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Ranikhet in Uttarakhand

Beneath the foothills of Himalayas lies one of the most beautiful places on this Earth which serves as an excellent hill station - Ranikhet. Ranikhet is one of the prime tourist destinations in India and is located around 1869 meters above sea-level, amidst the high peaks of Himalayas. Ranikhet, which means the Queen's meadow is just as the name suggests a vast area of lush greenery which at times gets snow cladden during winters. As per the legendary tale associated with Ranikhet, Raja Sudhardev won the heart of Queen Padmini right here and the queen decided to make this place as her future residence. Ranikhet also serves presently as the Cantonment town and is also home to Military Hospital. As most of the other palces, Ranikhet too was discovered by British.

Ranikhet is famous for its picturesque beauty, dense forest reserves and for the rich variety of flora and fauna. Ranikhet also serves as an eco-tourist place in India. Tourists are known to visit Ranikhet for its sheer tranquility and ethereal beauty which manages to spread its charm. Moreover one may just not find a busy city life here, as Ranikhet is all away from the hustle bustle life of the city.

Location of Ranikhet

Ranikhet is located 1869 m above sea level within the Almora districts of Uttarakhand.

Adventure sports in Ranikhet

Ranikhet provides great trekking options for adventure sports lovers, with lots of suggested and routed trekking trails all over the area.

Festivals in Ranikhet

Dwarahat Mela
Nanda Devi Mela
Navratri Festival
Shayaldeh Mela


City: Ranikhet
Pincode: 263645
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Map Link: Google Map of Ranikhet in Uttarakhand
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Best time to visit Ranikhet

Ranikhet is at its best throughout the year. But the best time to visit Ranikhet is from March to October.

How to reach Ranikhet

By air: The nearest airport for Ranikhet is Pantnagar Airport around 119 km away. The other nearest airport is Delhi around 279 km away. Once in Pantnagar, you can take a private taxi to continue the journey further to Ranikhet.

By rail: The nearest rail road for Ranikhet is Kathgodam around 80 km from Ranikhet. Kathgodam falls on the main line and is connected by means of regular trains with cities like Delhi, Dehradun, Howrah and Jammu. Once in Kathgodam tourists have an option of taking private taxis or buses.

By road: Ranikhet is very well connected by roads to all the major cities including Delhi, Dehradun, Almora, Bareily. The journey from Delhi to Ranikhet is just 290 km. One also has option of taking State transport buses or private buses other than taxis from all these cities to Ranikhet.

Where to stay in Ranikhet

Chevron Rosemount Hotel
The Mall
Uttarakhand - 263645

Telephone number: +91-11-22753151

West View Hotel
Mall Road
Uttarakhand - 263645

Telephone number: +91-5966-22061

Fax: +91-5866-220396

Hotel Ranikhet Inn
825 Gandhi Chowk
Uttarakhand - 263645

Telephone number: +91-5966-221929

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Ranikhet the best hill station

Review By: kelvin

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Ranikhet in Uttarkhand is best hill station and full of natural beauty. Ranikhet is always attracts so many tourist as it has such qualities which is in the best and wonderful hill station. We celebrated navratri there and enjoyed lot. We had a great fum over there.

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