Sattal Lake

11 km

A group of seven interconnected freshwater lakes set amidst dense pine and oak forests. The whole area is a popular stop for migratory birds and is a bird watchers paradise. One of the places to visit in the area is the Butterfly Museum built by Frederic Smetacek at the nearby Jones Estate, which has over 2,500 butterfly and moth specimens and 1,100 species of insects that are found in this region.

Nal Damyanti Tal Lake

2 Km

About 2 km from Bhimtal is Nal Damyanti Tal, a small natural lake. This lake is named after the famous mythological characters, King Nal and his wife Damayanti.

Hidimba Parvat Hill

5 Km

About 5 km from Bhimtal is a hill known as Hidimba Parvat. It gets its name from demon Hidimba of Mahabharata. Vankhandi Maharaj, a monk, and environmentalist lives on the hill now and has created a sanctuary for the wild animals around the hill. The area is known as Vankhandi Ashram.

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Nearby Attractions

Place Category Distance from hotel Driving Time
Nainital Destination 21.0 km 47 min
Naukuchiatal Lake 6.00 km 20 min
Godhakhal Temple Religious 11 km 31 min
Almora Mountain 60.9 km 1 h 55 min
Mukteshwar Temple 39.0 km 1 h 33 min
Ranikhet Forest 63.0 km 2 h
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary Recreation 83.3 km 2 h 50 min