Here are the best reason why you should visit Nanital after Lockdown ?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought travel to a standstill . While we wait for the pandemic to pass and lockdown to end , here i tell that why you should visit Nanital after lockdown ?

Nanital ! When someone talks about nanital my mind get relaxed and most importantly the place itself brings peace and serenity to a tired soul and especially when we are stuck home or tired remain in a house . I suggest , plan a weekend trip to Nanital , and enjoy a stay that makes your vacation totally worth it after lockdown . I know that you must bored in quarantine or you must stuck in online meetings , work from home or online classes but don’ worry after this I bet you’ll must forgot these boring days and you”ll love it and at the end you must say that you Thank God i choose Nanital after Lockdown .

Nanital – The City of Lakes is one of Uttarakhand’s most popular hill stations. With majestic views, Nainital is set in a valley around an eye-shaped lake or most of us say it has kidney shaped lake located at the heart of nanital , where according to legend, the Goddess Sati’s eyes had fallen. Bustling markets with spectacular views of the hills essentially make Nainital a gateway to the upper reaches of the mighty Himalayas.


So, Why Nanital after lockdown ?


Budget is concerm of every tourists while travelling . While we travelling any of the tourists destination first of all we search a budget hotels or budget places to visit . When it comes to budget i think Nanital is the best place if you are low on budget and mostly one can think peace or want to relax after this lockdown.

In Nanital it has lot of options of budget hotels like another tourist spot . Some of them are really impressive they give such a luxurious experience in a normal price. Here i have spotlist the 2 best budget hotels in Nanital , to keep your pocket pleased :-

(i) Evelyn

Hotel Evelyn is among one of the oldest hotels in Nainital and has a rich history of hospitality. It has been serving guests even before the town became a retreat for city-weary souls and saw a burgeoning hotel industry. Most important or we can say unique thing of evelyn hotel is it has a magnificent view of the Naini lake from hotel , the weeping willows arched delicately over the resplendent waters and the Holy ‘Pashan Devi’ temple right across.


Location : The Mall , Nanital 263002 India Pictures : evelyn picture Price : Rs 1,400 onwards per night

(ii) India

Hotel India is one of the biggest hotels in Nanital , located on the Mall.One of the best thing of this hotel is that it offers the unique experience of an unparalleled view of the Naini Lake from any part of the hotel.

Hotel India, Nanital

Location : Lower Mall Road , Nanital 263001 India . Pictures : India Hotel Nanital Pictures. Price : Rs 1000 onwards per night .

When we are tavelling the hunger is our main weapon to spoil or we can say to make travelling amazing . Guess what ? Yep ! Correct Food or restaurants. So there is nothing much better than having different flavors of food in one place. The Restaurants in Nanital are the perfect example for having a variety of cuisines at one place.

Here i spotlist the 2 restaurant that have some delicious dishes combining indian and continental cuisines with cheap price :

1-) Machan : Delicious Dishes

Wanna eat something delicious but don’t have enough money than it’s ok , the Machan is known as one of the most popular Restaurants in Nanital situated right at the heart of the Mall Road, just opposite the Nainital Boat Club. People will love to have dim sum and soup because of its good taste. This restaurant promises to provide authentic flavor to its customers and the quantity of the food is really worth the money. Moreover, People will get quick service and good hospitality every time they visit this eatery. This restaurant offers vegetarian-friendly dishes featuring seating and take out options.


Location: The Mall Road Mallital, Nainital 263001 India
Timings: 10:30am – 4:30pm, 7pm – 10:30pm
Rating: 4/5
Cost For Two: Rs 700 for two people
Cuisine: Chinese, North Indian, Thai

2-) Embassy Restaurant: Cheap restaurants ever

Feeling hungry huh ! Don’t have enough money to eat don’t worry here i giving you the cheap restaurants the restaurants which are located at Nainital’s Mall Road, are a hub for International and Domestic Tourists. The Embassy is best known for its Indo-Chinese and North Indian food and people will get stuck into buttery and rich dal Makhani. It is among the must-visit Restaurants in Nanital. 

