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Places to Visit in Nainital in May

1. Naini Lake 
2. Shri Maa Naina Devi Temple
3. Sitabani Wildlife Reserve
4. High Altitude Zoo
5. Eco Cave Gardens
6. Hanuman Garhi
7. Snow View Point
8. Tiffin Top
9. St John Wilderness Church
10. Governor’s House

Nainital in May comes alive with vibrant colors and pleasant weather, making it an ideal time to explore its myriad attractions. Nestled around the shimmering Naini Lake, this charming hill station in Uttarakhand, India, exudes an irresistible allure. This beautiful hill station is named after this shimmering Lake and its picturesque setting amidst the Kumaon foothills, offering panoramic vistas of snow-capped peaks and lush greenery.

You can indulge in leisurely boat rides on the tranquil waters of Naini Lake or embark on scenic walks along its shores, soaking in the serenity of the surroundings. The vibrant Mall Road beckons with its bustling markets, offering an array of local handicrafts and delectable street food delights.

Adventure enthusiasts can partake in thrilling activities like trekking, paragliding, and horse riding as Nainital weather in May is perfect for these activities. You can explore the verdant landscapes of nearby attractions like Naina Peak, Snow View Point, and Tiffin Top with Nainital tour packages as well. With its blend of natural splendor, cultural richness, and recreational opportunities, Nainital promises an unforgettable retreat amidst the lap of the Himalayas.
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Essential Information About Nainital In May


Weather Conditions of Nainital In May

In May, the weather in Nainital is really nice. It's not too hot or too cold, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 25°C during the day. This makes it perfect for doing things outside, like going for a boat ride on Naini Lake or taking a walk in the hills covered with green trees. The sky is usually clear, so you can see the big mountains around the town.

In the evenings, it gets a bit cooler, which feels refreshing after the warmth of the day. This is a good time to go for a relaxed walk along the lake's edge. The air feels fresh and the atmosphere is peaceful, especially as the sun sets and everything gets a soft, gentle glow. It's a great time to enjoy the beauty of Nainital.

Places to Visit in Nainital In May


Naini Lake

Naini Lake is the jewel of Nainital that calls out to every visitor with its serene waters and enchanting surroundings. Nestled amidst verdant hills, this shimmering expanse offers a tranquil retreat for all. You can go for fun boat rides while soaking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The lakeside promenade is perfect for leisurely walks, especially in the evenings. Indulge in delicious treats at the nearby cafes to savour amidst the beauty of nature.

Location: Nainital Lake, Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Timing: 6 am to 6 pm. Boating is available from 6 am to 6pm

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee for Naini Lake. Boating is charged

Shri Maa Naina Devi Temple

Shri Maa Naina Devi Temple is a sacred haven in Nainital that draws pilgrims and tourists alike with its divine aura. Devotees flock to seek blessings from Goddess Naina Devi, believed to fulfil wishes and grant protection. The temple's serene ambiance, intricate architecture, and panoramic views of Nainital in May make it a must-visit attraction.

The legend surrounding the temple narrates the story of Goddess Naina Devi, whose eyes fell at the very spot where the temple stands today. This mythological tale adds a layer of cultural significance to the temple, deepening the spiritual experience for visitors.

The annual Nanda Devi Fair, celebrated with great fervor at the temple premises, attracts devotees from far and wide. This vibrant festival features colorful processions, devotional music, and traditional rituals, further enriching the cultural tapestry of the region and offering visitors a glimpse into the rich heritage of Nainital.

Location:  Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand

6am to 10pm

Entry Fee:

Also Checkout: Nainital tour packages from Delhi

Sitabani Wildlife Reserve

Sitabani Wildlife Reserve is adjacent to the famous Jim Corbett National Park and it  is renowned for its rich biodiversity and tranquil ambiance. This is a haven for nature enthusiasts and offers sightings of diverse wildlife including leopards, elephants, deer, sambals and a myriad of bird species.

A wildlife safari here is one of the best things you can indulge in Nainital in May. It provides a serene escape from the bustling city life, offering a glimpse into the untamed beauty of the wilderness.

Location: Abhishek Ray, Village Maujli, PO Amgarhi, District Nainital, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand

Timing: Open 24 hours

Entry Fee: Indian Citizen - INR 100 per person
                   Vehicle Entry Permit -INR 250

If you are interested in exploring the wildlife, checkout our popular Jim Corbett Tour Packages.

High Altitude Zoo

The G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo in Nainital is a unique sanctuary located amidst the picturesque Himalayan landscape of Uttarakhand. The Zoo is home to a variety of endangered Himalayan species such as snow leopards, Siberian tigers, and red pandas.

It offers an unparalleled opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts to observe these magnificent creatures up close. Its naturalistic enclosures, educational exhibits, and conservation efforts make it a must-visit destination, promising a memorable and enlightening experience for all ages.

