Lake / Backwaters
#7 of 27 Places to Visit in Nainital
Distance (From Nainital Bus Station): 8 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 8 km from Tallital Bus Stand, Sariyatal is a small but beautiful lake located on Kaladungi Road in Nainital.
Sariyatal is among the numerous lakes of Kumaon range and is fed by a beautiful stream surrounded by lush green picturesque landscape. The water of the stream is very cold. This deep emerald lake is also referred as Sarita Tal.
Apart from the beautiful lake, Sariyatal is also famous for Himalayan Botanical Garden which is run by Forest Department. The Botanical Garden, spread over an area of 30 hectares, is a prominent center of study. It has a collection of several rare and endangered native plant species. This garden also has some major attractions which include an orchidarium, herbarium, Thunia Alba orchid, geodesic dome, waterfalls, etc.
Entry Ticket for Botanical Garden: Rs.20 per person.
Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM.