Bhimtal is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Uttarakhand and offers a perfect outing for families. It has temples, wildlife sanctuaries, lakes, hills and lush green plains. It is much more than just a tourist spot and provides a well-deserved holiday tour. Bhimtal offers a range of scenic locations for the delight of its vacationers. One of the recommended places to visit in Bhimtal Lake, which has an island at its centre. A boat ride on this lake is must for anybody who wants to take back home unforgettable memories of Bhimtal. Best time to visit Bhimtal is april-july and september-october.
Bhimtal Nearby Places to Visit
Naukuchiatal is 4 km from Bhimtal. It is a lake having nine corners. Like Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal also has quiet verdant environs, which attracts the traveler to it. This tree-fringed lake is good for boating.
Bhowali - Situated at about 15 km from Kathgodam and 11 km from Nainital, Bhowali is a tiny health resort with an excellent climate for those suffering from tuberculosis. Renowned for beautiful fruit market, where one can find rich and fresh variety of fruits such as apples, apricot, plums, pears and peaches, Bhowali is a picturesque destination. In addition to the serene views, some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas are visible from the region and Ghorakhal is just 3 km away.
Nainital 22 Kms, Bhowali 11 Kms, Kathgodam 21 Kms
How to reach Bhimtal by Road
Bhimtal is well connected by bus with Nainital and Kathgodam. Tourists can also reach Bhimtal by hiring taxi from Nainital or Kathgodam.
How to reach Bhimtal by Rail
The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam (23 km).
How to reach Bhimtal by Air
The nearest airport is at Pant Nagar (55 km).