: 27 Kms From Nainital (Uttranchal )
: 1219 Metres above Sea Level
: Nine-Cornered Lake
Located at height of 1,219 m, Naukuchiatal is picturesque lake. It has nine corners and hence the name. 26 km away from Nainital, Naukuchiatal attracts migratory birds, which makes it a 'bird watchers' paradise'.
Located four kms to the north east of Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal is a haven for fishing enthusiasts. This is an area famous for its orchards. It was here that Rabindranath Tagore completed his collection of poems, Gitanjali, which won him the Nobel Prize.
Both Yachts and paddle-boats are obtainable and this is a preferred spot for anglers. There are services for para gliding as well. For obtaining fishing permits, contact Fisheries Inspector, Bhimtal.