Naina peak is the highest peak of the town , at an altitude of 2611 mts. and at a distance of 6 Kms from the town. It commands an entrancing view of sparkling snow laden Himalayas from Bandar Punch in west to Api and Nari peaks of Nepal in the east , a full Himalayan range in one side and a birds eye view of the lake city of Nainital in its full grandeur on the other. With a pair of binoculars a good panorama of the tract surrounding Nainital is obtained . Pony or Horses can be hired to visit this peak either from Snow view or from Mallital.
NAINA PEAK previously known as CHINA PEAK
Naina Peak:- An altitude of 2,615 m (8,579 ft).The highest peak of Nainital provides a challenge to the most avid trekkers.Situated about 6 kms(4 miles)from Mallital.Naina Peak is known for its splendid Bird's eye view of the town, the Himalayas and also the vast expanses of the Terai regions of Kumaon.
The road to Naina Peak leads to a pleasant forest of vibrant rhododendrons, soaring deodars and cypresses.Naina Peak offers inviting views of the surrounding landscape.Nature at its best is the right word to describe this magnificient peak. One can have 360 degree view of the snow-cloaked Himalayan peaks flanking the rolling vistas below.
Naina Peak is a quiet place from where the Nanda Devi peak and the mountains on the Tibet border can be viewed.It is a bliss for people who love walking.One can go for long walks, breath fresh air and enjoy the scenic beauty.If visiting here Do Not forget to take your own picnic basket because there is no place for eating here.You Can Visit This Place On Foot Or By Horse back.