Naukuchiatal literally suggests a nine-cornered Lake, perched at an elevation of 1,220mts above sea level in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. The length of the lake is approximately 1km and it has depth of around 40mts. It is the deepest lake in the greater Naintal area.
Naukuchiatal Tourist Places
Naukuchia Tal Lake: The beauty of Naukuchiatal is its tranquiiity. Surrounded by green oak forests from all sides this beautiful lake is aiimented by an underwater spring. The first sight of this tranquil lake is mesmerizing and eye-soothing, sure to leave you wanting for more.
Naukuchiatal is also famous for a local belief as per which you can attain Nirvana if you see all nine corners of Naukuchiatal Lake from a Single Point.
Naukuchiatal is a must-visit for those who love getting lost in the serenity of nature. The captivating surroundings and varied biodiversity that can be seen in the area within 10 km radius of Naukuchiatal gives it the perception of virtual heaven. It is the place where you can enjoy compilations of colorful butterflies and the beautiful variety of Himalayan birds.
A pretty deep clean lake with its nine corner is a captivating site. Length of lake is 983 mts. breadth is 693 mts & depth 40.3 mts. It is within an enchanting valley offering an opportunity of angling and bird watching. There is ample scope for rowing, paddling or yachting.
Other Tourist Attractions
- Adventure activities like Paragliding, Angling, Hiking, Cycling, Boating
- AEPAN - NGO Centre
- Bhakti Dham - Hanuman Temple
- Nature Walks / Bird Watching
- Angling in the lake
- Horse riding
- Day Hiking