Bhimtal

About Bhimtal

Bhimtal in Uttarakhand, India, rests at 1370 meters above sea level, showcasing the captivating Bhimtal Lake with its central island. The climate is pleasant, ranging from 15 °C to 29 °C in summers and 4 °C to 18 °C in winters. The 17th-century Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple adds historical charm.

This town predates Nainital and might have a link to the ancient silk route. Explore attractions like Nal Damyanti Tal, Sattal lakes, and Hidimba Parvat with Vankhandi Ashram. Bhimtal is emerging as an astrotourism destination with plans for an observatory under the Vibrant Villages initiative.

Institutions like Vikas Bhawan and the Kumaun campus of Graphic Era Hill University contribute to Bhimtal’s educational landscape. As of 2011, the town had 7,722 residents with a commendable literacy rate of 93.67%, focusing on the Kumaoni language.

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