Location: Tallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Timing: 10 am to 4:30pm (Monday closed)

Entry Fee: INR 50 per person for adults
                   INR 20 per person for children

If you are planning a trip to Uttarakhand, check out our best-selling Uttarakhand Tour Packages.

Eco Cave Gardens

Eco Cave Gardens in Nainital is a fascinating labyrinth of interconnected caves and hanging gardens and a wonderful attraction to visit in Nainital in May. Explore intricately designed caves resembling various animals, providing a glimpse into the region's geological heritage. Highlights include the musical fountain, herbal garden, and panoramic views of Nainital. It's an ideal destination for families, kids and nature enthusiasts seeking outdoor exploration.

Sukhatal, Mallital, Ayarpatta, Nainital

Timing: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Entry Fee: INR 60 for adults
                   INR 25 for children

Hanuman Garhi

Hanuman Garhi is a revered temple complex dedicated to Lord Hanuman and one of the must-visit places in Nainital in May. Perched atop a hill, it offers breathtaking views of Nainital town and the surrounding Himalayan peaks. You can explore the intricately carved temple, witness captivating sunrises and sunsets, and partake in religious ceremonies. Its serene ambiance and spiritual significance make it a must-visit destination for devotees and tourists alike.

Throughout the day, the temple resonates with the sound of religious chants and hymns, as devotees offer prayers and perform rituals in reverence to Lord Hanuman. The peaceful feeling in the temple makes people feel calm and thoughtful. It encourages visitors to spend time thinking deeply and quietly.

Haldwani Road, Nainital

Timing: 5am to 12pm and 4pm to 9pm

Entry Fee: Free

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Snow View Point

Snow View Point in Nainital offers a mesmerizing panorama of the Himalayan range and its snow-capped peaks like the Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Nanda Kot. Snow View Point is accessible by cable car and it is one of the best things to do in Nainital in May. It's a popular spot for capturing stunning mountain vistas. You can enjoy refreshments at the cafe, shop for souvenirs, or simply bask in the serene beauty of nature.

Location: Maldon Cottage Road, Mallital, Mallital, Nainital

Timing: 10:30 am to 5 pm. Saturday Closed

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee.
Charges for the ropeway: INR 300 for adults
                                           INR 200 for children

Tiffin Top

Tiffin Top in Nainital, also known as Dorothy's Seat, offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and Nainital town. This is one of the best places to enjoy Nainital weather in May where you can indulge in leisurely walks, horse rides, and picnics amidst the lush greenery.

It's a must-visit for nature lovers and photographers, providing a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Tiffin Top isn't just about scenic views; it also offers adrenaline-pumping activities like paragliding and zip-lining, perfect for thrill-seekers looking to add some excitement to their Nainital experience.

Besides its natural beauty, Tiffin Top holds historical significance as it was built in memory of an English artist named Dorothy Kellet by her husband. Visitors can explore the memorial and learn about its rich heritage while soaking in the panoramic vistas.

Location: Aryapatta Hills, Nainital

Timing: 8 am to 5:30 pm

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

St John Wilderness Church

St. John Wilderness Church in Nainital is a special place surrounded by nature. It's a small church nestled in the green hills. People love visiting because it's so peaceful. The church is over a hundred years old, with beautiful architecture and lovely stained glass windows.

Inside, it feels calm and quiet, perfect for prayer or just taking a break from the busy world outside. Many visitors enjoy the scenic walk to reach the church, passing through lush forests and enjoying the fresh mountain air. St. John Wilderness Church is a place where people can find solace and connect with nature.

Location: 9CVW+PP7, Sherwani, Nainital

7 am to 6:30 pm, Sunday 9 am to 6:30 pm

Entry Fee:

Governor’s House

The Governor's House in Nainital was built in 1900 and boasts stunning Victorian Gothic architecture and expansive gardens. Once the summer residence of the Governor of the North-Western Provinces, it's now a popular tourist attraction. When you visit this place with the Nainital tour packages you can admire its grandeur, and stroll through the well-maintained lawns. Explore the museum inside, offering insights into the region's colonial history and heritage.

Location: Amghari, Nainital, Naina Range

Timing: 8 am to 5 pm

Entry Fee: INR 50 per person INR 450 for Golf Course

People Also Ask About Nainital

  1. What to pack for Nainital In May?

    For your trip to Nainital make sure to pack lightweight and comfortable clothes in breathable fabrics like cotton or linen, comfortable walking shoes, and a light jacket or sweater for the evenings. Include sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat or cap, an umbrella or raincoat, personal medication, a basic first aid kit, a camera, a portable charger, and insect repellants in your packing. Lightweight clothing, in breathable fabrics like cotton and linen to stay comfortable during warm days.
  2. What are the best places to visit in Nainital with kids?

