Nainital is impressive jewel in the Himalyan ribbon, blessed with picturesque natural splendour and varied natural possessions. Dotted with lakes, Nainital has earned the nickname of ' Lake District ' of India. The most famous of the lakes is Naini Lake ringed by hills. Nainital was exposed in 1841 by a British called Lord Barron. The weather, the nearby and the mesmerising beauty of this area involved the British superintendent who turned Nainital into the summer capital of the United Province.
Nainital has an improvement of being positioned in environs of several other lesser known hill stations that are connected through all season motor able roads. Vantage points around Nainital offer a panoramic view of Himalayan peaks on one side and the plains extend out on the other. Tapered forested lanes through forests of oak, pine and deodar are outstanding for short stimulating walks. Nainital Lake also known as Naini Lake, it is located in the heart of the city and it is unsettled to this lake that Nainital earned its name. The eye-shaped lake is a visitor hotspot and acts as a magnet for all those visiting the hill resort.
Tourism is the most significant segment of the Nainital's economy. Following are the places most visited by tourists:-
Naina Lake- Naini Lake is placed in the attractive hill station of Nainital, in the place India state of Uttarakhand.. This lake is also called as "mango shaped Naini Lake". This is a clean water Lake which is bordered by almost seven proud hills, and one can find quite a few cottages and villas located close by.
Naina Peak or China Peak- Naina peak is the top peak of the town, at height of 2611 mtr. and at a distance of 6 Kms from the town .It instructions an magnetic view of unsoiled snow laden Himalayas from Bandar Punch in west to Api and Nari peaks of Nepal in the east, a complete Himalayan range in one side and a bird’s eye view of the lake city of Nainital in its full magnificence on the other.
Snow View- Snow view has a temple. A trip to Snow view brings inhalation of fresh air and satisfaction of the scenic beauty. There is a huge Binocular at this spot to view the Nainital city directly, as well the valley regions.
Tiffin Top- The panoramic loveliness of soft white clouds, rocky peaks, bright green jungles and green fertile valleys from Tiffin Top can’t be put into words. The place is only about 4 km from the compassion of Nainital and makes for a magnificent trek.
Gurney house- Located in the outstanding Ayarpatta slope of Nainital, minutes away from Naini Lake, Gurney House was the dwelling of famous hunter-conservationist and writer Jim Corbett. Decades after Corbett’s disappearance, Gurney House maintains its colonial character and old-world charm. Still housing many of Corbett’s equipment and property, the house brings Corbett’s writings breathing. A appointment to Gurney House is a journey back in time.
Nainital zoo- Nainital Zoo is a very important tourist spot where you can find rare species of Himalayan Black bear, steppe eagle and snow leopard. The manager House of the Raj Bhavan with its extensive gardens is one of the few Raj Bhavans open for public performance.
Bhimtal- Positioned 22 km from the city centre, Bhimtal Lake is the largest water of Nainital. It is first name after the next Pandava brother Bhima in the Mahābhārata who was recognized for his unexpected force. The lake, which is larger than Naini Lake, is roughly 22 km from Nainital at an height of 1370 m.