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Majuli – the world’s largest fresh and fragrant water island

If you want to spend a few days in peace away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Majuli Island is just for you. It is known as the ‘world’s largest fresh water island’. This wonderful river island is located on the banks of the Brahmaputra River only 20 km from the cultural capital of Assam – Jorhat. One has to take a ferry to reach Majuli Island, 200 km east of Guwahati, as there are no bridges over the river. 

It is easily accessible by ferry boats from the urban center. In fact, it was shaped in the form of the Lohit Brahmaputra river. Spread over 875 sq km in the middle of the Brahmaputra River, Majuli is an off-beat destination. If you are fond of traveling as well as knowing art and heritage, then you will find a lot here. Here you will find a boat in every house. During floods, people make these boats their homes.

Being a land saturated with water, Majuli is a vibrant recreational spot with rich flora and fauna, home to many unusual and dangerous birds. Which are easily visible in the winter season. Some of the most popular birds of Majuli Island are migratory birds such as pelicans, skorks, Siberian cranes and whistling teals. Apart from these, wild geese and ducks are also found here.

Bird watching places:

• Northern part of Majuli Island

• South West and South East part of Majuli Island

Apart from rich flora and fauna and bird watching, some of the top tourist places in Majuli are Vaishnav Satra, Pal Nam and many more. Here you can see and learn the age-old craft of pottery and mask making.

Best Time To Visit: From the months of October to March

  Gokarna – The Undiscovered Beach

Located in the Uttara Kannada district of the southern state of Karnataka, Gokarna is a famous pilgrimage site. Which is also famous in the form of beaches. It would not be wrong to say that the beaches of Gokarna can become a tough competitor to the amazing beaches of Goa. There is also a belief behind its name Gokarna that it is located at the confluence of two rivers Agnishini and Gangavali. 

It is situated in an area of local rivers which looks like the shape of a cow’s ear, and probably because of this the place got its name Gokarna which means ear of a cow. The Kudle beach, Gokarna beach, Half Moon beach, Paradise beach and Om beach are the five major beaches here that attract tourists. 

Gokarna beach is one of the main beaches of the city and a visit to the Mahabaleshwar temple is considered a must here. The Kudle beach is considered to be the largest of all the beaches here. The journey here is a meandering journey, on one side of it is the Arabian Sea and on the other side are the never-ending hills and rocky peaks. which cannot be found anywhere else.

Gokarna is one of the most extraordinary sites, it is a pilgrimage center where pilgrims come from far and wide. The Mahabaleshwar temple of Gokarna and the Shivling there are quite famous among tourists. It is believed that this Shivling was brought here by Ravana. Apart from the Mahabaleshwar Temple, there are many other temples in Gokarna, among which Mahaganapati Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Varadaraja Temple and Venkataraman Temple are prominent.

Best time to visit: January, February, March, October, November and December are the months.

Things to do: Parasailing, trekking, boat ride, snorkeling etc.

Nubra Valley – The Hidden Treasure Of Leh

A mesmerizing valley situated in the north-east of Ladakh, Nubra Valley is a wonderland of celestial beauty that looks like a beautiful painting. This valley looks like a miracle of nature. It is situated at an altitude of 10,000 feet above sea level. This region is known as the Garden of Ladakh. During the summer, tourists get a chance to see the pink and yellow wild roses that grow in the region. This is called the Valley of Flowers. Nubra Valley is located on the Silk Road at a distance of 150 km from Leh in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is built at the confluence of Shyok and Nubra rivers. The Shyok River flows towards the northwest and the Nubra River joins it from the northwest. The Shyok river goes ahead and joins the Indus river.

The Khardung La Pass around the Nubra Valley is covered with snow throughout the year. Panamik Village, Ensa Monastery and Diskit Monastery are the main attractions of Nubra Valley. Panamik village is situated at an altitude of 10,442 ft above sea level and is famous among tourists for a hot water spring which is located on the outskirts of the place. 

Ensa Monastery, otherwise known as Ensa Gompa, is located in the vicinity of this village. Another major attraction is the 350-year-old Diskit Monastery, which is believed to be one of the oldest and largest Buddhist monasteries in the destination. Hunder village is the end point for the vacationers here Indian army personnel are spread till Siachen base camp. You can book a Delhi Taxi from Delhi to your favorite tourist destination from GTS Cab.

