Nainital Industrial Visit

Nainital industrial visit can be very interesting, students may visit the nearby(enroute) special economic zone developed by  State Industrial Development Corporation of Uttarakhand in Rudrapur, this large Integrated Industrial Estate has numerous manufacturing units like Tata Motors, Brittania Industries, Parle Agro, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. ,LA OPALA RG, Reckitt Benckiser India Ltd, Bosch Chassis System PVT.Ltd, Nestle India Ltd. Etc

Nainital, an old-world hill station in the Kumaon, is set around the ebony-emerald Naini Tal (Lake) ringed by hills. Founded by Mr. P. Barron, a European merchant and an enthusiastic hunter in 1841, the city derives its name from a temple dedicated to the goddess ‘Naini Devi”. Located at a height of 1938 meters, this famous hill station of India is surrounded by pine forests. Its numerous lakes, stunning mountain vistas are a paradise for holidaymakers and nature lovers.
A travel to Nainital is a fairytale panoramic tour through the Himalayan Mountains where nature is both the backdrop and the director.

Sights to See

Naini Lake
This attribute lake is believed to be one of the emerald green eyes of Shiva’s consort, Sati. According to Hindu mythology, when Sati’s father insulted Shiva by not inviting him to a family sacrifice, she immolated herself in protest. This infuriated Shiva who gathered the charred remains in his arms and proceeded to engage in ‘tandav’ “dance of cosmic destruction,” which threatened the very existence of the world. To terminate the dance, Vishnu, the preserver of the Universe, chopped up Sati’s body into pieces, and the remains were scattered throughout India. The modern Naina Devi Temple at the northern end of the Naini Lake is the exact spot where Sati’s eye is believed to have fallen.

Snow View
A visit to the Snow View is a must for all Nainital visitors who want to have a grand view of Nanda Devi, India’s second-highest peak. High above the town, Snow View is a hilltop area and 2,235m (7,450 ft.) above sea level. There visitors will find a small marble temple dedicated to Dev Mundi housing images of different gods and goddesses of the Hindu pantheons including Durga, Sita, Shiva, Rama, Lakshmana and Hanuman.

Dorothy Seat:
Located at an altitude of 2292 meters and 4 km from the town, Dorothy Seat, also known as Tiffin Top, is set atop the Aryapatta Hill. Here you will find a memorial to an English lady named Dorothy Kellet, believed to have been killed in an air crash. Today the place is a famous picnic spot.

At an altitude of 1951 metres, the place is home to a shrine of immense spiritual activity. From this scenic spot you can have a majestic view of the sunset.

High Altitude Zoo
Located at a height of 2075 meters, it is at a distance of 1.5 km. from the bus station. It is well known for animals that live in high altitudes.

Kilbury is located 2528 meters above sea level and at a distance of 3 km. A forest rest house is available for overnight stay and reservation for the same may be made through the District Forest Office (DFO), Nainital.

Land’s End
A magnificent view of Khurpa Tal and the terraced fields on the hill side.

This peaceful and enchanting spot is situated at the outskirts of Nainital and famous for fishing. The place is 5 km. from Nainital.

Laria Kanta
A picnic spot at an height of 2481 meters with a view of mountain ranges.

Naina Peak
At height of 2610 meters, it is the highest peak around Nainital which can be reached either by trekking or on horse back. There is a four-room log cabin for tourists.


Pangot (15 km)
Surrounded by thickly forested hills, this village is a magnet for visitors who wish to indulge in bird watching.

Almora (67 Km.)
Famous for Nanda Devi temple, this hill town is located at an elevation of 5400 feet in the Kumaon Hills. Known for its healthy climate, the place attracts vistors who take the 8 km trek to the Kesar Devi temple amidst picturesque surroundings.

Jageshwar (34 km)
A religious place of utmost importance, Jageshwar is home to a complex of over 150 shrines set gem-like in a narrow riverine valley enclosed by towering deodars. The most important shrines are the Mritynjaya, Jyotirlinga and the Dandeshwar Temple.

Bhowali (11 Km.)
A health resort and famous for a variety of fruits.


Industries Enroute

  • Parle Foods Pvt Ltd
  • Tata Motors
  • Mahindra Tractors
  • Bajaj Automobiles

And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries

Corbett National Park (113 Km.)
One of India’s best known wildlife sanctuaries, the Corbett National Park, lies along the Ramganga river at the foot of the Kumaon hills and named after Jim Corbett, the famous naturalist and the legendary hunter of the man-eaters of Kumaon. This is the first National Park established in India in 1936. In 1973, it was declared as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger.

Bhimtal (22 Km.)
A large lake in an amphitheatre of hills offers boating, both paddle and row and fishing.

A scenic hill station. Kausani is connected by road with Almora (50 Km.), Bageshwar (39 Km.); Kathgodam (103 Km.) and Ranikhet (70 Km.).

Naukuchia-tal (26 km)
A lake with nine corners. A good fishing spot and a haven for migratory birds. Yachting, Rowing, Pedal Boating and Swimming are great attractions.

Mukteshwar (51 Km.)
On a ridge some 2,254m (7,513 ft.) above sea level, Mukteshwar boasts dramatic views of the Himalayas, fruit orchards and thick coniferous forest. At the edge of town, on the top of a rock, is century-old Mukteshwar Temple, whose presiding deity is Lord Shiva.

Pithoragarh (188 km)
It borders with China (Tibet) on the North and Nepal on the East. There are charming alpine meadows and glaciers.

Chaukori (112 km)
It famous for its fabulous views of the Himalayas.

Patal Bhuvaneshwar
(91 Km. from Pithorgaradh and 34 km from Chaukori): According to Hindu mythology, the Patal Caves are the home of Bhuvaneswara Mahadev and Shesh Nag. The caves have some stalactite and stalagmite formations also.

This region is paradise for the nature lovers and is the base for the trekkers. A fast developing centre for skiing and winter sports.

Ramgarh (25.75 km)
A picturesque hamlet, it is the home of Kumaon orchards.

Ranikhet (54 Km.)
Situated at an altitude of 1829 mts., Ranikhet is an idyllic hill resort

Sat Tal (21 Km)
It comprises of 7 lakes, the most important one being the Jade green Garud Tal, followed by the olive green Rama Tal and then the Sita Tal. On the banks of Sita Tal is a Tourist Bungalow and a log hut surrounded by wooded hills.

Binsar (96 Km.)
Located 32 Km. from Almora, Binsar is a picturesque summer resort offering great views of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Trishul, Chaukamba, Shivling and Nanda Devi peaks.

Jeolikote (17 Km.)
A health resort and a bee-keeping centre. This place is an attraction for butterfly watchers as well.

How would you like to travel?

The nearest Airport is Pantnagar (71 km). However, due to non-operation of the airport delhi is the convenient airport which is connected with major cities in India and abroad.
35 km. away, Kathgodam is the nearest railhead is connected with major cities and places in India.
Nainital is connected by motorable roads with different places and cites in India.
Nainital is:
  • 67 km from Almora
  • 403 km from Agra
  • 303 km from Badrinath
  • 318 km from Delhi
  • 306 km from Haridwar
  • 120 km from Kausani
  • 380 km from Lucknow
  • 155 km from Moradabad
  • 355 km from Mussoorie

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