Sariyatal in Khurpatal
In the cool suburbanarea of the lake city, lays a jade green lake called Sariyatal which hasemerged as a popular tourist spot in the recent times. Sariyatal ‘an Icy cool lake in the Arresting Nainital’, the plush surroundings, immense quitude and sultry winds that surpass here make this place irresistible for the love birds to flutter. Ideal for honeymooners, couples, nature lovers and students. Sariyatal is bestowed with the thick herbage and strikingly magnificent backdrop that is perfect for photography.
Why you should wander at Sariyatal?
Sometimes referred to as ‘Sariyatal’, the Sariyatal has a boutique park for the kids to dirt off on a sunny day. This almost heart-shaped lake beams with life when the first ray of the sun hits its tranquil waters, making the moment glued to your fond memories. Sariyatal is also famous for the Himalayan Botanical Garden, a premier centre for the scientists and botanists that is open for the visitors. Run by the Uttrakhand Forest Department, the Himalayan Botanical Garden situated on the lake side features a butterfly park, library, herbarium, fermery and an auditorium. By paying a minimal fee of Rs. 20, you can see the Orchidarium, Herbarium, Thunia Alba Orchid, Geodesic Dome, Waterfalls along with several rare and endagered native plant species thriving at the Botanical Garden.
How to Reach Sariyatal:
Sariyatal is located at a favourable distance of 2km from khurpatal, on the way to Kaladhuni. The travellers can take the Delhi to Nianital bus from ISBT Anand Vihar. Sariyatal is only 8kms away from the Nainital Bus Stand, from where you can hire a taxi to reach the lakeside. Kathodgam railway station at 33km is the nearest railhead. Pantnagar airport at 67km away is the closest airport to the lake. Taxis to Sariyatal is easily available from this airport.