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Adventure in Nainital

Scope for adventure in Nainital is immense and it is time to turn a conventional hill station holiday to an exciting and adventurous one. Nainital has many options that would turn your whole vacation around into one of the most memorable and exhilarating experiences you can indulge in. From parasailing to trekking to water zorbing to river crossing and loads more experiences are available for you to load up your trip with amazing experiences.

The list of adventure sports in Nainital is nearly unending and you would be spoilt for choices on your vacation here. Choose from a wide variety of trekking trails or rock climbing expeditions. Pick your choice of camping sites that combine camping with a whole range of other activities such as village hopping, trekking, bird watching, kite making and so much more. You can also indulge in some adrenaline pumping activities such as paragliding, rappelling, rock climbing, kayaking, etc. while you are here.

Adventure activities in Nainital are mostly done in natural surroundings where you can enjoy the breathtaking scenic views as you indulge in these activities. You can also enjoy some serene adventures such as angling, horse riding, nature trail explorations or learn kayaking to add to your experience of adventure here.
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Paragliding in Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 16% off Best Seller
Paragliding in Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 16% off

Nainital

Location: NainitalTimings:  Between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PMExperience the thrill of flying high up in the air and the best way to experience this is through tandem paragliding. Take off with highly experienced instructors and enjoy the breathtaking aerial view of Nainital. Anyone without any prior experience or knowledge can go for paragliding in Nainital, just need the desire to fly and follow the instructor’s simple guidance during takeoff and landing. The instructor will guide with what is needed and enjoy the experience of a lifetime. Flights vary depending on the duration selected and the height of the takeoff site. After a quick briefing session by instructors about the activity, a group of professional gliders will help you to get adjusted onto the paraglider with all the safety measures in check. The experience of the picturesque view of the mountain ranges and the cool breeze brushing against your face will make it one of the best thrilling adventure.How to reach Nainital Paragliding Site:The activity area is 22 km far from the Nainital roadways bus stand so you can hire a private cab to reach there.
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36 Ratings

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INR 1,000

Bird Watching near Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 19% off Featured
Bird Watching near Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 19% off

10H

Nainital

Pick and Drop Location: NainitalActivity Duration: 10 hoursTimings: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PMIndia’s rich natural landscape has long been the refuge of birds from all over the world. And there is no better way to enjoy the vibrant bird culture of India then by undertaking the Bird watching tours. Tour will allow you to enjoy the magnificent natural landscapes where these birds make their dwelling as well as the sights and sounds of the birds themselves. India is home to 1200 Bird species, out of which 141 are endemic to Nainital. The reason for this richness of species is the region's highly varied climate, the associated diversity of vegetation. From the heights of the highest Himalayas to the greatest mangrove forest delta in the Corbett National Park, the land is unique, making Nainital District home for some of the most sought after wild birds in the world.The trip will start from the Nainital rickshaw stand, from where the guide will take the group to respective locations for delightful bird watching. Starting in the morning, return back by evening time. The places to be visited:- Sattal- Garur Tal- Kainchi Temple- Bhagat- Chaffi- Baggar- Timlatani
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52 Ratings

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INR 1,250

Flying Fox Nainital, Book Online & Save 25% Best Seller
Flying Fox Nainital, Book Online & Save 25%

1H

Nainital

Activity Location: Bara Patthar, BhimtalActivity Timings: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Reach to Bara Patthar, and after wearing safety equipment with the instructions and safety guidelines from instructors, this activity will send you flying across the valley. Just feel the thrill of rushing in the air, along with a great view of the lake, valley, and the Nainital Town in front of you. This activity is a real adrenaline rush with amazing fun and thrill. Experience the best of scenic views from the top and while flying, a totally experiential activity.In this activity site, there are 2 zip lines: one is 50 meters and the other one is 100 meters. There are 3 Expert Instructors, one will set your equipment and the other 2 will be at the starting and ending point of the zipline. Along with that, a rope will be attached to your harness and they will ensure the safety and security during the whole activity. Experience the amazing adventure activity and make it a memorable one.Requirements for Activity:Minimum Age- 8 yearsMinimum Weight – 20 kg Maximum Weight – 90 kgHow To reach: The activity site is near to Nainital Bus Station about 6 km, it can be easily reached by public and private transport.
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Paragliding in Naukuchiatal | Book Online @ Flat 25% off Best Seller
Paragliding in Naukuchiatal | Book Online @ Flat 25% off

