Reputed as one of the most gorgeous natural fresh body lakes of region, the crescent shaped Naini Lake is frequented by many visitors. It is enclosed by other worth seeing spots like Naini Peak and Tiffin Point. It has two distinct sections, Mallital and Tallital. It bustles with life with activities like boating and long evening strolls. You can also visit Naini Temple and Nana Devi Temple along the shores of the lake.
The Eco Garden comprises of six small caves designed in the shape of animals. The musical fountain with special audio-visual effects makes your evenings come alive. It also has hanging gardens that are quite popular among children.
Situated just 15 km away from Nainital, Pangot is a picturesque hamlet known for its rich and exotic bird life. It brims with abundant natural treasures - greenery, flowers and wildlife. It is a great place for some amazing photography. It traverses the forested areas of Chenna Peak Range and Kilbury- excellent environments for birding. The eminent Corbett National Park is just 80 km away from Pangot.
Enclosed by the Kumaon region, this is a perfect ground for families to plan their picnics. It is a haven for all the nature lovers. For the adventurous ones, there are activities such as rappelling and rock climbing. Tiffin Top is also known as Dorothy's Seat because it is devoted to the English artist named Dorothy Kellett. Surrounded by Oaks and Deodars, this pretty site overlooks Naini Lake, Nanda Devi and Kumaon Hills.
Revered as one of the fifty-one Shakti Peeths of India, the Naina Devi Temple is a consecrated site near the Naini Lake. It is devoted to Devi Sati's eyes, hence, the name 'Naina Devi'. The building dates back to 15 A.D. This is one of the reasons why it draws visitors from across the country. The presiding deity of the Naina Devi Temple is Maa Naina Devi or Mata Sati while you can also find the idols of Maa Kali & Lord Ganesha.