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Naina Peak, Nainital

Naina Devi Peak provides a trekking route full of adventures to the trekkers and mountaineers who come from all over the country to trek to the peak. The path to the peak is full of Rhododendron forests, Deodars and Cypresses. One can see the Tibet Border, Nanda Devi Peak, 360 degree view of the Himalayas, eagle view of Nainital Lake and Khurpatal Kaladungi region view on the other side. 
The trek is challenging and is a major attraction for adventure seekers and photographers. The breathtaking view from the peak is a treat to Nature Lovers. One has to trek the distance from Tallital which is at a distance of 6 kilometres from the peak or getting here by Horse ride is also an option. Sill it is suggested that people who have problems in their legs should avoid going here. There are no shops so one must carry things like water bottles, raincoats, a light woollen sweater, some food and a Binocular. All the essential things related to trekking must be carried. There is no provision for a stay at the peak.


History:
The peak was named China Peak by a Sadhu who once lived at the peak. According to the Legends, it was said that one can see The Great Wall of China from the Naina. This is certainly not true but the other name of this peak, i.e. China Peak seems to be derived from this fact.

How to Reach

One has to walk or can hire a Horse or a pony to reach the hilltop from Tallital which is at a distance of about 6 kilometres.