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Bhimtal
12 Jul

Bhimtal – The Lake City Near Nainital

We are aware that Uttarakhand is blessed with a lavishness of natural beauty and one such place in the state which set a remark to it is Bhimtal. Known for Bhimtal Lake and holy places in Bhimtal, it is like a jewel to the state and is a picture-perfect lake destination in the district of Nainital. Bhimtal is in itself a popular tourist place of Nainital. So visiting Bhimtal is on the bucket-list of vivid traveler who wants to get indulge in the natural beauty of Uttarakhand. If someone is visiting Nainital then that must include a one day bhimtal holiday packages in their itinerary, as this is place is filled with scenic beauty and nature glory.

Bhimtal Holiday Packages

Bhimtal Holiday Packages

Bhimtal is located at the height of 1370m and is one of the nearby places of Nainital. To reach Bhimtal from Nainital, one has to cover a distance of 22 km to explore the tranquility and the natural beauty of this small town in the district of Nainital. Due to its easy location, places in Bhimtal can be easily explored by the one who desires to explore the town.The weather in Bhimtal is extremely soothing throughout the year which makes it a year around destination. It is an ideal getaway destination close to Nainital for nature lovers. One who wants to get lost in the woods must visit Bhimtal Lake, which is bounded with the dark forests of pine, oaks, and shrubs. In simple words, this place is a fairy like enchantment of nature.

Cottage in bhimtal

Cottage in bhimtal

There is a famous saying about Bhimtal; it is named after Bhima, the character of Mahabharata – the Indian Mythology. Maybe, this is the reason behind the popularity of the place as a religious destination in Uttarakhand. For religious folks, Bhimtal nestles various temples like Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple, Hanuman Garhi temple, and Nag Temple. The Bhimeshwar temple in Bhimtal is the oldest temple in the town and its intricate architecture makes it a must visit. Even if you’re someone who doesn’t believe in God, you must visit 17th century temple to witness an amazing architecture which couldn’t be found anywhere else.

Town offering tons of sightseeing and places to visit, among which Bhimtal Lake is the most visited place in Bhimtal. The tiny island in the middle of the lake adds a charm in the picturesque environment and surrounding.The town is filled with several tourist attractions which will make Bhimtal tour as well sightseeing in Bhimtal more exciting. Apart from Naukuchital and Sat Tal, Nal Damyanti is another lake which can be visited early morning to start a day with the mesmerizing scenery. From here, one can head to Hidimba Parvat and take a delicious breakfast at the hilltop and can continue exploring the town with the blessing of God at Karkotaka Temple. As there are many places in Bhimtal to visit, hills in Bhimtal are so dense that they make a perfect place to take a relaxing stroll with the loved one and one can enhance their photography skills too here. The place is covered with lush green forests; any nature lover would love to be lost in the lap of the nature. Victoria dam, Folk culture Museum, Bhimtal aquarium, Garg Parvat are some other tourist attraction in Bhimtal which can be covered in one day Bhimtal itinerary.

Bhimtal Holiday Cottage

Bhimtal Holiday Cottage

What makes Bhimtal a go-to destination is an endless list of things to do in Bhimtal. Whethere you’re an adventure junkie, honeymooner or a solo traveler, activities in Bhimtal will surely give a treat to your desires. Do some paddling and boating in Bhimtal lake, Sat Tal lake, and Naukuchiatal lake,  camping under the sky in Bhimtal is one of the fun activity, take short treks in verdant hills of Bhimtal. Bhimtal is additionally a delightful place to get a adrenaline rush for adventure junkie. Not only hiking, but rappelling and rock climbing are some of the lifetime experience one can get in Bhimtal. Explorers can make a beeline for Naukuchiatal, situtated 4 km away, to dirt biking and paragliding.While enjoying water sports in Bhimtal at the three lakes, people of the town and travellers go for a picnic at shore of Sat Tal and Naukuchital, and spend the soothing time with their family and friends while relishing a cool breeze and quaint views of the lake. Not to forget the Harela Festival in Bhimtal that occurs in the month of July. Well, local festival of any city is the best way to know the place in deep.

While talking about things to do in Bhimtal, how can we miss the girl’s favorite thing; shopping? Well, it isn’t like a shopping paradise but still handmade candles, wood crafts, Garhwali paintings, statues and other local souvenirs of Bhimtal. If you really wish to shop, then you can head to Mall road of Nainital where you would find everything that you want.

Bhimtal isn’t much far from Nainital, yet, it is less crowded and makes a perfect weekend getaway to enjoy the serenity of Uttarakhand and caters bustling activities. Also, being the lakeside destination, less crowd and proximity to Nainital makes Bhimtal an ideal place for love birds looking to spend a weekend together without worrying about the holiday budget.

Whether you’re planning in summer or in winter, the climate of Bhimtal will never disappoint you. Summer in Bhimtal arrives in March but still, a temperature never crosses 27 degree Celsius which makes an appropriate weather to roam around the town. To escape the sweltering heat of your city, one may go Bhimtal in summer. Also, summer makes the best time to visit Bhimtal. Winters in Bhimtal knocks the door in October month and are cold. Well, visiting a hill station in winter season can be a good idea, just think about the snow-capped peaks and the chilly nights and here you got us. If you’re lucky enough then you can witness snowfall in Bhimtal in December as the temperature may reach to -5 degree Celsius.

Bhimtal Mukteshwar way

Bhimtal Mukteshwar way

As we have already mentioned that reaching Bhimal isn’t hectic at all as the distance between Bhimtal to Nainital is 22 kms. You can hire a cab in Nainital to Bhimtal. Also, you can easily reach Bhimtal from nearby places like Nainital, Naukuchital, Ranikhet or Mukhteshwar. The distance between Bhimtal to Ranikhet is 55 kms and to visit Bhimtal from Mukteshwar one has to travel 44 kms, via road. To go Bhimtal by air, nearest airport to Bhimtal is Pant Nagar Airport and Kathgodam is the nearest railway station to Bhimtal. From both the places you can take taxis or buses to reach Bhimtal.

Bhimtal is now becoming a popular destination in Uttarakhand. Therefore, it is flocked with numerous hotels and cottages. Whether you want to stay in the best hotel in Bhimtal or looking for a hillside cottage in Bhimtal at a pocket-friendy price, Bhimtal Cottage will cater to your needs. While offering endless amenities and activities in Bhimtal tour package, villa in Bhimtal will also be luxury and premium.Each of the hotels in Bhimtal of us provides an excellent amenities with added facilities to make your Bhimtal family package worthwhile. Even if you’re a solo traveler or a budget-friendly traveler, Bhimtal Cottages lets you to stay in tranquility. We just recommend you to book hotels in Bhimtal prior in the peak season as the last minute booking may create a trouble for you.

Thus, it was a complete travel guide for bhimtal holiday packages for you. If we have missed any points, do let us know in the comment section.

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