Horse Riding Rates and View Points, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Barapatthar – The location where I saw hundreds of horses ready for various peak, view points and picnic spots. To be honest I due to short of time and rainy season skip the ride but as per display-board Waterfall, Khurpatal, Naina Peak(2610), Dorothy Seat(2292), Tiffin Top(2292), Himalaya Darshan(2270), Kilbury(2194), Lands End(2118), Tiger Top can be reached through horse riding.

Rate-List (as per display board):

  • Waterfall, Khurpatal to and fro – Rs. 600/-
  • Lands End, Tiger Top, Tiffin Top, Dorothy Seat – Rs. 400/-
  • Himalaya Darshan to and fro – Rs. 300/-
  • Kilbury to and fro – Rs. 800/-
  • Lands End to and fro – Rs. 200/-
  • China Peak to and fro – Rs. 600/-
  • One hour roaming around – Rs. 200/-
  • Full-Day horse riding charges – Rs. 1000/-

(Rs. 10/- to be paid extra for each said tour for samiti receipt)

Maybe next time during winter season I will try to visit Nainital again. As per experience close to rainy season Himalaya Darshan(view) is not possible but yes, at the same time visiting Naintal after few showers is lovely to watch, lovely to roam around.

Other than above mentioned view points there are few more Peak and Picnic Spots in Nainital situated at higher altitude such as:

  • Lariya Kanta – 2485
  • Camels Back – 2422
  • Hanumangarhi – 1950

(all above numbers are in meters)

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