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Ranikhet

Ranikhet is the place which wonderfully mirrors best of the heavenly Himalayas; their lush green forest, magestic mountains delicate plant life and attractive plant life. To view nature and its elements in full harmony the right place is to be is Ranikhet. According to the popular belief this place had won the heart of Rani Padmini, queen of Raja Sudhardev. She chose this scenic to be her adobe and since than it has come to be known as Ranikhet, literally QUEENS Feild.At an altitude of 1829 mtrs above sea level,this hill resort is undoubtedly a tourists paradise.

The scented mountain breeze, fresh and pure, the singing birds,the panoramic view of Himalayas the sight sound and smell leave the onlooker spell bound, during the rain, flowers sprout up every where in rainbow colour, branches of tree spout up with ripend fruits and sun light peeping through the mist and clouds endow an enchanting effect all accross the Ranikhet. As winters come ,the softly falling snow flakes covers the environment in sheet of pure whiteness. The charm of every season is irresistable in its own right. And this is what makes Ranikhet an all season destination. Discover Kumaon takes you to the following places ideal for picnic as well us pilgrimage.

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Tourist Attractions in Ranikhet

Bhalu Dam

Category : Historical

Bhaludam, a nearby attraction of Ranikhet, is a small lake made artificially. The dam sight is blessed with natural beauties, panoramic views of the Himalayan Mountains, enchanting calmness and scenic surroundings. The small but beautiful garden nearby the dam is marvelous. The singing of birds, the cool breeze and snowcapped valleys makes the dam area a perfect holidaying spot for the nature lovi...

Chaubatia Orchards

Category : Nature

The world renowned apple Orchards, Chaubatia Orchards is located very close to Ranikhet and is very famous for their extensive orchards of tasty apples, peaches, plums and apricots. This place is rich in vegetation and naturally very rich in the view of a holiday maker. This place has grown to a very popular picnic spot from where one can get the awesome view of picturesque Himalayan region. View ...

Haidakhan Temple

Category : Religious

Located in serene ambiance, around 4 km from Ranikhet is Haidakhan Temple. Shri Haidakhan Maharaj, who is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva, built this temple and the main deity worshipped here is Lord Shiva. Situated in beautiful surroundings, the temple clearly gives spectacular views of the majestic Himalayan Mountains.

Jhula Devi Temple

Category : Religious

Jhula (Jhoola) Devi temple is an ancient 8th century temple located in a secluded and serene environment near Ranikhet. The main deity of this temple is Goddess Durga and it is believed that Jhula Devi blesses the devotees for fulfilling their wishes. The spectacular feature of this temple is the majestic cluster of beautifully made bells. The clangs of these bells are heard very long distance.The...