Ranikhet - Queen's Meadow

Ranikhet Travel Guide

India is a land of tourist attractions that are available in different forms right from natural beauty to man-made attractions, prehistoric monuments, beahces, wildlife sanctuaries and hill stations. As far as the hill stations are concerned, the country is witnessing myriad hill station in different parts. Ranikhet is also one of the amazing hill stations in the northern part of the country witnessing a heavy influx of tourists all round the year.

Located at an altitude of 1830 meters above the sea level, Ranikhet is known for picturesque locations in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. However, the real meaning of Ranikhet means the queen of the meadows and fields that is covered with pine and oak trees with an amazing and unique view of snow-capped mountain ranges.

Needless to say, Ranikhet is so beautiful place that it keeps travellers mesmerized for a long time and persuade them to come here again and again. There are also a number of attractions in and around the picturesque hill station that keep travellers enthralled for a long time. Some of the major attractions in and around Ranikhet are :

Majkhali Majkhali : It is located on the Ranikhet-Almora road that is known for an amazing view of crystal clear and snow-clad mountains. The amazing place is a few km from the centre of the hill station that is a one stop place for those who love to appreciate scenic beauty.

Chaubatia Chaubatia : It is one of the major tourist attractions in and around Ranikhet that is known for orchards with more than 200 exotic varieties of fruits and flowers.

Upat and Kalika Upat and Kalika : It is at a walking distance from the centre of the hill station of Ranikhet. It wouldn't be wrong to say that it is a paradise for golfers with nine hole golf course. On the other hand, the temple of Goddess kali is also a centre of attraction here.

Jhula Devi temple Jhula Devi temple : It is one of the ancient temples in Uttarakhand that is only seven km from Ranikhet. It is dedicated to goddess Durga.

Binsar Mahadev Binsar Mahadev : It is one of the major religious attractions in Uttarakhand that is surrounded by Deodar forest ranges.

In addition to the aforementioned attractions, there are also a number of other attractions in the surrounding areas of Ranikhet. Nainital (only 60 km), Shitalakhet (only 35 km) and Doonagiri (only 45 km from Ranikhet) are some of the major attractions in the surrounding area of Ranikhet.

It wouldn't be wrong to say that the queen of Meadows has a lot to explore, especially for nature lovers and honeymooners, the place is worthwhile to explore. book now