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Bhimtal Lake, Bhimtal

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The largest lake in the Kumaon region, Bhimtal Lake features an island in the middle, which boasts an aquarium of local marine life. Created by a dam in the 1880s, this body of water provides clean drinking water to the local population and serves as a recreational hotspot for tourists. Keep your eyes peeled for barking deer and pheasants as you explore the area, and for a little history, look for a 17th-century temple on the banks of the lake. Add Bhimtal Lake to your Bhimtal travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Bhimtal vacation trip planner.
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  • This is among the beautiful lakes in Nainital. Surroundings are beautiful. Lake is quite big. We did boating..Nice experience. There is an aquarium on the island though we skipped. View from the lake ...  more »
  • We went for boating on the lake.They took us to the museum and then dropped back near our hotel.Wonderful experience!  more »
  • The place is very peaceful. You can clearly hear the chirping of birds and indulge yourself in nature. This is much cleaner than other Tals (lakes) and pretty simpler to hire boats. The boat operator ...  more »