Nainital is a popular hill station in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.If you are planning a trip to nainital few handful tips might be useful ,which can reduce your budget .
Travel -You can reach Nainital via road or train ( till Kathgodam or Haldwani),from here you can reach nainital via taxi.
Tip-Always go for shared taxi which will cost you rs 200/- pr couple if 2 couple share a taxi.
Hotels –Most of the hotels are located on Mall Road ,but they are expensive ranging from Rs 2000-5000 ,as in nainital every thing is at walking distance ,choose hotel apart from mall road as in Rs 500-2000 range you can get decent hotel.
Food- If you want to have good food at nominal rates, site around Naina devi Temple has many roadside food stalls which offer you variety clean foods at cheaper price Rs100-150 for two.
Entrance Fees: Parking Fee is Rs.100. Nainital Toll Fee is Rs.100.
Zoo Charges(closed on monday)-Adult-Rs 50,
Professional Video Camera Fee -Rs 200
Boating Fees: Gondola Ride is Rs.210. Pedal Boat is Rs.150 per hour. Nainital Boat Club will charge Rs.500.
Visiting Time: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Duration of Visit: 90 to 120
Traffic Rules at The MALL in month of May,June & October.
Prohibition -Heavy Vehicle-8am to 10:30am & 2:30 to 10:30pm/Light Vehicle-6pm to 10pm , these timing are to be noted for people travelling by thier own vehicle as parking can problem during this period.
Naini Devi Temple
Nainital Boat Club
Gurudwara Shri Singh Sabha
Snow View Point
Best way to return from Nainital is by A/C bus which you can book from many bus operator there itself ,they provide you taxi facility from nainital to kathgodam from where bus takes off all inclusive(1200 pr person from nainital to delhi) ,means you can save your Rs 200-400 taxi fare .
Friends these are few travel tips which can be cost saving at times in nainital ,and hope these might help you in planning your travel.