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Nainital , Uttarakhand

With 500 species of resident and migratory birds, 20 species of mammals, over 525 species of butterflies and over 11,000 species of moths, beetles, bugs and other insects, Sattal is one of the best places to visit in the Himalayas. Sattal literally means seven lakes and it is the name of the interconnecting waterbodies that lie very close to the town of Bhimtal in the Nainital district. Located in a backdrop of the pine forests that grow along the Himalayan ranges, there are very few place in the country that offer you a vista that is as beautiful as Sattal is. This is the perfect place for the adventure seekers. Located at 4000 ft , this place gives you the perfect opportunity to realise your wishes and trek along the Himalayan ranges and right next to the lakes. These lakes are centres of pristine beauty and they fill your heart with joy with their rippling water. There is a rich butterfly museum built by Frederic Smetacek at Jones Estate in Sattal which , coupled with the lake make you feel you are in a place which cannot be touched by any violence of the stress of your usual life. his Christian Ashram is situated on the banks of Sattal lakes, on a former tea estate. St. John's Church is part of this ashram and showcases a mixed colonial architecture. This is a place that will promise to offer you peace and nothing but. This is the ultimate gift that you can receive from this wonderful place and this place truly puts a smile on your face. Sattal is another wonder of the Himalayas which have already bestowed us some o fthe most gorgeous places on earth.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 6.0°C /44.0°F 164 mm 4291feet /km2 Feb-Nov Coming Soon

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