Ranikhet is a scenic and picturesque hill station in the Kumaon region perched at an altitude of 1829 mtrs. Located at a distance of 57 km from Nainital, Ranikhet is famous for magnificent Himalayan mountain views with outstanding flora and fauna. Ranikhet also serves as headquarter of glorious Kumaon Regiment of India Army. Ranikhet means (Queen’s Field) bedecked with tall lush pine trees create a different atmosphere of nature love. The orchards, the temples, the joy grounds will always excite to explore more.
- Jhoola Devi Ka Mandir (temple) was constructed some 400 years ago in honor of the local Goddess, who protected the people from man-eating tigers. Large number of bells are hang around it as pay respect by devotees after wish fulfilled by goddess.
- Golf Course at 5 km distance from Ranikhet on Almora road.
- Chaubatia Gardens- Fruit plantation like apples, apricots, peaches, chestnuts and many more. Museum and parks inside garden pathways takes visitors close to nature. Offers scenic view of Nanda Devi mountain range. Located at 10 km from Ranikhet.
How To Reach Ranikhet
Ranikhet is located at a distance of 57 km and 70 km from Nainital and Kathgodam respectively. KMVN buses and private taxis are available at regular interval from Nainital and Kathgodam to Ranikhet.