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Tiffin Top (Dorothy's Seat)

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naini lake from the highest point

This point has the best view of naini lake from the top .. The whole of lake and city can be seen... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Chandigarh, India
via mobile
Ok area

you can visit it, just a peak nothing specific. if you have already been to mountain and peaks then... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sanjay c
New Delhi, India
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Ayarpatta Hills, Nainital, India
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 February 2012

Tiffin Top or Dorothy’s Seat is located at an altitude of nearly 2300 feet and 4 Kms from town. It’s an enjoyable half day trek through Cedar and Oak cloaked Ayarpatta Hills. The top commands a panoramic view of Nainital and, on clear days, snow...More

10  Thank Sunil D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 June 2014

its all about 1.5 hrs risky horse ride , local guides and taxi-drivers force you to see the place with all sort of stories about the film shooting and jungle safari , of which many of the stories are pure lie , they think tourists...More

5  Thank mkeshav
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All reviews tiffin horse ride british army lands end en route nice view fresh air lovers point highest point beautiful nature nainital town nice place horses trek picnic horseback hill
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Reviewed yesterday

you can visit it, just a peak nothing specific. if you have already been to mountain and peaks then its same.

Thank sanjay c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

At this point you find a lovely mountain view and this place is very eye-catching....If you are fun loving and adventures than must go....

Thank Prateek S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This October on 15th me and my husband decided to take a short trek to the top. The walk was enjoyable and doable by a couple of mid age with normal health condition. We took our car till the Sherwood College back gate. Our driver...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a good place to have a good view of the nainital town and surrounding, Fresh air nice forest around. The best way to reach here is by foot , this gives you a chance to soak in the fresh air and nature around.

Thank rdogra2006
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Walking up is better than taking thise horses. Cafe there is basic but nice. Have bun omelette .......

Thank rajveerkothari1980
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We felt like we are in heaven, we were in between ☁️,clouds were wandering to and fro touching us,we felt as our clothes got moist there ,views there were amazing,at places fog was so much dense that we couldn't see anything beyond.awesome place.

Thank Saurav K
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This point has the best view of naini lake from the top .. The whole of lake and city can be seen from here . There is no ticket so travellers can enjoy the view on a free basis .. Own vehicles can get here...More

Thank nehuljain27
Reviewed 3 September 2018

You buy a ticket for your family with an idea that you will get to see more scenic beauty on tiffin top, but alas ! You only get to see poorly maintained dhabas serving you snacks tea cold drinks but they have BLOCKED ALL THE...More

1  Thank Navneet S
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Dorothy's Seat is a good one hour walk from the flats,the center of this small picturesque town. Tiffin Top is another small hillock a hundred yards away from Dorothy's Seat. From Dorothy's Seat one gets a panoramic view.The Himalayas to the North and the vast...More

Thank VinayS1426
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Loved this view. Mountain. this place is going to get you probably the best view and the best experience of the true beauty

1  Thank HarshR187
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29 December 2017|
Response from GRVARCH | Reviewed this property |
It's around 01 hour to reach from Viceroy House. Not a proper way to reach here. It is safe for adults .
Mayank A
30 June 2017|
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Response from Shubha304 | Reviewed this property |
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Mayank A
30 June 2017|
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Response from Arnab B | Reviewed this property |
Book a cab to visit Tiffin Top(Horse riding @~Rs. 900), Eco Cave, etc. Visit high altitude zoo. Do paddle boating in Naini lake (you are allowed to sing the famous song "Jis gali me tera ghar na ho balma..." :-)). Ropeway is... More