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Sattal

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Ideal duration: 1-2 days

Nearest Airport: Dehradun Check Flights

Sattal Tourism

A group of seven fresh water lakes, a stash of nature's bounty and loads of migratory birds and panoramic vistas make this wonderful place called Sattal. A paradise for nature buffs and bird watchers, Sattal has mystery to it that makes it all the more charming and photographer's paradise.

Situated in Kumaon Region at an elevation of 1370 m above the sea level, the area boasts of its cluster of seven interconnected lakes namely: Panna, Naldaymanti Tal, Ram, Sita, Lakshman, Bharat and Sukha Tal flanked by lush green cover of oaks and pines. With pleasant weather throughout the year, a visit to this destination away from the noise of cities is an experience not to be missed.

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Biodiversity at Sattal

The calm surroundings of Sattal attract a number of tourists throughout the year. Unlike other hill stations, Sattal is still very much natural. Present in the Kumaon district of Uttarakhand, Sattal is gorgeously surrounded by mountains and hills. But one thing that makes Sattal truly worth visiting is its biodiversity. It is an abode to many migratory birds and gives shelter to different kinds of trees and plants.

Medical herbs, ferns, shrubs and orchards are found in abundance here. Sattal attracts a huge amount of unique birds like Barbets, Himalayan kingfishers, babblers, Himalayan Griffon, dollar bird, etc. When these colourful birds come to Sattal, it's a sight to behold. A lot of fishes like Mahseers and catla are found here. In fact, Sattal sees a huge amount of gorgeous butterflies like peacock, panzy and red lacewing. Sattal is truly a paradise for all those who want to see different species co-existing.

Restaurants and Local Food in Sattal

Sattal, situated in Kumaon Region of Uttarakhand is mainly known for its North Indian cuisine. Apart from that, the restaurants in the area also serve other cuisine including South Indian, Chinese and Continental.
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One Day Itinerary

Day 1: Reach Sattal and trek to the nearby places. Camp near the seven lakes and indulge in fun activities like fishing and boating there.
Day 2: Enjoy some local sightseeing. Go to Subhashdhara. Then explore the spirituality at Sattal through Methodist Ashram. Observe various varieties of butterflies at Sattal's unique Butterfly museum.


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What is the local food in Sattal?

Sattal, situated in Kumaon Region of Uttarakhand is mainly known for its North Indian cuisine. Apart from that, the restaurants in the area also serve other cuisine including South Indian, Chinese and Continental.
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What are the places near Sattal?

The top places near to Sattal are Nainital which is 7 km from Sattal, Almora which is located 31 km from Sattal, Ranikhet which is located 34 km from Sattal, Bhimtal which is located 2 km from Sattal, Mukteshwar which is located 17 km from Sattal

What is not so good about Sattal?

Not many accommodations are available here. Most of the restaurants only serve North Indian dishes.

What is the best time to visit Sattal?

Sattal experiences quite a pleasant and enjoyable weather during summers. The place is warm in a comfortable way and evenings are cool. Light woollens will suffice during the season. The winter season is freezing cold but the views it offers are simply breathtaking. Carry heavy woollens if travelling during the winters. The place is almost blushing in fresh and vibrant colours during and after the monsoon but is prone to heavy rain falls. So beware of visiting during the season due to landslides. It is best to visit the town during the months of March-June and September-December.
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What is famous about Sattal?

Unexplored part of Uttarakhand. At a very close distance from the infamous Nainital. Perfect place for campers who want to enjoy quite evenings near a beautiful lake. Migratory birds make up for a perfect view.

What are the things to do in Sattal?

The top things to do in Sattal are Seven Lakes, Bhimtal, Subhash Dhara, Trekking in Sattal, Butterfly Museum, Sattal, Fishing in Sattal. You can see all the places to visit in Sattal here

What is the best way to reach Sattal?

There is no immediate airport, railway station or bus stand available at Sattal, but it is well-connected with some of the major cities of Uttarakhand, so it makes it easy for tourists to travel to Sattal. The nearest airport from Sattal lies at Pantnagar. Whereas, the nearest railway station is at Kathgodam. There are cab services available to reach Sattal.
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Who should visit Sattal?

Anyone who wants to explore Uttarakhand beyond its famous hill stations must visit Sattal. Due to its tranquil ambience and all-season availability, you can enjoy here with your family or loved one.

What are the top hotels in Sattal?

There are 477 in Sattal which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Sattal are Pleasant 1BHK Home in Nainital, Mayadeep Homstay, Tree House on Oak Tree- The Silent Valley along river Kalsa, 1BHK Apartment in Nainital, Sojourn By The Lake, Bhimtal, Spacious 1BHK Homestay in Bhimtal. You can see all the hotels in Sattal here

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Devyani Chandra 2 years ago
- Beware of monkeys, they can be quite troublesome during the trip.
- Winters are excruciatingly cold but beautiful at the same time, so carry heavy woolens if travelling during the season.
- Avoid travelling during monsoon season as the area faces excessive landslide and poor road conditions.
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