' Naukuchiatal | Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board


Naukuchiatal in the Indian state of Uttarakhand is a pretty camouflage, crammed with the musical serenade of the chirping flock. Embraced by majestic mountains and verdant greenery amidst the twisting mountain roads, this pretty hill station offers picture book sceneries.

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Naukuchiatal in the Indian state of Uttarakhand is a pretty camouflage, crammed with the musical serenade of the chirping flock. Embraced by majestic mountains and verdant greenery amidst the twisting mountain roads, this pretty hill station offers picture book sceneries. Naukuchiatal is situated at an altitude of 1,220 meter and it literally means Nine cornered lake. Appealing sights of paddocks and terraced fields make this place a perfect and pleasing destination. Tourists can conveniently visit Naukuchiatal on thier Nainital tour packages as the town is just 22 km from Nainital.

Even though this place is famed for the Magnificient Lake, an array of other fascinations is on offer in this panoramic locale. One among the natural marvels of Kumaon, Naukuchiatal is an idyllic location to enjoy the captivating compilations of rare butterflies and colourful parade of Himalayan birds.

Bounded by deep, woody forests and lustrous greenery Naukuchiatal is a pretty location, which would enthrall every visitor with its imposing charm. The jungles are the abode of Himalayan flora and fauna and the nature walk through this woody forest would proffer the great luxury of marvelous sceneries. A nice promenade through the tree-flanked banks of the lakes is a miraculous experience.

Apart from the green mountain ranges and iridescent bluish waters, this hilly resort offers a plethora of fascinating options to the sightseer. One can find the nature at its full bloom and the panoramic vista of mother nature cannot be portrayed through words. A picnic to this beautiful place offers one with the tempting challenges like paragliding, angling and fishing. Boating through the misty lakes watching the nature in its full bloom would be an alluring scenario. Naukuchiatal will enchant the picnicker with the rare adventurous activity of parasailing.

Beautifully set in the lap of the magnificient Kumaon peaks, Naukuchiatal might be the prettiest location in this hilly terrain. Its lush valleys, vibrant orchards and oak forest provides an imposing and enchanting appeal, which would definitely fetch a rejuvenating feeling to any visitor. A scenic place with a cluster of pretty lakes and wonderful natural vistas, this hilly terrain offers a quite pleasant holidaying.

  City Facts

State: Uttarakhand
District: Nainital
Famous for/as: Hill Station
Languages: Kumaoni, Hindi
Best Season: Mar - Jun, Sep - Nov
Weather: Summer 15-30°C,
Winter: 0-24°C
Altitude: 1219 m


Delhi to Naukuchiatal: 317 km
Kolkata to Naukuchiatal: 1437 km
Bangalore to Naukuchiatal: 2213 km
Nainital to Naukuchiatal: 41 km
Almora to Naukuchiatal: 58 km

  Best Season / Best Time to Visit Naukuchiatal

The Weather in Naukuchiatal is more on the cooler side. The summers last between the months of March to end of June with temperatures range between 25°C and 28°C. Monsoons set in from July to end of September. Winters are during October to February and the temperatures go down to sub zero lev

Naukuchiatal can be visited any time in a year. Summers and post moonsoon are the best time for tourists to visit the region as the climate is pleasant and perfect for sight seeing and nature walks.

Jungliagaon :

Situated 8km from Naukuchiatal at a scenic spot, Jungliagaon is an ideal getaway for angling. Ample scope of wildlife photography and bird watching is there at Jungliagaon.

The lake is situated 4 kms from Bhimtal, and 26 kms from Nainital, 320 kms from Delhi.

By Flight

The nearest Airport to Naukuchia Tal is Pant Nagar Airport situated 74kms from Naukuchia Tal and it is well connected by motorable roads. Taxis to Naukuchia Tal and Haldwani are easily available from Pant Nagar Airport. The distance from Pant Nagar Airport to Naukuchia Tal can be easily covered in two hours of time.

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By Train

The Nearest Railway station to Naukuchia Tal is Kathgodam situated 44kms from Naukuchia Tal. There are two trains that run daily between Delhi to Kathgodam and vice-versa. Trains are frequent to Kathgodam as it is the gateway of Kumaon region. Buses and Taxis are available from Kathgodam and Haldwani to Naukuchia Tal.

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By Road

Naukuchia Tal is well connected by motorable roads connecting major cities and towns of Uttarakhand state. Buses to Kathgodam and Nainital are easily available from ISBT Anand Vihar, Delhi. Taxis to Naukuchia Tal are easily available from major destinations of Kumaon region in Uttarakhand state. Buses and taxis are available from Almora, Nainital, Kathdodam to Naukuchiatal.

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Freezing Cold
January is the coolest month of the year. 
Very Cold
February is very cold, but offers eye catching environments. Suitable for indoor activities and honeymoon stays.
Moderately Cold
March offers beautiful moderately cool climate. Ideal for outdoor activities.
April is very pleasant and the imposing environment makes the season inviting for travellers.
May has pleasant climate and is suitable for all tourist activities.
June offers warm and pleasant atmosphere. Ideal for hill station explorations.
The intermittent rains lower the temperature and give the required coolness to the atmosphere.
August climate is pleasant and nature looks beautiful with blossomed plants.
September is very pleasant and associated with intermittent showers. The month is ideal outdoor travels. Keep a watch on rainy days.
Moderately Cold
October offers mild post monsoon showers and the atmosphere becomes humid and cool. Nature is inviting.
Moderately Cold
November is moderately cool and the ambiance is attractive. This month is perfectly ideal for enjoying indoor tourist activities.
Very Cold
December days and nights are very cool. 

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