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Things To Do In Nainital, India

The charming destination of Nainital allows you to do plenty of things. Given below is the information about the best things to do in Nainital. Being a popular tourist destination of India, Nainital attracts the travelers for enjoying lots of activities.

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Naini Lake is a natural and freshwater lake in Nainital, which offers the tourists excellent opportunities for boating and yachting. It is one of the four lakes in the Kumaon hills, including Sattal Lake, Bhimtal Lake and Naukuchiyatal Lake. The lake offers boating and yachting opportunities to the visitors. They can enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountain peaks, including Naina Peak, Tiffin Top and Snow View.

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A visit to Nainital is incomplete without enjoying horse riding here. There are several destinations in Nainital where you can also hire a horse or pony, including Snow View Point, Tiffin Top, Kilburi, and Mall Road. Many people also love to ride a horse to the Naina Peak for enjoying the incredible views of the magnificent Himalayas and panoramic city.

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Being a hill station, Nainital offers plenty of trekking opportunities to its visitors with a large number of trekking options, amidst the picturesque beauty of nature. Popular trails in Nainital are Binayak Trek, Nainital Kainchi Trek, Nainital Betalghat Trek, Nainital Nainital Kilbury Trek, Nainital Kunjkharak Trek, and Snow View Trek. These treks provide memorable experiences to the adventure lovers.

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Nainital brings extraordinary sightseeing experiences for the travelers. They can return home with sightseeing memories of Nainital. Come across a number of tourist attractions, including hilltops, mountains and many lakes on your visit to Nainital. Sightseeing in Nainital connects you with the beauty of nature and people love to indulge into the serenity of the place.

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In Nainital, you get the opportunity of going on nature walks. During enjoying nature walks, you might spot the shy barking deer, plumaged khaleej pheasant and beautiful ‘pyura’ along the way. Few popular trails are Tiffin Top to Land’s End and other from Land’s End to the Stables.

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Nainital brings wonderful opportunities for enjoying food on your trip. One can get to try variety of cuisines on his visit to Nainital. Some popular places to eat in Nainital are:

Boat House Club: Enjoy delicious food at pocket-friendly rates.

Sonam’s Momos: Located in the heart of the Tibetan Market, the place serves different types of vegetarian and mutton momos and thukpa.

Embassy Restaurant: Located on the Mall Road, Embassy Restaurant offers delicious food in a calming ambience. Its multi-cuisine fare is perfectly appetizing.

Sakley’s Restaurant & Pastry Shop: Enjoy a variety of dishes here, including Thai curries, steaks, Chinese food, pizza, sizzlers and much more. It also offers excellent pastries and many other delicious desserts.

Bal Mithai is a popular sweet of Uttarakhand that one can take back home as souvenir from Nainital.

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Ample opportunities for shopping in Nainital are available. One can get a number of things to buy in Nainital even while exploring the place. Shopping in Nainital is an amazing and at times enlightening experience. But, you can find quite a few shopping things to purchase in Nainital.

Some of the popular things to buy in Nainital are handicraft products, including ornaments of wood, handmade candles and Kumauni woolens known for their brilliance and warmth. An array of vibrant cardigans, sweaters, caps and shawls are available from here. One can also buy fresh fruits like cherries, apples, strawberries, mulberries, peaches and blueberries from the markets of Nainital. Try to pick up some gorgeous eco-friendly candlesticks and decorative items for your home. Some popular shopping places in Nainital are

Bada Bazaar: It is a shopping place in Nainital offering everything that you want. In this well-stocked market, one can find many interesting shops selling different useful items.

Mall Road: It is the main shopping area of the town where one can find numerous shops selling various handicraft items. The area also has a number of hotels, tour operators, banks, showrooms, departmental stores, shops, and eateries.

Bhotia Market: There are many things to buy in Bhotia Market in Nainital. Do pay a visit to the market on your trip.

Mallitaal: It is a highly vibrant and happening market selling variety of things like scarves, shawls, woodcrafts, cardigans and so on. A must place in Nainital.

Beautiful Sights of Nainital