Nainital is famously known as Switzerland of India and is famous for the green lush mountains, free flowing lakes, and dense forests of oak, rhidorous etc. The place offers a mesmerising view and is very calm and peaceful. That is why the place attracts thousands of visitors. It is safe to go around the city and enjoy its beauty. Well the best among the all modes of transportation is to simply enjoy a long walk enjoying every moment here.
To visit the nearby attractions, you can hire a cab or a taxi and enjoy a safe ride to your chosen location. You can also hire them to visit the major places in Nainital. But while you are in Nainital, remember that cabs or taxis are not allowed on the Mall road because it is very crowed all around the year.
If you are not in a mood to hire a cab and is willing to explore every bit of it and know more and more about the city then take a local bus. The bus here runs on time and is a good and a cheap mode of transportation to travel from one point to another. Travelling through buses gives you an opportunity to interact with the local people and hear more about the city from them.