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Weekend Trip to Ranikhet, Uttarakhand

Famous for

  • Hill Stations
  • Golf
  • Temples


Summer 15 to 30°C; Winter 0 to 24°C

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi: 336 kilometers / 6 h ,28 m

Best Time To Visit

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Ranikhet is one of the finest tourist destinations in India, experiencing huge footfall throughout the year. The astounding beauty of the place wins the heart of travelers. The beauty of nature could be experienced at its best. Being located at an elevation of 1829 m, the place provides amazing views of the surrounding and snow-clad Himalayan mountain peaks. The chirping of birds also adds to the beauty of the place. The travel destination is also popular amidst honeymooners due to pleasant surroundings and tranquility. Along with nature lovers and honeymooners, the place is also a must a visit for adventure seekers as there are various small and extensive trek routes here, ready to be explored .

How to Reach Ranikhet

By Train

Kathgodam Railway Station, located at a distance of 80 km, is the nearest railhead to reach Ranikhet.

By Air

Pantnagar, located at a distance of 119 km, is the nearest airport to reach Ranigarh.

By Road

There is proper road connectivity available from Delhi. The stretch is about 336 km long and goes via Moradabad, Haldwani, Bhowali, Jyolikot, and Khairna.

Attractions in Ranikhet


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.


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

Jhula Devi Temple

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.


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

Bhalu Dam

Situated at a distance of 3km 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.

Hotels in Ranikhet

Windsor Lodge, Ranikhet

Kalika Estate, Dadgallia

Hotel Parwati Inn Ranikhet

Ratan Palace Compound

Queen’s Meadow, Ranikhet

Mayur Compex, Sardaar Bazaar, Near Roadways Station

Chevron Rosemount Ranikhet

The Mall, Ranikhet