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QUICK FACTS
Location: Nainital District, Uttarakhand.
Famous for/as: Queen of Kumaon hills. 
Weather:
Summer (March - June): 28°C  to 12°C.
Winter (October to February): 15°C  to -2°C. 
Monsoon  (July to September): Moderate rainfalls.
STD CODE : 05966
BEST TIME TO VISIT : October to May.
NEAR BY RANIKHET
TRAVEL IN RANIKHET SHOW MAP

Ranikhet, at 6000 feet is a picturesque hill station with beautiful meadows, charming lush and dense green forests, fascinating mountain peaks and the exotic flora and fauna. As per the legend the name Ranikhet is came from Queen Rani Padmini, wife of King Sudhardev. Rani Padmini had chosen the area for her residence. Since that time the place came to be known as Ranikhet which, literally, means "Queen's Field". In late 1860s the British established the headquarters of the Kumaon Regiment here and used the station as a retreat from the heat of the Indian summer. 

MUST SEE IN RANIKHET

Chaubatia Garden: Laden with fruit orchards especially apples are the perfect natural interlude. 10 km from Ranikhet town famous for fruit belt and the Fruit Research Centre.

Mamkhameshwar: An ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This beautiful temple adjacent to Nara Singh ground has been rebuilt by ‘Jawans’of Kumaon Regiment.

Tarikhet: 8kms from Ranikhet. Gandhiji stayed here. His cottage is the major tourist attraction.

Bhalu dam: a small artificial lake 3 km from the Chaubatia Garden.

Kalika golf links: 6 km on the road to Almora via Ghingharikhal. Famous mountain golf links maintained by the army. Also a Kali temple nearby.

Dwarahat: 38 km from Ranikhet, once been the principal seat of the Katyuri Rajas. Dwarahat is full of ancient sculptures.

Sitalakhet: 36 km (via Kathpuriya) is a sleepy hamlet with fantastic snow views (on clear days). Tarikhet 8 km. Sauni 13km. Khairna...

REACH RANIKHET
AIR

The nearest Airport is Pantnagar (119 km).

RAIL

The nearest railhead is Kathgodam (86km).

ROAD

Connected by good network of roads. Almora - 44 km, Nainitall (60km), Kathgodam (86km), Ramnagar (96km) and Delhi (366km).

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