at an altitude of 1,219 m, Naukuchiatal is picturesque lake. It has nine
corners and hence the name. 26 km away from Nainital,
Naukuchiatal attracts migratory birds, which makes it a bird
Located four kms to the north east of Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal is a haven for fishing enthusiasts. This is an area famous for its orchards. It was here that Rabindranath Tagore completed his collection of poems, Gitanjali, which won him the Nobel Prize.
Both Yachts and paddle-boats are available and this is a favourite spot for anglers. There are facilities for para gliding as well. For obtaining fishing permits, contact Fisheries Inspector, Bhimtal.