About Nanital and Ranikhet
A Lake District of India which is situated on the Himalayan belt in the Kumaon hills is Nanital. It is actually a paradise for the people who love natural beauty. Nanital is a very beautiful holidaying spot which is very rich in lakes as well as hills. It is a great destination where young as well as elders can spend a very good time.
Ranikhet is a hill station that falls in the state of Uttaranchal and situated at the height of 1829meters. The story behind this place is that queen Padmini of Kumaon was in love with this magnificent hill paradise and for obligating the aspirations of the queen a palace was made by the King sudhardev and this was named at Ranikhet.
Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Nanital and Ranikhet
Jim Corbett National Park:It is one of the oldest national parks of India and it s a very idea place for the lovers of flora and fauna. Visiting this can be a lifetime experience as you can have a close look at the wildlife.
Naina Devi Temple:This is the temple that is located on the northern side of the lake in Nanital. There are lot of devotees that come for prayer as well as other rituals.
Naina Peak:This peak is the highest peak which offers spectacular views of ice caped valley as well as peak.
Nani Lake:Naini Lake is the major tourist attraction of Nanital which has blue water. It got its name from the eye like shape that it possesses. You can spend a pleasant time by having a walk around the lake or roaming around in the boat.
Bhim Tal:This is also one of the lake of Nanital which cannot be missed due to it possessing an the island in the middle.
The Mall: This is also one of the significant tourist attractions in Nanital. There are many shops as well as eating joints at this place wherein you will love spending time.
Bhalu Dam:This is one of the well known tourist spot which si around three kilometers from Ranikhe. There is a lake and known as the picnic spot.
Binsar Mahadev Temple:This is the temple that is dedicated to Lord Shiva which is at a distance of fifteen kilometers. The temple is surrounded through cedar forest. Katarmal Sun temple:This is the temple that is situated around twenty five kilometers from Ranikhet. This temple was built in 12th century. This is the India's Sun Temple.
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How to reach Nanital and Ranikhet
The nearest airport to Nanital is Pantnagar airport which is situated around seventy one kilometers from Nanital and one hundred and nineteen kilometers from Ranikhet. The nearest rail head is Kathgodam which is around thirty five lilometers away from Nanital and eighty kilometers from Ranikhet. Whichever transport mode you are selecting you can hire a private cab that can drive you to Nanital.
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