The Nainital Ropeway is a popular tourist attraction located in the picturesque hill station of Nainital, Uttarakhand. The ropeway was built to provide visitors with a stunning panoramic view of the Nainital Lake and the surrounding hills. The ropeway was constructed in 1963 and is one of the oldest in the country.
Dev Bhumi Ropeways undertook the important task of operation and maintenance of the Nainital Ropeway in the year 2011. The project involved major overhauling works like track rope shifting and haulage rope replacement, ensuring the safe and smooth operation of the ropeway.
The Nainital Ropeway has a capacity of 10+1 or 825 kg, which translates to a carrying capacity of 300 people per hour. The journey on the ropeway takes approximately 3-4 minutes, covering a distance of 705 meters from Snow View Point to Nainital. During the journey, passengers are treated to breathtaking views of the Nainital Lake and the surrounding hills, making it a memorable experience for all.
The Nainital Ropeway has significant cultural and historical importance as it is situated in close proximity to the Naina Devi Temple, a revered Hindu pilgrimage site. The ropeway is also an important transportation mode for the locals and tourists, providing easy access to Snow View Point, a popular tourist destination. Overall, Dev Bhumi Ropeways’ successful operation and maintenance of the Nainital Ropeway highlight their expertise in providing comprehensive solutions for ropeway maintenance and overhaul. The ropeway continues to be a significant part of the tourist landscape of Nainital, providing a unique and unforgettable experience to all its passengers. Undertaken by Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd. Oak Park House, Mallital, Nainital.