Tiffin Top also known as Dorothy's SeatThis terraced hill top (2,292m(7,520ft))on Ayarpatta hill is a 4 km (2.5mi) hike from the town centre and commands a nice view of the neighbouring country side.Dorothy's Seat is a stonework picnic perch on Tiffin Top built as a memorial to a British Army Officer's wife, Dorothy Kellet, by her husband Col J.P. Kellett DSO MC,City of London Regiment, and admirers after her death from septicaemia aboard a ship bound for England to be with her 4 children, Elizabeth, Joan, Barbara and Richard. She was buried at sea in The Red Sea in 1936.
Tiffin Top which meanes"Packed food consumed during the day"so visitors & tourists would trek to Tiffin top with packed lunch's and spend a quiet and peaceful picnic.Tiffin top is a short trek of about4 kms from Nainital and provides excellent view of the Himalayas and the Nainital town.
The road to this picnic spot crawls along the rugged hill side swaying this way & that, and than all in one breadth in hushed silence suddenly unfolds a canvas on which nature has painted this beautiful spot. Tiffin Top commands an excellent view of the Himalayas as well as the neighboring country side. Tiffin Top & Lands end can be covered at a stretch as both spots are side by side.Tiffin Top / Dorothy's Seat is a Picnic Spot A trip to Tiffin Top brings breath of fresh air and enjoyment of the scenic beauty. This hill top is a perfect spot for aspiring photographers as they can capture the picturesque view of the countryside. You Can Visit Tiffin-Dorothy's Seat On Foot By Or By Horseback .