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. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Nainital trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • This place is must visit in Nainital. We could able to ride Tiffin top by Horse riding, which is very much adventurous. On the way we halted on the place named 'lands end'. The place Tiffin top is lik...  more »
  • A great place to view, but be careful of the horses you choose. We have taken 2 horses for each of us. initially two persons came to guard each horse, but when we went for a mile distnace the person t...  more »
  • Good three hour walk up to Tiffin Top, views were superb of the lake & Himalayan foothills. Plenty of black faced monkeys en route, avoid & discourage eye contact. Walk winds it way up from the lake q...  more »
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  • Mind blowing!! Enjoy the horse ride priced at fixed very reasonable rate to and from tiffin top.. Highest peak one can go to to fall in love with hills. Path leading to and from gives you real feel of jungle safari!!
  • Landscape view of full city and lake. Awesome experience. There is Maggie point at top.
  • Outstanding View of Nainital From Here....!!If you Didn't watch beauty of Nature from here...Your trip of Nainital is waste...As I Experienced.
  • It is located at the top of mountain. They have service of Horse riding. The guide facility available with horse riding. You will see bird eye view of lake and mountain ranges from top.
  • Lovely weather.... lovely scenery.... good people...short trek

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Where to stay in Nainital

Nainital boasts a good number of accommodations, with the popular hill station combining the old and the new, the upmarket and the simple across its slopes. Many of the more refined options occupy commanding positions by the lake, or use height to their advantage, gaining extensive, postcard-worthy views up the hill to the northwest. Mall Road remains the place to look for the majority of accommodations in town, with a fair set of hotels, homestays, and guesthouses.
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