Explore the best things to do in Bhimtal when you are planning to enhance your itinerary with some of the most promising experiences. Enjoy stargazing at the Starscapes Observatory or learn about the moon, planets and galaxies at the Space and Astronomy Museum. The scenic locales of Bhimtal call out to all the nature lovers to spend a day picnicking beside the lake with their loved ones.

The popular activities to do in Bhimtal let you explore the most refreshing experiences if you are an adventure seeker as there are activities like camping, trekking, fishing etc. Tourists also go paragliding in Naukuchiatal to see the bird’s eye view of the mountains and hiking at Bhimtal Lake Forest to admire the glory of nature. A sightseeing tour can also be enjoyed in Bhimtal where you get to explore places like Bhimtal Lake, Hanuman Garhi, Bhimeshwar Mahadev Mandir etc.

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Paragliding In Bhimtal
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Activity Location: BhimtalParagliding In BhimtalTimings: Winter Timings: 9:00 am to 4:00 pmSummer Timings: 7:00 am to 6:00 pmAbout Paragliding In Bhimtal:Apart from being one of the beautiful towns of Uttarakhand, Bhimtal is also famous for one of the most sought adventure activities: Paragliding. At a soaring height of about 1370m, Bhimtal has become the tempting destination for all paragliding enthusiasts coming to Uttarakhand.NOTE: People allowed to do the activity should be weighing between 20kg to 95kg

34 Ratings


34 Ratings

₹ 3,100

₹ 2,000 per Adult

Water Zorbing in Bhimtal
Water Zorbing in Bhimtal


Activity Location: Bhimtal, Nainital, UttarakhandDuration: 15 minutesWater Zorbing Timings: 08:00 AM - 06:00 PMBhimtal is one of the must visit site for all the travelers who comes to Nainital. Being the biggest lake in the Kumaon region, it has many activities at the lake itself in accordance to the interest of the visitors like Boating, Kayaking and another fun activity: Water Zorbing.Water zorbing involves getting into a large inflatable ball that allows you to walk, run, jump and dance on the surface of water without getting wet. And doing all this at the Bhimtal Lake adds to the fun. With this package, this recreational activity can be enjoyed by anyone, from small kids to elder people and enjoy a great time rolling, jumping, tumbling and laughing inside the zorb balls. On site, a proper instructor will provide with all the necessary equipment and zorbing ball, and the activity will definately leave you in splits and will give you memories to cherish for future.If you are looking for some fun-Filled activity, then this activity is the perfect fit for you.How To Reach:The Zorbing site in Bhimtal is about 24 km away from Nainital and is easily accessible via public/private transportationNote:People who are above 10 years of age are allowed to participate in this activity.

37 Ratings


37 Ratings

₹ 400

₹ 300

Guided Tour around Bhimtal in Nainital
Guided Tour around Bhimtal in Nainital



About the Activity:Bhimtal is a town in Nainital district situated at an altitude of 1370 meters above sea level and is about 22 kilometers from Nainital. A famous hill station and tourists destination of India providing various activities and scenic spots for you to enjoy.Boating in the lake, horse riding, mountain biking, hang gliding are some of the activities which you can par take at your own expense.By renting a car along with a diver as a guide you can visit some of the major attractions and scenic spots in the vicinity in 8 hours.You will be picked up from your hotel in Bhimtal at your convenience.The quality and the services of the car will never be compromised, keeping you comfortable through out the trip.You can rent different kind of cars depending on the number of people like Alto, Wagon R, Sedan and Innova.
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28 Ratings


28 Ratings

₹ 2,245

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Atv Ride in Bhimtal
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Activity Location: BhimtalActivity Timings: 20 minutes; Between 10:00 AM - 6:00 PMAbout Atv Ride in Bhimtal:Get thrilled with an action-packed ATV ride experience in Bhimtal. Ride on the powerful 250, 350, 500CC to 550CC machines as per your choice for 3 km around a rugged dirt track. The ride will be pretty fun as the machines are fully automatic. This activity is a perfect escape for all the thrill-seekers who look forward to having fun. Enjoy the lush greens and scenic nature that you come across with this classic ATV ride in Bhimtal.

29 Ratings


29 Ratings

₹ 1,599

₹ 1,199 per Adult

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Starscapes Observatory, Bhimtal
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Activity Location: Bhimtal, UttarakhandActivity Timings: 5:00 AM to 11:00 PMAbout Starscapes Observatory, Bhimtal:The Starscapes observatory in Bhimtal is the second public observatory located under the clearer dark sky, amidst the town of seven famous lakes. Starscapes Observatory is the right place for people interested in interstellar movements, astronomy, learning about celestial bodies and kids' educational activities. Book your tickets to the Starscapes observatory in Bhimtal and enjoy gazing into the amazing night sky, understanding the space and the science behind their cycles & appearances.

