Bhimtal is a town in the Nainital district in the state of Uttarakhand that offers pleasing and relaxing ambience to visitors amidst awe-inspiring view of nature. It is perched at an altitude of 1,370 meters above sea level and is 22kms above sea level. One of the prime attractions at Bhimtal is its Bhim Lake with an island in the center. The place offers salubrious weather in summers whereas winters are quite cold and amazing time to explore the destination.
If you planning relax in some tranquil place besieged by lofty Himalayas and other snowcapped peaks in sync with lots of fulfilled destinations to explore then Bhimtal is an ideal place to explore. Bhimtal is one of idyllic place in Uttarakhand that provides amazing natural sights along with boating options. It is a perfect monotony breaker and its cold breeze ideally acts as a stimulus that helps in reducing stress and anxiety.
As per legends and beliefs, Bhimtal is a place which is named after Bhim, one of the brothers of Pandavas. Besides, there is a Lord Shiva temple to that is located near Bhimtal Lake that enthralls large number of devotees from different places. There are several places of historical significance that an individual can explore during his visit here. Some of the known places are Hidimba parvat, Lord Shiva shrine, Garg Parvat and Nal Damyanti Tal. In addition, Karkotaka hill is also located here and has earned its name after mythical cobra.