About Sattal

A group of seven fresh water lakes, a stash of nature's bounty and loads of migratory birds and panoramic vistas make this wonderful place called Sattal. A paradise for nature buffs and bird watchers, Sattal has mystery to it that makes it all the more charming and photographer's paradise. Situated in Kumaon Region at an elevation of 1370 m above the sea level, the area boasts of its cluster of seven interconnected lakes namely: Panna, Naldaymanti Tal, Ram, Sita, Lakshman, Bharat and Sukha Tal flanked by lush green cover of oaks and pines. With pleasant weather throughout the year, a visit to this destination away from the noise of cities is an experience not to be missed.

Place to must visit in Sattal


Places to Visit in Sattal

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Seven Lakes

As the name of the town justifies, Sattal is a fascinating cluster of seven interconnected lakes that are perched at an elevation of 1370 m above the sea level. The sources of water for these lakes are underground springs and are named after the Hindu mythological figures. The names of these lakes are: Ram Tal, Lakshman Tal, Sita Tal, Nal Damyanti Tal, Panna Tal, Purna Tal and Sukha Tal.

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Distance: 25 kms

Subhash Dhara

Subhash Dhara is a fresh water natural spring that lies bundled in the dense forest of oaks. It offers its visitors a sight to behold with its pristine clear water attracting tourists in large number.

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Trekking

With the terrain and views, that the area has, trekking is an enjoyable activity here.

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Fishing

Again, for a town known by its lakes, fishing is a popular activity in Sattal.

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Distance: 2 kms

Butterfly Museum

Butterfly Farm is a museum at John estate that will make you feel close to nature. Housing nearly 110 species of insect and over 2500 varied species of butterflies, the place is a paradise for nature buffs. This place serves as one of the major attraction of Sattal which was created by Federic Smetacek or the butterfly man.

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Distance: 2 kms

Bhimtal

Rested at a height of 1370m above the sea level and 3km from Sattal, Bhimtal is a place to lie down and relax amid the nature in its best form. Believed to be named after Bhima of Mahabharata, this area is spotted with temples lying amid the verdant mountains and a pristine blue lake. Bhimtal Lake with a small island in the middle adds charm to its picturesque surroundings.

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Distance: 20 kms

Methodist Ashram

Methodist Ashram is a place that displays the historic significance of the town as well as the colonial architectural wonder that it is. Created in year 1930 by a friend of Mahatma Gandhi, Stanley Jones, this monument marks the entry point of banks of beautiful Sattal. A St. Johns Church is located in the premises of the Arshram giving this place a feel of solitude and serenity.

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Distance: 25 kms

Kayaking

Kayaking can also be enjoyed in the town, amidst its lush greenery and charming lakes.

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Bird watching

Sattal is a bit of a paradise for bird watchers, given the lakes and the flora that nurture a rich diversity of fauna.

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Distance: 9 kms

Nainital

Nainital is a famous hill station which lies at merely a distance of 26 km from Sattal. It serves as an epicenter of various attractions and panoramic views attracting visitors in large numbers. Enriched in wide range of flora and fauna, one can himself/herself lost in its majestic backdrop of glistening Himalayas. It is also a great place for shopping, sightseeing with ever growing hotel industry.

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Boating

Given the number of lakes in the town, boating is a favorite.

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