Places to See in Bhimtal

There are various sightseeing and places of interest in and around Bhimtal that can be visited with family and friends.Along with Nainital, tourists also make sure to visit Bhimtal as it is less crowded, more peaceful than Nainital. One of the highlights of Bhimtal is the small aquarium at the centre of the lake. It is a popular destination among the honeymoon couples.

There are 11 tourist spots in Bhimtal where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Bhimtal sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Bhimtal through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Bhimtal.

Garg Parwat

Garg Parwat

1 kms
Garg Parvat is a pristine hillock located near Bhimeshwar temple which is revered by the Hindus. This luscious terrain is adorned in the beauteous Kum...
Nal Damyanti Tal

Nal Damyanti Tal

2 kms
Nal Damyanti Tal is a small natural lake located about 2 km from Bhimtal. This placid lake is besieged with natural foliage and is considered to be sa...
Hidimba Parvat

Hidimba Parvat

5 kms / 24 mins
Hidimba Parvat is a lush green terrain located at a favorable distance of 5 km from Bhimtal. The hillock has been named after a demon called Hidimba, ...
Bhimtal Aquarium

Bhimtal Aquarium

1 kms
Paid Entry | Exploration Time 1 hr
Bhimtal Lake has an island located within it, which once had a restaurant. However, the restaurant was closed down due to pollution issues and an aqua...
Bhimtal Lake

Bhimtal Lake

1.2 kms
Bhimtal is a picturesque lake located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Named after the legendary Bhima of Mahabharata, Bhimtal is a beautiful ...
Butterfly Research Centre

Butterfly Research Centre

1.5 kms / 4 mins
The Butterfly Research Centre is located on a hillock near the Bhimtal Lake and houses the fourth largest butterfly and moth reference collection in I...
Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple

Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple

1.2 kms / 4 mins
Named after the powerful Mahabharata character Bhim, Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple is situated at Bhimtal. According to the Skandpurana, once upon a time ...
Karkotaka Temple

Karkotaka Temple

2.6 kms / 9 mins
Named after a mythical cobra, Karkotaka hills are quite well known for the Nag Temple and are visited by thousands of pilgrims who come here to worshi...
Victoria Dam

Victoria Dam

0.2 km
Free Entry | Exploration Time 1 hr |
Victoria dam is located at one end of Bhimtal Lake and has terraced flower gardens that are placed on either side of the dam. A 17th century historic ...
Folk Culture Museum

Folk Culture Museum

Paid Entry | Exploration Time 1 hr |
This museum is a must visit place of Bhimtal. Popularly known as ‘Lok Sanskriti Sangrahalaya’, this private museum was founded by Dr. Yashodhar Ma...
Hanuman Garhi

Hanuman Garhi

Hanuman Garhi is located some 3.5 kms from the Tallital or South End bus stop, at an altitude of 6,401 ft above sea level. Lord Hanuman – the monkey...

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