Khurpa Taal / Khurpatal - History, Timings & Entry Fee

Lake / Backwaters

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Distance (From Nainital Bus Station): 11 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Place Location: In The Khurpatal Area

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 11 km from Tallital Bus Stand, Khurpa Taal is a beautiful lake located in the Khurpatal area on the outskirts of Nainital hill station. Situated on the Bajpur - Kaladgungi Road, this is one of the gorgeous lakes in Uttarakhand and among the top places to visit as part of Nainital Tour Packages.

Situated at an altitude of 1635 m, Khurpa Taal is one of the most picturesque places near Nainital. The lake is known for its pleasant climate and crystal clear water. Nestled amidst the tall trees and high hills, this emerald green lake is the best tourist place for those who wish to stay away from hustle and bustle of Nainital and want to spend some quiet moments amid nature as it is less crowded. Unexploited by tourists, the lake is a secret haven replete with bounteous nature.

Surrounded by terraced fields, the lake is also considered ideal for fishing owing to its crystal clear waters and abundance of freshwater fish. Tourists can enjoy boating on the lake along with family and friends. Undulating hills and tall trees encompass the lake on all sides and provide picture-perfect backdrops for beautiful snapshots, especially during sunrise as the lake glistens like a diamond when the rays of the sun fall on it.

Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM

Entry: Free