An enchanting hill station, Nainital is majestically set in the state of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 2084 meters above the sea level. The allure beauty of the snow capped hills and the magnificence of nature draws several travellers every year. Explore its picturesque opulence and the splendour of Nainital with our One Day Nainital Local Sightseeing Tour by Cab.
Nestled within the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas Nainital is also renowned as the City of Lakes. Take in the natural beauty of the freshwater Nainital Lake surrounded with seven peaks namely Ayarpata, Deopata, Cheena Peak, Alma, Laria Kanta and Sher Ka danda.
Nainital Lake flows through the heart of the city dividing it into two parts named as Tallital and Mallital. One of the major attractions of the beguiling town is the Naina Devi Temple. Nainital receives its name from Goddess Naina Devi.
Nainital proffers a plethora of activities and scenic corners that the travellers can indulge into. Some of the treasured sights include Inspiring Church, glorious temples, gorgeous viewpoints and captivating hills. Unravel the magnificence of the city with our one day Nainital local sightseeing tour.
Overview of 1 Day Nainital Sightseeing Tour
1 Day Nainital Sightseeing Tour
Beauty of this marvellous town is enhanced with mist-clad mountains, deep valleys and salubrious weather. A treasure trove of breathtaking vistas and pristine lakes makes Nainital a spellbinding holiday destination. One day Nainital Local Sightseeing Tour takes you to the treasured sights of the town.
Your first stop is the Snow View Point followed by the relaxing destination of Eco Cave Garden. Move further to experience picturesque scenery from the outstanding viewpoints namely the Lover’s point and the Tiffin Top before moving ahead to the spiritual wonder of the town, the renowned Naina Devi Temple.
Take a refreshing boat cruise at the Nainital Lake and shop for the best articles from the shops at the Mall Road. Walk along the Thandi Sadak for a rejuvenating experience before proceeding to the famed High Altitude Zoo.
Highlights of One Day Nainital Local Trip
- Full-day Nainital Local Sightseeing Tour
- Duration: 9 to 10 hours
- Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
- Pickup & Drop: Nainital Hotel / Home
- Places Covered: Snow View Point, Eco Cave Garden, Lovers Point, Tiffin Top / Dorothy Seat, Naina Devi Temple, Nainital Lake, Mall Road, Thandi Sarak and, G. B Pant High Altitude Zoo
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1 Day Itinerary of Nainital Local Sightseeing Tour Package
Pickup from your Hotel in Nainital at 9:00 AM
|S.No||Sightseeing Place||Recommended Duration|
|1||Snow View Point||30 minutes|
|2||Eco Cave Garden||40 minutes|
|3||Lover’s Point||30 minutes|
|4||Tiffin Top||40 minutes|
|5||Naina Devi Temple||30 minutes|
|6||Nainital Lake||60 minutes|
|7||Mall Road||50 minutes|
|8||Thandi Sarak||35 minutes|
|9||G. B Pant High Altitude Zoo||50 minutes|
Drop back at your Hotel in Nainital by 6:30 PM
PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the Nainital tourism places listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit.
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Detailed Guide: Places to Visit with One Day Nainital City Sightseeing Tour by Car
One day Nainital local sightseeing tour kick starts with a mesmerizing spot, the Snow View Point. Perched at a height of 2270 meters above sea level, the dramatic viewpoint offers amazing scenic views of the Himalayas.
Snow View Point
Tourists would be delighted viewing the awe-inspiring peaks that include the Nanda Devi, Trishul and Nanda Kot Peaks. There is a small temple with the images of Lord Ram, Hanuman, Laxman, Shiva and Goddess durga and Goddess Sita.
- Must see \ Things to do: Get soaked in the striking views of the amazing peaks at its backdrop
Eco Cave Park
Move ahead to the next tourist hotspot of Nainital with our one day Nainital local sightseeing tour, the Eco Cave Garden. Tourists would be excited scrambling their way through the six interconnected small caves named after the animals Tiger, Panther, Bats, Squirrel, Apes and Flying Fox. Musical fountain is a key attraction of the Eco Cave Garden that is generally organised in the months of May and June.
