Naukuchiatal – Lake of Nine Corners
At an Elevation of 1220m above the sea level, Naukuchiatal – “Lake of Nine Corners” is a small hill station situtated in district Nainital of Uttarakhand State. The length of this lake is 983m and breath is 693m and it has a depth of around 40.3 m.
Around 26 km from district Nainital headquarters , this place offers various oppurtunities to enjoy activities like Bird Watching, Fishing , Angling, Nature Walk, Boating, Paragliding, paddling etc . Surrounded by dense Oak, Deodar and Pine trees forest around, this place is blessed with scenic views of nature all around and perfect weather conditions in almost all seaons, thousands of tourists visit this place to find relax, peace and refresh themselves.
According to legends and Mythological scrpits, it is believed that this lake was created after hard worship of Lord Brahmaji and a small temple dedicated to Brahmaji in this places near KMVN Guest House. According to Priests and locals anyone performing a parikarma (walk around Lake with full devotion) of the lake will be blessed by Lord Brahmaji.
Acitivities to do in Naukuchiatal / Things to do in Naukuchiatal
Bird Watching in Naukuchiatal Town: Surrounded by dense forest of oak and pine trees, this place is perfect home for many Migratory and Himalayan birds. Naukuchiatal Town can be best options for beginner and moderate Bird Watchers.
Boating in Naukuchiatal Lake: Boating is another and most popular to do activity among tourists, especially for honeymoon couples. One can also explore yatching and paddling experience in this place.
Fishing and Angling in Naukuchiatal Lake: Fishing in Uttarakhand is a rare kind of activity to do. After obtaining fish permit, tourist can enjoy fishing as well angling to explore new experience in these activities.
Nature Walk in Naukuchiatal Town: If you are planning to stay here for a day or more, you will love to experience nature trial or natura walk and to explore this mini Hill Station.
Paragliding in Naukuchiatal: Paragling is one of the most popular adventure activity in Uttarakhand for adventure lovers. Those who want to experience Paragliding, can also add this activity while visiting Naukychiatal.
Places to visit near Naukuchiatal Lake | Famous Tourist attractions near Naukuchiatal
Naukuchiatal is very polular destination among tourists as Hill Station and for activities like Boating, Fishing, Birdwatching, Camping, Paragliding, Honeymoon Destination etc. One can explore famous tourist attractions near town, some of them are:
- Bhimtal Lake
- Sattal Lake
- Mukteshwar Hill Station
- Hunuman Temple
- Kainchi Dham Temple
- Nainital Lake
- Bhalu Gaad Waterfalls and many more places
Naukuchiatal Travel Guidelines and tips
- Naukuchiatal is a perfect weekend destination for Delhi, NCR and other near regions to spend quality time with nature.
- You can visit Naukuchiatal Lake any time in whole year , it just you have to update with Roads Conditions and Weather Conditions specially During Monsoon
- If you are searching for peace or less crowded unlike Nainital, you can explore this place in less season time.