Naukuchiatal Lake Travel Guide
Nakuchiatal – This picturesque hill station is located in Nainital, Nakuchiatal, which literally means the nine corners of the lake, nestled amidst the huge green hills of the Himalayas and surrounded by fascinating flora and fauna, which makes it a perfect holiday spot.
This is one of many spectacular destinations in Uttarakhand and is perfect for families. Nakuchiatal lake is 983 meters long, 693 meters wide, and about 40.3 meters deep. It is one of the deepest lakes in Nainital.
The panoramic views of the charming hills and lakes will fascinate you for a long time. In short, the Nakuchiatal is a paradise on earth, with countless kinds of greenery, lakes, temples, comforts, resorts, mountain cuisine, fresh air, and friendly locals-the perfect stress relief. The annual Escape Music Festival is the most lively and exciting event of the year, attracting tourists from all around India.
It is believed that this lake was formed after the worship of Lord Brahmaji, and there is a small temple dedicated to Lord Brahmaji next to the KMVN guest house. According to locals, Lord Brahmaji will bless anyone who performs parikarma on the lake.
Best Time to Visit Naukuchiatal
Summer: The summer season in Naukuchiatal begins in March and lasts until June. The weather is pleasant, but sometimes the temperature is moderate and rests between 14°C and 30°C and above.
Monsoon: The rainy season in the Naukuchiatal lasts from July to September, providing a refreshing makeover for the entire destination.
Winter: Winter season in Naukuchiatal begins in October and lasts until February. The temperature in the winter season may drop by 5°C to 0°C.
Getting There – How to Reach Naukuchiatal
By Air: The nearest airport – Pantnagar (74 km), take a cab from the airport towards Naukuchiatal.
By Train: The nearest railway stations – Kathgodam (44 km), take a cab from the railway station for Naukuchiatal.
By Road: Naukuchiatal is well connected to all the major cities of Uttarakhand.
Getting Around & Things To Do
You can do all kinds of interesting things, such as paragliding, boating, hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, etc. Places worth visiting near the Naukuchiatal include Nainital (20km), Bhimtal (4km), Mukteshvar (36km), and Rani Kate (Ranikhet) (55 km).
This stunning lake paradise offers wide range of hotels and staycations under different price ranges.