Naina Peak was previously known as China Peak or Cheena Peak. At an altitude of 2,615 m (8,579 ft), it is the highest peak of Nainital and provides a challenge to the most avid trekkers. Naina Peak is situated at about 6 kms from Mallital.
Naina Peak is known for its splendid Bird's eye view of the town, the Himalayas and also the vast expanses of the Terai regions of Kumaon. The road to Naina Peak leads to a pleasant forest of vibrant rhododendrons, soaring deodars and cypresses. Naina Peak offers inviting views of the surrounding landscape. Nature at its best is the right word to describe this magnificent peak. One can have 360 degree view of the snow-cloaked Himalayan peaks flanking the rolling vistas below.
Naina Peak is a quiet place from where the Nanda Devi peak and the mountains on the Tibet border can be viewed. It is heaven for people who love walking. One can go for long walks, breath fresh air and enjoy the scenic beauty. If visiting here do not forget to take your own picnic basket because there is no place for eating here. There is no hotel or restaurant on the top so carry food and water along with you.
Please Note :- It is to be kept in mind that Naina Peak is meant only for pedestrians.