Thursday, 25 July 2013

Bhimtal Gateway To An Exotic Vacation

Bhimtal the abode of Pandavas in historic times is a unique place to visit located on summit of the mountains in Nainital district. Great surprise of this place is the beautiful lake located on a great height of 1370 m. Beauty of this lake is elaborated by the exclusive island standing amidst this lake like a saint sitting for meditation in a serene location. Bhimtal Lake which is beautifully surrounded by mountains entices tourists with its glamorous boating facilities. On the way to dam the ancient Bhimeshwar temple adorned with the great forms of art and architecture is another best place to explore. There are many chances of viewing some beautiful birds at this largest lake of Nainital district.


Bhimtal is surrounded by many nearby attractions like Garg Parvat and the river Gargi which offers scenic views at its origin in the hill. Nal Damayanti Tal located at just two km has a reference in the mythological stories and is referred as the sacred place by the locals. Sattal is another prime attraction in the vicinity enveloped by dense forests. Sattal meaning group of seven splendid lakes offers explicit opportunity for the nature lovers and leisure tourist to spend beautiful time in this natures abode. Visitors coming here from various cities and states get stunned by the charm of these lakes with crystal clear water and a chance to listen to the whistles and chirping of birds in its surroundings. A little further of the seven lakes is the Vankhandi Ashram a small sanctuary created to protect and preserve the precious wildlife of the region. The sanctuary is the best place for the tourist to view exclusive wildlife of this region. This is a must visit place since it offers a nice example of how one can put his efforts to save forests of our country along with the wildlife. Many of the hills surrounding Bhimtal are associated with one of the mythological stories and hence holding religious importance among the locals.

Sightseeing in Bhimtal is the major attraction of the tourists visiting this destination. The strategic location of this destination offers convenient excursions to the surrounding region. Some of the places to visit from Bhimtal are Nainital, Naukuchia Tal, Almora, Mukteshwar, Kausani, Haldwani and Kainchi Dham.