For travelers looking around for calm and quiet, with the best lushious views one can witness while in the lap of Himalayas, The majestic town of Bhimtal is something a keen traveler can’t miss when in Uttarakhand. Home to one of the largest lakes in the city, with a weather pleasant enough to make your days and nights soothing, Bhimtal is also known for its natural persona, with a natural island in the center of the lake adding to the beauty of the vibe the town has to offer to anyone who seeks peace with a number of homestays, hotels and destinations to spend time across.
Bhimtal offers multiple choices for every kind of traveler- one who enjoys peace in the lap of nature along with luxury, or one who is hopping on a pocket friendly budget. Hotels and Stays are located all around the lake, and in the main city of Bhimtal, Bhowali, Nainital and Naukuchiatal. Bhimtal being the center point is very closely connected to major lakes of Naukuchiatal, Sattal & Nainital and the town of Bhowali, Kathgodam and the city of Haldwani and one, with so many options to choose from, just can’t miss the persona of this beautiful town exploring possibilities and escaping the chaos. The Hills View Hotel is one of the best stay in Bhimtal and offers services keen for travelers of all kinds. One should definitely visit this beautiful property and feel the essence of living in one of the best hotels in Bhimtal.
Located in the Nainital district of Kumaon, Uttarakhand. With Kathgodam being the nearest railway station, Haldwani the largest city and Pantnagar the nearest airport - Bhimtal is a center spot for anyone traveling around. It is also a gateway to the Kumaon valley that holds marvelous spaces and sights that one can’t forget for life. 18 kilometers from both - The famous Nainital city and Kathgodam, Bhimtal stands still for anyone who wants a break away from the chaos.
Boating and Kayaking are main activities that one can enjoy in the Bhimtal lake. Side activities like rappelling and zorbing are also attractive as fun activities. The island between the lake now runs an aquarium cafe where you can enjoy delicious cuisines and look around at fish from the world that lies just a boat ride away. Nearby treks like Karkotal, Chota Kailash are spiritually known and acknowledged to travel by enthusiasts who like adventure on foot and want to spend a delicate time amidst the fascination of nature and its beautiful offerings.?
The Bhimtal lake is the biggest attraction when it comes to spending time and traveling in Bhimtal. One can always visit Naukuchiatal, Sattal and Nainital being the nearest lakes from the vicinity of the town. Paragliding, Boating and Kayaking can be enjoyed around while one can always trek to Karkotak and Chota Kailash if they like it on foot. Mukteshwar is the most popular hill station nearby and Bhimtal being the center, is gladly connected to all the popular hill stations and nearby attractions.
Where is Bhimtal?
In the suburbs of Kumaon, Bhimtal is situated as the gateway of the valley. Located 18 kilometers from the nearest railway station - Kathgodam and right next to a lake with a natural island in the center, is one of the calmest spaces you can spend your time around Nainital.
Bhimtal is located 18 kilometers away from Kathgodam and about 24 Kilometers from Haldwani. The town of Bhimtal is located on the Kathgodam-Nainital route with Bhowali being the nearest second city and the city of Nainital being the most acknowledged tourist destination in the vicinity of the town.
The Bhimtal lake is located on the outskirts of the town of Bhimtal. Less than half a kilometer from the city center, and just like the other lakes - on one side of the town.?
Take a train to Kathgodam and you’ll find numerous ways of reaching the town. Sharing cabs/buses and taxis are always available at your disposal from where you can take a straight route and reach the town in less than an hour.
The distance between Bhimtal and Nainital is less than 18 Kilometers. Direct Bus/Taxis are available between Bhimtal and Nainital throughout the day.
A train journey from Delhi to Kathgodam is the easiest option one can seek in order to reach Bhimtal from Delhi. Direct cabs/bus and taxis are always available from Kathgodam to Bhimtal. Also one can choose a bus from Delhi to Haldwani and public transportation is similarly available on the route as Bhimtal lies in the center.
It will always be hard to choose between one as all three are different in their own ways. Nainital - being top on the commercial aspect and Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal being more calm and peaceful can’t be judged against one another. Though one should always visit the three whenever around.
Famous for the only lake with a natural island in center, and a Nag Temple - Karkotak, Chota Kailash, Hidamba Parvat, Syed Baba ki Mazaar and a lot more places around.