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Bhimtal

(4000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Uttarakhand | India
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Bhimtal is categorised as Lakeside / Bird Watching


Bhimtal Lake on a clear day
Hanuman Temple Bhimtal (Nivalink Trip Dated - 26 March 2010)
Bhimeshwara Temple
Misty Bhimtal Lake

Reasons to Visit
  • Bhimtal (4000 ft asl) in Uttaranchal is a lakeside getaway near Nainital and part of the lake district of Uttarakhand
  • Bhimtal is an idyllic and scenic lakeside destination and a complete contrast to the touristy and crowded Nainital.
  • Hills around Bhimtal are good for walks, treks and bird watching.
Know It
  • Bhimtal is set at a lower height (3000-4500 ft asl) as compared to Nainital (6000+ ft asl) and therefore enjoys pleasant climate all round the year. Bhimtal is more idyllic and less touristy as Nainital and therefore recommended for honeymooner and getaway seekers.
Recommendations
  • Destinations for Holiday Travellers to Uttarakhand"Bhimtal (3500+ ft asl) is a lower and lesser crowded lakeside destination having many resorts around. Guests with interest in bird watching, walking and nature prefer here. Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal are renowned honeymooner destinations for the lakeside character they offer. Typical stay - 2 nights."
  • Lakeside Getaways of Kumaon in Uttarakhand"A lakeside getaway at 4000 ft asl near Nainital and part of the lake district of Uttarakhand. Bhimtal is an idyllic and scenic lakeside destination and a complete contrast to the touristy and crowded Nainital. Hills around Bhimtal are good for walks, treks and bird watching."
Access Information

Bhimtal has 25 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

CategoryCount
Standard1
Mid-segment13
Premium9
Experiential2
Type of HotelsCount
Hotel10
Bungalow4
Resort9
Homestay2

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Bhimtal

CategoryCount
Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)2
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Bhimtal

Getaway

  • Bhimtal Extended Getaway (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Almora - Bhimtal Break (5 Nights)
  • Bhimtal - Corbett Break (5 Nights)

Holiday

  • Best of Kumaon for Honeymooners (7 Nights)

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Bhimtal has 5 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day visit Kathgodam to Bhimtal and backRs. 2357

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Moradabad and Drop to BhimtalRs. 2889
Transfers between Pangot and SaattalRs. 2945

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Car hire - Transfers between Dhikuli / Jhirna and Bhimtal / Sattal / NaukuchiatalRs. 3521
Pickup/Drop between Kathgodam Railway Station and Hotel in BhimtalRs. 2223

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Bhimtal has 1 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

CategoryCount
Bird Watching1

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List of Service Add Ons for Bhimtal

Bird Watching

Services Rates Starting From
Full Day Guided Bird Watching in Bhimtal / SattalRs. 2500

3 Travel Ideas listed for Bhimtal. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Bhimtal / Sattal / Naukuchiatal lakeside getaway
  • Bird Watching in Bhimtal / Sattal
  • Prominent Lord Shiva Temples of Kumaon region in Uttarakhand

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple, an old 17th century Shiva temple in the bank of Bhimtal lake,
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    0
    Considered lake districts of Kumaon, Bhimtal / Sattal / Naukuchiatal (5 kms from each other) are three high altitude (3000 - 4500 ft asl) lakes that offer green surroundings, wooded walks, excellent views and where guests can do a bit of Boating.
    Lake or Riverside, View Point, Rides
    High Altitude Lake, Lake Views, Boating
    0
    Sattal Lake is set amongst dense forests of oak and pine trees. Sattal is less visited as compared to Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal and therefore least touristy of lakes in Kumaon area. Migratory birds arrive here in large number in Winter and early Summer and therefore the lake is excellent for Bird watching.
    Activity, View Point, Rides
    Lake Views, Boating, Bird Watching
    9
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Neem Karoli Baba Ashram is set near Nainital (17 kms) and got renowned after facebook CEO Mark Zuckenburg visited it during this India trip. The temple is devoted to Saint Neem Karoli Baba offering sacred space for meditation, devotional singing and satsang or spiritual discourse among devotees.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Other
    17
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Walking around hills of Bhimtal is very popular. The area is green and thickly forested and offers excellent for bird watching and photography. Combining Bhimtal and Sattal there are 400+ resident and migratory birds, 20 species of mammals (excluding rodents) more than 525 species of butterflies and 11,000 plus species of moths, beetles, bugs and other insects that are found.
    Activity
    Walking, Bird Watching
    2

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Bhowali,Uttarakhand,India

January
16°C / 2°C
February
18°C / 6°C
March
26°C / 11°C
April
29°C / 15°C
May
34°C / 19°C
June
29°C / 21°C
July
28°C / 21°C
August
27°C / 20°C
September
28°C / 17°C
October
25°C / 11°C
November
21°C / 7°C
December
19°C / 4°C

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Jangali Gaon4 kms from Bhimal on a hilltop offering excellent views and quiet relaxed stay.Getaway1
June EstateA heritage estate in a thickly wooded area in close proximity of the lake. This is excellent for Bird watchers and those who wish to live in quiet solitude.Getaway5
LakesideRight on the lakefront offering excellent views of the lake. Recommended for all guests looking for a quiet and leisurely stay.Holiday/Getaway4
Near BhimtalFew kms from Bhimtal Lake is an area that is often frequented as an ex-Delhi getaway for individuals and corporate groups. Area is green offering lot of space around. Getaway6
Nearest Airport in Bhimtal
  • Pantnagar Airport ( PGH ) , Pantnagar-53 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Bhimtal
  • Kathgodam ( KGM ), Kathgodam-21 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Bhimtal from Major Cities.

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