Literally meaning Queen's land, Ranikhet is a hill station developed and discovered by the britishers in the year 1869 around ancient temples, majestic Himalayan hills and lush green forests. It is also popular as the headquarters of the Kumaon Regiment, home of Naga Regiment of the Indian Army and has the Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum. Ranikhet is popular for its views of Nanda Devi Peak, trekking ranges, mountainous climbs, golf course, orchids and temples.
Road: Delhi (356 Kms, 7 hours), Nainital (56 Kms, 2 hours) and Pantnagar (109 Kms, 3 hours)
Rail: Kathgodam (88 Kms)
Air: Delhi (356 Kms) & Pantnagar (109 Kms)
All throughout the year, depending on the season visitor enjoys the most.
1. Nainital (56 Km, 2 hours by road) Famous for Naina Devi Temple, Naini Lake, Candles and Trekking, with stay options available
2. Almora (46 km, 2 hours by road) Apart from trekking and hiking, famous for Nanda Devi temple, Katarmal Sun temple, Deer Park, Bright end Corner, to name a few, with stay options available
3. Bhimtal (56km, 2 hours by road), Naukuchiatal (39 Km) Famous for paragliding, trekking, camping, fishing and their respective lakes, with stay options available
4. Mukteshwar (82 Km, 3 hours by road) Famous for Pilgrimage, Camping, Paragliding and Camping, with stay options available
5. Jim Corbett National Park (182 Km, 5 hours by road) Famous for Tiger reserve, camping, water fall and Nature Walks, with stay options available