Naukuchiatal

Get ready for a thrilling experience while holidaying in the heavenly place of Naukuchiatal or the 'Lake of Nine Corners'. Located in Nainital at a towering height of 1220 m, this lake sits graciously in a picturesque valley that is known for its fishing and birding options.Arrive during daytime as per your convenience for a mind-blowing Naukuchiatal paragliding experience. Gather your wits, as you prepare to open your wings and take a flight in the beautiful blue sky of this hilly region. The presence of an expert pilot along the flight will add extra amount of fun and thrill to your Naukuchiatal paragliding experience.
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59 Ratings

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59 Ratings

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INR 3,334

INR 2,500

Kali River Rafting, Uttarakhand 2020
Kali River Rafting, Uttarakhand 2020

6D/5N

Kathgodam

About the Activity: On this rip-roaring rafting extravaganza, get to Kali River rafting that is plonked on Indo-Nepal border. Savour the adventure as rafting on Kali trip takes you down the upper sections of this river. Your journey begins at Kathgodam, a charming town in the Nainital, Uttarakhand. It forms the last station on its Indian Railways line. From here onwards, you would have to take the automobile to reach the Kumaon region of the Himalayan Mountains. Uttarakhand is the ideal playground for adventure sports. Displaying breath-taking beauty, it enchants with dramatic and arrayed landscape of pretty lakes, windy rivers, high mountains and soaring sights of the mighty Himalayas.   Lap up the journey amidst varied landscape comprising thick forest, farms, sandy beaches and more before you dash off to the plains. Enjoy run amidst remote and desolate area that opens up natural splendours. Through this activity, pass many stalactite and stalagmite formations. Making this trip all the more delightful is all the natural beauty and the chance to challenge Class II – IV rapids rafting on Kali river. Temperature Range: The expected temperatures would be 12-20°C during the day and 7-8°C during the nights
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34 Ratings

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34 Ratings

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INR 18,900

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River Crossing in Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 25% off Featured
River Crossing in Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 25% off

Nainital

Activity Location: Padampuri, Nainital Activity Timings: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Duration: 30 minutes One of the most beautiful and charming hill stations in the Uttarakhand, Nainital is indeed a place of peace and tranquility in its scenic hills and lakes and offers many adventure activities for the fun and thrill as well, and River Crossing is one of them. For people seeking thrill and excitement, River Crossing is always a great choice. At the site, a trained instructor will brief about the required skills and techniques for the activity. After gearing up with the safety harness, start crossing the river while hanging on the rope. This activity is indeed a good test of a person's strength and learning skills. Get closer to the river surface upon reaching the middle of the river. And enjoy this activity to its best. How to Reach: One can take a local bus or private taxi to reach Padampuri which is 28km from Nainital city.
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31 Ratings

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Kayaking in Nainital, Book Online & Save 28% Best Seller
Kayaking in Nainital, Book Online & Save 28%

Nainital

Activity Location: Sattal, Nainital, UttarakhandActivity Timings: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMDuration: 30 minutesThe lake district of Nainital is one of the most visited town in the Kumaon. While Nainital is considered as a place of peace and beauty, full of picturesque lakes, hills and forests, it is filled with adventure as well. And Kayaking is one of those activites of thrill and excitement.Kayaking is both for Nature as well as Adventure Sport Lovers. Upon reaching the site, a trained instructor will teach the required skills and techniques. After providing with a life jacket and a kayak, start the kayaking experience around the Sattal Lake while enjoying and appreciating the beautiful view of the Hills. How to Reach:The kayaking site is about 28 km away from Nainital and is easily accessible via public/private transportationNote:The activity package is allowed for people who are above 12 years of age group only. This activity is strictly not recommended for pregnant women and old citizens.
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27 Ratings

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Lake Crossing Adventure in Nainital Featured
Lake Crossing Adventure in Nainital

