You must have read, in our previous posts, as to how Nainital is not a small city, which can be explored in a span of one or two days. This city unfolds a new experience in every corner, and decides to give every other tourist, a new way to travel and trip. From lakes to shopping streets, it has everything; one can explore and inherit a new memory out of each one of them. Following is Nainital Itinerary, if you are planning to take on a 3/4 days long journey!
If you are still unaware on the note of offbeat things to do in Nainital, go through the following blog post, and take notes!
Nainital Itinerary | Overview
Well, Nainital is around the periphery of Delhi, and one cannot imagine the beautiful corners of this city on the internet, or by surfing through portals. One needs to know, how and what they wish to explore, on their trip to Nainital. Following is a detailed list and schedule, as to how one can enjoy their trip at Nainital, and still, one can have time to spare. Check it out, and plan your next trip soon!
Nainital Itinerary | Take Notes!
As we are assuming, that you will arrive at PuraStays by 12:00 pm, or somewhere around late noon; one can directly go to the Naini Lake, known for the boating routines and nearby market – The Tibetan Market. This is a beautiful expanse of pristine blue waters that is made even more picturesque with the looming Himalayan ranges in the backdrop. There is also the famous Naina Devi Temple near this lake–a beautiful ancient architecture built in the 15th century.
Post lunch, you can explore Mallital (upper region) where you can enjoy the cable ride. The ropeway connects the Snow View Point with the lower reaches of Nainital. The main bazaar is Mallital is full of restaurants and shops, where you can get a quick bite to eat.
Starting fresh, after having your delicious home-cooked breakfast at PuraStays, you shall let out your adventure junkie-spirit, and grab onto the big rocks – the hills and the mountains, and go for trekking. Nainital has a number of pretty spots around its township that make for great day trips. You can head towards Tufri-Top (4 km), which is a great trekking place that is covered with cedar and oak forests. The trek, here, tends to go quite steep in some places, so you can also hitch a pony ride if required. Another option is to head to Bhimtal-Naukuchiatal.
PuraStays have their beautiful cottages and villas, in both – Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal, where one can reside and enjoy these offbeat destinations. If you wish to explore some part of these locations as well, go through the following link, and read more about the activities.
In the second half of the day, you can head towards the Nainital Zoo, a one of a kind zoo where you can get close to the animals and hand-feed them! You can spend the rest of the day visiting the various viewpoints like Lover’s Point and Suicide Point, which offer magnificent views of the distant Himalayan peaks on a clear day.
Even though, Nainital is a small city in itself, it provides with many nearby districts, which serves with different activities and attractions. The day can be made more exciting, if you decide to venture further out. The places that you can choose to visit are listed below:
- Sariyatal – (5 km) – A picturesque stream located on the Kaladungi Road
- Pangot Village – (16 km) – A trekker’s paradise, especially around the Guano Hills.
- Sattal – (20 km) – This group of seven lakes is a nice spot for fishing and bird-watching.
And, again, if you wish to go and continue your trip after Nainital, one can always go to Jim Corbett National Park.
Nainital Itinerary | Still Wondering?
Do you still think that Nainital can be covered in a span of two days? There is more to just lakes and shopping streets, where Nainital stands today. Pack your bags, get your schedule arranged with PuraStays and fuel up your car & body.