Best Hidden Places to visit in Nainital

By: Satish Padhiyar

Nainital, the charming hill station in Uttarakhand, is a well-known tourist destination famous for its picturesque lakes, scenic vistas, and bustling markets.

1. Tiffin Top (Dorothy’s Seat)

Tiffin Top, also known as Dorothy’s Seat, is a delightful picnic spot offering a 360-degree view of Nainital and the surrounding hills.

2. Kilbury Bird Sanctuary

For nature lovers and birdwatching enthusiasts, Kilbury Bird Sanctuary is a hidden paradise. Located about 12 kilometers from Nainital

3. Sattal (Seven Lakes)

Sattal, meaning ‘seven lakes,’ is a serene cluster of interconnected freshwater lakes situated about 23 kilometers from Nainital.

4. Land’s End

As the name suggests, Land’s End offers a breathtaking view of the Khurpatal Lake and the surrounding hills, giving the impression of standing at the edge of the world.

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5. Pangot and Snow View Point

Pangot, a small village located about 15 kilometers from Nainital, is a hidden gem for bird watchers and nature lovers.

6. Gurney House

For a touch of history, visit Gurney House, the former residence of the famous hunter-turned-conservationist Jim Corbett.

7. Kainchi Dham

Nestled in a picturesque valley about 17 kilometers from Nainital, Kainchi Dham is a spiritual retreat known for its ashram founded by the famous Neem Karoli Baba.

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