Mountain Club Bhimtal
one of the largest lake around Nainital named after Bhima, the
Mahabharat character. It has a island in the center approached
only by a boat and also has a restaurant there. A gaggle of ducks
has made the lake their home and give company to the lake visitor.
Bhimtal is much less crowded than Nainital and the lake, Bhimtal
is much cleaner than it's better known counterpart Nainital.
Bhimtal though is at a lower height than Nainital.
is just 25 km from Nainital or can be reached directly from Delhi
in 6-7 hrs. Bhimtal is situated at an altitude of 1200 m so is
slightly on the warmer side in mid June, but makes for an all year
round destination. For recreation one can do boating at the lake
or explore the surrounding jungle on foot. It can also be made as
a center for exploring the surrounding lakes. There is a large
Victorian dam at one end of the Bhimtal lake and terraced flower
gardens can be found on either side. Next to the dam is the
Bhimkeshwar temple dedicated to Bhim. There is also the Godhakhal
Temple 3 km from Bhimtal. Another interesting place in Bhimtal is
The Museum of Folk Culture (Lok Sanskriti Sangrahalaya) housing
collections of folk paintings and ancient
wooden artifacts. Bhimtal makes for an interesting off beat
destination both for the family and corporate traveler. You
can also visit Naukuchiatal,
a beautiful lake, just 5 km from Bhimtal.
12 acre of greens the Country Inn resort offers a blend of
luxurious resort facilities and comfort of a home away from home.
It provides a combination of cottages and apartments teeming with
style and comfort. The resort is situated at about 2 km from the
Bhimtal & 16 km from Nainital. It has large open area with
greenery all around. It can be easily adjudged the best
resort of the region.
There is an indoor swimming pool for a cool dip, health spa to
sweat it out and other facilities like badminton, tennis,
billiards, table tennis and play area for children along with a
mini theater. One can also enjoy steam, sauna, Jacuzzi and
ayurvedic massage here.
Facilities Available for up to 200 pax.
is ideal for families, training programmes for it's beautiful open
areas, conferences for good conference hall and quiet surroundings
and leisure trips for various activities that can be arranged.