One of the largest lakes in Nainital district of Uttarakhand state, and the second largest one in the district's Kumaon region, the Bhimtal Lake has become one of the major tourist attractions of Bhimtal town. Geologists are of the opinion that this lake was created by a series of faults, which occurred due to movements in the Earth's crust.
|United-21 Resort Bhimtal|
Tourists exploring this lake would come across a small island in the middle of this lake. Best time to visit this lake is during the period from April to July, and September to October. The resorts in Bhimtal not only provide comfortable stays to the tourists, but also offer them greater convenience in visiting this lake and the attractions close to it. The lake fosters a large variety of aquatic life, and its surrounding woods abound with a variety of flora and fauna.
|Dam: Bhimtal Lake And Bhim Temple at Bhimtal|
Migratory birds arrive during the winter months, which would be a wonderful chance for bird-watchers and wildlife photographers to catch them in action. A 40-feet tall Victoria Dam at the end of this lake has terraced flower gardens on both its sides. Tourists visiting the lake would get a chance to indulge in some exciting activities like boating and fishing.