The popular destination of Uttrakhand, Nainital a popular hill station and headquarters of Nainital district located on the Kumaon hills. It is perched at an altitude of 2,084 m above sea level. Nainital derives its name from Naini Lake. It is a set in a valley containing a mango-shaped lake. It has about 2kms circumference surrounded by the mountain in which the Naini is the highest on the north the next is Deopatha on the west and then Ayarpatha on the south. The hot places for the tourist are Nainital Lake, Naina Peak and Bhimtal. Nainital is famous for its mesmerizing scenic mountain views. The accessibility of Nainital is very easy. Get down on Pantnagar Airport (68 km) is the nearest airport to Nainital which has direct flights from all major cities of India. The traveller can also opt railway jour. Kathgodam Railway Station which is just 24 km from Nainital, the nearest railway station which is connected from the major railway station of India.
Pantnagar is the nearest airport which is approximately at a distance of 65 km from here. However, no commercial flights are operational here. So, the nearest international airport is Delhi which is approximately at a distance of three hundred kilometers from Nainital. This will take approximately seven hours for you to reach.
The nearest railway station is that of Kathgodam which is located at a distance of 34 km. This railway station has good connectivity from Delhi, Lucknow and several other major stations. This makes your travel convenient. From Delhi, it will take approximately six hours for you to reach. Also, this is the most convenient as well as an inexpensive mode of traveling.
Road trips are the best when it comes to travelling to a hill station because the enchanting views mesmerize you and you feel the abundance of nature. You can book a cab or taxi or even hire a car on rent and drive yourself to Nainital. Many AC or non-AC bus options are available to you at a reasonable cost. You can choose to travel overnight and reach the beautiful destination early morning. It takes approximately six hours for you to reach Nainital from Delhi, eight hours from Agra and seven hours from Dehradun.
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