This lake is the major attraction of Bhimtal tourism which is located in Nainital, popular as the Lake District of Uttarakhand. This beautiful lake is settled on a great height of around 1370 m. Name of the lake comes from Bhima, the mighty hero of Mahabharata who along with his brothers resided in this area during their period of “Vanavas”. The Bhimeshwara temple on banks of this lake adds to beauty of the lake. Bhimtal Lake perched between huge mountains and green landscapes is mesmerizing the tourists with its natural beauty. Island between this lake adds to the beauty of the place. Thousands of tourists including foreign tourists visit this splendid place which is offering total serenity and peace of mind. It is blessed with a salubrious climate and offers exclusive boating facilities.