Nainital

Activity Location: Sattal, Nainital, UttarakhandActivity Timings: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMDuration: 30 minutesNainital is the travellers dream as it takes into account all sorts of explorer's advantages and dreams. This beautiful region in the Himalayan reach satisfies the longings of adventurist, nature sweetheart and relaxer similarly. It also offers many adventure activities and one of them is Lake Crossing.Lake Crossing is an adventure sport for people seeking thrill and excitement. Upon reaching the site, a trained guide will teach the required skills and techniques. After tucking in the safety harness, start crossing the lake of Sattal Lake while hanging on the rope. This activity is indeed a good test of a person's strength and learning skills. Get closer to the lake surface upon reaching the middle of the lake. And enjoy this activity to its best.How to Reach:The site is about 28 km away from Nainital and is easily accessible via public/private transportationNote:The activity package is allowed for people who are above 12 years of age group only. This activity is strictly not recommended for pregnant women and old citizens.Person who weights 85 kg or more are not allowed for this activity.
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36 Ratings

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Ropeway in Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 18% off New
Ropeway in Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 18% off

1H

Nainital

Location: NainitalDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesOpening And Closing Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMThe cable car or aerial ropeway is a major attraction in Nainital. It is a very popular experience taken by tourists who want to enjoy the breathtaking view of Naini Lake and complete Nainital hill station. One must take the adventurous ride in ropeway in Nainital which connects snow viewpoint at Mallital. It takes less than 3 minutes to reach snow point in aerial ropeway and the rest of the time to enjoy at the snow point. There are 2 trollies to enjoy the ride with the maximum cabin capacity of 10 + 1 or with the 825 Kg. It offers a panoramic view of the lake while ascending and a birds-eye view of the flats while descending. The cable car takes to the Snow View Point which is at a height of 2270 m above the sea level, hence it can get quite cold. It starts from the mall road (Mallital) and ends at a snow point. How To reach The Nainital Ropeway Boarding Point:2 km away from the Nainital bus stand72 Km away from the nearest airport which is Pantnagar airport36 km away from Nearest airport which is Kathgodam Railway Station
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29 Ratings

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29 Ratings

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Water Zorbing in Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 28% off Best Seller
Water Zorbing in Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 28% off

Nainital

Activity Location: Sattal, Nainital, UttarakhandDuration: 20 minutesWater Zorbing Timings: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PMNainital is one of the most charming and famous hill stations of India. Apart from its scenic lake views and hills surrounding the city, it has many water adventure activities in their lakes itself in accordance to the interest of the visitors like Boating, Kayaking and another fun activity: Water Zorbing.Getting into a large inflatable ball that allows you to walk, run, jump and dance on the surface of water without getting wet is what Water Zorbig is all about. With this package, this recreational activity can be enjoyed by anyone, from small kids to elder people and enjoy a great time rolling, jumping, tumbling and laughing inside the zorb balls.This movement enhances your body equalization and it is an amusing action. On site, an instructor will provide with all the necessary equipment and zorbing ball, and the activity will definately leave you in splits and will give you memories to share with friends and family.If you are looking for some fun-Filled activity, then this activity is the perfect fit for you.How To Reach:The Zorbing site is about 28 km away from Nainital and is easily accessible via public/private transportationNote:People who are above 10 years of age are allowed to participate in this activity.
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46 Ratings

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46 Ratings

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Nainital Boating | Book Online & Get Flat 25% off Best Seller
Nainital Boating | Book Online & Get Flat 25% off

Nainital

Activity Location: Naini Lake, NainitalDuration: 30 MinutesActivity Timings: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM\Nainital is one of the most beautiful hill stations, surrounded by mountains on three sides and located around the beautiful lake Naini Tal and also known as Lake District of India.Being one of the truly soothing activity, it is also one of the unique activities which one must indulge in while visiting Nainital. Boating experience at Mallital Lake, Nainital takes traveler closer to nature and its tranquillity, giving solace to the heart and the mind. Enjoy the ripples on the water while your boat passes, and experience the best of a panoramic view of nature around while doing the activity. The 30 minutes of guided boating in Mallital, worth experience in the clean & beautiful lake. Type of boat: Shikara BoatsHow to reach the Nainital boating boarding point :Mallital Lake is 1 km from Nainital Lake, location can be easily reached by walking or public and private transport.
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56 Ratings

