The entire Nainital district has a number of tourist places. You simply need to plan your schedule and move accordingly to cover as many destinations as possible. To know about the tourist spots, you can refer to the websites on tourism, contact the Uttaranchal tourism department, or can even coordinate with a tour operator.
However, some of the places that you can visit are mentioned here. Hanuman Garhi is a place that has a temple of Lord Hanuman and was built many, many years ago. Located at an altitude of 1950 meters, it provides mesmerizing sunrise and sunset views. Near the temple, an observatory is located and it is a must-visit for everyone. The night view of the moon from the observatory is a unique experience. The place provides a learning opportunity to young children.
Another place you can visit is the St. John Church. It was erected by the British during the pre-independence period. It has historical significance because it is one of the oldest structures in Nainital. Moreover, some of the world-famous schools such as St. Mary’s Convent School, Sherwood College, and All Saints College are located in this area. You can plan a visit to have a look at such institutions. However, you won’t be allowed to enter the school premises.
You can also take an aerial ropeway from the Mall to have a splendid view of the Tibetan borders, Himalayan ranges, and the entire landscape in one trip. It is always better to plan it during daytime. Early mornings can be foggy and late evenings can be dark.
Nani Lake is the landmark of Nainital. It provides a fun-loving boating experience to people in its calm water. Boating Club of Nainital organizes the Kingfisher Yachting Competition in the month of June every year. If you are planning to visit Nainital during this time of the year, it is a must-watch.
A visit to the Dorothy Seat can be done via a 5 kilometer trek to the place from the plains. It is ideal for first-time trekkers. The place is also a popular picnic spot for locals as well as tourists. Snow View Point is another location from where you can have a splendid view of the snow on the mountains. Being nearest to the main Nainital town, it can be reached on a horse back. View point is another vintage point that you must try to visit.