Bhim Tal has an island, to the north-east side, which is an
exquisite gem in the middle of the lake. It is situated within
the range of temple bells, which have been chiming for the
last 300 years in the 17th century edifice, beneath the shadow
of the towering mountain rushing precipitously down to the
emerald green lake. The island is only 91.4 metres from the
shore. Bhimtal, situated at a distance of 22kms from Nainital,
is named after one of the Pandav brothers called Bhim. The
largest lake in the district of Nainital, Bhim Tal is 1701
metres by 265 metres, 265 metres longer than Naini Lake .
The lake known for its magnificent majesty is situated at
an altitude of 1371.6 metres above sea level. .
Major Attractions in Bhimtal
Bhimtal is a popular hill station among tourists mainly from
the plains of northern India . The hill station has pristine
beauty, peace and pleasant weather, which attract the tourists.
Nainital, A small town in the hills of Kumaon,Nainital is
a lovely hill station surrounded by mountains on three sides.
Once this area had many lakes and it was called the City of
60 lakes or 'Chakta'.
Naina Devi Temple, On the northern side of the Naini lake
is built a temple dedicated to Sati and is called the Naina
Naini Lake, Naini Lake or Naini Taal, the picturesque blue
green lake is located in the district of Nainital. It is from
this lake that the city of Nainital,the beautiful settlement
by the lake,derives its name.
Naukuchia Tal, Situated at an altitude of 1,219 m,Naukuchiatal
is picturesque lake. It has nine corners and hence the name.
26 km away from Nainital,Naukuchiatal attracts migratory birds,which
makes it a bird watchers paradise.
Snow View Trek, The Snow view point is located at a height
of 2270 meter above sea level. It can be reached by the ropeway
or the ponies available at Mallital.
Best Time to Visit : In Summer - April to
In Winter - September to October
How to reach : Bhimtal can be easily accessed through
air or train.
By Air : Bhimtal does not have an airport
of its own. The nearest airport is at Pant Nagar (55 km).
By Rail : The nearest railway station is
at Kathgodam (23 km).
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