Nainital is a Himalayan region located in Uttranchal. Nainital- The Lake city nestled among the Himalayas. Every year millions of tourists visit here and witnessed the beauty of this beautiful town. Nainital is the town of Goddess Naina, the presiding diety of Naini Lake. Nainital made the british feel homesick for cumbrian lake district, urging them to develop a similar town around the Naini Lake.
You’ll see there the forested hills surrounded the lake. A busy bazaar is always humming with din of local shopkeepers calling out to tourists walking trails to breathtaking view points of the hills, all sum up the old charm of the small town. Nainital is a storehouse of surprises and fun. Historically, Nainital is older than Christ it was called Khadesh and was ruled by khasis. The Naina Devi Temple is considered one of the holiest sites in India.
1: NAINI LAKE
It is nestled amidst the township of Nainital. It is a beautiful natural fresh body lake. The Lake is in crescent or kidney shaped is one of the most famous lakes of the Kumaon region. It is bounded by Naini Peak on North Peak on North West, Tiffin Point on the South West and snow-capped peaks on the north, the Nainital Lake offers a breathtaking view, especially during early morning and sunset.
The mesmerizing lake is most famous for its wonderful scenic beauty which is a hotspot for family picnics. The Nainital Lake is a charming beauty that is surrounded by seven different peaks namely Ayarpata, Deopata, Handi Bandi, Cheena Peak, Alma, Laria Kanta and Sher Ka Danda. The Lake itself divided into two distinct sections the northern part called Mallital and Southern region called Tallital.
2: NAINA DEVI TEMPLE
The Naina Devi Temple is a holy site that is situated on the northern shore of Naini Lake, in Nainital district of Uttranchal, India. This Temple is one of the most renowed places of Hindu worship all over the country. The presiding diety of the Naina Devi Temple is “Maa Naina Devi” or “Mata Sati”. According to Hindu mythology, the temple is built on the exact spot where Goddess Sati’s eyes feel on the Earth after Lord Shiva carried her charred body after taking it out from the fire of the Yagna that was performed by Sati’s father-Daksha.