Naukuchiatal

Naukuchiatal Nainital (History, Distance, Images & Location)

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Naukuchiatal Nainital Address: Pangot, Kilbury Road,, Nainital, Uttarakhand, 263001, India

Naukuchiatal Nainital Timings

DayTiming
Monday6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wedesday6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday6:00 am – 6:00 pm

Naukuchiatal or “lake of nine corners” is a small hill station in Nainital district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand whose chairman is Nitin Dumka.

The lake is 175 feet deep and is situated at 1,220 metres (4,000 ft) above sea level. It is covered in trees and shrubs. It also had a hidden route under lake to China.It is the deepest of all the lakes in the Nainital region. The length of the lake is 983 metres (3,225 ft), its breadth is 693 metres (2,274 ft) and it has a depth of 40.3 metres (132 ft). Within the valley are opportunities for angling and bird watching. Other activities include parasailing, paragliding, fishing, rowing, paddling or yachting. The lake is fed by an underground perennial spring. Naukuchiatal is also known for the ‘escape festival’ which happens once every year (in the month of May).

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Mythology

It is believed that this lake was created after hard worship (Sanskrit “tap”) of Brahmaji and a small temple dedicated to Brahmaji exists near the KMVN guesthouse. According to locals anyone performing a parikarma of the lake will be blessed by Brahmaji.

How to Reach Naukuchiatal

Naukuchiatal is a place which is well connected by air, rail and road. The closest station is Kathgodam which is 44 km away and the closest airport is Pant Nagar, situated some 74 km away from the hill station.

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