Best Time To Visit: June, July, August, September

Things to do: Double hump Bactrian camel safari

Must-Visit Places: Buddhist Monastery, Samstanling Monastery, Diskit Monastery etc.

Gurudongmar Lake – Freshwater lake

Situated at an altitude of about 5,210 meters (17,100 ft), Gurudongmar Lake also known as Gurudongmar Lake in Sikkim is one of the most famous freshwater lakes in the world. It is the second highest lake in the country (the first being Cholamu Lake at 18,000 feet), Gurudongmar Lake is considered one of the most sacred lakes in India. The water of the lake is believed to have healing properties due to which many visitors take its holy water with them. Even then the place is still untouched and unexplored, leaving a lot to see and experience. 

This lake is covered with the snow of the mountains, it appears as if it is hugging the snow and the mountains. The Gurudongmar Lake freezes completely during the winter time.

The adventurous and thrilling journey from Lachen to Gurudongmar Lake gives you a wonderful experience. Visitors can take permission from the Indian Army to travel from Gurudongmar Lake to Tso Lasmo Lake. Gurudongmar Lake can be reached by road from Thangu to Lachen. This lake is a religious place. Which is a house of worship for people of all religious beliefs.

Best time to visit: November to June

Malana – The Secluded Beauty Of Himachal Pradesh

A truly offbeat destination, Malana is one that very few of you have heard of. But it is one of the most beautiful places in India. About which people know less. Himachal’s Kullu Valley is famous among tourists from India and abroad for its natural beauty. Malana village, the world’s oldest democracy, is situated in the shelter of Chandrakhani mountain, situated in the Parvati valley of Kullu. 

Malana village, situated at an altitude of 8500 feet above sea level on the beautiful hills adjacent to the river, has remained untouched by urban civilization and modernity for a long time. This village is surrounded by three mountain passes. There are many mysterious legends related to Malana. 

Malana is an ancient village completely cut off from the world. Malana has its own singular lifestyle and social system where the natives appreciate and follow their unique customs. Seen as one of the world’s first democracies, Malana has been the subject of study for assorted documentary films including ‘Malana, A Lost Identity’ and ‘Malana: The Globalization of a Himalayan Village’.

The art of building here, the mysterious Kanashi language, traditions and laws, the democratic structure here all have a curiosity and mystery in their cup. The travelers coming here are specially advised not to tamper with the customs and rituals of the village. Boards giving information about prohibited activities have been installed here. Outsiders are forbidden to touch most of the things in the village. 

Here you can do photography, but there is a ban on videography of divine places. You have to pay a fine for violating these rules or in some special circumstances the villagers can even ask you to leave the village. If you touch a forbidden item, tourists are asked to pay a fine as compensation for an animal sacrifice to sanctify the touched or impure item according to the Malanis. 

Tourists have to submit a duly signed ‘consent letter’, stating that whatever happens in Malana will be addressed by the local governing body and no other legal authority can step in.

Best time to visit: March to October

Sandakphu – The Land of Adventurers

Situated at an altitude of about 11,941 ft (3,636 m), Sandakphu is the highest peak located east of East Bengal. It is situated on the West Bengal-Nepal border. It shows the wonderful confluence of two countries because you will not be able to understand when you are in India and when in Nepal.

 Its beauty can be gauged from the fact that you will not get to see the attractive glow of the rising sun here anywhere else. This is the place from where you can see four of the five highest peaks of the world at once. These are Mount Everest (8848 m), the world’s highest peak, Kangchenjunga (8585 m), the third highest peak in India, Lahotse (8516 m) and the fifth Makalu (8463 m). The view of Kangchenjunga and Pandim peaks is very attractive. This attracts adventure-lovers from India and abroad every year.

The word ‘Sandakphu’ means ‘the height of the summit plants’. It is known for the poisonous aconite floras which are found in abundance near the summit. The route from Manyabhanjan to Phalut is by road via Sandakphu. But it is not a straight road but a steep climb at most places and a rocky road all the way. 

Sandakphu can only be reached by trekking which usually takes more than 12 hours, but trekkers usually have to make a stopover in small villages. The trekking path takes visitors through the Singalila National Park, where one can spot the famous red panda, clouded leopard, golden-breasted fulvetta, Himalayan newt and the Himalayan blackbuck. can have a glimpse of.