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INR 105

Paragliding at Spring Birds
Paragliding at Spring Birds

2D/1N

Naukuchiatal

About the Activity:Unravel yourself at Hotel Spring Birds, Nainital, shed off all the humdrums of the city life by taking a break here. Experience one of the best serenity of Naukuchiatal,Nainital at Hotel Spring Birds. Located at the foothills of the kumaun mountains, Naukuchiatal,Nainital is perhaps the most picturesque lake in Uttarakhand.It is an ideal location to enjoy the captivating compilations of rare butterflies and colourful Himalayan birds. The enthralling surroundings and varied biodiversity of Naukuchiatal and nearby areas gives it the perception of virtual heaven. You can also engross in thrilling adventure games such as Paragliding, kayaking, birdwatching, boating, hoarseriding. Enjoy a fun frolic night  with your family and friends with a bonfire and music on demand.
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29 Ratings

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29 Ratings

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INR 3,600

Experience Adventure Scrambling in Nainital New
Experience Adventure Scrambling in Nainital

2H

Nainital

Activity Location: Bara Patthar, NainitalActivity Timings: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMDuration: 2 hoursExperience an entirely unique adventure of Scrambling in Nainital. The rocky and rugged terrains with cave and waterside formation make this place a perfect fit for scrambling. This activity involves going up and down through the rugged terrains, climbing rocks about 5 feet to 10 feet high, crawling through the small caves and passing through the watersides.scrambling is exciting, it’s airy, it’s exposed, it’s exhilarating, and most of all it’s simply a GREAT way to ascend a mountain. It isn’t just hill walking, it isn’t as technical as rock climbing. Scrambling lies in that grey area between hill walking and rock climbing.After proper instructions and providing the safety helmet, you are ready to go on this exciting activity. An Expert Guide will lead the way and assist in climbing the rocks, showing the ways to crawl through rocks, and passing through watersides. Also, witness the beautiful nature and view of the mountains around. How to Reach: The activity site is near to Nainital Bus Station about 6 km, it can be easily reached by public and private transport.Note:The minimum age required to do the activity is 12 years.
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30 Ratings

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30 Ratings

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Rappelling in Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 20% off Featured
Rappelling in Nainital | Book Online & Get Flat 20% off

2H

Nainital

Location: Bara Patthar, NainitalActivity Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PMDuration: 2 hoursRock Rappelling is a sport that includes fitness, strength, and most importantly the passion for it. In this short experience, one will get a clear glimpse of this sport by encountering a 20 to 25 feet high rock. It is an exciting and challenging sport that will give you a rush like no other. The adventure of climbing up a steep rock formation and climbing down the same is well enough to put physical strength and inner will into play. The package includes all the gear and instruction: From two expert Guides: one top side and one at the bottom. Experts will walk adventure enthusiasts through the activity and will offer tips to have a great experience.How To reach: The activity site is near to Nainital Bus Station about 6 km, it can be easily reached by public and private transport.
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48 Ratings

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48 Ratings

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Horse Riding in Nainital | Get 15% off & Cashback of 175 Best Seller
Horse Riding in Nainital | Get 15% off & Cashback of 175

