Amidst the rolling hills, sprawls a land at an altitude of 1829 m that is ideal for anyone seeking utter peace of mind and complete rejuvenation. Ranikhet, the best kept secret of Kumaon Region is a perfect tourists destination in Uttarakhand. Today, Ranikhet may have become a bit commercialized; though the town has not forgotten to be charming. It still remains blanketed with the nature’s best and call out the weary souls seeking nothing but rest and tranquility.
The town located in Almora district is an all-season travel destination, which boasts a pleasant climate and an environ that is beyond serene. It is said that the reigning Queen Padmini was so in love with Ranikhet that King Sudhardev had to build a palace here to win her heart. Such is the beauty of Ranikhet and it has stayed and stayed for good of all. Although the traces of the Padmini Palace cannot be found now, today’s Ranikhet houses headquarters of Kumaon Regiment of Indian Army, a sprawling 9-Hole Golf Course and a number of temples like Jhula Devi. Beautiful Hindu temples blanket the town with their uncountable blessings and the stunning vistas of Nanda Devi and Mount Trishul leave one with no words at all to describe the extent of beauty that it adds to the place. The ancient Katarmal Sun Temple is another point of tourists interest which comes as an alluring addition to the package tour. The magic spell of Ranikhet has no anecdote but to be there and to submit to everything that is happening around. The colonial period edifices added further to Ranikhet’s unsurpassed charm.
The beautiful suburbs are like the necklace of the town; the rich Chaubatia Garden is a popular tourists attraction that is adorned with a variety of flowers. The sunrise and sunset could not get any better than in the Sitlakhet, situated at a short distance from Ranikhet town. A holiday in Ranikhet is about basking amidst nature or maybe taking a walk along it. But, the best way is to let things happen at its own pace. Sightseeing, going for nature walks and fishing at Bhalu Dam are amongst the best things to do in Ranikhet, while for the shopaholics, buying shawls and woolens from Panchachuli Weavers Factory Outlet can turn out to be very gratifying.
Tour My India presents Ranikhet travel guide that can assist in planning an organized tours in the city. It is here that the complete information on the best places to visit, things to do and shop, places to eat and how to reach are articulately provided. Information on varied holiday packages in Ranikhet is also dissimilated so that one can pick out the best for themselves.
This beautiful town in Uttarakhand is nature lovers’ paradise; one can expect it to have attractions that are related to nature and its beauty and the Chaubatia Garden is the best example of it. The town however also is dotted with a number of temples and a golf course that add variety to the sightseeing tour.
The hill station welcomes its guests by offering accommodation of all kinds. There are luxury hotels and there budget hotels that offer quite a comfortable accommodation. There are a number of resorts also that have been mushrooming offering a pleasant and memorable stay in this scenic hill station in Uttarakhand.View all Hotels