Surrounded by the steep forested hills of Kumaon on the outer Himalayas, Nainital is a city that grew up around its namesake, Lake Naini. A favorite destination for honeymooners, this hill station, with its mythological past, is a part of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. With a landscape dotted with a plethora of lakes like Tallital, Mallital, Sattal, and Bhimtal, it is no wonder that the region is known as the Lake District of India. A spider’s web of scenic trekking trails covers the hillsides surrounding Nainital. The breathtaking panorama of the tangled rides and distant peaks of the mighty Himalayas will hold you spellbound. Spend some time promenading along Mall Road and explore the exotic cuisines of Nainital and grab some unique souvenirs. Aside from gorgeous surroundings, the city also offers other attractions like Nainital Zoo, a cable-car ride to Snow View, an amusement park called Mountain Magic, the impressive Governor’s residence, Raj Bhavan with its extensive grounds and many beautiful churches.