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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What tips one need to keep in mind while visiting Nainital?

Chandralekha Singh DEC 10 2012
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Travelling to a new destination is always an exciting affair. Make sure you don’t miss out on the best parts of the city, the best eating joints, the special sightseeing spots and the best markets for the shopaholic in you. Nainital has plenty on its platter to satisfy travellers. Stack your kitty with important tips and have a blast in this lovely city.


  • Prepare an extensive itinerary so that you don’t miss out on all the fun spots in Nainital. Plan your days in the city and give maximum time to all your favourite activities.

  • Avoid carrying too much hard cash, as Nainital is well endowed with a number of ATMs. It is also suggested to check if your bank has an ATM in the city to avoid being stuck.

  • Visiting hill stations, even during summer, implies a possible drop in temperature. Be sure to carry some warm clothes to avoid the chill. If travelling with children, it is best to carry extra woollens and blankets.

  • Driving on hilly terrains requires some expertise. With sharp turns and rocky edges, be sure to brush up on your driving skills.


  • If travelling by your own vehicle, make sure to get it serviced well in time before the journey. If a car has been hired, it is important to inspect the car before travelling for any future mishaps of discomfort.

  • Most hotels in Nainital offer complimentary parking facilities for its guests. If you are staying in a guesthouse or someplace else, you can park your cars in the authorised parking at the mall road. With a minimum parking fee, you are assured of your car’s safety.

  • Confirm your bookings two days in advance before you set out. Make sure you call your hotel, check the status of your tickets and any other bookings, if made.

  • If you want to go boating in the splendid lake, remember to always wear life jackets to avoid unfortunate accidents. Enjoy the splendid beauty of the lake without any worries.

  • Every city has its rules and norms, be a responsible traveller and avoid breaking any rules. Make conscious decisions of not littering and protecting the raw beauty of Nainital.

The most important trip for any traveller is to enjoy, explore and discover Nainital to the hilt. Welcome the city with open arms and you are in for an astounding experience.

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