Know About splendid and eventful Summer Holiday at Ranikhet – Uttarankhand – North India Hill Station

Queens’s field this how the Ranikhet can be translated into English and if we consider scenic beauty of Himalaya as the queen surely this is most perfect place for panoramic view of the mighty Himalayan peaks.
As per the lore at this place Raja Sudhardev won the heart of Rani Padmini and from this place was named as Ranikhet. In the ancient time this region was under Nepalese Rule, Kashi Nath Adhikari leads the movement of taking passion of place by the local citizens. During the British rule on the country headquarters of the Kumaon Regiment was established here in the year 1869.
During the British rule Ranikhet was cantonment and today is headquarter of the Kumaon regiment. In the tourism of Himalayan destinations triangle of Ranikhet, Nainital and Almora [Golden Triangle Tour] is as famous as most scenic and popular travel destinations and renowned for refreshing healthy environment and amazingly breath taking views of snow capped peaks of Himalaya.
A nine holes golf course, one of the best in the country, is additional charm of hill resort Ranikhet.

Ranikhet is also gateway to countries one of oldest wildlife destination Jin Corbett National Park and Tiger Reserve.


Vital Tourist Information : Ranikhet

Location :
Ranikhet is situated in the northern region of India in the Kumaon hills.


Mountain Range : Kumaon hills


Altitude : 1869 Metres


Near By City : Almora


State : Uttarakhand India


Region : North India


Famous as / For : Gateway to Jin Corbett National Park and Tiger Reserve. Panoramic view of the mighty Himalayan peaks Headquarter of Kumaon Regiment & Naga Regiment


Weather & Climate :
Ranikhet have alpine weather with salubrious climate.


Temperature :
Summers are gentle worm [temperature 15° to 28°C] and cool winters, snowfall results in chilly cool breezes [ temperature 3°C to 22°C ].


Tourist Season :
If you visit Ranikhet in different seasons every time your experience will be diverse from previous visit hence entire year is the best time to visit.


Spoken Languages :
Hindi - Kumaoni - Garhwali - Selective class from tourism industry can speak English.


Souvenir / Shopping :
Ranikhet is good place for purchasing tweed shawls and woolen garments. Sadar Bazaar is good place for shopping.


Fair & Festivals :
Since the 16th century annual fair [Mela] is celebrated in month of September which is dedicated to Goddesses Nanda Devi and Sunanda Devi.
Summer and Autumn festivals , Nav Ratri festival are the other famous festivals held in Ranikhet.


Travel Tips :
Clubbing of tour to Almora - Nainital - Ranikhet makes the summer holiday in Himalayan background, a life time memory.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots : Bhaludam - Chaubatia - Chaukhutia - Jaurasi - Khairna - Majkhali - Manila
Religious Places : Binsar Mahadev - Jhoola Devi Ram Mandir - Mankameshwar - Naithna Devi - Tarikhet


How To Reach Ranikhet Uttarakhand India


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
On the train journey routes Kathgodam is nearest railway station for the train journey to Ranikhet . The 80 odd KM road journey between the Kathgodam and Ranikhet is treat for the nature lovers as nature has blessed in abundance to hilly winding road leading to get tourist here.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Ranikhet is best accessed by road travel. Some of important distances from the Ranikhet on the bus route are Kathgodam [80km], Almora [50km] Nainital [70km] Delhi [280km] and Haridwar [250km] buses are plying at regular interval.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Ranikhet is not connected by direst domestic flights, nearest airport is Pantnagar [110 km].