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Naini Tal Hill Station

An attractive hill station at 2000m above sea level in the Kumaon hills. The views of the Himalayas from nearby peaks are superb. Combing a trip to Naini Tal with a trip to Corbett national park is highly recommended.

Photos of Naini tal, click to enlarge. All photos © Imtiaz Dharssi
View of Himalayas from China Peak, Naini Tal, 1996.
View of Naini Tal from China peak, Naini Tal, 1998. Me riding on a pony up to China peak, Naini Tal, 1998. Halfway up China peak, Naini Tal, 1996.
Naini Tal - Quoted from the 11th edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (1911).

Naini Tal, a town and district of British India, in the Kumaon division of the United Provinces. The town is 6400 ft. above sea-level. Pop. (1901) 7609. Naini Tal is a popular sanatorium for the residents in the plains, and the summer headquarters of the government of the province. It is situated on a lake, surrounded by high mountains, and is subject to landslides; a serious catastrophe of this kind occurred in September 1880. The approach from the plains is by the Rohilkhand and Kumaon railway from Bareilly, which has its terminus at Kathgodam, 22 m. distant by cart road. There are several European schools, besides barracks and convalescent depot for European soldiers.


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Map showing Corbett national park, Naini Tal, Delhi, Moradabad, Ramnagar, Dhikala and Kathgodam.

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