This is one of the most preferred trekking routes in the Eastern Himalayas, for spectacular panoramas of Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest, a rare sight of Himalayan wildflowers and rare birds across the landscape. Buddhism here Gompas and monasteries spread all over the area are witnesses to this. Where you get to see the wonderful confluence of nature and culture.

Best time to visit: April to May and October to November

Dhanushkodi – The Ghost Town

In the local parlance, ‘Danushkodi’ is often described as an abandoned town. In which many important remains have been found. Dhanushkodi is a village situated on the island of Rameshwaram. Located at the southeast point of Rameswaram Island, also known as Pamban Island, this village is 31 km from Talaimannakar in Sri Lanka. Is situated at this distance. Before the cyclone of 1964, Dhanushkodi was an emerging tourist and pilgrimage destination. During the year 1964, a major storm that hit the area left it empty. According to legends, Vibhishana, brother of Ravana asked Lord Rama to break the bridge at this place and Lord Rama broke the bridge with a single arrow. For this reason, this place was named Dhanushkodi. This city is associated with Lord Rama, even today a line of bridges can be seen here, which is believed to have been built by Lord Rama along with the monkey army. This bridge is also considered as the bridge of Lord Rama. The water received from this bridge is holy water for the travelers. Devotees take bath with this water. Many people believe that those who bathe in the Ganges in Kashi come to Dhanushkodi and take a bath, then their pilgrimage becomes successful. Before completing the pilgrimage to Rameswaram, it is necessary to take a holy dip in the ocean of Dhanushkodi. Apart from this, Dhanushkodi is also known as the holy confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. Since the Dhan is shallow at Dhanushkodi, travelers may have to walk across the Bay of Bengal. Here you can see colorful fishes, corals, star fishes and sea cuckoos.

Note: It is advisable to travel here during the day and come back to Rameswaram before sunset.

Best Time To Visit: Can be visited throughout the year.

Papi Hills – A perfect example of natural beauty

Located at the border meeting of East Godavari and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh and Khammam district in Telangana, Papi Hills is a perfect example of natural beauty. Popularly known as Papi Kondula in the local language of Telugu, Papi Hills is considered the ‘Kashmir of South India’ for its beautiful surroundings that are endowed with waterfalls. The tribal group here is very peaceful and does not cause any harm to the tourists. The mountain ranges here were originally known as Papidi Kondalu which means to divide in Telugu. The range is so named because it bisects the Godavari River. Some people believe that when looking at this hill from above, it appears as if a woman has braided her hair.

Visitors can enter the beautiful place from Rajahmundry or from Kunavaram. Papi Hills is famous for the stunning boat ride amidst the untouched nature. This hill is famous for the beautiful waterfalls located here which are known as Munivatam. It is a tribal belt with a beautiful and serene environment. Papikondalu has a variety of animal and plant life. A wildlife sanctuary is also located here where many types of birds and animals are seen like – Cheetah, Panther, Rhino, Hyena etc. Boat trips to Papi Hills operate regularly from Polavaram, Bhadrachalam and Kunavaram. Spellbinding hills hug the woodland. Tourists can book the boat ride online by visiting the official website of Andhra Pradesh Tourism.

Best Time To Visit: Can be visited throughout the year.

Naukuchiatal – The Lake of the Nine Corners

A modest hill station located in Uttarakhand, Naukuchiatal is situated at an altitude of 4,002.62 feet above sea level. Which is an ideal place to give relief in the hot summer season. There are nine corners of this lake, due to which the name of this lake has been named Naukuchiatal. Surrounded by lush green hills on all sides, the depth of a lake is 175 feet. This lake is the deepest of all the lakes in Nainital district. This beautiful lake extends for about 980 meters. Naukuchiatal Lake is certainly perfect in peace and natural proximity away from pollution and hot atmospheric conditions. The belief about this lake is that if someone sees all the corners of the lake together, he will become immortal.

This is one of the best places to enjoy the heavy rains and cold snowfall in the hill station during the winter season. A small Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Brahma can also be of interest to tourists here where people circumambulate the lake to seek blessings. Some of the places near Naukuchiatal Lake include Muktishwar, Sat Tal, Hanuman Mandir, Nainital, Almora, Ranikhet, BhimTal, Haldwani and other places. Overall, Naukuchiatal is a place full of panoramas of green fields, blankets of wild fruits and melodious songs of birds. Tourists can enjoy boating in Naukuchiatal Lake and paragliding around the lake.

Best Time To Visit: March to June and September to November.

