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Bhimtal
(Uttaranchal, India)

 

DISTANCES / LOCATION

Delhi to Nainital : 300 kms
Nainital to Kathgodam : 35 kms
Bhimtal to Nainital : 23 kms

GENERAL INFORMATION

The small town of Bhimtal is famous as a lake resort. It offers to the tourists a quiet vacation and facilities for water sports. This beautiful town also attracts hundreds of tourists every year by its peaceful green surroundings.

PLACES TO VISIT

Bhowali, near Nainital, is famous for its gardens and orchards.

Kainchi is a situated on the road to Almora, and is known for a temple built by a sage called Neem Karauli Baba. Thousands of devotees come here to pray.

At the nearby Hanuman Garhi is a 4m high statue of Hanuman, the monkey-god.

Gorkhakhal is another small town famous for its temple. It is believed that praying here leads to the fulfillment of one's wishes.

Naukuchiatal is 4 km from Bhimtal. It is a lake having nine corners. Like Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal also has quiet verdant environs, which attracts the traveler to it. This tree-fringed lake is good for boating.

Sat Tal (literally seven lakes) is 7 km from Bhimtal. It is another important place to visit. Sat Tal was originally a cluster of seven lakes, out of which two have dried up. It is famous for fishing and boating. The densely wooded hills and little creeks along the shores of the lakes are a perennial attraction to the tourists. Godhakhel Temple is 3 km from Bhim Tal.

HOW TO REACH BHIMTAL ?

|| BY AIR ||

Bhimtal does not have an airport of its own. The nearest airport is at Pant Nagar (55 km) and the nearest railway station is at Kathgodam (23 km).

|| BY ROAD ||

Bhimtal is well connected by bus with Nainital and Kathgodam. Tourists can also reach Bhimtal by hiring taxi from Nainital or Kathgodam.

CLIMATE CONDITIONS

The temperature is just 2*C higher than Nainital as the height difference is app. 330 mtrs. The best time to visit Bhimtal is from mid-April to mid-July and from mid-September to October.

HOTEL AND RESORTS IN BHIMTAL

Hotel and Resorts in Bhimtal : Country Inn Resort, Monolith Resort, Neelesh Inn

 

 
 
 

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