KHUPRATAL :-At an altitude of 5500 ft (1635 MT) there lies just another beautiful spot at a distance of 12 km from Nainital popularly known as Khurpatal. It is considered to be anglers paradise having clear water and a good harvest of fishes.
The route to Khurpatal is lined with tall trees. Many of them growing by the sheer drop by the road seem to be standing there by luck! On the Bajpur Road – Kaladgungi Road.
Khurpatal is a small hamlet frequented by the tourists for its pleasant climate and a beautiful lake with crystal clear water. If you are interested in angling or fishing, this is the right place to go on vacation.
The place is ideal for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. If you love peace and solitariness, come and enjoy the beauty of Khurpatal. The place is unexplored by the tourists and modern construction. Till the 19th century AD, Khurpatal was famous for making iron implements but today it more recognized for vegetable farms.
Khurpatal seems a secret haven hidden in the hills, that is why it is still echoing with the sounds of nature and not the machine age man and his boisterousness. If you love serenity, then Khurpatal is just the place for you. A few, simple and helpful village folk are seen engaged in vegetable farming. Rejuvenating the spirits, quiet and greener more so after the rains Khurpatal is a welcome change one can long for.
Khurpatal is about 32 km. from Soulitude in the Himalayas.