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Naukuchiatal Tourism

Naukuchiatal, a small picturesque lake village is a destination for those who seek quietude and tranquility beneath the shade of pure nature. As the name of the place suggests, this place is mainly known for its nine cornered lake which measures up to 1 km in length and 40 m deep.

Lying at some distance from bustling hill station of Nainital, this place is also attached to a legend. It is said that one glimpse of all nine corners of lake with both feet on the earth can make the viewer disappear into smoke to achieve nirvana. With ample opportunities to rejuvenate your body and soul, Naukuchiatal is blessed with panoramically splendid surroundings and captivating lake. The beautiful weather throughout the year and several attractions like lakes and temples makes sure to make your trip a beguiling experience.

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Action packed weekend in Naukuchiatal

If you are an adventure sports enthusiast, then boating, paragliding and fishing can be added to make your holidays adventure packed and full of breathtaking experiences. Boating is one of the most popular and a must-do activity when visiting the 9-cornered lake. Paragliding is one of the most popular adventures picking up in Uttarakhand these days. How about experiencing a bird's eye view of the scenic place with artificial wings attached on your back? Fishing is recommended for those who are aiming for an extremely relaxed and chilled out weekend by the lake. You can try your hands on it at a nearby place called Jungligaon.

Restaurants and Local Food 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.
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Suggested Itinerary for Naukuchiatal

Day 1- Reach Naukuchiatal in the morning, check in the hotel, relax. Start the day by visiting the Hanuman Temple. After this proceed to beautiful and scenic Naukuchiatal Lake. Spend the time there walking around the lake or taking a boat ride or just simply sitting down and admiring the beauty of this breathtaking space.
Day 2- Bhimtal is approximately 4-6 km away from Naukuchiatal which makes it a must visit place. The Bhimtal lake is one of the most beautiful and known lakes in and around Nainital. This place provides ample water sports opportunity which makes it a fun and action packed getaway.

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What is famous about Naukuchiatal?

Beautiful scenic view. Good weather. Can be visited throughout the year. Famous for activities: Boating/ Paragliding/Fishing.

What is not so good about Naukuchiatal?

The temperature can drop down to extremely low (0-20 degrees Celcius) during the winters, giving cold shivers down the spine.

Who should visit Naukuchiatal?

The place is an ideal spot for nature lovers. Also, for the people who are looking to revitalise and rejuvenate their mind and soul. Perfect for people looking for a relaxed weekend in the lap of nature.

What is the best time to visit Naukuchiatal?

Naukuchiatal experiences warm summer but in a pleasant way. The cool breeze in the evening can lift up your spirits. Stretching from the month of March to June, the maximum temperature goes up to 30 degrees Celcius. Monsoon season in the village faces moderate rainfall with a hint of newness and greenery in the environment. However, it is best advised to avoid travelling during monsoon which ends during the month of September. Winter season is cool with temperature ranging from 0 to 20 degrees Celcius. With a breath of fresh air, winters may also witness heavy snowfall. Heavy woolens are recommended for this season which extends up to the month of February.
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What is the local food 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.
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What is the best way to reach Naukuchiatal?

Naukuchiatal is a place which is well connected by air, rail and road. The closest station is Kathgodam which is 44 km away and the closest airport is Pant Nagar, situated some 74 km away from the hill station.
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What are the top hotels in Naukuchiatal?

There are 159 in Naukuchiatal which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Naukuchiatal are Pleasant 1BHK Home in Nainital, Mayadeep Homstay, Tree House on Oak Tree- The Silent Valley along river Kalsa, Sojourn By The Lake, Bhimtal, Kailash View inn, Pilgrims Lake view Home Stay. You can see all the hotels in Naukuchiatal here

What are the things to do in Naukuchiatal?

The top things to do in Naukuchiatal are Lake Naukuchiatal, Boating, Naukuchiatal, Bhimtal Lake, Jungliagaon, Mukteshwar, Hanuman Temple/ Vaishno Devi Temple. You can see all the places to visit in Naukuchiatal here

What are the places near Naukuchiatal?

The top places near to Naukuchiatal are Nainital which is 9 km from Naukuchiatal, Almora which is located 29 km from Naukuchiatal, Ranikhet which is located 35 km from Naukuchiatal, Bhimtal which is located 0 km from Naukuchiatal, Mukteshwar which is located 15 km from Naukuchiatal

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Rohit Shroff

4 years ago
- Carry extra food and supplies with you, facilities are not present at proper intervals.
- Carry heavy woolen if travelling during winters (December or January), when it will be snowing.
- Do (Read More)wear a life jacket while indulging in activities like fishing and boating.
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