3H

Nainital

Duration: 5 HoursStart Point and End Point: Mall Road, NainitalTiffin Top is also known as Dorothy Seat which is a stonework perch on the Tiffin Top built-in memory of painter Dorothy Kellet, this viewpoint offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and Nainital. It provides splendid views of the town. Perched at a height of 2290 meters, Tiffin Top is a famous picnic spot in Nainital.About the Activity:Take a rickshaw from the hotel to Tallital Bus Stand. Don't forget to pack some lunch on the way, as the journey is heading towards the Tiffin Top. From here, get up on the saddle on the horse and the journey to Tiffin Top begins. On reaching the top, enjoy the mesmerizing view of the city of Nainital: The sparkling water of the Naini Lake, the street and the mountains surrounding this beautiful city. Take photographs, make poses, enjoy the feeling of being on the top of the world. And of course, enjoy the delicious lunch. Later, proceed on the horses back to Mall Road, where the horse ride experience comes to an end.Additional Details:Tiffin Top Timings: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PMActivity Duration: About 2.5 - 3 hours
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Even though the activity does not last long but the entire experience was fun and enjoyable. Well-maintained boat with life-jackets for safety, nice staff were there, the beauty of the place wins our heart with many good clicked we took
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Nicely located to nainital and very easy to get around. Stone & Wood Themed Villa it is. Rooms are very good plus they have free WiFi etc. Staffs and manager are very helpful. Easy walk towards kandy lakes. amidst picturesque Oak trees, breakfast was also included in the package. thanks Thrillophilia
The location of this villa was just amazing. We had an amazing time. The property is nestled in an oak forest. The rooms were comfortable and even the staff was humble and polite. Everything was well organized and perfect. All thanks to thrillophilia
Stone & Wood Themed Villa it is. Rooms are very good plus they have free WiFi etc. Staffs and manager are very helpful. Nicely located to nainital and very easy to get around. Easy walk towards lakes. amidst picturesque Oak trees, breakfast was also included in the package. All Thanks to Thrillophilia
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As we consider Nainital as the gem of Uttrakhand , though it is tottaly. This package is best suited for those who wants to cheriah the retro feel again. Recently we booked a tour for this site from thrillophilia , overall we experince a great mesmerizing tour.thanks thrillophilia for providing such a beautiful homestay with full facilities
Everything was professional and safe, Paragliding was one of the kind activity I had expereince with an amazing adrenaline rush.
Bird Watching and having many fun activities there makes it really a perfect place to stay and again it is located in a Bird Sanctuary which further adds to this value. We had a great time there and spending time near a bonfire with a group of people was epic. The food was even up to the mark. Thank you Thrillophilia for an affordable price for this camp stay.
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The best memories of this stay were the lake view and the fun we had while Karaoke Music. The stay was really cosy and beautiful with all the amenities required and the food was amazing. During adventure activities and then going for a waterfall trek was indeed fun. Thank you Thrillophilia for an amazing camping experience.
Kamalesh Chopra Luxury Camping in Nainital
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It was a perfect blend of staying close to nature and yet have adventure activities to satisfy the need for adventure in you. We loved staying there. Such a wonderful place offered by Thrillophilia.
Camping was fun with Thrillophilia and the camp stay was really nice. The activities there was super fun and we just enjoyed the views we had during a guided walk to the jungle. Thanks, Thrillophilia for an amazing camping experience.

People Also Ask About Adventure in Nainital

  1. What are the best adventure things to do in Nainital?

    1. Camping -

    Nainital has several spectacular camping sites that would enthrall every traveller. Camping here adds to your quest for adventure as it is never just a single activity. Most of the campsites here organize other activities including trekking, rappelling, caving, mountain biking, birdwatching, paragliding and many others.

    Location - Nainital.
    Price - Starting from INR 1100 for 2Days and 1 Night.
    Timing - Best time to go camping in Nainital is between March to June.

    2. Paragliding -

    Add a spell of adventure in Nainital with a paragliding tour. This adrenaline pumping adventure is an experience of a lifetime and performed under the guidance of expert instructors. Enjoy the feel of gliding as you take in an aerial view of the whole area.

    Location -
    Naukuchiatal.
    Price - Starting at INR 1200 per person.
    Timing - Best time is between April to June.

    3. Rock Climbing -

    Rock climbing is one of the most favored adventure sports in Nainital. It is a highly demanding sport but it is something that will get your adrenaline pumping and indulge your sense of adventure.

    Location - Nainital.
    Price - Starts at INR 1500 per person.
    Timing - Best time is between September to May.

    4. Trekking -

    Nainital is ideal for those who want to explore the natural countryside on foot. There are several trekking trails with varying gradients ideal for both beginners as well as expert trekkers. Some popular trails are Tiffin Top, Naina Peak, Thakoor Top and a few others.

    Location - Nainital.
    Price - Starting from INR 1200.
    Timing - Best time to trek are March to May.

    5. Parasailing -

    This is one of the most exciting adventure sports in Nainital and something that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Enjoy the views as you soar like a bird. Your rope will be tied to a boat that zips through the water giving you that incredible adrenaline rush.

    Location - Bhimtal.
    Price - Starts from INR 2000.
    Timing - March to June and September to October is the best time for parasailing.

