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Ranikhet


Famous For Ranikhet is famous as Contonment town.It is home for Kumaun and Naga regimen.

Address Ranikhet

CityAlmora
StateUttaranchal

Location Northern India

Altitude 1829m

Visit Timings All of the year.

Near By Cities Kathgodam

Histroy The name Ranikhet means "queens meadow".The history behind the "Ranikhet" is that an Indian queen visited here and made her palace thoug no palace is here.It is established Kumaun regiment headquarter in 1869 by Britishers.

How to reach? A large network of road and rail connects Ranikhet to all parts of India. It is an eight hours drive from Delhi via Moradabad and Haldwani. A convenient daily overnight air-conditioned train - " Ranikhet Express" connects Delhi to the railhead Kathgodam. Besides innumerous bus services, both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned, are available from Scindia House, New Delhi and Anand Vihar Bus Terminal, Delhi. BY AIR Nearest Airport is Pantnagar, 112 Kms, but flights are not operational at present. BY TRAIN Nearest Railway heads are Kathgodam - 80 Km. & Ramnagar 96 Km. BY ROAD Ranikhet is well connected by roads to important centers in the reigion. Some of the major distances are : Almore (49 km.), Delhi (386 km.), Nainital (59 km.), Kathgodam (80 km.)

Weather Weather is very cold in winter and moderate in summers.

Places of Interest Golf course,Kalika Temple,Jhula Devi Temple,Chaubattia Garden,Hirakhan Temple,Binsar Mahadev.

Clothing Recomondation Heavy woollen in winter and light wollen or cotton clothes in summer.


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