Ranikhet Tourism

Ranikhet, also known as 'Queen's Land' is a well-known hill station that is known for its natural beauty. It is situated amidst the Himalayas and is a popular holiday destination for all nature lovers. This beautiful place in is dotted with many tourist destinations. Endowed with spectacular landscapes it attract thousands of tourists every year. Some come to beat the heat; others for adventure tourism and so.

Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board
Pt.Deendayal Upadhyaya Paryatan Bhawan
Near ONGC Helipad, Garhi Cantt.
Dehradun-248001(India)
Contact No- 91- 135- 2559898, 2559987
E-mail UTDB : info.utdb@gmail.com
Fax- +91 - 135 - 2559988

Tourist Information Centre, Ranikhet
Ph: 05966 - 220227

Best Time to Visit Ranikhet

Although tourists love to visit Ranikhet all-round the year, the best time to visit here is during the months of September, October and November. Weather is very, pleasant during this early winter season after which the mercury starts to fall reaching a minimum of -3 degrees Celsius.

Tourist Destinations In and Around Ranikhet

Below are the some of the popular attractions in and around Ranikhet that anyone would love to visit.

Ranikhet Tourism

Golf course: The golf course in Ranikhet is one of the highest golf course of Asia. It is located in Kalika, 5 KM from the mail city and is a 9-hole course. The green meadow of the golf course is amazing.

Mankameshwar Temple: Constructed by Kumaon regiment, Mankameshwar Temple is attached to the Nar Singh Ground. There is a gurdwara and shawl factory opposite to the temple.

Ashiyana Park: This beautiful park cum playground is an ideal destination for children. Developed on the jungle theme and it offers many recreational activities to the children.

Rani Jheel: It is also common among visitors to enjoy boat ride at Rani Jheel. The lake is located near Nar Singh Stadium and is a perfect place for anyone to relax.

Haidakhan Temple: This is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and located 4 KM from Ranikhet. The temple was built by Shri Haidakhan Maharaj who is believed to be the incarnation of Lord Shiva. One can experience marvelous views of great Himalayas from here.

Binsar Mahadev: It is another famous temple here dedicated to Lord Shiva. The structure of the temple is very artistic and there is a beautiful stream flowing close to the temple adding to its beauty. There are beautiful pine and deodar trees surrounding the temple. With full of natural beauty, temple offers a relaxing environment for anyone.

Balu Dam or Baludham: It is an artificial lake that is worth visiting. The place offers excellent view of the Himalayan Mountains and is open to tourists all through the year. The dam is an ideal spot for picnicking and camping. There is a beautiful garden nearby that is loved by the tourists.

Jhula Devi Temple: This is a very popular temple in the area that is dedicated to the Goddess Jhula Devi. The temple is built at the place where the idol of Goddess Durga was excavated. As per the local belief, people come with their wishes to the temple and once the wish is fulfilled, they come again to offer a bell to the Goddess. The popularity of the temple can be imagined with the huge number of bells hanging here by the walls.

Rama Temple: The Rama Temple is located in the vicinity of Jhula Devi Temple and is dedicated to Lord Rama. The temple is situated on a hilltop and can be reached via a series of stairs. There is a monastery here that teaches ancient vedas and Vedic & modern mathematics to the students.

Chaubatia Gardens: Located around 10 KM from Ranikhet, the Chaubatai gardens are well known for the variety of Himalayan flora they offer to the tourists. Along with popular apple orchards here, one can find plantations of almonds, chestnuts, apricots and peaches. It is also common among tourists to buy honey and fresh juices from here.

Katarmal, Tarikhet, Syalikhet, KRC Museum and Majkhali are other places of tourist interest that are worth visiting.

How to Reach Ranikhet ?

Ranikhet is well connected with a good road network. There are frequent bus and taxi services operating on different routes to reach here comfortably. There are direct buses from Nainital, Delhi, Kathgodam and Ramnagar to reach Ranikhet. The city does not have a railway station and Kathgodam is the nearest railway station from here, located at a distance of 68 KM. Pantnagar airport is the nearest one from here, located at a distance of 119 KM.

Hotels in Ranikhet

There are numerous places in Ranikhet that ensure a comfortable stay for the visitors. Some of the famous hotels in the area are:

Parwati Inn
Address: Ratan Palace Compound, Almora District, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 220 325

West View
Address: Mahatma Gandhi Road, Mall Road, Tel- 05966220261, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 098688 08107

Ranikhet Hotels
Address: Gandhi chowk, Near SBI bank, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 221 929

Queen's Meadow Hotel
Address: Building No.381, Mayur Complex, Sadar Bazaar Road, Near Roadways, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 220 662

Hotel Chevron Rosemount
Address: The Mall, Nehru Road, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 098100 06395

Alka Hotel
Address: Airari, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 094103 11000

Janardan Homestay
Address: 537/181, Dilkash Market, Ranikhet, 226021
Phone: 097950 05888

Tourist Hotel
Address: Sadar Bazar, Almora, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 220 223

Hotel Moon
Address: Almora District, Raneth, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 220 382

Ranikhet club
Address: The Mall Road, near Head Post Office, Opposite Military Hospital, Ranikhet Road, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 220 611

Rajdeep Hotel
Address: Sadar Bazar, Ranikhet, Almora, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 220 017

Heritage Hotel
Address: Kalika Estate, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 222 098

Hotel Rosemount
Address: Mall Road, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 220 989

Holm Farm Heritage
Address: Dist Almora, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 220 891

Camp Bliss
Address: The Mall Road, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 094121 35268

Bay Berry by One Earth
Address: Chilianaula, Near Hairakhan Temple, Ranikhet, 264645
Phone: 097179 33363

Restaurants in Ranikhet

One can stay assured about finding the quality food when in Ranikhet. There are many restaurants here offering different kinds of cuisines to suit anyone's taste buds.

Mayur Restaurant

Address: Sadar Bazaar Rd, Khari Bazar, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645

Milan Restaurant
Address: Ranikhet Rd, Airari, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 086504 99323

Nutan Restaurant
Address: Khari Bazar, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645

Prem Restaurant
Address: Sadar Bazaar Rd, Airari, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645

Shama Restaurant
Address: Khari Bazar, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 094115 18360

Tahiti Point
Address: Vijay Chowk, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 084499 81748

Himadri Bhojnalaya
Address: Airari, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 05966 220 588

Bhagat Mishthan Bhandar
Address: Khari Bazaar, Raneth, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645

Vicky Da Momo
Address: Sadar Bazaar Rd, Khari Bazar, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 094121 02030

Tiwari Bhojanalaya

Address: Almora-Ranikhat-Kosi Rd, Raneth, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645

The Pizza Bite
Address: Raneth, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand 263645
Phone: 097197 40840

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