Ranikhet is located in
Uttarakhand , India, Ranikhet means field of Queen ,
Ranikhet is 365 Kms away from New Delhi , Guests can
enjoy the beautiful views of the great Himalayas
and breathe in the cool & fresh pine scented air even
before you reach the main hill station Ranikhet.
Ranikhet is a cantonment area and looks similar to
hill station like Kasauli of Himachal as it is clean
and reminds you of the gone by British raj with it's
colonial buildings et all. Being ary area no major
constructions have been allowed in Ranikhet allowing
it to retain it's old world charm. Tourists can go for
long walks in the jungle or admire the lovely view of
the great Himalayas from Bhagirthi in the west to
Nandakot in the east.
Seeing Places : Ranikhet
Jhula Devi temple in
Ranikhet is very popular with the local and is famous
for innumerable bells it has, tied by devotees to get
their wishes fulfilled.
Chaubatia, 10 km from Ranikhet away houses the
botanical gardens and a Govt. fruit research institute
where one see different varieties of exotic flowers
and orchids. It also serves as a vantage point to view
snow clad Himalayan mountain peaks including NandaDevi,
Trishul, Nandaghunti and Nilkanth.
Uppat, 6 km away hoses a very beautiful 9 hole golf
course among fruit orchards. One can have a game here
on payment of charges, clubs can also be hired.
Kallika, near Uppat is know for it's Kali temple and
affords excellent views.
Bhalu dam, 3km from Chaubatia has a man made lake
serving as a reservoir for a dam on Kosi river. It
supplies water to the region including Ranikhet.