Khurpatal is situated at a height of about 5500 feet and the distance between Khurpatal and Nainital is only 10 kms. Many tourists stop here while going to the sunset point to get a glimpse of the picturesque bird’s eye-view of the lake. The drive from Nainital takes only 15-20 minutes and the Nainital Khurpatal Route is quite scenic and the road is absolutely fantastic.
The lake region of Nainital is known for many lakes like Naini Lake, Naukuchiatal, Sattal and Bhimtal, Khurpatal is the smallest of the lakes and has a depth of almost 125 feet. While its the smallest lake in the region, it is the most beautiful and scenic lake out of all. Mostly because Khurpatal as a destination is still virgin as compared to commercial lake towns like Nainital and Bhimtal. No wonder people come to Khurpatal for pure relaxation and enjoy the natural beauty that this lake-side paradise has to offer.
As per a popular folklore in the village of Khurpatal and surrounding areas, Khurpatal lake was formed to end the tyranny and oppression of a local ruler. The locals in Khurpatal believe that god destroyed evil and gave them a new life in the form of a fresh water lake. While you’re in Khurpatal, take a walk to the village and talk to the locals about its history. There are also many stories about why the lake changes its colour every few months. The local people of Khurpatal will tell you stories of this emerald green colour lake and the mysteries that surround it.
The weather in Khurpatal is fantastic through the year. You can travel anytime during the year and enjoy a blissful weather. Come to Khurpatal and witness the paradise created by nature. Stay at Allure Lakefront Suites to enjoy a peaceful and relaxed holiday in the Kumaoni hills. Stay in our lake-view rooms while our staff will take care of all your needs.