Places near Nainital

If you are travelling to Nainital, we recommend you visiting the following nearby places which can be visited as a day trip from Nainital. Include these nearby places in your itinerary and make your visit to Nainital more memorable.

ARIES

ARIES

8 kms / 19 mins
ARIES, stands for Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, is a prominent astronomical institute of India. ARIES observatory was established after independence in 1955 but later on shifted to more appropriate location at Man...
Sariyatal

Sariyatal

10 kms / 24 mins
In the cool suburbanarea of the lake city, lays a jade green lake called Sariyatal which hasemerged as a popular tourist spot in the recent times. ...
Khurpatal

Khurpatal

11 kms / 30 mins
The emerald blue-green lake of Khurpatal is cradled in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It is encircled by the lofty pine and old cedar trees offering a gorgeous vista of the mountains. Being tucked away at an astonishing height of 1,6...
Naina Devi Bird Reserve

Naina Devi Bird Reserve

14 kms / 39 mins
Uttarakhand is the first state of the country to have a National Park which was set up by the name of Hailey National Park (now Jim Corbett National Park). The hill state has carved niche for itself in taking initiative for conserving rich ...
Kilbury

Kilbury

14 kms / 39 mins
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Pangot

Pangot

18 kms / 49 mins
About Pangot - A Small Paradise for Bird WatchingPangot is a small picturesque hamlet famous for its jungles and birds, located just 15 kms from Nainital. Walking into Pangot is like stepping into a remote Himalayan village. It is a birdwat...
Kainchi Dham

Kainchi Dham

18 kms / 39 mins
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Bhimtal

Bhimtal

21 kms / 54 mins
Bhimtal is a lake city named after Bhima, the charismatic mythological character of Mahabharata. Revered for its aesthetic beauty, Bhimtal proudly sits at an altitude of 1,370 metres above sea level. This lake city is gaining popularity wit...
Sattal

Sattal

22 kms / 54 mins
Sat Tal is a cluster of mysteriously inter-connected seven freshwater lakes located in the Nainital district of Kumaon region. Sat Tal is perched at an altitude of 1,370mts above sea level offering splendors of nature. The group of lakes is...
Kathgodam

Kathgodam

23 kms / 1 hr
Studded like a precious gem in the Himalayan necklace of Uttarakhand, the town of Kathgodam is cradled on the banks of Gaula River. This toy town is perched at an average elevation of 554 metres about 1,817 feet above sea level in the Naini...
Naukuchiatal

Naukuchiatal

26 kms / 1 hr 4 mins
Naukuchiatal literally suggests a nine-cornered Lake, perched at an elevation of 1,220mts above sea level in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. The length of the lake is approximately 1km and it has depth of around 40mts. It is the...
Haldwani

Haldwani

30 kms / 1 hr 9 mins
Known as the ‘Gateway of Kumaon’, Haldwani is the third most populous city in the entire Uttarakhand. The place has been named after 'Haldu' or Haldina Cordifolia, a tree which was once found in abundance here. Haldwani has an aver...
Ramgarh

Ramgarh

34 kms / 1 hr 19 mins
Ramgarh is emerging as a popular destination of Uttarakhand state as it is one of the hidden jewels of Kumaon region. Ramgarh is earning good name by word of mouth from the tourists who visit this heavenly hamlet. Ramgarh is also known...
Mukteshwar

Mukteshwar

47 kms / 1 hr 30 mins
Mukteshwar is a pleasing destination situated at an elevation of 2,285mts above sea level in Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. Mukteshwar got its name from a 350year old temple Mukteshwer Dham whose residing deity is Lord Shiva. The t...
Ranikhet

Ranikhet

56 kms / 1 hr 49 mins
The charming hill station of Ranikhet is located in the Almora district of Uttarakhand at an elevation of 1,829mts above sea level. Ranikhet has everything to pacify the nerves of an avid city dweller. The hill station is Ranikhet, lit...
Pantnagar

Pantnagar

56 kms / 1 hr 39 mins
Pantnagar is an industrial town situated in the Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand state. The town is famous for two reasons. Firstly, the first agricultural university of India was established here in year 1960. Secondly, it houses ...
Sitlakhet

Sitlakhet

57 kms / 2 hr
If you are looking for a quaint holiday spot away from the hustle and bustle of the cities then Sitlakhet is the place for you. Adorned in the district of Almora, Sitlakhet is a lesser known tourist destination located about 24 km from the ...
Peora village

Peora village

59 kms / 1 hr 45 mins
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Almora

Almora

63 kms / 2 hr 19 mins
Known for its cultural diversity, Almora, this bewitching hill station is situated at an average elevation of 1,638 metres and is spread across a 5 km ridge atop Kashyap Hill. Being surrounded by the dwindling pines and old oaks, the city h...
Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park

63 kms / 1 hr 49 mins
The Jim Corbett National Park is situated in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand and is the oldest national park in India which got established in 1936 by the name of Hailey National park. After India's independence the park was named as R...
Kasar Devi

Kasar Devi

69 kms / 2 hr 15 mins
Perched just 8 kms from Almora, Kasar Devi is a hushed hamlet situated in the silence of verdant Kumaon hills. One of the many hidden jewels in Uttarakhand, Kasar Devi village derives its name from the namesake local deity, Kasar Devi. A De...
Chitai Golu Devta Temple

Chitai Golu Devta Temple

74 kms / 2 hr 24 mins
The famous Temple of Chitai Almora is the Golu Devta Chitai temple, dedicated to Gollu or Goljyu Devta an Avtar (incarnation) of Lord Shiva in the form of Gaur Bhairav. Although there are many temples of Golu Devta in Almora but t...
Garjiya Temple

Garjiya Temple

75 kms / 3 hr
One of the famous Shakti Shrine in Uttarakhand, Garjiya Devi Temple is the holy temple of Garjiya Devi, presiding deity of the temple. Legends belive that Garjiya Devi is the incarnation of Goddess Parwati, daughter of King of the Mountains...
Binsar

Binsar

91 kms / 3 hr
The sleepy region of Binsar is one of the scenic places of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Perched at an elevation of 2420 metres, Binsar is known for offering spell-binding views of the majestic Himalayan peaks such as Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi...
Kausani

Kausani

114 kms / 3 hr 30 mins
A backpacker’s happy place and a writers dreamland, Kausani is one such village of Uttarakhand which is also enjoying its stature as a quaint hill station. Cradled under the sheath of the crimson sun and the dark green hills, Kausani is k...

Nainital Excursions

You can visit these tourist places while staying in Nainital. The following tourist places are near Nainital.

Betalghat: is a small village located on the side of Kosi River that thrives in Mahseer on the border of Jungles where the Jim Corbett noticed tiger. You can trek to this region of Kumaon and spend some quality time with your family and friends.

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