Ranikhet Hill Station

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Ranikhet Hill Station | TOURISM
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Ranikhet hill station tourism during September will provide you chance to participate in the local fair. Nanda Devi fair held in September every year by the local people nearby Ranikhet is popular fair participated by people in and outside Almora district. Nanda Devi fair is smaller celebration of  Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra celebrated every 12 years in the region. Nanda Devi temple nearby Ranikhet is filled with local people to offer worship to goddesses Nanda and Sunanda. Nanda and Sunanda peaks are seen beautifully sitting in the region and work as mesmerizing beautiful sight from Ranikhet hill station. You will get chance to see these beautiful peaks while trekking to Ranikhet hill station.  Jhoola Devi temple and Kali Devi temple nearby Ranikhet hill station are the major attraction of the place that you must not miss while you are in Almora district, Almora hill stationor Ranikhet hill station. These and many other attractions make Ranikhet hill station trip a must in every person’s trip diary. Ranikhet hill station tourism is flourishing over years with popularity among people from Uttarakhand state, from whole over India and is well known to trekkers outside India too.

Chaubatia, the four fruit gardens is one of the wonderful places in Ranikhet hill station that provides enchanting beauty to watch for the travelers. Tourists buy fruits at the sales depot, test Ranikhet hill station’s taste at the cafeteria there and visit the government fruit research center. Besides it, tennis and golf course in Ranikhet provide opportunity to take a break from sightseeing and exercise a little. Trekking enthusiasts are found playing tennis and golf in Ranikhet hill station. The residential club offers temporary membership to the tourists.

Ranikhet hill station is unique with the features and facilities it provides to the tourists. Bhalu Dam, the main source of Ranikhet town’s water supply, offers travelers enjoy fishing. Unlike other hill stations, Ranikhet hill station is loved for the sports and musing activities like golfing and fishing along with the breathtaking views of snow capped Himalayan peaks, blooming valleys, enthralling beauty, captivating vegetation, fascinating meadows and the pleasing weather. Ranikhet hill station is a honeymoon destination to newlyweds as well as years old couples for the serene beauty it provides and the expanse of trekking. Ranikhet, one of the most loved hill stations, is visited by thousands every year and the tourists vary from school students to old buddies, from college freaks to professionals, from honeymoon couples to loner seeking peace, from artist to researchers.  An ideal destination to spend weekend with nature, Ranikhet hill station is visited as a day break, weekend break, yearly vacation as trip with friends, trek with colleagues, family tour or lover’s destination.

Ranikhet Hill Station | Best time to visit

March to June and September to last of October are the best months to visit Ranikhet hill station but tourists are abundant in all seasons of the year in Ranikhet. Trekkers enjoy the beauty and glory of all climatic conditions in Ranikhet hill station. Ranikhet offers you chances to play with snow during December and January. 1,869 meters above sea level.

Weather in Ranikhet Hill Station

  • Summer is the best season to make trip to Ranikhet hill station. Summer provides the most favorable climatic condition and entertains travelers with beautiful scenery, fascinating landscape and beautiful panoramic view of Himalayas.
  • Monsoon greets the tourists with heavy rainfall. Trekking through Ranikhet in monsoon becomes difficult due to the slippery roads but still you can enjoy the rain and roam around with light woolen clothes.
  • Spring in Ranikhet is also as blooming and appreciable as in summer. The pleasing weather and admirable climate makes your tour fantastic.
  • Winter in Ranikhet remain cold. Tourists enjoy snowfall during winter season in Ranikhet hill station. Warm woolen clothes are recommended if you plan to travel Ranikhet hill station during winter.

Ranikhet Hill Station | How to reach?

Ranikhet is famous for its perfect tourist destination. You can reach here by  any means of transportation.You can easily find trains and buses  from the different locations. Ranikhet doesn’t have any airport thus, you can not find any air linked to direct Ranikhet and other locations, Luxery bus service are available for Ranikhet.

  • By Air : Pantnagar Airport Udham Singh Nagar is the nearest airport 99.1Km from Ranikhet hill station. You must apply other mode of transportation from Pantnagar to Ranikhet.
  • By Rail : Kathgodam railway station Nainital is the nearest railhead 67.8Km from Ranikhet hill station. You must apply roadways to Ranikhet from Kathgodam.
  • By Road : Ranikhet is well connected to different parts of Uttarakhand state like Almora, Kausani, Nainital, Pithoragarh and other major cities of India. Private bus service is also provided during the tourist seasons.

Route to Ranikhet

  • Dehradun – Haridwar – Nazibabad- Dhampur – Jaspur- Kashipur- Ramnagar – Kaladungi- Nainital – Bhowali- Almora – Ranikhet
  • Dehradun – Haridwar – Nazibabad- Dhampur – Jaspur- Kashipur- Ramnagar – Kaladungi – Haldwani – Bhimtal – Bhowali – Garampani – Ranikhet
  • Dehradun – Haridwar – Nazibabad- Dhampur – Jaspur- Kashipur- Ramnagar – Tadikhet – Ranikhet
  • Dehradun – Rishikesh – Srinagar – Rudraprayag – Karnaprayag – Gairsain – Chaukhutia – Dwarahat – Ranikhet
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