Ranikhet

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Ranikhet Uttaranchal is a small hill station set in the Kumaon hills. It offers the tourists a panoramic view of the mighty Himalayan peaks. The environs of Ranikhet are sylvan, peaceful and attractive. Ranikhet is a cantonment town and is known for its ancient temples.

Ranikhet is situated in the northern part of the state of Uttaranchal, in the northern region of India. It is situated in the Kumaon hills and is located on an altitude of 1824 m above sea level. Ranikhet is 59 km from Nainital and 50 km from Almora. The weather in Ranikhet is alpine. Summers (April-June) are mild and winters are cold (November-February). It experiences southwestern monsoon rains in July-September and experiences snowfall in winters.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Ranikhet can be visited throughout the year. However, it experiences snowfall in winters.

Accessiblity:

Rail:  Nearest railhead is Kathgodam, 88 kms

Air:  Nearest airport is Pantnagar, 115 Kms.

How To Reach –

Delhi – Ghaziabad – Hapur bypass – Garmukteshwar – Moradabad – Rampur – Rudrapur – Haldwani – Kathgodam – Bhowali – Ranikhet

Distance Chart:

Delhi:          360 Kms.

Kathgodam: 88 Kms.

Nainital:      60 Kms.

Corbett:       92 Kms.

Haridwar:    260 Kms.

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