Tourists flock Nainital to view HimalayasJanuary 28th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul Goel
Nainital, Jan 28 (ANI): Large number of tourists throngs the Cheena (China) Peak, the highest mountain peak in Nainital, to feast their eye upon the enchanting view of snow covered Himalayas.
Tourists who visit Nainital, usually come to see the nine lakes and watch the view of snow peaked Himalayan mountains.
The excitement of watching the Himalayas with the help of binoculars and telescopes is increasing every day.
“This place is very beautiful. We are standing almost at the top of this mountain. We saw snow peaked mountains of Himalayas from this height which I think would be the China border. Also I saw temples situated on the other mountain peaks taken over by the Army and trees in the figures of tiger. This place is totally pollution free which is very rare in Mumbai,” said Namita, a tourist from Mumbai.
The tourist guides are also pleased to see the increasing enthusiasm among the tourists to view the Himalayas.
“From this ”Cheena peak” the view is very beautiful. From the tourism point of view, the popularity of this peak is increasing fast. Many crazy people come here to experience trekking, view the Himalayas and climb the highest mountain of Nainital.” said Anand Bisht, tourist guide.
Naina Peak also known as China or ”Cheena Peak” is the highest peak. From atop the peak, one can not only see a broad swath of the snow clad high Himalayas, but also obtain a panoramic view of Nainital town itself.
”Cheena Peak” is the highest mountain in Nainital, which is about 2295 meters above the sea level. Tourists climb up almost three kilometers to catch glimpse of Himalayan Mountains. (ANI)
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