Naukuchiatal literally means nine corner lake which is situated 5 km from Bhimtal at an elevation of 1,220mts above sea level covered with green forest. Naukuchiatal is the deepest amongst all the lakes in the Nainital region has Length of the lake is 983 m, breadth is 693 m and depth 40.3 m.
Naukuchiatal also offers different sports activities like paragliding, fishing, rowing, paddling or yachting.
BEST TIME TO VISIT-
The Weather of Naukuchiatal is pleasant and cooler. The temperatures in summers are between 25°C and 28°C from the month of March to end of June after that monsoon begins and remains till the mid of September. Winters are during October to February and the extreme cool temperatures go down to 0°C.
Naukuchiatal can be visited throughout the year. March –June, and September - November are the best time for tourists to visit the region as the climate is comfortable and perfect for sightseeing and nature walks.
Naukuchiatal is 2 km from Bhimtal. The local bus stand and taxi stand is situated near the Bhimtal dam. Bhimtal is 23 km from Kathgodam which is the nearest railway station.
The nearest airport is Pantnagar at a distance of 37 km.