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Bhimtal is a town and a nagar panchayat in Nainital district in the state of Uttarakhand, India, situated at an altitude of 1370 meters above sea level and is about 22 kilometers from Nainital. The major attraction in Bhimtal is the Bhimtal Lake, which has an island at its centre. Tourist can enjoy here boating in the lake, horse riding, mountain biking, hang gliding. Near the Bhimeshwar temple is one of the source of river Gargi known as Gola Nadi in the region and originates from Garg Parvat or village Gagar in Nainital District.
About 2 km from Bhimtal is Nal Damyanti Tal, a small natural lake. About 5 km from Bhimtal is the famous group of lakes known as Sattal, which is a place of attraction for nature lovers. Clear water of lakes surrounded by thick forest and voice of birds is a wonderful experience. Hill near the lake known as Hidimba Parvat. It gets its name from demon Hidimba of Mahabharata. Vankhandi Maharaj, a monk and environmentalist lives on the hill now, and has created a sanctuary for the wild animals around the hill. The area is known as Vankhandi Ashram.

How to Reach Bhimtal?

The town is 22 Km from Nainital and 11km from Bhowali. The local bus stand and taxi stand is situated near the dam. One road from Bhimtal leaves for Naukuchiatal, while the other one goes to Kathgodam, 21km away.
Connectivity is available from Indian Rail up to Kathgodam and from Kathgodam by road with taxis readily available. The nearest airport is PantNagar at a distance of 35km.

By Plane
The nearest airport to Bhimtal is Pant Nagar Airport, which is located around 58 km away. From the airport, you can hire a taxi in order to reach Bhimtal. The Pantnagar airport which is a minor domestic airport. This minor airport is connected with the airlines from all over India. Tourists can land at this place and can later get local buses or hire a taxi to reach Bhimtal smoothly. The buses are quite comfortable and luxurious.

By Road
Bhimtal is well-connected to major cities and towns of Uttarakhand via motorable roads. Buses from ISBT Anand Vihar, New Delhi, are available to Kathgodam and Nainital. Taxis to Bhimtal are also easily available from Almora, Nainital and Kathgodam. People can take buses for Kathgodam and Nainital to reach the place smoothly. After reaching the nearest bus stand people can take taxis to reach Bhimtal comfortably. Delhi (298km), Nainital (47km), Kathgodam (22km), Haldwani (29km) and Almora (60km) can be travelled to from Bhimtal by road.

By Train
The Nearest Railway station to Bhimtal is Kathgodam. The railway station is located at a distance of 30 km from Bhimtal. The railhead is well connected with Kathgodam from all over India. Taxis and buses are easily available outside the station, bound for Bhimtal.

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