Offbeat Destinations of India From Delhi

Majuli – the world’s largest fresh and fragrant water island

If you want to spend a few days in peace away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Majuli Island is just for you. It is known as the ‘world’s largest fresh water island’. This wonderful river island is located on the banks of the Brahmaputra River only 20 km from the cultural capital of Assam – Jorhat. One has to take a ferry to reach Majuli Island, 200 km east of Guwahati, as there are no bridges over the river. 

It is easily accessible by ferry boats from the urban center. In fact, it was shaped in the form of the Lohit Brahmaputra river. Spread over 875 sq km in the middle of the Brahmaputra River, Majuli is an off-beat destination. If you are fond of traveling as well as knowing art and heritage, then you will find a lot here. Here you will find a boat in every house. During floods, people make these boats their homes.

Being a land saturated with water, Majuli is a vibrant recreational spot with rich flora and fauna, home to many unusual and dangerous birds. Which are easily visible in the winter season. Some of the most popular birds of Majuli Island are migratory birds such as pelicans, skorks, Siberian cranes and whistling teals. Apart from these, wild geese and ducks are also found here.

Bird watching places:

• Northern part of Majuli Island

• South West and South East part of Majuli Island

Apart from rich flora and fauna and bird watching, some of the top tourist places in Majuli are Vaishnav Satra, Pal Nam and many more. Here you can see and learn the age-old craft of pottery and mask making.

Best Time To Visit: From the months of October to March

  Gokarna – The Undiscovered Beach

Located in the Uttara Kannada district of the southern state of Karnataka, Gokarna is a famous pilgrimage site. Which is also famous in the form of beaches. It would not be wrong to say that the beaches of Gokarna can become a tough competitor to the amazing beaches of Goa. There is also a belief behind its name Gokarna that it is located at the confluence of two rivers Agnishini and Gangavali. 

It is situated in an area of local rivers which looks like the shape of a cow’s ear, and probably because of this the place got its name Gokarna which means ear of a cow. The Kudle beach, Gokarna beach, Half Moon beach, Paradise beach and Om beach are the five major beaches here that attract tourists. 

Gokarna beach is one of the main beaches of the city and a visit to the Mahabaleshwar temple is considered a must here. The Kudle beach is considered to be the largest of all the beaches here. The journey here is a meandering journey, on one side of it is the Arabian Sea and on the other side are the never-ending hills and rocky peaks. which cannot be found anywhere else.

Gokarna is one of the most extraordinary sites, it is a pilgrimage center where pilgrims come from far and wide. The Mahabaleshwar temple of Gokarna and the Shivling there are quite famous among tourists. It is believed that this Shivling was brought here by Ravana. Apart from the Mahabaleshwar Temple, there are many other temples in Gokarna, among which Mahaganapati Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Varadaraja Temple and Venkataraman Temple are prominent.

Best time to visit: January, February, March, October, November and December are the months.

Things to do: Parasailing, trekking, boat ride, snorkeling etc.

Nubra Valley – The Hidden Treasure Of Leh

A mesmerizing valley situated in the north-east of Ladakh, Nubra Valley is a wonderland of celestial beauty that looks like a beautiful painting. This valley looks like a miracle of nature. It is situated at an altitude of 10,000 feet above sea level. This region is known as the Garden of Ladakh. During the summer, tourists get a chance to see the pink and yellow wild roses that grow in the region. This is called the Valley of Flowers. Nubra Valley is located on the Silk Road at a distance of 150 km from Leh in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is built at the confluence of Shyok and Nubra rivers. The Shyok River flows towards the northwest and the Nubra River joins it from the northwest. The Shyok river goes ahead and joins the Indus river.

The Khardung La Pass around the Nubra Valley is covered with snow throughout the year. Panamik Village, Ensa Monastery and Diskit Monastery are the main attractions of Nubra Valley. Panamik village is situated at an altitude of 10,442 ft above sea level and is famous among tourists for a hot water spring which is located on the outskirts of the place. 

Ensa Monastery, otherwise known as Ensa Gompa, is located in the vicinity of this village. Another major attraction is the 350-year-old Diskit Monastery, which is believed to be one of the oldest and largest Buddhist monasteries in the destination. Hunder village is the end point for the vacationers here Indian army personnel are spread till Siachen base camp. You can book a Delhi Taxi from Delhi to your favorite tourist destination from GTS Cab.

