Considered as one of the ‘shakti peeth’, the town of nainital popularly known as the ‘lake district’ and situated in the uttarakhand state of India, it is popular for the myths that the left eye of devi sati fell down here on the land of nainital, while lord Shiva was carrying her dead body on his shoulder. Hence the place got its name ‘nainital’ where ‘naina’ means the eye and ‘tal’ means the lake. To everyone’s surprise, the shape of the lake is also similar to that shape of an eye. Devi sati is henceforth worshipped here as the nainadevi at the nainadevi temple.
The lake is also known as ‘tri rishi sarovar’ after the three sages atri, pulatsya and pulaha who are believed to have dug this lake and filled it after fetching the holy water of the lake mansarovar in it. In spite of just the 8% of Hindu population and the rest covered with Sikh, Muslims and Christians, the celebration of every festival including baisakhi and sankranti are done with extreme enthusiasm every year along with the rituals, customs and fairs organized. Summers are the best season to be visited at nainital town.
Nainital hotels provide excellent services right from your checking in time till you check out the hotel. Understanding the customer’s satisfaction as the foremost priority, the staff at hotels in nainital is very helpful, friendly, well mannered, supporting and attends the visitors individually and very actively with warmth especially during the meal times. Nainital hotels are well appointed with double bedded impressive rooms and suits with elegant furniture with clean attached bathrooms. The food available in the multi cuisine in-house restaurants of hotels in nainital gives its visitors the real taste of the regional dishes.
Panoramic views of lake from the balconies and windows of all the rooms, widely spreaded garden area, the rooms with flat led TV units having satellite link, power backups, provision for conference meetings, laundry services along with luggage racks, are the facilities one can avail at the cottages, resorts and luxury hotels in nainital. consisting of a large living room with the provision for separate dinning area, the unique colonial style of architecture having stone walls and wooden flooring with fire place and Victorian styled furniture gives you the glimpse of bygone era in the nainital hotels which were built up by britishers and which still exists.
The town of nainital has many things to do at. The activities like aerial ropeway, yachting, boating, paddling at the Nainital Lake is the experience one can take away with them in their heart. Various water sport competitions are also held in Nainital Lake. The flatt is the popular wide area consisting of a mosque, naina Devi temple, a band stand, gurudwara, parking provisions, the govind ballabh pant high altitude zoo very popular spot surely to be visited if your trip has kids with you. Aryabhatta research institute of observational sciences (ARIES), raj bhavan (residence of governor of uttrakhand), Tiffin top and many such are the alluring sight seeing spots of nainital.