Best time to visit Nainital

Best time to visit Nainital – Nainital is a beautiful hill station in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state. With lot of greenery and wilderness, Nainital is a great trekking destination for all nature lovers who are on a budget tour. Nainital has become the hub of Indian tourism and attracting many tourists visiting India. The reason behind this popularity is its ideal weather conditions that continue through all seasons, its calm surroundings and accessible topography. The best time to visit Nainital is March to June.

The temperature during these times range from a minimum of 14°C – 30°C throughout the day. However, it is in summers that this place is crowded with tourists. In winter, the climate is cool and misty and snowy days are also not unheard of. This is due to its proximity to the Himalayas. The tourist season is from March to the end of June. This period is when the weather is most pleasant. After monsoons the town feels cooler, less humid and more relaxed than other times of the year.

Nainital can get extremely cold in winters, and the lack of foliage on most of the trees makes it worse. It is therefore advisable to carry warm clothes during winter. There are many attractions in and around Nainital. Nainital is known as the ‘Lake District’. One of the most famous is Naini Lake, which is surrounded by dense forest and is a wonderful picnic spot. There are several boating options here, including rowboats and motorboats.

In the evening, there is a sound and light show held on the lake. March to June is the best time to visit Nainital. On this time you can enjoy the Lake views. Nainital is known as “THE CITY OF LAKE “. There are seven Lakes in Nainital you can visit, which is  Sattal Lake, Sariyatal, Khurpa Tal Lake, Naukuchiatal Lake, Bhimtal Lake, Kamal Tal and Garud Tal. The Mall Road, lined with shops selling all types of merchandise, is another attraction. There are several restaurants on the road which serve delicious food.


Best time for Trekking:

Best time to visit Nainital for Trekking is from October and lasts until February. In this time the temperature is moderate and the weather is cool. This is the best time for treks as it is required to shorten high altitude trekking routes. Winters in Nainital also offer tourists a great chance to bask in the mist laden mountains, while partaking in various adventurous activities. In Nainital there are many places , where you can go and enjoy like Nainital Lake, Tiffin Top (Dorothy’s Seat), The Mall Road, Nainital Ropeway, Naina Peak, Bhimtal Lake, Sattal, Kainchi Dham, Naina Devi Temple, Hanuman Garhi, Khurpatal Lake, Bhotia Market (Tibet Market), Sariyatal, Nainital Zoo, OZO Hotels & Resorts, Snow View Point etc. 


Best time to visit Nainital for Honeymoon:

Best time to visit Nainital for a Honeymoon is March to June. The weather during these months is very pleasant and this helps a lot of honeymooners to relish their honeymoon in Nainital, Kumaon. In this period, tourists enjoy their trip to the fullest. Tourists can go for the Nainital hill station’s trekking and a lot of other adventurous trips. The temperature during these months is between 20°C to 30°C and that’s why honeymooners enjoy them a lot. 


Best time to visit Nainital for Snowfall:

Nainital get a lot of snowfall during the months between last November to January. The temperature during this time is between 0°C to 10°C. This time is very adventurous to visit Nainital as the snowfall makes it look more beautiful and terrific. There are many destinations in Nainital from where you can go for trekking and other adventurous trips. 


Best time to visit Nainital in Summers:

During the months of March to June, is  the  time to visit Nainital in Summers. The average temperature usually ranging between 14 to 30 degrees Celsius. This period is recommended for going to Nainital. There are many Trekking Tracks and other adventurous activities for one to enjoy in Nainital.


Best time to visit Nainital in Monsoon:

Best time to visit Nainital in Monsoon is from July to September. This is a great season for exploring the beauties of Nainital. The temperature during these months is between 0°C and 15°C. The weather becomes very pleasant and tourists enjoy the trip to the fullest. In Monsoon there is so much places for visit like Guano Hills – Trek,  Tiffin’s Top – Hike, The Mall Road, Tibetan Market, Nainital Ropeway etc.


Best time to visit Nainital in Winter:

Best time to visit Nainital in Winter is from December to February. The temperature during these months is 0°C . This period is recommended for going to Nainital as the weather becomes very subzero. There is snowfall here and there, so tourists can enjoy a lot in this period. In  Winters you can go Naina peak , Snow View Point, Get Cozy in a Himalayan Cottage, Celebrate the Nainital Winter Carnival etc. You can also enjoy the festivals in this season like  Uttarayani, Winter fair, Vasantotsav , Chhota Kailash Fair etc.


People Also Ask:


How many days are enough for Nainital?

Three days are enough for Nainital. This is because the hill station Nainital has many attractions to visit and enjoy. So try to enjoy most of the attractions in one day. 


Which is off season in Nainital?

Nainital is off season during the months of October to February. This is because of the heavy rainfall during these months. 


Is Nainital safe in Monsoon?

Nainital is  totally safe in Monsoon . When it rains just keep some warm cloths and umbrella with you. 


Why is Nainital famous?

It is known as ‘The City of  Lakes’.  Nainital is famous for its Lakes, Temples and Markets. It is also famous for its Food  like Ras (a dish made with several dals), Baadi, Bhatt ki Churkani, Aloo ke Gutke (a spicy preparation of boiled potatoes, Arsa (a sweet dish), Gulgula (a sweet snack) and lots more.


In which month snowfall starts in Nainital?

In the months of November to February, Nainital is a beautiful hill station. The temperature in this period goes up and down frequently. To experience snow, visit Nainital in January.

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