Heavenly Beautiful-Lake Shayamtal

Major attractions in Tanakpur

Tanakpur Travel Guide

Shayamtal forms resting and relaxing point of large number of tourists who are nature lover. The lake is provides serene and calm ambience surrounded by lofty mountains and emerald settings of Mother Nature that help in deriving inner peace. One of the popular activities at this lake is fishing. Many people do fishing here and spend quality time observing the beauty bestowed on the Earth.

Swami Vivekananda Ashram located along the shoreline saw its inception in the year 1913 by Swami Vivekananda ji. Presently, there are two main bodies namely- Swami Vivekananda Ashram and Sri Ramakrishna Seva Ashram that work here to provide medical aid to the poor and needy people here. Ultimate intention of Swami Vivekananda ji was to work for the well being of others. The area around the Ashram is visited by the tourists largely due to the remnants of the Chand dynasty. It also offers rare sights to big stones and epic carving of Pandavas of Mahabharata period.

The weather in Shayamtal is extremely salubrious during the summers but winters are very cold. It is strictly suggested to carry woolens in winters.

How to Arrive at Shayamtal Tanakpur
Tourist can book a taxi or a car from Tanakpur to arrive at Shayamtal. Distance between Shayamtal and Tanakpur is 27kms. The place is well-developed and has robust connection of motorable roads.

• Nearest railway station to Shayamtal is Tanakpur-27kms
• Nearest airport in Uttarakhand is Pantnagar-141kms
• Nearest airport in Delhi is IGI airport-369kms


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