Which is better Nainital or Rishikesh?

There is no direct answer, here is some info to help you decide for yourself

Views:

Nainital vs Rishikesh

Max Elevation

1,945m / 6,379ft
359m / 1,177ft

Popular for

Mountains, Nature And Lake
Mountains, Nature And River

How to reach

Nainital doesn't have flight connectivity. But it can be reached via train or bus. It's also connected with road so you can hire a taxi, or self-drive to reach here if you like.
Rishikesh can be reached via flight, train or bus. It's also connected with road so you can hire a taxi, or self-drive to reach here if you like.

Popularity

Crazy popular. You'll find the whole world there!
Crazy popular. You'll find the whole world there!

Places