Thandi Sadak in Nainital

“A Cool Shadowy road in Nainital”

Thandi Sadak as the name suggests is a cool isolated street in Nainital. This cool road is outlined by lofty pine, oak and cedar trees which form a natural canopy and acts like an umbrella that stops the sun rays from hitting the ground. This helps in keeping the temperature less than other places in Nainital.

The road stretches for around one kilometer and is only meant for pedestrians. Local peeps enjoy jogging on Thandi Sadak and taking their pets for a stroll in the morning and evenings. Here you can feel the cool breeze blowing a kiss on your chubby cheeks.

Some cool groups of elderly people have taken over this place and made it their meeting place, where they gather to engage in chatter. The best part is that no vehicles are allowed here, which makes this place pollution-free.

Why you must visit Thandi Sadak— “A quaint road near Naini Lake”

Nesting thick lofty trees in its boulevard, Thandi Sadak has always been one of the favourite places of nature lovers. From where they savour the honeyed beauty of Naini lake and the haughty hills that surround this place.

The bustling street gets quiet at night and the old buildings glimmer like veteran beauties. If you are into photography, you can take some stellar shots of this place to “up” your Instagram game. Not to forget Thandi Sadak is near the breezy Naini Lake, which glows like a disco ball at night. You can see the city lights creating a mirage on the placid water of the lake.

Since Nainital is one of the famous hill stations of Uttarakhand. It is flocked by many tourists, who wish to see nature’s glory along with the old architectural grandeur of the British era. People who love quaint places will fall in love with visit Thandi Sadak.

Things to do around Thandi Sadak:

The calm and tranquil Thandi Sadak is a pleasant place to visit in Nainital. This low-key place is located within the proximity of some of the famous tourist attractions of Nainital such as– Naini Lake, Snow View Point, Naina Devi Temple, Cheena Peak, Lover’s Point, Eco Cave Garden.  

  • Shopaholics can visit the Tibetan market also known as the “Bhotiya market” which is at a walking distance from Thandi Sadak. You can buy souvenirs from here and handicraft items that are a hit among the tourists.
  • Enjoy boating on the pearlescent Naini Lake.
  • If you an avid trekker, you can start the day by trekking up to the Snow View Point, which offers stunning views of the Himalayas.
  • Honeymooners can enjoy romantic walk on Thandi Sadak, accompanied by a dinner date at one of the lakeside restaurants on Mall Road, Nainital.

You won’t find shops, houses or hotels cramming the road, which makes this place serene and wonderful.

Location of Thandi Sadak:

Thandi Sadak Nainital Address: Ayarpatta, Nainital, Uttarakhand, 263001, India

The road runs adjacent to Naini Lake and ends on Tallital-the southern corner of Naini Lake.

How to reach Thandi Sadak:

Thandi Sadak located at a distance of 1.8 km from Tallital is one of the most peaceful places in Nainital. If you are heading here, turn northwards on Nainital-Bhowali road. After crossing Mata ka Mandir on the right side, turn left towards Dynasty Resort on NH-87.


After around 1.2 km, passing roadways bus stand, continue to Thandi road towards DSB road, finally reaching your destination on the right side. Local transport like auto rickshaws and cabs are easily available from anywhere in the city.


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