Top 10 things to do in Nainital

  1. Nainital Lake

    Mallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand
    The Nainital Lake is the centerpiece of the city and is a popular attraction for tourists. Visitors can take a boat ride on the tranquil waters or simply enjoy the scenic views from the surrounding hills.
  2. Tiffin Top

    Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand
    Also known as Dorothy’s Seat, Tiffin Top is a popular viewpoint that offers stunning panoramic views of Nainital and the surrounding Himalayan mountains. Visitors can hike or take a horse ride to the top.
  3. Naina Devi Temple

    Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand
    This ancient Hindu temple is dedicated to Goddess Naina Devi and is a popular pilgrimage site. Visitors can admire the intricate architecture and take part in the daily rituals and ceremonies.
  4. Governor’s House

    Raj Bhawan, Tallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand
    This colonial-era mansion was once the residence of the British governor of the United Provinces. Today, it serves as the official residence of the Governor of Uttarakhand. Visitors can take a guided tour of the impressive building and its gardens.
  5. Snow View Point

    Mallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand
    Located at an altitude of 2,270 meters, Snow View Point offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Visitors can take a cable car ride to the top or hike through the scenic trails.
  6. Naini Peak

    Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand
    Also known as China Peak, Naini Peak is the highest peak in Nainital and offers stunning views of the surrounding valleys and mountains. Visitors can hike to the top or take a horse ride.
  7. Gurney House

    Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand
    This historic house was once the residence of the famous hunter and conservationist Jim Corbett. Today, it serves as a museum dedicated to his life and work. Visitors can learn about his adventures and view his personal belongings.
  8. Kilbury Bird Sanctuary

    Kilbury, Nainital, Uttarakhand
    This bird sanctuary is home to a variety of bird species, including the Himalayan Griffon, Lammergeier, and the Khalij Pheasant. Visitors can take a guided tour and observe the birds in their natural habitat.
  9. Mall Road

    Mallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand
    Mall Road is a popular shopping destination in Nainital, offering a wide range of goods, including handicrafts, clothing, and souvenirs. Visitors can also enjoy the street food and local delicacies.
  10. Nainital Zoo

    Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand
    The Nainital Zoo is home to a variety of animal species, including the Royal Bengal Tiger, Himalayan Black Bear, and the Snow Leopard. Visitors can observe the animals and learn about their habitats and behaviors.