About The Activity
Delhi does not get any snow, any time during the year. So, if you want to enjoy the cold embrace of snow, visit Nainital. Nainital is among picturesque hill stations in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is located in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas at an altitude of 2,084 meters above sea level. Read beyond to know about Nainital during winter season and a nice Nainital hotel to stay.
Nainital during winter season provides an exhilarating and romantic retreat for tourists. The entire valley covers itself with a sheet of snow which looks absolutely splendid. Winters here begin from December and last till March. Day and night temperatures remain between 0 to 10 degrees and even dip to sub-zero levels at times. The views of the lofty mountain peaks, snow-fed rivers and swollen waterfalls offer breathtaking views of the valley. You can indulge in sightseeing tours and visit the Naina Devi temple and Hanumangarhi. You can also take the ropeway to visit the Snow view point. Cycling around the lake, horse riding, trekking, sailing and paragliding are some of the adventurous activities which can be enjoyed in Nainital during the winter season. A stroll down the Mall road can also be quite refreshing. Enjoy a boat ride on the Naini Lake as you experience the beauty of the surrounding snow capped mountain peaks. Snowfall in Nainital takes place in the months of January and February which is simply outstanding. However if you wish to travel to Nainital during winter season make sure to carry heavy woolens to keep yourself warm as winters are freezing cold, misty and unpredictable and the mercury takes a sudden dip to minus temperatures as well.
To reach Nianital the nearest domestic airport is Palam airport at New Delhi which is about 304 kms away. Kathgodam is the nearest rail-head at 34 kms from Nainital. It is well connected to other major cities like New Delhi, Kolkata & Lucknow by regular express trains. Nainiltal also has a good network of roads which links it to the major cities by regular bus and taxi services.