Nainital is in Uttarakhand and is located on the outer Himalayas and it is on the Kumaon foothills. It is located at a height of 1,938 m above sea level. The Nainital tour packages are a visit to a set of valleys that has a pear-shaped lake in it. The highest mountain is the Naina that is to the north and is 2,615 m above sea level. You can get a great view of the snow capped Himalayan Mountains if you reach the higher peaks. The valley receives snowfall from December to February. It came into existence in 1841, when the Pilgrim Lodge- a European house was built.
The lake in Nainital from which the valley got its name is of great mythological importance to the Hindus and is one of the most important places to visit in the Nainital tour packages. It is also known as the Tri-Rishi sarovar and as per mythology is made up from the water of the Mansarovar Lake that is located in Tibet. Again it is considered as one of the 64 Shakti Peeths, where the eyes of Sati had fallen and it turned into a lake. Then there is the temple of goddess Sati, known as Naini Devi temple which is worth seeing.
Then there is the church of St John in the Wilderness, which you must visit. One of the places that is included in the Nainital tour packages that is worth seeing is the Raj Bhavan or the Governor’s House that was previously known as the Governments House. It is a gothic Victorian type building, which is at present the official residence of the Governor. You have to take permission before you visit the 2 storied building that has a large garden, golf links and a swimming pool. The mansion has 113 rooms.
You can visit the Snow View, which is one of the main attractions of the Nainital tour packages, in a cable car. On a clear day you can see the Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot and the Trishul ranges of the Himalayas. The best time to get a view of the peaks is from late October and November. The Naina peak is the highest peak and is also known as Cheena or China peak. You can see the beauty of the Himalayas and the town of Nainital from this peak very clearly. Then you have to visit the Tiffin Top also known as Dorothy's seat. This is a terraced hilltop built in memory of an English artist whose name was Dorothy Kellet. It is a nice spot for picnics.
Then there is the Bhimtal Lake that was named after the second Pandava brother Bhim. Along with it is the 17th century old temple complex known as the Bhimeshwar. One of the places that you must visit in the Nainital tour packages is the Sattal Lake that is actually 7 lakes. Hanuman Garh or Hanumangarhi is another of the tourist spots. It is a temple complex from where you can get a spectacular view of the setting sun. Apart from these you can visit Almora, Bageshwar and the other areas around Nainital.
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