    One of the best places to visit in Nainital with kids is the Nainital Zoo which is home to a wide variety of wildlife including snow leopards and Himalayan black bears. Then there is the Naini Lake where you can enjoy boat rides and picturesque views. Another great place to visit with kids is the Eco Cave Gardens. The Garden has interconnected caves resembling various animals providing for a load of fun and educational experiences for kids.
  3. Why is Nainital famous for Honeymoon?

    Nainital is famous as a honeymoon destination as it is surrounded by romantic allure, with its serene lakes, lush landscapes, and panoramic mountain vistas, makes it a sought-after honeymoon destination. Couples can indulge in leisurely boat rides on Naini Lake, explore scenic viewpoints, and cosy up in charming lakeside resorts. Thrilophilia’s Nainital honeymoon packages offer tailored experiences for an unforgettable romantic getaway.
  4. How to reach Nainital?

    You can reach Nainital by train, bus or by air. The nearest railhead to Nainital is Nainital Kathgodam Railway Station which is 34 km away and when you get here you can take taxis or buses to Nainital. There are regular buses that connect Nainital to major cities like Delhi, Dehradun, and Lucknow offering convenient and affordable transportation. Another way to get to Nainital is by Air and the nearest airport is the Pantnagar Airport, approximately 70 km away. From here you can take a cab or bus to get to Nainital.
  5. What to buy in Nainital?

    Some of the best things to shop for in Nainital are unique souvenirs such as handmade candles, locally crafted woodwork, and aromatic essential oils. You'll also find intricately designed woolens, vibrant shawls, and exquisite handicrafts showcasing the region's rich cultural heritage.
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04 December 2020
Minakshi Mukhopadhyay Bara Bungalow Gethia Nainital
It was our first visit to Nainital. We have chosen this place to celebrate my mother's birthday with a family trip. Booked it through Thrillophilia, the deal was pocket friendly with great offers and no hassle in check in and check out at the property. Our stay was of 2 days and we have chosen the Oak room which has a very cool theme and we loved the property. I and my brother have also booked a romantic dinner for our parents to let them spend quality time and they enjoyed it. The staff was cooperative and very friendly. Everyone wished my mother including the manager. Taking back a lot of remembering, Thank you so much the resort staff and Thrillophilia
01 February 2020
Chaten Pandey Manu Maharani Nainital
The location of the resort is so amazing you can see the beautiful nature from there, a perfect place for an amazing and relaxing weekend. The greenery everywhere was so refreshing, I totally enjoyed the bird watching and have played all the indoor outdoor games with my friends. It was a nice experience there. Thanks to Thrillophilia, Will surely make bookings and travel with you again!
18 December 2019
Gudakesa Bhattacharya Manu Maharani Nainital
I went to Nainital with my family on a weekend and we booked Manu Maharani from Thrillophilia as they provide stays with activities. It was easy to book online through this site. The hotel was so beautiful, the entire property was well maintained, the garden area was so beautiful, The staff was so friendly and cooperative. The Spa session was very calming. The food was tasty. Thanks for the wonderful stay experience.
19 December 2019
This is one of the best stay in Nainital. The amazing view from the room is outstanding and rooms were well maintained & the food was really good. The Lake facing rooms are super cool. We enjoyed a lot there and I highly recommend this resort to stay in Nainital.
15 January 2020
I booked Seasons Hotels By Xperience and it was an amazing stay, our room was well equipped with all the basic amenities. The staff members were very helpful they have greeted us very politely each time and have sorted all our problems. We have also visited the Naina Devi temple and the Naini Lake which is close to the hotel. The hotel was an excellent stay and recommended for family holidays. All thanks to Thrillophilia for providing us the discounted stays with activities.
22 March 2021
We would like to thank Thrillophilia for the amazing photos. The photographer was very professional and suggested various poses. Thanks for making our trip memorable!
09 January 2021
An amazing trip to the Lakes of and around Nainital. Support received was amazing and the operator was friendly, safe and informative. The car was clean and sanitized and gave a comfortable experience.
11 January 2020
Rupinder Nambeesan The Earl's Court
Had a great time at the resort with guided nature walk which was complimentary with this package. We had a lot of fun at this property. Very satisfied with overall experience, from booking to check out.
21 November 2019
Swarnalata Iyengar The Earl's Court
We arrived the resort around 11 am but the rooms were available at 2 PM and we do not wanted to waste our time so have kept our luggage and went for sightseeing. The lake was around 2 km from the resort. It was a picturesque view with greenery everywhere enough to take our tiredness away. Back to the resort for relaxing. The heritage room had a good view of the hills and has a large open space in the children's park. Thanks to Thrillophilia for great deals with discounted offers with hassle free check-in and check out.
17 November 2019
This is the best property you'll come across in Nainital. It suits every kind of travel perfectly. Whether it is solo, couple or family. The best part about the property is the hospitality and friendliness of the staff. Bonfire with evening snacks has made our evening. A must-visit resort. Will highly recommended.

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