Snow View Point, Nainital
Snow View Point is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Nainital. Standing at an altitude of 2270 metres above sea level, this point offers you breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains all around. The Himalayan ranges stand tall all around Nainital. If you want to see the panoramic views of the Himalayas, you should not miss going to this point. After reaching this point, you will see all the three peaks, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, and Trishul together.
For the ease and convenience of tourists, a massive pair of binoculars have been installed at the point. You can see the mighty Himalayas using these binoculars. These binoculars allow you to view the mountain ranges very carefully.
Apart from enjoying the views of the mountain ranges covered with snow, you can also indulge in some fun activities here. There are several game shops and stalls all along the way. You can enjoy them. You will also find shops selling Maggi and other things that you can relish on your way to the Snow Point.
How to reach
One of the best ways to reach this point is through the ropeway that runs from Mallital to Snow Point. One of the benefits of choosing to commute by cable car is that you get to view the great Himalayan ranges. You also get to see the entire Nainital from the top, including the beautiful Naini Lake and the Mall Road. Kathgodam is the nearest railway station to reach Nainital.
Best time to visit
If you want to enjoy the unobstructed views of Himalayas, you should visit Nainital during summers. During this time, the skies are clear, and you get to see the snow-capped peaks. Monsoon is not the best season to visit Nainital because you won’t be able to see the views.