Activities in Naukuchiatal
Boating: The majestic nine-cornered lake is the major attraction of Naukuchiatal and boating is one the most popular activity among tourists and honeymoon couples. Yachting and paddling are other forms of boating that is gaining popularity in Naukuchiatal.
Paragliding: Adventure lovers can partake in different types of adventure activities including paragliding, which lets you, soar high in the sky like a bird. It is one of the most popular adventure activities in Uttarakhand.
Fishing: Jungliagaon is a nearby place known for fishing and angling. In addition to that, there is ample scope of wildlife photography and bird watching at Jungliagaon.
Staying in Naukuchiatal
The lake town of Naukuchiatal has quite a few accommodations ranging from luxury hotels and resorts to budget guesthouses that tourists can choose according to their pocket. Due to its close proximity of Nainital, Naukuchiatal is visited by tourists and honeymoon couples during the winter season. During peak season, the rates go through the roof in Nainital and hence staying at Naukuchiatal is a wise choice.
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Naukuchiatal Food Guide
Naukuchiatal has quite a few restaurants and eating joints which offer multi-cuisines ranging from Thai, Italian, Chinese, continental to the scrumptious Indian cuisine. Tourists can also enjoy street food like Momos which are available all over the place and sip a coffee by the lake side. The resorts and high-end hotels have in-house restaurants and bar.
Mythology of Naukuchiatal
As per the Hindu legends, the tranquil lake of Naukuchiatal was created by Lord Brahma, who did a penance here. There is also a small temple dedicated to Lord Brahma, adorned in the vicinity of the KMVN guesthouse. The locals believe if any devotee will perform the circumambulation or 'parikrama' of the lake, he or she will seek the blessings of Lord Brahma.