Exciting Experiences in Bhimtal

Bhimtal has an array of exciting experiences to offer. Here is an itinerary highlighting the very best places for you to explore during your stay at Fishermen’s Lodge in Bhimtal.

Boating on Bhimtal Lake

Boating on Bhimtal lake is very popular. Enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and the lush greenery around, as you float along the emerald waters of the lake.

Bhimtal Lake Aquarium

Bhimtal Lake Aquarium

Located at the centre of the lake in Bhimtal, this aquarium is home to fishes from countries like South Africa, Mexico, and many others. It even has marine clownfishes. Being surrounded by the lake on all sides further adds to the appeal of the aquarium.


Located at a distance of 3 km from Bhimtal Lake, the Stargate Observatory offers astronomy shows, educational programmes and celestial programmes, astrograph workshops and audio-visual night shows.

Star Gazing

Paragliding in Bhimtal

Bhimtal is very popular for paragliding. The experience starts near Bhimtal Lake, a spot that can be reached after an easy trek of around 15 minutes. Soar like an eagle towards Naukuchiatal and enjoy stunning bird's eye views of the magnificent valley.

Victoria Dam

Victoria Dam is one of the most breathtaking picnic spots located on the banks of Bhimtal Lake. Reaching a height of 40 ft. along with flower gardens on either side, this spot attracts thousands of tourists every year.

Victoria Dam
Hidimba Parvat -Vankhandi Ashram

Hidimba Parvat/Vankhandi Ashram

Hidimba Parvat is a lush green beautiful hill situated 5 km from Bhimtal. The name of this valley originated from Hidimba, wife of Bhima from the famous epic Mahabharata. This parvat is also the house of Vankhandi Ashram.

Butterfly Research Centre

The Butterfly Research Centre in Bhimtal houses the fourth largest reference collection of butterflies and moths in India. The largest insect in the world, largest Indian butterfly, the most beautiful moth in the world, owl butterflies, leaf butterflies, etc. are some of the prominent attractions in the collection.

Butterfly Research Centre