The zoo is also close to the town center. You can also spend time in nearby Pangot village, which is famous for its bird sanctuary.
The ancient Naina Devi temple was built on the upper edge of the lake. It was destroyed in an 1880 landslide but has since been rebuilt.
The Governor’s House is another historic landmark in Nainital. It is an iconic symbol of British heritage in the state.
The small town of Kilbury lies 13 kms away from Nainital and is home to lush pine forests.
The nearest airport is in Kathgodam, 45 km away from Kainchi Dham. Alternatively, if you’re planning a trip from a major city,