Nainital District is located in Kumaon Division, and is bounded on the north by the Almora District and on the south by the Udham Singh Nagar District. Haldwani is the largest town in the district. The headquarter is at Nainital.
The place "Nainital" was founded in the year 1841. by Mr. P. Barron, a European merchant when he got lost in the process of hunting. When he came to this place he got moved by the natural beauty and beautiful lakes. He was the first European to praise and popularize this land. In one of his writings he is seen to praise this land as: "It is by far the best site I have witnessed in the course of a 1,500 miles trek in the Himalayas". In 1862, Nainital officially became the "Summer Seat" of the North-Western Provinces.
|Language Spoken||Kumaoni, Hindi and English.|
|Clothing||Summer: Cottons/ light woolens|
Winter: Heavy Woolens
How to reach ?
|The nearest airport for Nainital is Pantnagar (71 kms)|
|Nearest rail head is Kathgodam (35 kms) connected to Lucknow, Agra, Delhi & Howrah.|
|Nainital is well connected by road.|