- Must see \ Things to do: Hanging Gardens
3. Lovers Point
Stop by the majestic Lover’s point with our one day Nainital local sightseeing tour to explore the ravishing scenery. As the name suggests it is the most desired spot visited by romantic couples for a relaxing break. Visitors would be delighted to see the vast expanses of green and captivating valleys.
- Must see \ Things to do: Catch the glimpse of the inspiring scenery surrounding the view point
Dorothy Seat / Tiffin Top
Moving further from Lover’s point you reach another scenic spot named Tiffin Top or Dorothy Seat that lies in the Ayarpatta Hill region in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Situated at a height of 2242 meters above the sea level, it offers views of the awe-inspiring Kumaon Hills and the charming town of Nainital.
A photographer’s delight, Tiffin Top is also called as Dorothy Seat as it was built in the memory of English artist Dorothy Kellet by Col J.P Kellet. It is surrounded by varied trees including Cher, Oak and deodar trees.
- Must see \ Things to do: Capture the pictures of the striking landscape
Naina Devi Temple
One day Nainital local sightseeing tour takes you next to the a sacred Hindu temple named as the Naina Devi Temple. Naina Devi means the eyes of Goddess Devi or Sati. It is believed that the temple is built in the place where Devi Sati’s eyes fell when Lord Shiva was carrying her charred body.
The glorious temple holds the images of Goddess Kali and Lord Ganesha with Devi’s eyes in the centre. It is built on the Naina hill rock lying on the northern side of the Naina Lake.
- Must see \ Things to do: Pay your obeisance to Lord Ganesha and Lord Hanuman
Discover the beauty of one of the most favourite sightseeing spots of our one day Nainital local sightseeing tour guests, the wonderful Naini Lake. Nestled amidst the magnificent mountains the glistening kidney shaped Naini Lake gives outdoor enthusiasts the opportunities of both yachting and boating.
It is also popular as Tririshi Sarovar as legends state that three sages named Atri, Pulastya and Pulhana meditated here and when they did not get water they dig at this place for water and thus the lake was formed.
- Must see \ Things to do: Take a lazy stroll along the lakeside
Mall Road, Nainital
A walk through the busy Mall Road is a must especially for shopping enthusiasts. Built by the Britishers the road navigates through the centre of the city joining its two ends called the Mallital and Tallital. Though it has been now named as Govind Ballabh Pant Marg it is more popular as Mall Road and runs along the Nainital Lake.
- Must see \ Things to do: Shop for Nainital’s famous candles and wooden articles
8. Thandi Sarak
One day Nainital local sightseeing tour takes you to a quaint and impressive place called the Thandi Sadak which is located just opposite to the Mall Road. As the name highlights it is quite cold in this place as the soaring Pine, Oak and deodar trees alongside the road restricts the sunlight making the place quite cold.
- Must see \ Things to do: Take a leisurely stroll along the road to enjoy the views of the markets
High Altitude Zoo
Before calling off our one day Nainital local sightseeing tour take a rendezvous with the wild at the High Altitude Zoo. It is the only zoo of the entire state of Uttrakhand that astounds its visitors with its collection of flora and fauna. Get close with the Goral, Barking deer, Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard Cat, Himalayan Black Bear, Sambar, and Tibetan Wolves.
Spread over an area of 4.693 hectares, the zoo is situated over a height of 2100 meters and houses different species of birds including Babblers, Woodpeckers, Hill Partridges and Pheasants. Flora includes Oak, Rhododendrons, Rose, Acacia and Hibiscus.
- Must see \ Things to do: Enjoy the encounter with the wild
- Pick and drop from Hotel in Nainital
- Selected Cab for Nainital sightseeing as per the above Itinerary
- Vehicle Parking Charges
- Toll-gate Charges if any
- Driver Batta
- Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places in Nainital
- Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
- Lodging / Accommodation in Nainital
- Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
- Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
Terms & Conditions
Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 Day Nainital Local Sightseeing tour package. Ideally this 1 day Nainital city tour package cannot be customized,
The time spent on each Nainital tourist attraction is to be followed as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
Please also note that if a particular Nainital sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with cab vendor before you book the tour.
People boarding our one day Nainital Local Sightseeing tour will cherish the panoramic vistas explored at the amazing hill station. Quaintness and the splendour of nature beckon every visitor. Vast stretches of green dotted with lakes is one of the most renowned hill station of the country.
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