Best Time To Visit: June, July, August, September

Things to do: Double hump Bactrian camel safari

Must-Visit Places: Buddhist Monastery, Samstanling Monastery, Diskit Monastery etc.

Gurudongmar Lake – Freshwater lake

Situated at an altitude of about 5,210 meters (17,100 ft), Gurudongmar Lake also known as Gurudongmar Lake in Sikkim is one of the most famous freshwater lakes in the world. It is the second highest lake in the country (the first being Cholamu Lake at 18,000 feet), Gurudongmar Lake is considered one of the most sacred lakes in India. The water of the lake is believed to have healing properties due to which many visitors take its holy water with them. Even then the place is still untouched and unexplored, leaving a lot to see and experience. 

This lake is covered with the snow of the mountains, it appears as if it is hugging the snow and the mountains. The Gurudongmar Lake freezes completely during the winter time.

The adventurous and thrilling journey from Lachen to Gurudongmar Lake gives you a wonderful experience. Visitors can take permission from the Indian Army to travel from Gurudongmar Lake to Tso Lasmo Lake. Gurudongmar Lake can be reached by road from Thangu to Lachen. This lake is a religious place. Which is a house of worship for people of all religious beliefs.

Best time to visit: November to June

Malana – The Secluded Beauty Of Himachal Pradesh

A truly offbeat destination, Malana is one that very few of you have heard of. But it is one of the most beautiful places in India. About which people know less. Himachal’s Kullu Valley is famous among tourists from India and abroad for its natural beauty. Malana village, the world’s oldest democracy, is situated in the shelter of Chandrakhani mountain, situated in the Parvati valley of Kullu. 

Malana village, situated at an altitude of 8500 feet above sea level on the beautiful hills adjacent to the river, has remained untouched by urban civilization and modernity for a long time. This village is surrounded by three mountain passes. There are many mysterious legends related to Malana. 

Malana is an ancient village completely cut off from the world. Malana has its own singular lifestyle and social system where the natives appreciate and follow their unique customs. Seen as one of the world’s first democracies, Malana has been the subject of study for assorted documentary films including ‘Malana, A Lost Identity’ and ‘Malana: The Globalization of a Himalayan Village’.

The art of building here, the mysterious Kanashi language, traditions and laws, the democratic structure here all have a curiosity and mystery in their cup. The travelers coming here are specially advised not to tamper with the customs and rituals of the village. Boards giving information about prohibited activities have been installed here. Outsiders are forbidden to touch most of the things in the village. 

Here you can do photography, but there is a ban on videography of divine places. You have to pay a fine for violating these rules or in some special circumstances the villagers can even ask you to leave the village. If you touch a forbidden item, tourists are asked to pay a fine as compensation for an animal sacrifice to sanctify the touched or impure item according to the Malanis. 

Tourists have to submit a duly signed ‘consent letter’, stating that whatever happens in Malana will be addressed by the local governing body and no other legal authority can step in.

Best time to visit: March to October

Sandakphu – The Land of Adventurers

Situated at an altitude of about 11,941 ft (3,636 m), Sandakphu is the highest peak located east of East Bengal. It is situated on the West Bengal-Nepal border. It shows the wonderful confluence of two countries because you will not be able to understand when you are in India and when in Nepal.

 Its beauty can be gauged from the fact that you will not get to see the attractive glow of the rising sun here anywhere else. This is the place from where you can see four of the five highest peaks of the world at once. These are Mount Everest (8848 m), the world’s highest peak, Kangchenjunga (8585 m), the third highest peak in India, Lahotse (8516 m) and the fifth Makalu (8463 m). The view of Kangchenjunga and Pandim peaks is very attractive. This attracts adventure-lovers from India and abroad every year.

The word ‘Sandakphu’ means ‘the height of the summit plants’. It is known for the poisonous aconite floras which are found in abundance near the summit. The route from Manyabhanjan to Phalut is by road via Sandakphu. But it is not a straight road but a steep climb at most places and a rocky road all the way. 

Sandakphu can only be reached by trekking which usually takes more than 12 hours, but trekkers usually have to make a stopover in small villages. The trekking path takes visitors through the Singalila National Park, where one can spot the famous red panda, clouded leopard, golden-breasted fulvetta, Himalayan newt and the Himalayan blackbuck. can have a glimpse of.

