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 is one of the best place for picnic along with family. Awesome view of Nainital is visible from here. very beautiful green and calm environment and we felt as if we are enjoying in the lap of nat...  more »
  • It's a must visit who loves adventure . As the entire trip is through horse and the top view of Himalayas mountain is just amazing . Once journey of nainital is incomplete without going to this place ...  more »
  • This is good spot for viewing Himalayan ranges but it is very risky and difficult to reach this spot. You have to trek or take a horse to reach here. Both are very difficult and risky. Not at all safe...  more »
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  • Kids will enjoy. Don't go for horse ride. Trek on your own. They charge 750 for 2 hours. U can save your money and loose your fat if u trek. Those who can't walk can use horse. Pay them 100 extra at end
  • Must visit. Beautiful view. Do try the view using the telescope there.
  • cool place to visit , situated at high altitude to reach there you have to trek which gives immense pleasure..
  • Nice trucking to do... Best in early morning... The way is set ready for travellers ... The climate matters for your Himalaya Visibility...
  • Good views and place From here, the whole Nainital looks. Very good place. Nice ride here by horse riding. You can see the entire Nainital through the telescope here. Sara Nainital looks from here. It looks like you are standing at the top of the top, looking at Nainital. Naini jheel view clearly shows thisą„¤ I liked riding too Just one thing was wrong, I posed some photos on it, which the photographer had posted to post and for money by post. Did not send photos and later raised calls

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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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