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About Bhimtal

Bhimtal is a town in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It is a beautiful lake city that boasts about its ancient culture, history and tourist attractions. Nainital, Haldwani, Almora and Nagla are some of the nearby cities from here.

Geography of Bhimtal

Bhimtal is located at geographical coordinates of 29.35°N and 79.5667°E with an average elevation of 1,370 meters above sea level. It is located 23 KM from the district headquarters of Nainital and 300 KM from the state capital of Dehradun. The city is well connected to nearby cities with different means of transport. One can easily find frequent bus services operating here on different routes. Kathgodam railway station is the nearest one from here located at a distance of 21 KM. Pantnagar airport is the nearest one from here located at a distance of 55 KM.

History and Culture of Bhimtal

Bhimtal is an ancient town that gets its name from Bhima of Mahabharata. It is believed that Bhima visited here and there are many ancient temples that exist here. In fact Bhimtal is older than the city of Nainital. The famous Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple located here is believed to be built in 17th century. Hindi is the local language spoken here.  As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 7,722 people. The city has a literacy rate of 93.67 percent.

Tourism in Bhimtal

Bhimtal attracts tourists from all over due to multiple places of interest here. The famous Bhimtal Lake located here has an island at its center. Nal Damyanti Tal is another famous and sacred place located 2 KM from Bhimtal. It is believed that the palace of famous king Nala drowned in this lake. Around 5 KM from Bhimtal is located a group of lakes called Sattal which is one of the most popular places among nature lovers. There is a hill near this lake known as Hidimba Parvat, which derives its names from Hidimba of Mahabharata. The famous and ancient Bhimeshwar Temple is located here and visited by thousands of tourists. Sayad Baba ki mazar is another popular place located here that is visited by people from nearby areas every Thursday for worship.

Hotels near Bhimtal

Hotel Neelesh Inn
Address: Near Bhimtal Lake, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 074099 63365

Mountain Club
Address: June State Rd, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 094111 07939

Hotel Harshikhar
Address: Bhowali-Bhimtal-Haldwani Rd, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 05942 247 884

The Fern Hillside Resort

Address: 69, June Estate, Bhowali Range, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 094103 47008

Hotel Lake Inn
Address: Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 078306 36309

The Watergate Hotel

Address: Bhowali-Bhimtal-Haldwani Rd, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 05942 247 640

Tag Resorts Lavanya
Address: TRC Road , Joon State , Tallital Road, Bhimtal, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 074000 20002

Rosewood Retreat

Address: 3, TRH Road, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136

Restaurants in Bhimtal

Machan Restaurant
Address: Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 05942 248 055

Lovely Family Restaurant
Address: Bhimtal Rd, near Midway Bar, Malla, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136

Double Burner - Cafe and Restaurant
Address: Block Road Market, opposite Khan Complex, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136

Singh's Restaurant
Address: Kutani, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 088594 34472

The Bliss Restaurant
Address: Mehragaon Bhowali Bhimtal road, near bpcl petrol pump, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 088992 60705

Variety Restaurant
Address: Tikonia, beside Nainital Bank, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 05942 247 205

Rituraj Vegetarian Restaurant
Address: Naukuchiatal Rd, Daa, Sanguri Gaon, Uttarakhand 263136

Village Hut Villa Restaurant
Address: Tiraha, Kutani, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136

The Heera's Family Restaurant
Address: Bhowali-Bhimtal-Haldwani Road NEAR BIRLA COLLEGE., Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 097601 20548

Healthcare in Bhimtal

Bhimtal with robust healthcare services is home to many well qualified doctors. Today there is no dearth of experienced doctors in Bhimtal. Thanks to the services of these professionals who can treat you in best possible manner. Believe it today patients from across the region and nearby regions sought their treatments for various health problems and disorders. Here is a list of hospitals in Bhimtal with their contact details.
Veterinary Hospital
Address: Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136

Krishna Health Centre
Address: Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136

Shree Dev Dental Hospital
Address: Mahragaon Chauhan Ghat, Uttarakhand 263136

Kumaon Pathology Lab

Address: Bhowali - Bhimtal Rd, Bhowali, Sukha, Uttarakhand 263132
Phone: 090127 08558

B.D Pandey Hospital
Address: Mall Rd, Bara Bazar, Mallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263001
Phone: 05942 235 012

Ramsay Hospital
Address: Ramsay Hospital Rd, Tallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263002

Narottam Sharda Ayurvedic Charitable Hospital
Address: Kathgodam, Haldwani, Uttarakhand 263126

Chemists in Bhimtal

Raja Medical Store
Address: Tallital, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand 263136
Phone: 094123 51977

Gaurav Medical Store
Address: Mahragaon Chauhan Ghat, Uttarakhand 263136

Balaji Medical Store
Address: Bharatpur, Uttarakhand 263136

Jan Aushadhi Store
Address: Nainital Road, Near Kotwali, Bhowali, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263132
Phone: 094120 84083

General Medical Store
Address: Haldwani - Bhowali Rd, Bhowali, Bhawanipur, Uttarakhand 263132
Phone: 097593 65999

Shivalik Medical Store
Address: Bhowali-Ramgarh Rd, Bhowali, Sukha, Uttarakhand 263132
Phone: 093597 68537