25 Ratings


25 Ratings

₹ 499

₹ 350 per Adult

People Also Ask About Bhimtal Things To Do

  1. Which are the best things to do in Bhimtal?

    1. Boating at Bhimtal Lake : Experience the beauty of nature by boating in Bhimtal when you want to set the refresh button on your body and soul. One of the most tranquil activities to do in Bhimtal, boating here lets you witness the breathtaking beauty of Bhimtal lake which is blessed with the glory of nature. You can either opt for pedal boating or shikara boats with a rower. Watch the ripples of water as you brace forward in the clear blue waters of Bhimtal and make memories to remember for a lifetime. The timings for boating in Bhimtal lake is from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and the cost starts from INR 150 per person.

    2. Camping : A haven for camping lovers, Bhimtal is an excellent place for backpackers to retreat in the lap of nature and just forget the blaring noises of cities. Watch the birds, drink water straight from the fresh gurgling rivers and take endless strolls amidst the green jungles when you are camping in Bhimtal. Set up your tent, start a bonfire and gaze at the scintillating night sky during your camping experience. One of the most sought-after things to do in Bhimtal for those who are seeking solitude, camping is an experience which can be combined with many other organised activities like zip lining, rappelling, river rafting, boating, swimming, fishing, trekking etc. Camping in Bhimtal is also an ideal sport for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts vacationing in Bhimtal.

    3. Stargazing at Starscapes Observatory : Peek into the 8-inch computerised GoTo telescope at this private observatory to have a memorable guided tour of the night sky. One of the most unique things to do in Bhimtal, this activity is a great way to learn more about the moon, planets, galaxies and other objects in the universe. Shutterbugs will love the experience here as you also get to learn the night sky to do astrophotography. Visiting the Starscapes Observatory is an ideal place to indulge in stargazing, learn to make rockets and cameras and look at the sun without hurting your eyes. The experience is also enhanced by visiting the Space and Astronomy Museum which is located inside the observatory.
    4. Hiking around Bhimtal Lake Forest : If you love to explore nature by listening to its myriad sounds, and get lost in the woods to forget the cacophony of city life, then hiking in the Bhimtal Lake Forest is one of the ideal things to do in Bhimtal. A perfect getaway for all outdoor enthusiasts, this adventurous activity is a great way to catch sight of many migratory birds and capture them in your cameras. Hiking around the forest will not only help you burn some calories but also let you witness the mesmerising beauty of nature amidst the trees and mountains.
    5. Paragliding at Naukuchiatal : Soar high in the sky and behold a bird’s eye view of the mountains when you are paragliding in Naukuchiatal. One of the best things to do in Bhimtal for all adventure lovers, paragliding is an experience which will get you adrenaline rushing and give you memories for a lifetime. You get to fly like a bird and forget all your inhibitions as you float with the winds in the blue skies and witness the scenery that comprises lush green valleys and breathtaking mountains. Naukuchiatal is located just 4 kms away from Bhimtal and offers you this spectacular experience to have a memorable vacation.
    6. Enjoy Lakeside Picnic : Sit by the lake in Bhimtal and let nature enthral you with its scenic landscapes and the peaceful vibes. Often a popular spot to enjoy a meal with your friends and family, the lake in Bhimtal is famed among all picnickers to cherish a day out in the sun. One of the ideal things to do in Bhimtal on a warm sunny day is to enjoy a picnic in the backdrop of mountains, lay down in the grass and eat a hearty meal prepared with love. The activity is also a great way to help you relax and rejuvenate during your vacation after you are tired from all the sightseeing and tiresome hiking in the mountains.
    7. Go on Sightseeing tour Bhimtal : Enjoy the scenic locales of Bhimtal and soak in the serenity that surrounds this town on a sightseeing tour. One of the best activities to do in Bhimtal for all travellers, this experience is a great way to see all the top attractions like Bhimtal Lake, Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple, Hanuman Garhi etc. The sightseeing tour also allows you to indulge in other activities which incite your interest and enjoy a wholesome experience in Bhimtal for an entire day. The tour guide tells you about all the famous places and you can choose the vehicle which picks you up and drops you along with helping you to roam around in Bhimtal.

  2. Which is better: Bhimtal or Nainital?

    It is entirely a subjective choice when you have to choose between Bhimtal and Nainital. While Bhimtal is an ideal getaway to take a break from the crowds and enjoy a relaxed vacation in the lap of nature at a relaxed place, Nainital is an ideal place if you love to stay in the city, visit cafes and popular restaurants, do shopping and be conveniently placed to visit other places near Nainital.

