Bhimtal is a beautiful lace city, located almost 300 km away from Delhi. Named after the mythological character Bhima, the city is known for its aesthetic beauty. It is located at an altitude of 4500 feet in Nainital and is well connected to Delhi by road, bus and train routes. However, road trip to Bhimtal is the best way to reach the town and it takes only 6 hours.
Travellers can take the NH 24 while travelling by road, and then the NH 87 at Rampur, and head towards Bhimtal from Bilaspur. There are various cities that tourists have to pass through while travelling to Bhimtal – New Delhi, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad, Babugarh, Gajraula, Joya, Moradabad, Rampur, Bilaspur, Rudrapur, Lalkaun, Haldwani, Kathgodam, and then finally Bhimtal.
Why is Bhimtal a good place to visit on a holiday?
Located on the higher altitudes, first of all, Bhimtal weather is very pleasant and tourists find it very suitable to travel. The summer season is considered to be the best time of the year to visit Bhimtal. Bhimtal weather during this time is warm with 27 degree Celsius temperature and clear blue skies. Many tourists prefer Bhimtal over Nainital because of its serene beauty. The crowd here is less. The town offers scenic beauty with dense forests of oak trees and pines, architectural structures, and most importantly the Bhimtal lake. The Bhimtal lake is the most significant and picturesque attraction of this place. This lake offers various activities like boating, paddling etc. There is a small island at its centre that has a beautiful, large aquarium. Bhimtal is also called a Lake City because of the beautiful Bhimtal lake.
Other features of the city include the Bhimeshwar temple, it is an old seventeenth century temple, showcasing beautiful and intricate architecture. The hill station at Bhimtal is also a popular site, it is peaceful and less crowded than the hill station at Nainital. The city also has some good resorts, inns, hotels that offer excellent service to the tourists. There are also multi-cuisine restaurants and eating joints with Chinese, Continental, North Indian and South Indian cuisine. The food is cheap and also of good quality.