We were supposed to stay for 2 nights but decided to return after one lousy night. I would not recommend this place to anyone.
Written 8 January 2024
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the selva wildlife homes
Nainital, India3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
"Experience a heavenly vista from Naina Peak, nestled at a staggering altitude of nearly 2700 meters. Here, you'll feel as if you've stepped into paradise, surrounded by unparalleled natural beauty and tranquility. 🏞️✨ #NainaPeakParadise"
Written 30 October 2023
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