Nainital is the most famous hill
station of Uttarakhand after Mussoorie. It is the most preferred hill station
for the honeymoon destination for couples. Nainital is also famous as the
“The Lake District of India” due to its beautiful and mesmerizing
The lush green greenery of
Nainital seems to spread its wings with the beauty of scenic lakes, beautiful
green valleys, and serene walks through the meadows. Sarovar city of
Uttarakhand, perfect destination for couples who want to spend quality time
together. It offers a great view of surrounded by mesmerizing mountain ranges
and an opportunity to honeymoon couples for enjoying a peaceful honeymoon in
Couples always look for such a
destination that would create a cozy environment around them so that the love
between two people can strengthen the bond. Nainital is that particular
destination, which will enable the couples to enjoy a tranquil holiday.
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Best Honeymoon Places in
There are lots of tourist places
in Nainital for the honeymooners who want to come here for the honeymoon trip.
There are adventurous, bird sanctuaries, romantic, devotional, and educational
types of tourist places available in Nainital for visitors. Tourists and
couples can visit these places according to their choices. Here we listed the
top tourist places in Nainital that couples should be visiting.
- Nainital Lake
- Mall Road
- Naina Devi Temple
- Tiffin Top (Dorothy’s Seat)
- Eco Cave Garden
- Naina Peak
- Hanuman Garhi Temple
- Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
- Snow View Point
- G. B. Pant High Altitude Zoo
- Lover’s Point
- St. John Church
1. Nainital Lake
Nainital’s name is derived from
Goddess Naina Devi and the beautiful lake. Naini means ‘eyes’ and Tal means
‘lake’, so after combining both names becomes Nainital. So visitors or couples
must-visits this top most popular tourist place of Nainital.
It is surrounded by high mountain
peaks, the calm freshwater of this lake offers excellent boating facilities to
honeymoon couples. It is spread within a distance of 3.5 km that provides
panoramic views of sunrise and sunset. This lake is surrounded by seven hills,
which makes it a must-visit place.
|Night view of Nainital Lake|
There are lots of adventurous
water activities for the tourists and couples to do here like boating,
kayaking, yachting, and paddling. Couples or tourists must visit this place
during the evenings to see the beautiful lights. It looks very romantic and
mesmerizing with lights. Don’t forget to enjoy the cable car here. It is also a
good place for bird lovers to watch a variety of birds here.
2. Mall Road
It is basically developed by
Britishers and similar to Mall Road of Mussoorie. It serves as a convergence
point between Mallital and Tallital. It is the only commercial center of
Nainital, from where couples can carry out shopping. It has now been renamed as
Govind Ballabh Pant Marg by the government and offers an exclusive view of the
overlying mountain ranges.
Mall Road is built at the sides
of Naini Lake and also passes through the center of the city. Couples and
tourists come here to walk with loved ones in the evening to enjoy the beauty
of Naini, local foods, snacks, and shopping.
3. Naina Devi Temple
This beautiful holy shrine was
initially built in the 15th century during the Kushan reign and is dedicated to the
goddess Naina Devi. This temple is among
the famous 51 Sakti Peeths of Goddess Sati. It is said that Maa Naina Devi
temple is built at the place where Goddess Sati’s eyes fell.
It is been visited by tourists
from all over India to offer the heartiest prayers to the said goddess to seek her
blessings. Just married Hindu couples must visit this shrine to get blessed for
their happy married life.
4. Tiffin Top (Dorothy’s Seat)
It is also famous as Dorothy’s
Seat, this place is an ideal picnic spot for honeymoon couples to get their
packed lunch and enjoy it here amidst beautiful mountain ranges. Located at a
distance of 4km from the Nainital main city and located at a height of 2292
meters on Ayarpatta hill, this scenic point is also apt for a beautiful trek.
It is the best place to enjoy scenic bird’s eye views of Nainital city. Nature
photographers will like this place to takes beautiful images of this beautiful
5. Eco Cave Garden
It is a group of six natural
caves that are located at a distance of 1km from Sukha Tal and 2 km from
Mallital. There are Tiger cave, Panther’s Cave, Porcupine’s Cave, Bat’s Cave,
Ape’s cave, and Flying Fox’s cave. It is a very good place for children’s
educational tours with their parents.
This is a beautiful picnic spot
that would take honeymoon couples inside the caves that become narrow towards
the end. The experience while passing these caves is excellent and one can also
get to known about the way animals used to live in these caves. Visitors can
enjoy the thrilling experience of riding artificial Bull riding and Ziplining.
