Places to Visit in Nainital

Nainital, the "Queen of Hills", is a perennial favourite for mountain getaways. But what if we told you there's a secret paradise tucked away, offering stunning scenery, heritage charm, and a chance to escape the hustle-bustle? Welcome to Ramgarh, a quaint village cradled in the Kumaon Hills, just a stone's throw from Nainital. Here, at The Ramgarh Bungalows, we offer a unique stay amidst nature's splendour, perfectly placed for exploring Nainital's hidden treasures.

A person on a trekking train surrounded by tall trees and greenery

Tagore Top

Just a brief 10-minute drive away is Tagore Top, a picturesque spot named in honour of the renowned poet Rabindranath Tagore. Enjoy the sweeping views of the valley beneath, adorned with serene lakes. Bring along a picnic basket and savour a relaxed lunch amidst the awe-inspiring landscape.

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Dangerous-View Maggie Point Bhowali Range

Calling all adventure enthusiasts! Though the name may sound dramatic, the sights from this viewpoint are truly mesmerising. Hop on a thrilling taxi ride up the mountain for a panoramic view of Nainital and its surroundings. Don't miss out on treating yourself to a piping hot bowl of Maggie noodles, a beloved local delicacy cherished by visitors.

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Jhandi Dhar Temple

Embark on a spiritual journey to the Jhandi Dhar Temple, a revered Hindu shrine dedicated to Goddess Naina Devi. The temple itself offers a sense of peace and tranquillity, while the surrounding hills provide stunning vistas.

View from Naini Peak with a lake flowing between the mountains

Naini Peak

While it's a bit of a trek from Ramgarh, Naini Peak, towering at 2,611 metres, is a must-see for adventurers up for a challenge. The path meanders through lush forests, providing glimpses of the majestic Himalayas and the sparkling Naini Lake. And the ultimate payoff at the top? Jaw-dropping, panoramic views that will simply take your breath away.

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Tibetan Market

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the Tibetan community at the Tibetan Market. Explore a maze of stalls overflowing with colourful handicrafts, souvenirs, prayer wheels, and traditional clothing. Be sure to indulge in some delectable momos while you're there!

The Ramgarh Bungalows - old bungalow building entrance with pathway covered with trees

Leisure Walks around Ramgarh

Sometimes, the most beautiful experiences are found in the simplest things. Take a leisurely walk around Ramgarh village, interact with the locals, and soak in the laid-back charm of the place. Breathe in the fresh mountain air, listen to the sounds of nature, and simply unwind.

Statue of Lord Shiva

Day Trips from The Ramgarh Bungalows

The beauty of The Ramgarh Bungalows is its location. While it provides a tranquil escape, it's also the perfect base for exploring the surrounding areas. Consider these exciting day trips from Nainital:

Mukteshwar Temple: Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this ancient temple offers serene surroundings and panoramic views.
Bhimtal: Explore Bhimtal, a smaller lake town known for its serene beauty and boating options.
Naukuchiatal: This nine-cornered lake is a haven for nature lovers and offers opportunities for picnicking and bird-watching.
Eco Cave Park: This is a family-friendly attraction featuring interconnected natural caves, hanging gardens, and musical fountains, offering an adventurous and educational experience.

While Nainital boasts a plethora of attractions, venturing a little further unlocks even more hidden gems. This is just a taste of the many places to visit in Nainital near Ramgarh. After a day of exploring, return to the tranquillity of The Ramgarh Bungalows - 19th Century, above Nainital. Indulge in a delicious meal prepared with local, seasonal ingredients, unwind in your tastefully decorated cottages, and soak in the serenity of the mountains. The Ramgarh Bungalows isn't just a place to stay, it's an experience. It's your gateway to exploring the magic of Nainital, while offering a haven of peace and quiet to recharge your soul.