    6. Rappelling -

    This is another excellent adventure sport in Nainital and it is one of the best options for adrenaline junkies. Sattal Lake has some of the best places for rappelling in Nainital. There is lush greenery all around and the views are an added advantage to the effort.

    Location - Nainital.
    Price - Starts from INR 1500.
    Timing - Best time is between May to June and September to October.

    7. Water Zorbing -

    Water zorbing is another thrilling adventure sport in Nainital. You will be put inside a massive plastic ball and then you can take a stroll on the water or just lie around feeling the buoyant experience take over you. The best part about this activity is that it is exciting as well as relaxing.

    Location - Nainital.
    Price - Starting at INR 500.
    Timing - April to June and September to November is ideal for this activity.

    8. Mountain biking -

    Explore the beauty of Nainital on a bike as you go across wonderful nature trails, villages, etc. It is ideal for adventure enthusiasts, photographers, explorers and nature lovers. You can rent a bike and get on with your explorations.

    Location - Nainital.
    Price - Starting at INR 11/km.
    Timing - best time is between March to May and October to November.

    9. Horse riding -

    Explore the scenic beauty of Nainital on horseback as you ride along winding paths lined with majestic oak and pine trees. The uneven terrain and the misty paths makes for one great adventurous ride. There are many places in Nainital where you can enjoy horse riding such as Tiffin Top Bara Pathar, KhurpaTal Lake View Point, Land’s End, etc.

    Location- Nainital.
    Price - Starting at INR 150.
    Timing - All year round.

    10. Ropeway Ride -

    No trip to Nainital is complete without a ride on the amazing ropeways. The Ropeway connects the city to the Snow View peak and it is at a height of 2250 m above sea level. The view is incredible as you ascend the line making it one of the best things you can do in Nainital.

    Location - Ropeway RdMallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263001.
    Price - INR 150 for Adults and INR 100 for children both ways.
    Timings - 10 AM to 4 PM daily.

  2. What are the offbeat things to do in Nainital?

    1. Visit Gurney House -

    Whenever you travel to Nainital do make time for a visit to Gurney House which is the home of the famous conservationist, Jim Corbett. Although it is not as large as his other house in Kaladhungi which has been converted to a museum, it is still worth a visit.

    The owner allows tours of the property and you can also get a glimpse of several things that were owned by Jim Corbett.

    2. Visit Joseph’s Boat Club -

    Everyone who travels to Nainital enjoys a boat ride but how about kayaking on the beautiful lakes of Nainital? Add a touch of adventure in Nainital with a kayaking lesson in the Boat Club that too at just Rs 25.

    3. Take a trip to KhurpaTal -

    Khurpa Tal is a beautiful hamlet about 12km from Nainital surrounded by pine and cedar trees. Here you can indulge in fishing, exploring vegetable farms, nature photography, birdwatching and nature walks.

    4. Visit the Nainital Mountaineering Club -

    This is a perfect place for adrenaline junkies to enjoy rock climbing both natural and artificial, mountaineering and trekking.

    5. Spend the day bird watching at Kilbury Bird Sanctuary -

    Kilbury Sanctuary is an amazing place and a perfect paradise for avid bird watchers. There are over 580 different species of local as well as migratory birds.

  3. Which are the famous water sports in Nainital?

    Some of the best water sports in Nainital are:

    1. Water Zorbing -
    If you seek adventure and love water then water zorbing is a must try adventure sports in Nainital. This is an exciting activity that is loved by young and old and it is one of the best experiences to indulge in while visiting Nainital. You will be put inside a huge plastic ball called a zorb which allows you to stroll on the water.

    2. River Crossing -
    This is one of the most exhilarating adventures in Nainital. The best place to indulge in river crossing is in Sattal. This is one of the most unpolluted freshwater lakes in the region and is surrounded by oak and pine trees all around.

    3. Angling -
    Angling is another sought after activity in Nainital. The best places to enjoy angling in Nainital are Sattal and Khurpa Tal. There are several varieties of fish that you can catch such as trout, carp, catfish, etc.

    4. Kayaking -
    If you are new to Kayaking then Nainital is the perfect place to learn this sport. Visit Joseph’s Boat Club and learn kayaking at just Rs 25!

