ABOUT NAINITAL HILL STATION

Published: 20th February 2012
Views: N/A

ABOUT NAINITAL HILL STATION
Nainital, the Lake District of India, located in the Himalayan belt amongst the Kumaon hills, is a paradise for nature lovers. A splendid holiday spot with a rich treasure of lakes and hills, Nainital is a destination for the young and the old alike.

Nainital is referred to as the lake of three sages, or the Tri Rishi Sarovar as mentioned in the Manas Khand chapter of the Skanda Purana. As recorded in history, the three sages, Atri, Pulastya, and Pulaha stopped over at Nainital on their pilgrimage, to quench their thirst. Finding no water, they dug a hole and transferred some water into it from the sacred lake of Tibet, Mansarovar. Thus the famous lake of Nainital came into existence. Another legend has it that the left eye or Nain of Lord Shiva’s wife Sati fell in this center and formed an emerald eye shaped lake and thus emerged the city of Nainital.

Recent history records reveal that Nainital was brought into limelight by P. Barron, a British sugar merchant, in 1839. The beauty of Nainital with the central lake cushioned among the forests attracted this person to build a house named Pilgrim’s Cottage and settle in Nainital. Barron gave way to the trend of settling down in Nainital and soon the city became an important administrative town. Nainital is known for its famous landslide of 1880 which leveled out the entire city.

The best getaway from the crowded and busy cities, Nainital is a peaceful zone nestled in the lap of Mother Nature. If you want to get close to Mother Nature and enjoy the lavish picturesque surroundings, Nainital is the place to be. Away from the maddening crowd and pollution of our hometowns, a visit to Nainital proves to be a lovely.

Travel within city

Nainital is small hill town situated in the foothills of the Himalayas and is a popular tourist destination which has many good modes of internal transportation. The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam which is located around 35 km from the town. There are taxis available outside the station and they charge around Rs 300 to the city. Some of the hotels also have taxi services and they charge around Rs 600 to the city. For travelers who are arriving by air, the best option is the Pant Nagar airport. It is located two hours away and pick services have to be pre arranged through the hotels. However the airport has only six scheduled flights per week.

Rented Bicycle
The local transportation around the town is easy to avail as it is a small town. There are two options available to a traveler. One can either opt for bicycles which are found around the city center. They cost around Rs 10 per hour and a fun way to see the town.

On Foot
However the best option is to travel by foot. Many of the small streets are not accessible by vehicles and travelers can see many places on foot. During the summer vehicles are not allowed near the mall and makes walking a good experience.
How To Find Hotels in NAINITAL
NAINITAL is one the busy Travel Destination in India which offer
hotels in NAINITAL ,
Budget hotels in NAINITAL . One can easily search and book by help of internet. Travelers have many questions regarding the facilities offered by hotels. We ensure that the hotels that offer the best facilities and services. Travelers can book hotels according to affordability and need.
Is Budget Matters for Travel to NAINITAL - NAINITAL is one the famous place in India , There is not matters about budget , Hotels is starting from 300 on words
Where To Stay In NAINITAL In NAINITAL there more the Many hotels which is offers very reasonable hotels which can book not paying much or out of your pocket . We always suggest you before going to NAINITAL You should book NAINITAL hotels in Advance.


Report this article Ask About This Article


Loading...
More to Explore
 


You might like