The distance of Naukuchiatal is about 26.2 km from Nainital. The road from Nainital to Naukuchiatal is full of beautiful views. There are total 9 corners of this lake, due to which the lake has been named Naukuchiatal. Surrounded by lush green hills, the depth of the lake is 175 feet and this lake is the deepest of all the lakes in Nainital district.
By the way, the people of our country are quite religious. This lake has religious significance as well, our faith in God. For Naukuchiatal, people believe that if a person looks at the nine corners of this rhythm, he will get salvation and he will be immortal forever. But when standing from any corner of the lake, only 7 corners of the lake are visible.
The beauty of the lake and the adventurous activities done here make Naukuchiatal a major tourist destination. Birding is one of the famous activities here because many species of birds and butterflies are found here. Travelers can participate in many interesting activities here such as boating, swimming, fishing etc. Apart from this, mountain biking is also an adventurous sport that attracts a lot of tourists to this village and offers an opportunity to discover the natural places of Naukuchiatal.
What to do in Naukuchiatal
बोटिंग (Boating in Naukuchiatal): Being the nine corners of this beautiful lake is the biggest attraction center, while boating is also done on a large scale here. It is very popular among tourists and honeymoon couples.
Fishing in Naukuchiatal: For people who have a fondness for fishing, this place is quite a favorite. Fish of up to 20-25 ponds are easily caught here.
Mountain Biking in Naukuchiatal: It is an adventure sport that attracts a lot of tourists to this village and offers an opportunity to explore the natural places of Naukuchiatal.
Paragliding in Naukuchiatal: Naukuchiatal is the most famous of the adventure activities performed by travelers, hence it is also called the ‘paradise of paragliders’. This activity allows travelers to enjoy the beautiful green forest and lake-like bird’s eye look. The months of March to June and October to December are the best times for this sport.
How to Reach Naukuchiatal
This lake village is easily accessible by air, rail and road. Pant Nagar is the nearest airport to Naukuchiatal, which is located at a distance of about 55 km from here. Naukuchiatal can be reached easily by cab or buses from here. Kathgodam railway station is the nearest railway station. From where you can take a cab. Apart from this, you will easily get buses from nearby cities like Nainital.
Best time to visit Naukuchiatal
Tourists visit this beautiful village in summer and after the monsoon, which is the best time to visit Naukuchiatal.
Naukuchiatal nearby Traveling Places
After exploring the natural beauty, lakes and forests etc. of Naukuchiatal, tourists can also roam around the city. Which includes many ancient temples and other historical places. These prominent places include Lord Hanuman, Hanuman Temple with seven-tal, Nainital, Almora, Haldwani, Bhimtal and 52-ft tall idol. The place also offers tourists trekking, camping and hiking opportunities in its hilly areas and lush grasslands.