Location: Mall Road, The Mall, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263002
 10 am to 10 pm
Rating: 4.5
Cost For Two: Rs.250 for two people
Cuisine: Fast Food, North Indian


The Mall is a most popular name in Nainital city. A busiest road in day time, The Mall runs side by side of the Nanital Lake . Collecting candles of various forms, shapes and sizes is one of the best things to do in Nainital. The locals make amazing candles here – designs and patterns that you have never seen. Don’t forget to buy some and include them in your home décor. Bargain to strike the best deal. Also, having an ice cream here in the winter season is one of the best things to do in Nanital in December.

Location: Mall Road, Nainital, Uttarakhand
Timings: 24 hours
Tip: Do explore the full stretch of road for the endless varieties of shops
Famous for: Unique home decor items

Naini Lake – Boating Experience

If you come in Nanital and doesn’t do boating here than all your visits in nanital become worst. One of the best things to do in Nainital is to go around and take a tour of the scenic lakes. You can also enjoy a peaceful time boating in them. Boats are available for 30 mins to 1 hour for one family. Stop over at points to savor a delicious lunch at famous eateries like Boat House club or Sonam’s, places famous for the Momos they offer.


Location: Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand
Timings: 6 AM – 6 PM
Tip: Be careful and always keep a life jacket before riding
Famous for: Boating
Price: Boating prices depend on the time you want to ride

Nainital Ropeway – Bird’s View or Beautiful seen of Nanital

The ropeway takes you to small peaks in Nainital and also gives you a bird’s eye view of the hill station. It should definitely be given a shot if you love high rise views. The cable car runs from Mallital to Snow View, passing through hills and enchanting beauty of Naini Lake and other scenic environs.

Location: Mallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263001
Timings: 10 AM – 4 PM
Tip: Avoid it if you are afraid of heights
Famous for: Bird’s eye view
Price: INR 300

Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park, which is a part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve, a Project Tiger Reserve lies in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. The magical landscape of Corbett is well known and fabled for its tiger richness. Established in the year 1936 as Hailey National Park, Corbett has the glory of being India’s oldest and most prestigious National Park. It is also being honored as the place where Project Tiger was first launched in 1973. This unique tiger territory is best known as the father who gave birth of the Project Tiger in India to protect the most endangered species and the Royal of India called Tigers.

Best time to visit the Jim Corbett National Park is from November to June. Book a nearby resort to manifold the experience. So, if you are looking some excitement and fun in Nanital than jim corbett national park is best choice to explore.


Location: Nainital District, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand 244715

Cave Garden – Explore The Hidden Gem

Wanna do offbeat things than Eco Cave Gardens is a newly developed tourist spot in Nanital. It comprises several natural inter connected caves of different animals. Hanging gardens makes this place more attractive. A children educational tour is the best option to explore Eco Cave Gardens . It is open 7 days a week and has a musical fountain and hanging gardens in the premises and it is famous for Interconnected rocky caves.

Location: Sukhatal, Mallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263001
Timings: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Nanital Zoo

So , afraid of Jim Corbett National Park or no time for it ? Than the nanital zoo is best for all cure. Nainital Zoo is a high- altitude zoo located on the Sher Ka Danda hill at a height of 2,100m or 6900 ft above sea level. The zoo is spread over a green area of 4.6 hectares or 11 acres. It was established in 1984 and was opened to visitors in the year 1995. The zoo was officially named as Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo in 2002. This zoo is one of the three high altitude zoos in India, the other two being in Sikkim and Darjeeling.

Location: Tallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263002
Timings: 10 AM – 4:30 PM
Tip: Do not feed or tease the animals
Famous for: Wide range of animals
Price: Rs. 300


Get bored from crowded place ? Don’t worry ! View Point is the beautiful tourist spot, from here one can have a glimpse of mighty Himalayan ranges, Lush Green Valley view of the Hills and lower forested ridges. Himalayan View Point provides a break from crowds of the city. It is a very good place to pass some time in solitude enjoying the beauty of nature.


Location : About 5 km away from Nainital on the way to Kilbury , nestled at a height of about (2300 MT) . Price : Free

So , I would like to say that you must visit Nanital atleast once after lockown because from my experience or my point of view Nanital give you peace , relax your body , mind fresh , etc and I challenge that you must frogot your bored or quarantine days and you feel like nothing happened or your’ll tension must be gone and most importantly Nanital is Budget friendly place in which you could get all enjoyment , fun , memories, sight seeing , beautiful views etc .



  • Sandeep Dhar May 31, 2020 at 5:42 pm Reply


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