Naini Lake is the heart of the city of Nainital. Among all most prominent lakes, Naini Lake is one of the stunning lakes that are surrounded by green hills. It has an exceptional beauty in which one can be captured it as a photographic memory forever.
The main city of Nainital is located around the Naini Lake. According to the historians, the lake was figured out of the eye that fell out of Sati’s body when she was being taken back to Mount Kailash by a sad Lord Shiva.
Naina peak or China peak
Naina peak or China peak is located at an altitude of 2611 meters and famed as the highest peak of the town. It is placed from the distance about six kms away from the town. One can take a ride on a pony or horses to reach the Naina Peak. From the high altitude of this peak, you can see an excellent view of the Nainital city.
Tiffin Top, referred to as Dorothy’s Seat is a terrace hill top atop the Ayarpatta hill, located at a distance of 4 km from the central town of Nainital. At a height of 7520 ft above sea level, Dorothy’s seat is a stonework bench built in memory of Dorothy Kellet, an English artist.
Dorothy’s Seat is the most popular picnic spot in Nainital that was built in her memory of his wife by her husband after she died in a plane crash. This hill top is true entertaining spot for aspiring photographers as they can capture the scenic view of the countryside. It encloses the countless love Dorothy’s family had for her, and made it a memorable attraction.
The prime attraction of this point is the gorgeous view of the Khurpatal Lake. One will have to take a vehicle to reach Barapathar and then go by walk a distance of one km to reach this spot.