This is one of the most preferred trekking routes in the Eastern Himalayas, for spectacular panoramas of Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest, a rare sight of Himalayan wildflowers and rare birds across the landscape. Buddhism here Gompas and monasteries spread all over the area are witnesses to this. Where you get to see the wonderful confluence of nature and culture.

Best time to visit: April to May and October to November

Dhanushkodi – The Ghost Town

In the local parlance, ‘Danushkodi’ is often described as an abandoned town. In which many important remains have been found. Dhanushkodi is a village situated on the island of Rameshwaram. Located at the southeast point of Rameswaram Island, also known as Pamban Island, this village is 31 km from Talaimannakar in Sri Lanka. Is situated at this distance. Before the cyclone of 1964, Dhanushkodi was an emerging tourist and pilgrimage destination. During the year 1964, a major storm that hit the area left it empty. According to legends, Vibhishana, brother of Ravana asked Lord Rama to break the bridge at this place and Lord Rama broke the bridge with a single arrow. For this reason, this place was named Dhanushkodi. This city is associated with Lord Rama, even today a line of bridges can be seen here, which is believed to have been built by Lord Rama along with the monkey army. This bridge is also considered as the bridge of Lord Rama. The water received from this bridge is holy water for the travelers. Devotees take bath with this water. Many people believe that those who bathe in the Ganges in Kashi come to Dhanushkodi and take a bath, then their pilgrimage becomes successful. Before completing the pilgrimage to Rameswaram, it is necessary to take a holy dip in the ocean of Dhanushkodi. Apart from this, Dhanushkodi is also known as the holy confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. Since the Dhan is shallow at Dhanushkodi, travelers may have to walk across the Bay of Bengal. Here you can see colorful fishes, corals, star fishes and sea cuckoos.

Note: It is advisable to travel here during the day and come back to Rameswaram before sunset.

Best Time To Visit: Can be visited throughout the year.

Papi Hills – A perfect example of natural beauty

Located at the border meeting of East Godavari and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh and Khammam district in Telangana, Papi Hills is a perfect example of natural beauty. Popularly known as Papi Kondula in the local language of Telugu, Papi Hills is considered the ‘Kashmir of South India’ for its beautiful surroundings that are endowed with waterfalls. The tribal group here is very peaceful and does not cause any harm to the tourists. The mountain ranges here were originally known as Papidi Kondalu which means to divide in Telugu. The range is so named because it bisects the Godavari River. Some people believe that when looking at this hill from above, it appears as if a woman has braided her hair.

Visitors can enter the beautiful place from Rajahmundry or from Kunavaram. Papi Hills is famous for the stunning boat ride amidst the untouched nature. This hill is famous for the beautiful waterfalls located here which are known as Munivatam. It is a tribal belt with a beautiful and serene environment. Papikondalu has a variety of animal and plant life. A wildlife sanctuary is also located here where many types of birds and animals are seen like – Cheetah, Panther, Rhino, Hyena etc. Boat trips to Papi Hills operate regularly from Polavaram, Bhadrachalam and Kunavaram. Spellbinding hills hug the woodland. Tourists can book the boat ride online by visiting the official website of Andhra Pradesh Tourism.

Best Time To Visit: Can be visited throughout the year.

Naukuchiatal – The Lake of the Nine Corners

A modest hill station located in Uttarakhand, Naukuchiatal is situated at an altitude of 4,002.62 feet above sea level. Which is an ideal place to give relief in the hot summer season. There are nine corners of this lake, due to which the name of this lake has been named Naukuchiatal. Surrounded by lush green hills on all sides, the depth of a lake is 175 feet. This lake is the deepest of all the lakes in Nainital district. This beautiful lake extends for about 980 meters. Naukuchiatal Lake is certainly perfect in peace and natural proximity away from pollution and hot atmospheric conditions. The belief about this lake is that if someone sees all the corners of the lake together, he will become immortal.

This is one of the best places to enjoy the heavy rains and cold snowfall in the hill station during the winter season. A small Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Brahma can also be of interest to tourists here where people circumambulate the lake to seek blessings. Some of the places near Naukuchiatal Lake include Muktishwar, Sat Tal, Hanuman Mandir, Nainital, Almora, Ranikhet, BhimTal, Haldwani and other places. Overall, Naukuchiatal is a place full of panoramas of green fields, blankets of wild fruits and melodious songs of birds. Tourists can enjoy boating in Naukuchiatal Lake and paragliding around the lake.

Best Time To Visit: March to June and September to November.