About Nainital Holidays - Nainital is a favorite destination among people who love exploring hill stations. Nainital tour packages rank among one of the bestselling packages at Atlas Travel. Located very close to the major North Indian cities and states like Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Punjab, Nainital is frequented by people on extended weekends or as a quick getaway from the bustle of the city.
A holiday in Nainital is all about immersing yourself in the peaceful nature of the Himalayas, going boating on the Naini Lake, hiking, trekking, camping out, bird watching, and many more. Being a wholesome holiday destination for people of every age to enjoy, Nainital holiday packages are a great way of treating yourself to a vacation of a lifetime.
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Nainital is the lake city of north India which is nestled in the lap of the Himalayas. Each year this judicial capital of Uttarakhand attracts lakhs of tourists from India and abroad. It is one of those rare places that can be enjoyed by everyone, from solo travelers and honeymoon couples to groups of friends and family.
The city is not only a pretty hill station, it is engulfed in a rich past and very vibrant history. According to Hindu sources, the Naini Lake, around which the whole city has developed, is actually the place where the eyes of Sati had fallen.
This modern-day Lake District of India was established by British officials in order to get away from the scorching summer heat of the plains. Since then, people visit Nainital to feel closer to nature and spend quality time with family.
Best Time to Visit Nainital
If you plan your trip accordingly and properly, then Nainital can be your favorite hill station that can be reached all year round.
The peak tourist season in Nainital is during the summer months of March to June when the temperature remains at bearable levels and favorable for you to go out and explore as many places of sightseeing and tourist interest as possible.
It is advisable for you to avoid traveling on the hills during the monsoon season of July to September.
The winter season is very cold and chilly at night but still comfortable to travel and explore in comfort since during the morning and afternoon the region gets a lot of warming sunlight throughout the day.
How to Reach Nainital from Delhi - By Bus / Train / Flight
Delhi is very well connected to Nainital via a network of roadways and railways. Atlas Travel brings you the option of availing of Nainital tour packages from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and Nainital tour package for couples.
Here is how you can get to Nainital from Delhi:
By Road: Nainital is 320 kms away from Delhi and takes about 8 hours to complete. There are many state and private buses that run to and from Nainital. These buses can be boarded from Anand Vihar and Kashmere Gate ISBT.
If you own a car then it is best to take your private vehicle as many accommodations in Nainital offer free parking services. Atlas Travel will enable you to pick taxi, cab services and even rent a car for Nainital from Delhi.
By Train: If traveling to Nainital from outside Delhi then picking railway services will cut down your Nainital tour package price by a lot. It is a great option for people traveling on a budget.
Located 41 kms away Kathgodam Railway Station is the nearest to Nainital. The station receives regular trains from Delhi, Lucknow, and Kolkata. There are 2 trains that run twice from Delhi in a day.
From Kathgodam Railway Station it is best to book a taxi or a cab for Nainital which is 1 hour of drive away. Buses and shared jeeps are also easily available from the station to Nainital.
Some important stations from Delhi to Kathgodam are Ranikhet Express, Uttarakhand Sampark Kranti Express, Nainital Express, and Kumaon Express.
By Flight: Pant Nagar airport is one of the 2 available airports in Uttarakhand, the other one being jolly grant airport in Dehradun. It is situated 72 kms away from Nainital and is very well connected with good roads.
There are regular direct flights to Pantnagar from Indira Gandhi International Airport and it takes almost 2 hours to get there.
Places to Visit in Nainital
Naini Lake - Naini Lake is the landmark and the reason for the development of Nainital. The lake is surrounded by lush greenery and most tourists opt to go boating, Kayaking, and yachting on the lake.
Mall Road - The mall road in Nainital is the ultimate shopping destination for many. It displays edible and decorative items for you to take back home as souvenirs for yourself and your friends and family back home.
Nainital Zoo - If you are an adventure and nature lover then a visit to the only zoo in the entire state of Uttarakhand will be just the thing for you. It is home to a variety of birds and animals like peafowl, Black Bear, Eagle, Leopard, Parakeets, etc.
Tiffin Top - Also known as Dorothy’s seat, the tiffin top offers a 360-degree view of the entire valley and Lake of Nainital from above. It is 4 kms from the main town of Nainital and is reached after fun and easy hike of a couple of minutes.
Kilbury Bird Sanctuary - Developed as a splendid picnic spot for families, Kilbury Bird Sanctuary is a popular tourist destination in Nainital and is visited by almost every tourist here. It has forests of oaks, pines, and rhododendrons that attract several varieties of bird species.
Adventure Activities in Nainital
Camping In Pangot - Pangot is the best camping destination located 15 kms away from the main city of Nainital. There are several camping options available in Pangot that come with the option of jungle walks and bird watching opportunities.
Paragliding from Naukuchiatal - Ranikhet, Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal are some destinations near Nainital that offer paragliding opportunities to feed your adventurous soul. Viewing the valley below from high above is a breathtaking experience.
Hiking Up To Naini Peak - Hiking in Nainital is one of the most loved activities by tourists. Hiking up to Naini Peak, tiffin top and Thakoor Top are some of the most fun activities to do here.
Water Zorbing - Water zorbing has grown immensely in popularity over the years and has become extremely popular among adventure-loving tourists. The presence of lakes like Naini Lake, Bhimtal, Sattal, and Naukuchiatal has promoted this activity even more.
Rappelling - Rappelling is another hill activity that is present in many places around Nainital. This activity of climbing down the hill with ease and smoothness is something that adventure lovers adore here. Other than that rock climbing is also hugely popular.
Q.Which Places Can Be Covered In A Nainital Tour Plan Of 7 Days?
A. 7 days is a lot of time for people to explore not just Nainital but some surrounding places of interest as well. You could cover places like Ranikhet, Bhimtal, Ramgarh, Mukteshwar and all the tourist spots in Nainital in 7 days and 6 nights. You may even indulge in adventure activities as well like paragliding, parasailing, and boating.
Q.How Much Does A Nainital Package For 2 Days Cost?
A. It will cost you less than 10K for 2 days of Nainital tour package including accommodation and transportation. Speak to the tour manager of Atlas Travel for more info.
Q.Are 2 Days Enough For Nainital Exploration?
A. Yes. If you are traveling to Nainital just for 2 days it is still enough for you to cover some places and experiences.
Q.What Is A Typical Nainital Tour Itinerary For 4 Days Of Travel?
A. In 4 days a Nainital tour itinerary will make you visit places like Bhimtal, Sattal, Naukuchiatal, Tiffin Top, and snow viewpoint, Nainital Zoo, Mall Road, and Bara Patthar.
Q.What Is The Fastest Way To Reach Mussoorie From Nainital?
A. The fastest way to reach Mussoorie from Nainital is by booking a cab from Kathgodam which takes 3 to 4 hours to reach.