Set amidst dense forests of pine, oak and deodar, Ranikhet is a stunning cantonment town in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. Ranikhet tour is an ideal activity for people seeking to enjoy the serene & scenic beauty of nature. Far from the maddening crowd of cities, Ranikhet is the base for the Kumaon & Naga Regiment of Indian Army. Named after Rani Padmini, the city is blessed with splendid scenic grandeur and enjoys a salubrious climate all through the year. Due to abundance gifts of the nature, Ranikhet holiday packages are in very demand. People love to visit this destination to get glimpse of the blessings of nature.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Jhula Devi Temple and Ram Mandir:
Jhula Devi Temple is one among the most ancient temples of Uttarakhand that dates back to 8th township of Ranikhet. The main deity of the temple is Goddess Durga. Ram Mandir is located above the Jhula Devi Temple. The main deity of this temple is Lord Rama. century AD. The temple is located at a distance of 7 km from the main
It is a huge artificial lake, created between two natural ridges of Ranikhet - Canossa Convent School and Kendriya Vidyalaya. The lake was built by the Cantonment board, to harvest rain water.
It is the ashram of Hairakhan Baba - a famous saint of the region. It is about 5 km away from the main township of Ranikhet. The ashram is a holy place visited by people of all religions.
Several View Points:
Ranikhet features diverse viewpoints to enjoy beautiful sunsets. Some popular amongst them are Machkhali (near woodvilla) and one located on the road leading from Jhoola Devi Temple to Bhargaon.
Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum and Memorial:
It is a must visit place in Ranikhet that was built as a symbol of bravery and ultimate sacrifice of army soldiers. The museum displays the rich and splendid heritage and customs of Kumaon Regiment.