Bhimtal is a small town situated at a distance of about 22 km from the very popular visiting hill station Nainital of Uttarakhand.
History of Bhimtal- Bhimtal is a name of a lake and is named after Great Bhim, who was one of the Pandav brothers in the Mahabharata. Bhim is assumed to be the most strong person of ever. This placeis full of lush green environment. It is perched at the Kumaon hills. Bhimtal is situated at an altitude of about 1,371 metres above sea level. Bhimtal lake is among one of the largest lakes in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. One can enjoy boating in Bhimtal. At the middle of the lake a beautiful island is sitatuated upon which a beautiful restaurant located atop.
Places to visit near Bhimtal- there are many places to visit near Bhimtal. Some of then are-
Culture museum contains a good collection of antique items including ancient handicrafts, jewellary, monuments, pots etc.
How to Reach Bhimtal
The main question arised is how to reach Bhimtal. Bhimtal is situated in Nainital district of Uttarakhand and is very easily accessible from all the types of vehicles and transportation.
By Air- Pant Nagar is the nearest airport to Bhimtal which is situated at a small distance of about 55 km from Bhimtal. Pant Nagar airport is well connected to all the major parts of India by regular flights. From Pant Nagar airport regular taxis and buses are available to reach to Bhimtal.
By Rail- Kathgodam is the nearest railwayhead to Bhimtal which is situated at a distance of about 23 km from Bhimtal.
By Road- Bhimtal is easily accessible through well established roads. One can find regular taxis and buses from every part of Uttarakhand to reach to Bhimtal. For more information about Uttarakhand places please visit www.uttarakhandspider.com you can also use Uttarakhand Spider to share your information about Uttarakhand.