Bhimtal Lake

Bhimtal Lake

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Bhimtal Lake, it is about 20 Kms from Nainital. Edit

Detail InformationEdit

Bhimtal Lake it a beautiful pristine valley, this jem of a lake is the largest around Nainital. The beauty is enhanced by a small Island surrounded by crystal blue water. Bhimtal is one of the largest lake around Nainital named after Bhima of Mahabharata. It has a island in the center approached only by a boat and at present it has an Aquarium there. A gaggle of ducks has made the lake their home and give company to the lake visitor. Bhimtal is much less crowded than Nainital and the lake, Bhimtal is much cleaner than it’s better known counterpart Nainital.

Bhimtal Lake, Nainital

Bhimtal Lake, Nainital



Must SeeEdit


Visiting TimeEdit


Closed OnEdit


Best Season to VisitEdit

March to June.

Best Time To VisitEdit

Morning, Afternoon, Evening.

Time Required for SightseeingEdit

1 – 2 hours.

Ticket Required : No Edit

Individual National Adult Rs. : N.A.

Kids Rs. : N.A.

Individual Foreigner Adult Rs. : N.A.

Kids Rs. : N.A.

Still Photo Camera Rs. : N.A.

Video Camera Rs. : N.A.

Guide Required : No Edit

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Dress Code (If Any) : No Edit

Dress Require: N.A.

Restaurants NearbyAdd / Edit

  • The George’s Wild Orchid ;  Kailash View Estate, Bhowali, Bhimtal 263132, India ; Ph/M –  91-5942-220579 ; Food Serve –  Multi-Cuisines.

How to ReachEdit

Taxi : Nainital is well connected by a road network and national highways- 87. The tourist can reach to Nainital by taxi. The normal Indian taxi charges of Rupees 8 to 20 will be charged for each km.

BUS : The nearest bus stand is at Tallital, located just a km from the heart of Nainital. Nainital is well-connected by an extensive network of roads to Delhi, Bareilly, Almora, and Ranikhet. The bus charge varies between Rs 3 to Rs 4 per km.

Train : Nainital does not have a train station. Kathgodam is the nearest railway station, which is 35 km away from Nainital. Delhi (Ranikhet Exp), Lucknow (Bagh Exp) and Bareilly (Bagh Exp)are directly connected with Kathgodam by rail. Taxi fare from Kathgodam to Nainital is about Rs 600.

Air : There is no airport in Nainital. The Pantnagar Airport is the nearest air base to Nainital, which is located at a distance of 71 km. This airport is connected to the Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi by frequent flights. Besides, it is connected to all the major destinations of India. Taxis are available from this airport to Nainital. Pantnagar Airport : 91-5944-233685, 91-5944-233760.

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Things to CarryEdit

  • Camera, Plenty of water.

Safety / WarningEdit



  • Control Room, Nainital – 05942-235847.
  • Police : 100.
  • Fire Brigade : 101.
  • Ambulance : 102.


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