A beautifully and distinctly constructed city at the backdrop of Himalayas holds breathtaking view of charismatic scenery. And it gains the citation in history where queen of Kumaon Padmini fell in the divinity of nature. Thus to oblige the princess the King Sudhardev, built the meticulously designed palace which got its name Ranikhet.

Residing at the district of Almora, Uttarakhand, it’s also referred as Queen’s field. Meadows and mountains being snowcapped the lush greenery across the township relaxes the sensory organs from the every sight of it. And it happens to be the great hill station attracting tourists for its alluring morning sunrise. Having the opportunity to golfing, hiking, fishing and trekking one can delve in the scenic bliss.

And the city headquarters the Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army with the monumental and historically enrichment of Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum. Where agriculture and horticulture, are the main occupation of the people, the district known for Nanda Devi Peak to treks, mountains, orchids and temples, it holds specific relevance from the British period. Ranikhet laying close to Delhi and Dehradun also serves as the phenomenally suitable weekend destination.

Best Places to visit in Ranikhet

Ashiyana Park- Ashiyana Park is a theme park in the jungle that offers a variety of kid-friendly activities like swings, as well as herbal gardens, fountains, and trees all over the place. The first theme park in Ranikhet and Almora, it is also known as "devdar udhyan."

Upat Golf Course: This golf course is the ideal location for you if you enjoy playing sports or golf because it features a sizable 9-hole upat golf course from which you can see the Himalayas. Additionally, it is regarded as one of Asia's top golf courses.

Chaubatia Gardens- The area around Chaubatia Gardens, which is only around 20 minutes' drive from Ranikhet, is covered in gorgeous pine and cedar trees. There are also some lovely fruits like apples, plums, peaches, etc. growing there. You can bring a local guide with you to gain additional experience or learn more about the local animals.

Ranikhet Attractions

  • Bhalu dam

  • Ashiyana park

  • Golf ground ranikhet

  • Kalika temple

  • Rani jheel road

  • Dwarahat

  • Dunagiri temple

  • Chaubatia gardens

  • Majkhali

  • Naukuchiatal

Best Time to visit in Ranikhet

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How to reach Ranikhet

By bus-.You can travel this distance by local transportation to go to Ranikhet by taking a bus from Delhi's bus station (Anand Vihar) to Nainital, which is only 55 kilometres away.

By Train- Taking the train is an additional option since there are no direct trains from Delhi to Kathgodam, but there are other trains that stop at Kathgodam, from whence you may take any local transportation to Ranikhet, which is only 74 kilometres from Kathgodam Railway Station.

By Air- The closest airport to Ranikhet is PantNagar Airport. You can use any domestic flight to reach Pantnagar airport then Ranikhet is only 105 km away from Pantnagar, you travel by road .

Activities in Ranikhet

Bungee Jumping