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Nainital

Nainital is a hill station full of lakes and is a glittering necklace in the Himalayas. It is a small town in the hills of Kumaon. Nainital is surrounded by mountains on three sides. Dotted with lakes, Nainital is also known as the 'Lake   District'   of India. Naini, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Khurpatal, Sattal are the fives lakes in the town. Nainital was discovered in 1841 by a Britisher called Lord Barron. The weather and surrounding prompted the British to make Nainital the summer capital of the United Province.

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Best time to visit: March to June, September to November and December to Jan

How to reach

Air: Pantnagar 70 Kms from Nainital is the nearest air port.

Rail: Kathgodam 35 Kms away.

Road: Nainital is connected to National Highway No. 87.  Regular buses ply from Delhi, Agra, Dehradun, Haridwar, Lucknow, Kanpur and Bareilly.