Naukuchiatal or the 'nine cornered lake' is situated in an enchanting valley with scenic splendors of nature. It is known for its silence and for the orchards and dense jungles that surround it. It is about 4km from Bhimtal. The lake is one of the most beautiful and cleanest lakes of Nainital. Apart from the boating and fishing on the lake, one can take a walk around the lake with loads of nature in form of flora and fauna to go along side you. One could also take off on a trek in the neighbouring hillside and enjoy the beauty of the nature.
The length of the Naukuchiatal lake is approximately 1km and it has depth of around 40mts at an altitude of 1200 m above sea level.
Naukuchiatal has pleasant weather all through the year. A belief is associated with Naukuchital lake, that whoever can see all the nine corners of the lake at one go with both feets on the ground, will attain the Nirvana.