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NAINITAL(CITY OF LAKES) Located in Kumaon region Uttarakhand. Nainital, it is referred to within the ‘Manas Khand’ of the ‘Skanda Purana’ because of the Tri-Rishi-Sarovar, the lake of the three sages, Atri, Pulastya, and Pulaha who were reputed to possess arrived here on pilgrimage and penitence. The presence of no water to quench their thirst dug a hole and siphoned water into it from the sacred Mansarovar lake in Tibet. According to most recent historical records, Nainital was discovered by a British sugar merchant P. Barron in 1839. Nainital is one of the foremost beautiful hill stations in North India. Surrounded by mountains on three sides Nainital is found around the beautiful lake Naini Tal. This lake resort is situated at a height of 1,939 meters. There are many legends associated with the place. Nainital, it's derived its name from the Goddess Naina while the opposite legend says that when the Goddess Sati lost her eyes, she was being carried by Lord Shiva and a

Jim Corbett National Park

JIM CORBETT (AN ADVENTURE'S JUNGLE ADVENTURE) Land of beauty and incredible contrast It is located in the rugged Himalayan foothills in the districts of Almora, Nanital, and Paurigharpal of Uttarakhand state of India.   It was established in the year 1936 as Hailey National Park (to protect the endangered Bengal Tigers) on behalf of Governor of the United Province (now U.P) Sir Malcolm Hailey, again in 1952 it is named as Ramganga National Park and finally in 1957 it is named as Jim Corbett National park. it is named after great British tracker, hunter and poacher who hunt for man-eating tigers and leopards. Corbett National Park has 110 species of trees, 51 species of shrubs and over 33 species of grass. Area:-1288.36sq km It is Indias oldest and richest treasure. There are no boundaries and borders. The presence of otters in ram Ganga river clearly signifies that the water is free from pollution. Ram Ganga river is the home of descendants of prehistoric reptile