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''Naukuchiatal in the Indian state of Uttarakhand is a pretty camouflage, crammed with the musical serenade of the chirping flock. Embraced by majestic mountains and verdant greenery amidst the twisting mountain roads, this pretty hill station offers picture book sceneries.
Naukuchiatal is situated at an altitude of 1,220 meter and it literally means Nine cornered lake. Appealing sights of paddocks and terraced fields make this place a perfect and pleasing destination. Tourists can conveniently visit Naukuchiatal on thier Nainital tour packages as the town is just 22 km from Nainital. ''

Even though this place is famed for the Magnificient Lake, an array of other fascinations is on offer in this panoramic locale. One among the natural marvels of Kumaon, Naukuchiatal is an idyllic location to enjoy the captivating compilations of rare butterflies and colourful parade of Himalayan birds.

Bounded by deep, woody forests and lustrous greenery Naukuchiatal is a pretty location, which would enthrall every visitor with its imposing charm. The jungles are the abode of Himalayan flora and fauna and the nature walk through this woody forest would proffer the great luxury of marvelous sceneries. A nice promenade through the tree-flanked banks of the lakes is a miraculous experience.


Naukuchiatal can be visited any time in a year. Summers and post moonsoon are the best time for tourists to visit the region as the climate is pleasant and perfect for sight seeing and nature walks.


Jungliagaon - Situated 8km from Naukuchiatal at a scenic spot, Jungliagaon is an ideal getaway for angling. Ample scope of wildlife photography and bird watching is there at Jungliagaon.

Mukteshwar - This place is a house of an old temple that is 350 years old and the temple is called the Mukteshwar Dham and is devoted to Lord Shiva. This temple is surrounded in the Himalayan ranges. This place is just 20 kms from Naukuchiatal.

SatTal - This place is known as the Sat Tal because it has an interconnection of seven fresh water lakes. This is at a distance of 19 kms from Naukuchiatal.

Lake - The deep blue lake is the main attraction. One can take leisurely walks around the lake or hire the row or paddle boats for a joy-ride.

Fishing - If you like this sport, carry your own fishing rod and head for the lake which has an abundance of carp. A permit is required which can be obtained locally from the Irrigation Department

Treks - can be organised to Jandhidhar and Jungliagaon (8 kms).

Mountain biking - There are many mountain trails where one can bike and enjoy the abundance of flora and fauna. Many varieties of wild orchids abound in the hills.


The Weather in Naukuchiatal is more on the cooler side. The summers last between the months of March to end of June with temperatures range between 25°C and 28°C. Monsoons set in from July to end of September. Winters are during October to February and the temperatures go down to sub zero levels.


Air: The nearest Airport to Naukuchia Tal is Pant Nagar Airport situated 74kms from Naukuchia Tal and it is well connected by motorable roads.

Rail: The Nearest Railway station to Naukuchia Tal is Kathgodam situated 44kms from Naukuchia Tal. There are two trains that run daily between Delhi to Kathgodam and vice-versa.

Road: Naukuchia Tal is well connected by motorable roads connecting major cities and towns of Uttarakhand state.

Fast Facts about Naukuchiatal

State:   Uttarakhand

District: Nainital

Famous for/as:  Innate Beauty, Hill Station

Languages: Kumauni, Garhwali and Hindi

Best Season: March - June, September - November

Weather: Sub tropical; Stays warm in the summer and Extremely cool in winter

Altitude:  1219 m

Pincode: 263126

STD code: 05942

Distance Charts to Naukuchiatal

Road Map
New Delhi to Naukuchiatal
293 KM
Nainital to Naukuchiatal
20 KM
Kolkata to Naukuchiatal
1437 KM
Bangalore to Naukuchiatal
2213 KM
Almora to Naukuchiatal
58 KM


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