Naukuchiyatal Vacation Packages
Picture-perfect landscapes, adventure sports and teeming birdlife make Naukuchiatal a destination for lovers of nature and outdoor pursuits. Naukuchiatal is a lakeside hill station encompassed by the striking Kumaon Himalayas in the picturesque state of Uttarakhand. At its heart is the enchanting Naukuchiatal Lake. Explore the lake’s glistening waters via rented rowboat, kayak or sailboat.
Walk along the tree-lined promenade that skirts the lake shores. Admire the terraced fields, rice paddies and alpine flora that climb up the surrounding hills. Watch as colorful butterflies flutter overhead and keep watch for Himalayan birds. Find idyllic picnic spots, which overlook the calm waters and present views of rugged mountain peaks.
Naukuchiatal’s scenic setting makes it a favored destination of adventurists. Try thrilling activities such as abseiling, horse riding, rock climbing, paragliding and zorbing. Arrange tours with experienced guides at the various vacation resorts, including The Lake Village on the waterfront and Jungle Adventure Camp.
Spend some time browsing the town’s small shops, where artisans sell crafted items and handmade wood souvenirs. Sample traditional Kumaoni cuisine, such as aloo ke gutke (spicy fried potato) at a dhaba, which is a roadside restaurant. Visit the impressive Hanuman Temple to see pilgrims lay offerings at the huge statue of Lord Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god.
Come to Naukuchiatal in May for the vibrant Escape Festival. This 3-day lakeside event features live music performances, art and photography exhibitions, graffiti demonstrations and craft workshops.
A convenient way to reach Naukuchiatal is to take a train to the nearby towns of Kathgodam and Haldwani, from where regular public buses travel to the secluded hill station. Naukuchiatal is a popular daytrip destination from Uttarakhand’s larger hill stations, including Bhimtal, Nainital and Sattal. Stay at one of the campsites, lodges and hotels and linger a while amid its enchanting tranquility.
Accommodation in Naukuchiyatal
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