Nainital Lake is a fresh water pond situated in the middle of the Nainital town in Uttarakhand, India. Nainital Lake is famously known as Naini Lake. It is the main attraction point of the town as well as desired spot for romantic tourists around the world. It is covered with seven panoramic hills and one of the most visited lakes in India. The shape of Lake looks like kidney or crescent.
The Nainital district of Uttarakhand is known for its lakes (called the Lake District of India). The name of the Lakes (Tal) which are located in Nainital such as Naini Lake, Bhim Lake, Sattal Lake and Naukuchiyatal Lake.
Nainital Lake is a natural fresh water lagoon located in the Kumaon Himalaya. It is on about 1430 meters long and 457 meter wide and the maximum depth is around 30 meters. The Naini Lake is situated at an altitude of 1940 meter above the sea level. The lake is on the edge of steep Hills and covered by mixed oak-conifer forest. The temperature of Nainital is measured approximately 25 Celsius maximum and 0.5 Celsius minimum. Nainital occasionally obtains snow falls in the winter time.
Nainital Lake boating is the major attraction point for visitors to visit this beautiful place. There are multi-type boating available like paddle boats, rowing boats and motor boats. For rowing boats you have pay Rs 132 for about 45 minutes to an hour ride. Now Yachting and Kayaking are also available here. But it is limited yachts right now. On the Mall road, many boat clubs are available who provides boat rides.
The Lake is situated in the heart of Nainital Town.
By Train: Kathgodam is the nearest railway station which is at 35 km away from Naintal. Buses and Taxies are available from There.
By Air: Nearest airport are Pantnagar airport which is at 55km away from Nainital and other Indira Gandhi International airport Delhi.
By Road: Nainital has own bus stand which is 1.5 km away from Naini Lake.
Opening and Closing Time: 6am to 6pm.