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Bhimtal - Beautiful Hill Station near Nainital

Perfect destination for adventure lovers

Bhimtal is a beautiful hill station situated in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayan ranges in the Nainital District of Uttarakhand, India.

It is situated at an altitude of 1370 m above the sea level. Bhimtal is famous for its scenic beauty and magnificent sceneries, thus attracting a large number of tourists every year. The lake at Bhimtal even adds more to its beauty, where tourists can even enjoy a boat ride.

Bhimtal is also a perfect destination for adventure lovers as paragliding is a major activity done here. One can also visit Bhimtal during Nag Panchami, as a festival is organized here at the Karkotaka hill’s Nag temple during this period. Tourists can also enjoy a long walk and shopping at the Mall road. They can also taste the delicious food offered by various restaurants and can enjoy snacks and chaats at the roadside eateries.

Places of Interest

Below are the main places of attraction for tourists:

  • Bhimeshwar Temple

  • Bhimtal Aquarium

  • Bhimtal Lake

  • Folk Culture Museum

  • Garg Parvat

  • Godhakhal Temple

  • Hidimba Parvat

  • Karkotaka Hill (Nag Temple)

  • Nal Damyanti Tal

  • Pine Rivera

  • Snow View Point

  • The Mall Road

  • Victoria Dam

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Best Time to visit Bhimtal

The best season to visit Bhimtal is from April to June and from September to November.

How to reach Bhimtal

The nearest airport is at Pantnagar, which is 58 kms away from Bhimtal. The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam, which is 22 kms away from Bhimtal. From Nainital, it is only 22 kms away.

To see the other famous hill stations, visit Famous Hill Stations of India.

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