Ranikhet / Raanikhet is one of the most beautiful hill station Located in Almora District of kumaon Region. If You are looking for Photos, Hotel booking, Travel guide and how to reach here then this post is helpful to you. Ranikhet is a Cantonment town which is surrounded by beautiful pine trees, green forest, Panoramic view of Himalaya and many wild animals like Leopard, Deer,mountain Goat, red faced Monkey, pine marten, Jackal and hare shows its amazing bio diversity. Every year thousands of tourists around the world come here. Ranikhet is also known for its soothing golf course and meadows. Here are total nine wholes.Many Golf Players around the world come here to play in this awesome golf course. Golf Course is located at the distance of around 4km from main market. Due to high altitude (1,869 metres/6,132 ft) it is full of snow in winter season which attracts thousands of tourists.
History of Ranikhet Hill Station
Here is an Interesting History behind Ranikhet Hill Station. Ranikhet is made of two words “Rani” which means Queen and “Khet” means Meadow. According to legends This place was chosen by Rani Padmini For her residence so that’s why it is called Ranikhet. British ruler established Kumaon Regiment here in 1869 as headquarter. It was also under Nepalees rule but later people this region under the leadership of General Kashi nath Adhikari won it.
Things to do in Ranikhet Hill station
Ranikhet is one of the best hill station which is favourite place of all age groups. Here we are mentioning the things which you can do here. Many time the tourists who come here first time are not able to do many things because they don’t Know the Things to do in Ranikhet. So here below is the list of things to do in Raanikhet
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Ranikhet is best place for golf here total 9 number of wholes. Many tourist who are fond of this game come here and play in a high altitude golf course. Its is one of the best for trekking. trekkers use to trek from Chaubatiya orchards toholm farm, Meghdoot to Jhula Devi Temple etc. Bhalu Dham in Rani Khet is a beautiful artificial lake which is used for fishing but you have to take the permission first. Now it comes to Wild life of this amazing hill station. As we have mentioned above the name of wild animal which are seen here. If you have enough patience to see any one of mentioned above then definitely you get good photos of these nature beasts. Deer, Samber, Hare, Langoor, Jackal you can see easily in the meadows and in jungle. Many Birds lovers come here for bird watching. Here are plenty varieties of bird in which Vulture (Giddh) is my favourite. One can do camping in the Meadow or in jungle to enjoy the beauty of nature make their more adventurous in Meadow of Queen. For kids here is an awesome park Ashiyana located in the middle of town.This is the reason the place is loved by all age group people.
Travel Guide and How to reach Ranikhet Hill Station
Ranikhet Hill Station is well connected by road and one can easily reach here. It is located at the distance of 50 km from Almora city. Nearest railway station from Ranikhet is Kathgodam which is located at the distance of 74.9km which takes around 3 hour by bus. Distance of Ranikhet Hill Station from Different Cities of India is given Below. here below is a Ranikhet Travel Guide Which you can follow
- Delhi to Ranikhet 359 km
- Mumbai to Ranikhet 17,45 km
- Jaipur to Rani Khet 616 km
- Bangalore to rani khet 23,59 km
- Dehradun to Rani Khet 314 km
- chandigarh 466 km
Route Map of ranikhet from delhi As following- Delhi – Hapur- Moradabad-Rampur-Rudrapur-Haldwani-Bhimtal/Bhowali-Khairna-Ranikhet hill Station it takes around 9 hours by car. Road conditions for here are pretty well.