Naukuchiatal - Famous for its nine-cornered lake
Perfect destination for nature and adventure lovers
Naukuchiatal is a small and 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 1,219 m above the sea level. Naukuchiatal is best known for its nine-cornered lake. It is believed that if you see all the nine corners of the lake at one time, then your wish comes true. The Naukuchiatal Lake is the deepest among all the lakes in the Nainital region. The deep forest and trees located all around the lake gives it a picturesque view.
Naukuchiatal is famous for its scenic beauty and is a perfect destination for nature lovers. Many adventurous activities like trekking, angling, paragliding, and parasailing are also done at Naukuchiatal. Taking a boat ride in Naukuchiatal Lake is an awesome experience. Tourists can also enjoy a long walk along the lake side road and can taste the delicious food at the road side eateries and restaurants. Naukuchiatal is a perfect place to relax your mind and body.
Best Time to visit Naukuchiatal
The best season to visit Naukuchiatal is from April to June and from September to November.
How to reach Naukuchiatal
The nearest airport is at Pantnagar, which is 80 kms away from Naukuchiatal. The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam, which is 35 kms away from Naukuchiatal. From Nainital, it is only 26 kms away.
To see the other famous hill stations, visit Famous Hill Stations of India.