Naukuchiatal in a glance :
State : Uttarakhand
Naukuchiatal or ‘lake of nine corners’ is a small hill station in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. The lake is 175 feet deep and is situated at 1,220 m above sea level. It is surrounded by hills covered in trees and shrubs. It is the deepest of all the lakes in the Nainital region. Here are a few places to visit in Naukuchiatal.
How to reach Naukuchiatal
By air :
The closest airport from Naukuchiatal is the Dehradun sirport situated at a distance of 182 kilometers.
By train :
Kathgodam is the closest railway station and it is well connected to all major northern cities.
By road :
Naukuchiatal is well connected by both state and private run busses.
Places to visit in Naukuchiatal
Boating- Naukuchiatal :
An activity one must indulge in while visiting Naukuchiatal Lake is boating. Apart from its beautiful background, the best part is its peaceful surrounding where one can even enjoy the birds chirping. The activity is charged and comes under the local union.
Hanuman Temple/ Vaishno Devi Temple :
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This temple is a fascinating place for Lord Hanuman devotees where on the entrance the visitors will be enthralled with the 52 ft high statue of the God.
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Jungliagaon is a spot for photographers which display the actual meaning of solitude and entrancing beauty.
Lake Naukuchiatal :
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One of the most sought after places in Naukuchiatal, this lake is located at an altitude of 3996 ft above the sea level. Never falling short of water, it is regularly filled by the underwater stream.
Shopping in Naukuchiatal :
There aren’t a lot of shopping options in Naukuchiatal except few art emporiums or local markets. If shopping is on your itinerary, then you can visit nearby Nainital. Among the ones which are here are Kashmir Art Emporium and Kashmir Hastkala Art Emporium.
What to eat in Naukuchiatal :
Naukuchiatal being a small place does not have many eating joints scattered around. Mainly the food is served at the places you will be staying. Almost all cuisines are served depending on the choice of your accommodation while North Indian cuisine is dominant.