Bhowali is a picturesque town, located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. Situated at a height of 1706 meters above the sea level, it is very close to Two Chimneys, which makes it a popular tourist destination. Scenic grandeur of the city provides serene atmosphere for relaxing. There are higher mountains and greenery all around which make this beautiful city a great hub for travelers, along with those looking for an ideal destination for camping, picnic or trekking.
Natural vegetation of deodar, pine, oak and rhododendron are easy to find here. Also, the place is rich in fauna. It is home to wild animals such as jackals, kakkar, Himalayan eagle, pheasants and many more. The city first became popular when T.B. Sanatorium was established here in the year of 1912. This Sanatorium is built for those who are suffering from tuberculosis and other diseases related to lungs. Another noticeable place here, according to the Bhowali travel guide, is the temple of Lord Golu, a hill deity, at Ghora khal. It is one of the famous temples in and around the city, visited by large number of pilgrims. The market for fruits and dry fruits here is quite famous too. One can find almost all exotic fruits here, including apples, peaches, strawberries, apricots and plums.