Ranikhet | Places to Visit in Ranikhet

Best Places to Visit in Ranikhet | Western Himalayan Range

There are lots of beautiful places to visit in Ranikhet, for families on holiday and adventurous peoples. Ranikhet is a beautiful Hill Station located in Kumoan Range of Western Himalayan Mountains at an altitude of 1,869 m (6,132 ft) above sea level. It is also the home of Kumaon Regiment and maintained by Indian Army. Ranikhet means “Queens Meadow” in memories of Rani Padmini’s hometown.

  • Max Altitude: 2,116 m (6,953 ft)
  • Elevation: 1,869 m (6,132 ft)
  • Kathgodam: 80 Km
  • Pantnagar: 115 Km
  • Delhi: 357 Km
  • Max (June-July): 26 °C
  • Min (Dec-Feb): -1 °C

Places to Visit in Ranikhet

1. Jhula Devi Mandir

Jula Devi Mandir is a 700 years old temple of Maa Durga, it is belived that Goddess Durga saves people of town from attack of Tigers and Leopards from nearby forests. Jula Devi Mandir is located just 7 Km away from Ranikhet.  

Temple, Tradition and Culture

Main Temples of Uttarakhand | Must to Visit

2. Chaubatia Orchard

Chaubati Orchard is a Indian Government Fruit Research Center where more than 200 verities of Fruits and Flowers are grown that makes it beautiful place to visit. Chaubati Orchard is located 10 Km from Ranikhet with natural Himalayan landscape.  

Sightseeing, Hiking, Sunrise/Sunset

3. Upat, Kalika

Upat is a amazing Golf Course is located in Kalika, just 5 Km away from Ranikhet. Upat, Kalika is very high altitude Golf Course situated at an height 1,820 m above sea level with 9 holes with various life time membership plans. Its not only playground but its one of the best places to visit in Ranikhet. 

Hiking, Sightseeing, Golf Course

4. Sitlakhet

Sitlakhet is just 30.3 Km from Ranikhet on the way to Almora. The Sitlakhet is an unexplored hill station of region with natural beauty and adventure sports like Mountain Cycling and Rock Climbing at reasonable prices.  

Cycling, Rock Climbing,  Sightseeing, 


5. Rani Jheel (Ashiyana Park)

Rani Jheel is situated in Ashiyana park in center of Ranikhet. The Ashiyana is one the best places to visit in Ranikhet, a amusement park for children with famous Rani Jheel Lake, boating and various other attractions are there within the par which makes it perfect for tourists.

Boating, Lake, Amusement park

6. KRC Museum

Kumaon Regiment Center Museum is dedicated to heroes of Indian Army (Kumoan Regiment) from World War  to till date. As Ranikhet is the base camp of Kumaon Regiment KRC museum is maintained by Kumaon Regiment and Naga Regiment.  

Monument, Cultural and Traditional.

7. Dwarahat Temples

Dwarahat Temples are the ancient temples build Katyuri Kings in devotion of Hindus and Jains. Dwarahat Temples is also called the “Gateway to Heaven” contains total 55 ancient temples spread over the region of Dwarahat. Ranikhet to Dwarahat Temples distance by road is around 33 Km.

Temple, Monument

8. Tarikhet: Golu Devta Mandir

Tarikhet is located 8 Km away from Ranikhet where Tarikhet Golu Devta Mandir is situated which is also known as Gandhi Kuti. It is a very beautiful places to visit in Ranikhet with panoramic view. 

Most Famous Temples of Uttarakhand.

Temple, Ashram, Sightseeing

9. Haidakhan Temple (Chilianaula)

Haidakhan Temple, Chilianaula is 4 Km away from Ranikhet is also known as Anand Puri Ashram. Haidakhan Temple was built by a King Haidakhan who was follower of Lord Shiva and has 9 Temples in region out of which one is this in Chilianaula.

Temple,  Ashram, Tradition and Culture, Sightseeing

10.Binsar Mahadev Mandir

Binasar Mahadev Mandir is a Lord Shiva Temple surrounded by epic  forest of Pine and Deodar Trees. Binsar Mahadev Mandir is a great places to visit in Ranikhet situated just 18.5 Km away from the town of Ranikhet is one picnic spot too for local people of nearby villages.

Nature, Temple, Monument

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