Category Natural / Scenic beauty

It is about 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 having beautiful aquarium . 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 & Janglia Gaon while the another one goes to Kathgodam 21 Kms from here.

How to Reach:

By Air

58 KM from Pantnagar Airport.

By Train

22 KM from Kathgodam Railway Station.

By Road

Bhimtal is 22 KM from Nainital and 11 KM from Bhowali. Its distance is 28 KM from Haldwani.