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Why Nainital Is One of Best Destination for Short Romantic Holiday

Last updated : Mar 9, 2016

If you are looking for a place for a short romantic trip in the North India, then perhaps the first destination that comes into your mind is Nainital. Nainital has been a popular romantic holiday destination for people residing in Northern India. Pleasant climate and stunning natural beauty attracts tourists not only from all across India but also from Worldwide. Also popular as the Lake District Nainital had earlier been a place of pride among the British as it was one of their most cherished hill stations. Here is a list of reason why you should chose Nainital as Romantic Getaway :

Why Should You Choose Nainital Your Next Romantic Getaway

Lakes All Around

Nainital is popularly known as the lake district of India due to a large number of lakes present in this area out of which the most popular ones are, Naini Lake, Bhimtal, Sattal, and Nakuchiyatal. Although people generally visit the Naini Lake as it is the center of Nainital but in case you are looking for a place of equal beauty and less crowd than the Naini Lake then Bhimtal is the place to go. The lake’s size is greater than the Naini Lake and it also has a small island in the middle which has a large aquarium. Equally scenic are the Sattal which is a mysterious lake made up of seven small interconnected lakes and is known for its large presence of migratory and domestic birds. It is a bird watchers paradise. The Nakuchiyatal is a nine cornered lake and by far is the most untouched of all the lake has clean blue water and looks amazingly beautiful surrounded by the mighty peaks of Himalayas.


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Great Climate

Nainital is a popular hills station and one of the reasons behind it is its pleasant climate. The hill station is perched at an altitude of 2084mts above the sea level between the Himalayas, due to which the temperature here never gets above 25°C in the mightiest of summers and the winters bring pleasant snow fall, not mush for a snow storm but enough for you to enjoy the snow all around. The cool breeze, the fresh air and the starlit night sky, all of this makes Nainital one hell of a romantic place. During the Monsoon you can see clouds floating right in front of you above the lake or below you if you are standing on a point on the hill.


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Amazing Panoramic Views

Nainital is located in the Kumaun region of Uttarakhand and lies in the lower Shivalik area of the Himalayas which makes it an ideal place to witness the beauty of the Himalayas in full glory. Climb up the top of the Naina Mountain to reach the Naini peak located at a height of 2615mts to witness the most amazing view of the panoramic Himalayan peaks and the little Naini Lake surrounded by hills form all sides. If this is not enough then head out to the Snow point which is located at an altitude of 2270mts and can be reached through a ride in the cable car. The Snow point is named so as it shows you the best views of the Snow clad mountains of Nanda Devi, Trishul and Nand Kot.


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Extremely Romantic

Well this is one of the most obvious reasons which make Nainital a favorite destination among couples. First of all make sure to book a hotel with a view of the lake for a better romantic experience as you wake up to the mesmerizing views of the magnificent Lake. Plan a romantic dinner for the two of you under the night sky overlooking the moon reflected on the pristine water of the lake. A walk on the mall street or a boat ride in the lake, there are a number of romantic things you can do here. If you are courageous enough go to the top of the world at the Naini peak with your partner and shout to the world your love for them.


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Oh well, being an affordable destination definitely counts as one of the plus points of Nainital. Reaching here is easy and the accommodations are available from luxury to the basic economical one. Many of the hotels here have great view of the lake and are little pricey and as compared to other such places the rates here are relatively low. The boating charges are minimal being in the midst of the nature some of the most amazing places here are free of cost and those with cost are not like that you can’t afford which makes Nainital a great destination for a short romantic trip.

Nainital Hotel

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So what are you waiting for, pack your bags and head out to this amazing place with your partner to enjoy some of the unforgotten moments of your life.


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