Ranikhet Travel Guide
- Guide to Arrive at Ranikhet
- Places to See in Ranikhet
- Ranikhet Road Distance
- Accommodation in Ranikhet
- Excursions in Ranikhet
It is very hard to describe the beauty of Ranikhet in few words. A charming location surrounded by hills, Ranikhet is visited by thousands of tourist every year in all season and therefore it is also known as Queens Land. The place is located in the Almora district and at an elevation of 1,829 mts above the sea level. This place is acknowledged as the most wonderful hill station in Uttarakhand. Here you can find the view of the great Himalayas, lush green forests, attractive wild life, the pine trees, delicate plant life and lots more that are really superb and wordless. Along with that the environment of this place is pleasant throughout the year and thus national as well International customers come this place in every season.
History of Ranikhet
If you translate Ranikhet into Hindi, you’ll find its meaning as “Queen's meadow”. The place was chosen by Raja Sudhardev for his beloved queen Rani Padmini as their residence and that’s why the name of this place has become Ranikhet. Later on, the headquarter of Kumaon Regiment was established by the British Government. As the environment of this place is so amazing thus it is also known as summer headquarters of Government of India.
If you are religious and trekking or picnic lover then we strongly recommend you to visit this place once as a majority of temples, exhilarating treks and mesmerizing picnic spots available @this place ready to give you an exciting vacation trip.
An Overview on Ranikhet
Total area covered by this place: 21.76 square mts.
Nearby Taxi Stands: Gandhi Chowk, Uttarakhand Taxi Union, Ranikhet
Shopping places near in Ranikhet: Zaroori Bazaar, Sadar Bazaar, Khari Bazaar
Altitude is: 1829 mts
Clubs location in Ranikhet: KRC Golf Club, Ranikhet Club
Weather Condition in Winter: Minimum temperature is 2.0 C and Maximum is 8.0 C