Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), Nainital

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Enjoy a great view of the Himalayas, the countryside, and Nainital city from Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat), an observation point and a popular picnic spot on Ayarpatta Hill. Standing at 2,292 m (7,520 ft), the stonework bench at the station offers sweeping views of the hills with snow-capped peaks in the background. Built by a British colonel in memory of his wife Dorothy in 1936, the observation point offers inspirational views for painters and photographers. The trail to the top, which spans about 4 km (2.5 mi) from Nainital, meanders through rugged hills with lush greenery. Horseback rides can be arranged at Barrapathar, while more adventurous visitors can get their kicks with rope-sliding activities. Make Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat) a part of your Nainital vacation plans using our Nainital tourist route planner.
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  • Amazing trip... Going this time with family members also. Going to explore more in Holi weekend March 2017.  more »
  • Can b reached by a bumpy horse ride. Beware of the horse keepers. Rate is fixed at 700 rs. Tiffin top nd Dorothy seat are different places; one after another. Few adventures available. Famous schools ...  more »
  • Tiffin Top is a hilltop at a height of 2292 m and is around 6 km away from Mallital. Popularly known as Dorothy's Seat, this spot is dedicated to an English artist called Dorothy Kellet. I loved this ...  more »
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  • If you are a good trekker then must go or if you are intrested in horse riding then you can enjoy to pass some time after reaching the top,from there you can see the full view of Nainital city and some local boys arrange adventure activities,carry enough water and snacks on the top small stall charge too high price.Carry camera to capture some good memories. Bargain a lot with horse men,who ask for more money. Do not visit in rainy days.
  • Great view from the top of the valley. Most people go up by horses, if you are in the mood for a hike in the mountains, you can walk up too. Takes approx 1 hour to reach to Land's End, another hour to reach Tiffin Top/Dorothy's seat if you walk. You can walk down from Tiffin Top by another path will take you 45mins
  • Wonderful. Peaceful like heaven. What a scenery all around!!!
  • Nice point to feel nature and a great view of Himalayan Landscape.
  • We hired horses to go. Beautiful trek. Amazing views from the spot .