Garud Tal – Nainital
At an Elevation of 1371 m aove the Sea Level, Garud Tal also known as “Rakshash Tal” or “Demon Lake” is situated in district Nainital of Uttarakhand State in Kumaon Region. Around 22km from Nainital City, Garud Tal is one of the Seven Lakes – “Sat Tal” namely known as Purna Tal, Ram Tal, Sita Tal, Laxman Tal, Nal Damyanti Tal, and Sukh Tal. According to legends, History of this Lake is connected with Epic Mahabharata as a stament that it is the same lake where Dharma tests Pandava brothers when they come to drink water durig their exicle days. During this test only Yudhisthira among five bothers passes Dharma’s test.
Acitivities to do near Garud Tal | Things to do near Garud Tal
Bird Watching in Garud Tal Town: Surrounded by dense forest of oak and pine trees, this place is perfect home for Migratory and Himalayan birds and hence best option for beginner and moderate Bird Watchers.
Nature Walk in Garud Tal: One can explore this beautiful Lake – Garud Tal just by doing nature trial, you will surely find peace and relaxing surrounding all around.
Famous Tourist Attractions near Garud Tal | Places to visit near Garud Tal
If you are planning to visit Garud Tal, you can add famous tourist attractions near this place in your Holiday plan, some of them are:
- Sattal Lakes
- B Pant High Altitude Zoo
- Butterfly Muesum
- Maa Naina Devi Temple, Nainital
- Kainchi Dham Temple