Bhimtal is a district in the kumaoun region of Uttrakhand.


Tourist Spots : Bhimtal

  • Location:: Bhimtal, Uttrakhand (22 km from Nainital)
  • Climate::Summer: 15oc to 29oc Winter: 4oc to 18oc
  • Ideal duration to stay:: 1 to 2 days
  • Nearest airport::pantnagar(56 km)
  • Nearest railways:: kathgodam(30 km)

Located 1370m above sea level and 22 km from nainital you can reach bhimtal which is once visited by the epic hero bhima of maharbharata, (believe to get its name bhimtal). He built a temple called bhimashwara mahadev mandir, an old ancient shiva temple. Bhimtal is a perfect stoppage for passengers who seek quietude and tranquillity under the shade of pure nature.You can enjoy a relaxed weekend in the lap of nature with boating, balloon water ride, nature ride, sightseeing, fishing, bird watching and adventurous sports like trekking, rappelling, paragliding , hang gliding, kayaking etc.


A pleasant and salubrious weather during Summer, temp range: 15oc to 29oc and Winter are sometime harsh in bhimtal temp range : 4oc to 18oc. The best time to visit bhimtal is March to November.

Places To See

  • The bhimtal lake
  • Bhimeshwara mahadev temple
  • Aquarium on the island of bhimtal lake
  • Karkotaka temple
  • Victoria dam
  • Hanuman garhi
  • Nal damyanti tal( 2 km from bhimtal)
  • Naukuchiatal( 3 km from bhimtal)
  • Sattal (5 km from bhimtal)
  • Hidimba parvat(5 km from bhimtal)

Where to stay

Along with 5 star hotels there are many mid budget hotel, resort and guest house located at awesome location where can u can just sit and relax and enjoy each and every seconds of your holidays. Kumaon mandal vikas nigam (a govt. organization) also provide budgetary accommodation (you must book room earliest during season time as they are booked fastly).

Why to choose bhimtal as your next holiday destination

  • A perfect place to spend your weekend.
  • Enough places to cover within two days
  • Many adventurous sports activities like paragliding, kayaking, trekking, rappelling, river crossing, balloon water ride.
  • Others outdoor activities include boating, sightseeing, fishing, nature ride, bird watching.
  • Provide a picturesque view for all those who are just having their new SLR
  • To have a revived and rejuvenate mind you can do meditation and yoga in peaceful environment of bhimtal.

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How to reach Bhimtal

Bhimtal is well connected with all the national highways (NH109) providing you a refreshing drive in the nest of nature. You can book a taxi or rent a car from haldwani (28 km from bhimtal) or kathgodam. Nearest railway station: Kathgodam, Nearest airport: Pantnagar.

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