Bhimtal is a lake in Nainital Distric.Bhimtal is 22 Kms. from Nainital and 11 Kms. from Bhowali at an altitude of 1370 mts. The pride of Bhimtal is a beautiful lake which offers magnificent vistas for tourists. The lake is larger than Naini lake. Tourist enjoys here boating in lake. There is an island amid lake a restaurant is located atop it. Tourist visit here by boats. The distance of island from lake shore is 91 mts.There is a 17th century Bhimeshwar temple complex along the 40 feet high dam . The local bus stand and taxi stand is situated near it. One road from Bhimtal leaves for Naukuchiatal while the another one goes to Kathgodam 21 Kms from here.Connectivity is available from Indian Rail upto Kathgodam and from kathgodam by road that is 21 Kms.Nearest Airport is PantNagar Airport distance of 35 Kms. Bhimtal Lake is named after the second Pandava brother Bhima in the Mahabharata.
Best time to Visit
March - June and September - December.
There is a beautiful lake with a small island in it.
Boating and walk around the lake.
Indian food especially Vegetarian.
Soft drink as well Hard Drink.