    5. Parasailing -
    One of the most fascinating adventure activities in Nainital is parasailing. As the boat zips across the water you will be soaring above and enjoying the most spectacular views.

  4. What are the best adventure treks in Nainital?

    1. Kunjakharak Trek -

    This trekking trail is relatively untouched and it is more of a jungle trek with no uphill climb. The trail takes you past thick deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. It starts from Pangot which is located about 40 km from Nainital main city. The total distance is about 36 km and a part of it follows the Kosi River.

    2. Roopkund Trek -

    This is one of the most popular and challenging treks amongst avid trekkers. It starts from Lohajung and ends in Roopkund covering a distance of 53 km. It takes about 8 days to complete this trek and it is one of the most exhilarating experiences in Nainital.

    3. Naini Peak Trek -

    Naini Peak is the highest peak in Nainital and the route to the top provides for one of the most challenging trekking trails for trekkers. Naini Peak overlooks the entire city of Nainital and the view from the top is totally worth the trek.

    The distance is about 14km and suitable for all levels of trekkers. Enroute you will be passing through Pangot which is a beautiful hilly village with excellent opportunities for birdwatching.

    4. Khurpa Tal Trek -

    This is a magnificent trail passing through Hanuman Garhi and Rusi Gaon to Khurpa Tal. The route is about 10km long and it takes about a day to go there and back to Nainital.

    5. Betal Ghat Trek -

    This is a three day trek covering a distance of 47km. Although the trail is quite an easy one and ideal for beginners, the views are spectacular and it offers some of the best adventure in Nainital. The route takes you through Binayak then on to Kunjkharak and then on to Betal Ghat.

    6. Snow View Peak Trek -

    This trek will give you some of the most incredible views of the Himalayas and the surrounding valley. This is a 3km trek and though short it is one of the most sought after adventure activities in Nainital.

  5. What are the best camping sites in Nainital?

    Some of the best campsites in Nainital are:-

    1. Nainital River Camp -

    Experience nature is its purest form at Nainital River Camp. This campsite is located about 25 km from the city of Nainital, in a beautiful valley. There is a quaint little village nearby which you can visit while camping here. Here, you can club camping with other activities such as river crossing, rappelling, trekking, village hopping, etc.

    2. Camp Purple -

    The camp gets its name from the colorful hues of the apple and peach orchards mixed with bright sunlight. While camping here you can also enjoy rappelling, hiking, trekking, nature walks, kite making and kite flying projects.

    3. Camp Twilight -

    This campsite is perfect for nature lovers. The campsite has several different types of trees such as plum, peach, apricot and kafal. At this campsite you can also enjoy rappelling, nature walks, treks, indoor and outdoor games.

    4. Ayar Jungle Camp -

    This is an ideal campsite for adventure junkies. The Ayar Jungle Camp offers several adventure sports in Nainital such as caving, rock climbing, night treks and birdwatching.

    5. Camp Dhanuli -

    This is another wonderful campsite offering some of the most invigorating activities and adventure in Nainital. You can indulge in some expertly guided activities such as night trekking, rock climbing, valley crossing, Jumaring, rappelling and paragliding as well.

  6. What is the best time to visit Nainital for adventure activities?

    March to June is the perfect time to visit Nainital for river rafting, rappelling, paragliding, hot air balloon rides, trekking, water zorbing, bungee jumping, etc. October to February is the best time to visit Nainital to enjoy paragliding, ropeway rides, cliff rappelling, rock climbing, camping, trekking and so much more.

  7. Is Nainital safe for adventure sports?

    Yes, Nainital is perfectly safe to try out the several adventure sports that are offered here. All the necessary precautions are taken and your safety is the top priority.

  8. What is the best time for paragliding in Nainital?

    March to June is the best time to visit Nainital for paragliding if you want to enjoy the luscious greenery and breathtaking views. You can also visit Nainital during the months of October to December if you revel in the idea of gliding over sparkling white snow.

  9. Why is Nainital famous?

    Nainital is a famous hill station in Uttarakhand. It is highly popular for its beautiful natural surroundings, fresh pine forests and the magnificent Naini Lake which has also given it the epithet of the Lake City of India. Nainital is also famous for its prestigious schools and research facilities that have gained a respectable reputation right from the British Era.