Located in the foothills of the Himalayas in the Kumaon Division of Uttaranchal- Haldwani is called the gateway of Kumaon. Named after "Haldu" tree, Haldwani has close proximity to some of the best hill stations of the country like Nainital, Bhimtal, Ranikhet, and Bhowali etc. All the major hill stations in Uttaranchal can be easily reached from here. Start your mountain expedition from the Foothills of the Himalayas-Haldwani by being a part of Haldwani Tours offered by Destination India Tourism through its online booking.
Situated in the Nainital District of Uttaranchal, Haldwani is the largest town in the district. It is an important commercial center as it is well connected with rail and road network. Henry Ramsay, the commissioner of Kumaon connected Nainital with Kathgodam (a satellite town of Haldwani) by road in 1882 and the first train arrived at Haldwani from Lucknow in 1884.
Destination India Tourism takes you on a Haldwani tour by offering online booking. A fair called Uttarayani is held here on 14th Jan every year. There are various temples in and around Haldwani, which are worth visiting. And for those who want to visit the nearby places Haldwani can be a good resting station, as there are many hotels and resorts for all budgets and pockets. Taxis and cars can be hired to visit the nearby places.
Places around Haldwani:
Nainital-one of the well-known hill stations is one-hour drive from Haldwani.
Bhimtal-has a lake with an island.
Bhowali- it is famous for Kainchi Devi Mandir
Corbett national park- Famous wildlife sanctuary Corbett National Park (in Ramnagar) is just a few kms. Away.
How to reach Haldwani?
By Air: nearest Airport is at Pantnagar
By Rail: nearest railhead is in Haldwani
By Road: connected to all major roads.
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