  3. Which are the best places to eat in Bhimtal?

    1. Neelesh Inn: offers vegetarian meals made with Indian recipes.
    2. Embassy: offers vegetarian and vegan both options among Asian cuisines.
    3. Machan Restaurant: offers Asian, Chinese, and international cuisines with vegetarian and vegan options.
    4. Sakley's Restaurant & Pastry Shop: A cosy cafe offering vegetarian and vegan options in Asian cuisine.
    5. Sher-e-Punjab: offers North Indian cuisine with vegetarian and vegan options.
    6. Nanak Restaurant: offers Asian cuisine with vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.
    7. Southern Delight: offer southernern delights with vegetarian options.
    8. Chandni Chowk: famous for its desserts and breakfast items, this place offers vegetarian and vegan options.
    9. Italiano: offers Italian cuisine with vegetarian options available.
    10. Giannis Pure Veg: offers full Asian meals with vegetarian and vegan options.

  4. What is the best time to visit Bhimtal?

    The best time to visit Bhimtal is either from the month of March to June or from September to October. These months have the perfect weather to help you enjoy all the adventures outdoors and enjoy the cool breezes and pleasant sun while being in the lap of nature.

  5. How many days are enough for a Bhimtal trip?

    2 days and 1 night is ideal for a Bhimtal trip to visit all the prominent places and enjoy your favorite activities in a fun-filled manner with your loved ones.

Newly Added Bhimtal Experience
07 November 2019
Kumar Nambeesan Sambhal Luxury Homestay
We booked this homestay from Thrillophilia. I went on a trip with my family and we had a great time at the homestay. The food provided was delicious and the rooms were spacious and comfortable. The washrooms were well maintained. The staff was polite and friendly. The best part of the Thrillophilia package is that they don't just give stay but a lot of different activities and experiences were also included. We even went for boating and the bbq experience was amazing. Highly recommended!!
21 January 2020
Ujjwal Marar Mistletoe House Villa
This was one of the best family trip experience. We all went to Bhimtal for spending some quality time and booked this entire villa from Thrillophilia. The staff is helpful and polite and the rooms and bathrooms clean as were the linen. The villa was so beautiful and well maintained. The stay was perfect and everything was taken care of. Highly recommended!!
20 December 2019
Upendra Chattopadhyay Mistletoe House Villa
We booked this beautiful stay from Thrillophilia at the best online price available with instant booking confirmation. The resort is a beautiful property which gives you a very soothing feeling in between the greenery. The house stay is very comfortable and the staff is also very obliging. Do visit the Bhimtal lake the view is picturesque over there. You will not regret trying bird watching as you will come across a lot of varieties of various bird species at this place.
Booking with Thrillophilia was always smooth and affordable, professional staff, great crowd, the expereince on the air was something unexplainable.
Giriraaj Bandopadhyay Temple Tour in Bhimtal
The very nice temple tour was just a half-day tour but it was very fulfilling and satisfying. Thank you thrillophilia
19 February 2020
Kumuda Shah Jilling Terraces
This place is the most beautiful resort and it’s in the midst of all the forest and mountains if u want some time off from the hustle and bustle of life. Bhimtal Lake and Mahadev temple trip was memorable. The staff at the resort was helpful and have helped us with arranged of a taxi for sightseeing on request. Overall we enjoyed our stay.
17 December 2019
Aadidev Banerjee Jilling Terraces
A complete package of soothing nature view, vintage property, friendly staff and delicious cooked food. The complementary nature trail was good and the Panyali Trek was so adventurous. The guide was friendly and supportive. We enjoyed our 6 hours trek with him. Our stay in Kafal was also good. A must try property and to avail the stay with activities Thrillophilia is the best online platform with best deals and offers of stay along with the activities to have the best time at the resort.
19 December 2019
Property is very cozy, bathroom is well equipped and clean. The restaurant staff is very polite, and caring. Rooms are very spacious& clean.l with beautiful view. Staff is very friendly and food is good too. Situated in a peaceful location away from the crowds Nainital. Perfect place for rejuvenation.
17 January 2020
Resort has a beautiful scenic view and the staff was very helpful. We experienced activities like trekking and yoga session. Food was delicious and the stay was very comfortable. All thanks to Thrillophilia for discounted deals and instant booking confirmation on such short notice. Looking forward to trave with you again.
03 January 2020
Vishnu Dutta Sambhal Luxury Homestay
I went to Bhimtal with my friends and we booked this homestay. The stay is quite well maintained, the rooms are nice, even the washrooms were clean and hygienic. The staff at the stay is quite frienldy and cooperative. The food was amazing. There we experienced activities like boating and trekking. Overall it was an amazing experience. Highly recommended for everyone

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