Difference between revisions of "Ranikhet"
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Nearest airport is Pant Nagar. l99 km
Nearest railhead is Kathgodam, 85 km and Ramnagar 96 km
Well connected by road with all major towns of Kumaon hills and nearby districts.
Almora - 44 km
Nainital - 61 km
Kathgodam - 56 km Taxis are available from Kathgodam railway station. They charge around 1200 Rupees. Government Busses of Himachal Road transport are availble from Bus stand, 3 kms down the Railway station. The bus journey takes around 4 hours. Pithoragarh - 161 km
Chaubatia Garden: Laden with fruit orchards especially apples are the perfect natural interlude. 10 km from Ranikhet town famous for fruit belt and the Fruit Research Centre.
Bhaludam: 3 km from the Chaubatia Garden, this small artificial label attract a number of tourist round the year.
Upat Kalika: 6 km from the town on the main road to Almora. The place has one of the best mountain golf links (Oholes) in the country surrounded by dense Oak forest.
Dwarahat: 38 km from Ranikhet, once been the principal seat of the Katyuri Rajas. Dwarahat is full of ancient sculptures.
Sitalakhet: 55 km. Tarikhet 8 km. Khairna 22 km.
1. Go to the golf course. Take your photo. The people around there will tell many Bolywood movies(including the famous Raja Hindustani) have been shooted there.
2. Go to the Jhula devi Temple. Drink fresh malta juice there
3. Have a walk around the small town in the evening.
4. See the Ganga Maya lake.
Check out the handloom/tweed setup in the old church nave, just off Somenath Dwar. You can see the weavers working rapidly (and noisily), and buy their stuff at the store in front.
Chevron Rosement is 100 year old British summer house & best place to stay.