6. Naina Peak
It is also known as China Peak or
Cheena Peak and located at a height of 2615 meters above sea level that makes
it the highest hilltop in Nainital offering exclusive views of the overlying
hills. Honeymoon couples can access this peak by enjoying a tranquil trek of
It is among the top favorite
place for adventurous activities like trekking and hiking in Nanital. Couples
can also take a horse ride to enjoy the beautiful hilly path of the Naina peak.
It is only about 6 km far away from the main city.
7. Hanuman Garhi Temple
It is a very popular religious
place in Nanital that is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, who was an ardent devotee
of Lord Rama. The couples can check out a huge statue of Lord Hanuman with a
huge golden-colored umbrella.
Located at a distance of 4 km
from the main bus stand of Nainital, this religious place overlooks lush green
mountain ranges and established in 1950 by Baba Neem Karoli. Temple is very
crowded on Tuesday and Saturday. Couples should visit this place in the evening
for a mesmerizing view of Sunset.
8. Kilbury Bird Sanctuary
Kilbury Bird Sanctuary is a
paradise for nature & bird lovers near Nainital. Kilbury is so cool &
calm and offers a panoramic view of the Wide Range of the Himalayas. Bird
lovers can see the variety of birds chirping here. If couples want to stay they
can stay in the forest guest-house.
It is known to be a small town
that is located at a height of 2528 meters above sea level and at a trekking
distance of 13km from the main city. This place is surrounded by plush green
forests having Pine trees, tall Oak, and Rhododendrons, which makes it an ideal
place for honeymoon couples to enjoy the company of nature.
9. Snow View Point
It looks so amazing in winters,
couples can reach either by cable car or cab. The Snow viewpoint on the top
gives a birds-eye view of Nanital city and its surrounded mountains peak like
Nanda Devi, Trisul, and Nanda Kot. The best time to go there is the months of
December and January. It is located just 2 km far away from the Nainital city
10. G. B. Pant High Altitude Zoo
One of the best zoological parks
of Uttarakhand. It is located at a height of 2,100 meters and spread more than
4.6 hectares area. Visitors or couples can reach there in just 15 minutes of
walking from the Mall Road.
Tourists can see here some of the
endangered and rare animals and birds also, some of the animals are Royal
Bengal tigers, the Himalayan Bear, Civet, Tibetan Wolves, kalij pheasant, Lady
Amherst pheasant, rose-ringed parakeet, red junglefowl, golden pheasant, etc.
11. Lover’s Point
It is a good destination for
couples to enjoy the panoramic view of the gigantic mountains. Couples can sense
exhilaration & fear upon looking down the point. It is situated just 1.5 km
from Eco Cave Garden. The Lovers Point is genuinely romantic and much
appreciated by couples in love.
It is another popular location of
Nainital for bird lovers who want to watch a variety of birds chirping in their
natural habitat. It is a very picturesque hamlet which is located 15 km far
away from the Nainital main city. Couples can see more than 500 types of bird
species here easily. Pangot weather is very pleasant during the summer season
that attracts tourists here.
13. St. John Church
This church is said to be the
oldest in Nainital city and was christened by the Bishop of Kolkata by the name
of Daniel Wilson. It was founded in 1844 and is located at a distance of 1.5 km
from Naina Devi Temple. The interiors and architectural structure of this
church built in Gothic style are worth watching.
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Best Time to Visit Nainital for
As per weather conditions, summer
is the most suitable season for the honeymoon for couples. From March to June
Nainital weather is very pleasant for the tourists and couples who want to come
here. The winter season is also good for those who want to see snowfall here.
Couples and tourists should avoid the monsoon season to visit Nainital.
Things to do at Nainital for
Nainital has lots of things for
adventurous tourists and couples to do here. Some of them are water activities
like boating, kayaking, and yachting. Couples can do trekking and hiking at
Naini Peak to Pangot trek. Paragliding is another popular adventurous activity
that can couples enjoy here. Ziplining and bird watching other activities that
can couple can do here.
How to Reach Nainital
Couples can reach there by any
mode of transport like airways, railways, and roadways. But the final way to
reach Nainital would be roadways because there is no railway station and
airport here. Nainital has not an airport so you have to go to Pantnagar
airport which is about 70 km far away from the Nainital city.
The nearest railway station is in
Kathgodam is situated about 34 km far away from Nainital. Public and
private buses available in nearby major cities for the Nainital which is the direct way to reach the Nainital.