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Bhimtal Travel Guide

Uttarakhand is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty and Bhimtal is like a jewel in Uttarakhand’s crown. Bhimtal is a picturesque lake located in .......

Uttarakhand is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty and Bhimtal is like a jewel in Uttarakhand’s crown. Bhimtal is a picturesque lake located in the district of Nainital in the state of Uttarakhand. This is one of the most popular destinations of the state that attracts a large number of travelers every year. This beautiful lake is named after the legendary Bhima of Mahabharata. The beautiful lake is surrounded by lush green mountains that give tourists a rare chance to witness the rich beauty of the place.

The vacationers at this place get a wonderful chance to rest and rejuvenate themselves in the lap of nature. Apart from its extraordinary natural beauty there is an ancient temple located on the banks of Bhimtal which is very popular and attract thousands of devotes to the place. A great numbers of Hindu followers love to visit this place and offer their prayers to the gods while appreciating the well known sculpture of the place. It is believed that this temple was built for Bhima by Baz Bahadur of Chand Dynasty in the 17th century. Before planning a trip to Bhimtal, people can refer to Bhimtal travel guide to avoid any travel hassles.

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How to Reach Bhimtal
Located at an altitude of 1370 metres above sea level, Bhimtal is a popular holiday destination. It is believed that the city is named after the mythological character, Bhima of the great Indian epic Mahabharata. Some of the town’s most popular places of interest include Bhimtal Lake, Hanuman Garhi, Butterfly Research Centre, Victoria Dam and Bhimtal Island Aquarium. Being a famous leisure travel destination, Bhimtal is well-connected to other major Indian cities by air, road and rail.
How to Reach Bhimtal by Air
The nearest airport to Bhimtal is Pant Nagar Airport, which is located around 58 km away. From the airport, you can hire a taxi in order to reach Bhimtal.
How to Reach Bhimtal by Road
Bhimtal is well-connected to major cities and towns of Uttarakhand via motorable roads. Buses from ISBT Anand Vihar, New Delhi, are available to Kathgodam and Nainital. Taxis to Bhimtal are also easily available from Almora, Nainital and Kathgodam.
How to Reach Bhimtal by Rail
The nearest railway station is Kathgodam, located at a distance of 30 km from Bhimtal. Two trains run daily between Delhi and Kathgodam. From Kathgodam, buses and taxis are available for Bhimtal.

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Whats the nightlife like in Bhimtal?


kanarabhimtal bhimtal

The nightlife in Bhimtal is Peaceful, specially near Bhimtal Lake.

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What are the adventure sports activities available near/in Bhimtal?


Kumar Gaurav

What are the best places to eat in Bhimtal?


kanarabhimtal bhimtal

Dear Sir, Greetings from Hotel Green Wood !! There many restaurant around 200 meters from our property.

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I have heard that the weather forecast says it would rain during this time and landslides can happen, is it true?



Rain during this time is obvious , but no landslides

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Hi. I have my tickets and hotel booked from 25-27th in Bheemtal. I am getting down at Kathgodam and then will take a road ride for Bhimtal. In this weather do you think should follow the plan or cancel it? Also could you suggest how to reach from Kathgodam to Bhimtal? Thanks in advance :)

What's the best place for a romantic meal in Bhimtal?


Raftingcamp rishikesh

The best place for romantic meal in Bhimtal is Tal Paradise Hotel where the restaurant area is lake view facing, beautiful mountain & lake is clearly visible from there.

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Please suggest Pet friendly hotels in Bhimtal?


Deepak Goyal

How is temperature?


Manisha Biswas

awesome temperature no need of sweater even no need of fan also u can carry full sleeves clothes that's enough

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What are the specialities of the local cuisine in Bhimtal? Please recommend some good authentic restaurants.


kanarabhimtal bhimtal

We have restaurant in our Hotel Green wood.

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How is hotel lake inn?


dinesh chauhan

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