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Weekend Getaway from Delhi to Ranikhet

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi : 381 kilometers / 9 h ,13 m


Summer 15 to 30°C; Winter 0 to 24°C


Famous for

  • Hill Stations
  • Golf
  • Temples

Best Time To Visit

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Ranikhet is among the stunning tourist destinations in India, receiving massive footfall throughout the year. Being located at an elevation of 1829 m, Ranikhet provides fantastic views of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks. The astounding beauty of the place wins the heart of travelers. A Ranikhet tour allows you to experience natural beauty at its best. The chirping of birds also adds to the beauty of the place. Ranikhet is a charming destination and popular among honeymooners due to its pleasant surroundings and tranquility. Along with nature lovers and honeymooners, the place is also a must-visit for adventure seekers as there are various small and extensive trek routes here, ready to be explored.

How to Reach Ranikhet from Delhi

By Train

Kathgodam Railway Station, located at a distance of 80 km, is the nearest railhead to reach Ranikhet. You can get taxis from outside the railway station to reach Ranikhet.

By Air

Pantnagar, located at a distance of 119 km, is the nearest airport to reach Ranikhet. Tourists can hire taxis from here to reach the place.

By Road

There is proper road connectivity available from Ranikhet to Delhi and vice-versa. The stretch is about 336 km long and goes via Moradabad, Haldwani, Bhowali, Jeolikot, and Khairna.

Attractions in Ranikhet

Apple Garden Chaubatia

Located at a distance of 10 km, Botanical Gardens and Government Fruit Research Institute is a must visit. The attraction also provides beautiful views of the snow-capped mountain peaks such as Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nilkanth, etc.

Army Uppat Golf Course

Situated at a distance of 6 km, there is a 9-hole golf course. Here you can play with professionals or enjoy the game with friends and family.

Jhula Devi Temple Chaubatia Ranikhet

This is one of the popular temples in Ranikhet. One could find innumerable bells in the temple that are tied by devotees to get their wishes fulfilled.

Kalika Temple Ranikhet

A temple, located close  to Uppat, is devoted to Goddess Kali. Visitors can also enjoy amazing views of the surrounding area.

Bhalu Dam (Ranikhet)

Situated at a distance of 3 km from Chaubatia, there is a man-made lake. The lake is the reservoir of the dam constructed on the Kosi River. The dam provides water to nearby regions including Ranikhet.

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