Things to do - general

Ranikhet: – Ranikhet means ‘Queens Meadow’, this place named after a king, Sudhardev who won the heart of his queen, Rani Padmini and she chose the area for her residence. This beautiful hill station and cantonment is located in Almora district of Uttarakhand, India at an altitude of approx 1,870 meters. During British Raj once, it was also proposed as the summer headquarters of India. Ranikhet is a place where one can catch the best scenic view of Himalayas. The climate of Ranikhet remains cold in winters with freezing temperature and pleasant in summer. One can catch the view snow clad mountains and snow fall in winters. There is no best time to visit Ranikhet as it is hill station so one can visit anytime throughout the year in Ranikhet. This place has wide varieties of Flora likes of Pine, Oak and Deodar trees. So if you are a nature lover so this place can be the best for your holidays. Ranikhet is well connected by road and rail, Delhi is approx 400 kilometers from Ranikhet. The nearest hill stations are Nainital and Almora and the nearest airport is Pantnagar airport which is approx 80km from Ranikhet and you can easily get taxi from airport and reach Ranikhet. Hill Station is well connected to rest of India by roads.

Must visit attractions in Ranikhet

  • Bhalu Dam
  • Chaubatia
  • Jhula Devi Temple
  • Binsar Mahadev Temple
  • Naukuchia Taal
  • Chaubatia Orchard
  • Upat and Kalika
  • Mankameshwar Temple
  • Haidakhan Babaji Temple
  • Rani Jheel
  • Majkhali
  • Tarikhet Village

It will take approx 8 hours from Delhi to reach Ranikhet by road and you can catch the view of hills and mountains while travelling by road. If you want to take a break from your hectic life then you can visit Ranikhet and enjoy your holidays in pleasant, clean and pollution free environment.

Country India
Languages spokenHindi
Currency usedINR

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