Ranikhet Hill Station




Ranikhet is a beautiful hill station in Dehradun District of Uttarakhand state in India. Distance between Ranikhet and Delhi is 360 km & the distance from Ranikhet to Dehradun (capital of uttrakhand) is 325.2 km. Ranikhet with its cool climate and simple natural beauty can freshen up your senses to the very core. It is popular for its views of the Nanda Devi Peak, trekking ranges, mountainous climbs, golf courses, orchards and temples. The hill station was used as an ideal retreat against the hot weather of the plains. At present, Ranikhet is a cantonment town and place for Kumaon Regimental Centre (KRC) and Naga Regiment. The hill station is being maintained by the Indian Army.

Tourist Attractions:
Bhalu Dam
Binsar Mahadev Temple
Chaubatia Gardens
Chaukhutia
Upat and Kalika Golf Course
Katarmal Sun Temple
Hairakhan Temple
Jhula-Devi Temple
Majkhali
Jaurasi

Places to visit
Golf Course, Rani Jheel,  Binsar Mahadev, Tarikhet, Syalikhet, Ashiyana Park .

weather  & climate
The weather of Ranikhet is variable. The climate remains cold is winter and pleasant in summer. The snowfall in Ranikhet takes place during winter, mostly in December and January. The tourist session here lasts from March to October. Ranikhet becomes very cold in the winters and remains moderate in summers, and is best enjoyed from March to October. Ranikhet gets snowfall in the winter season, mainly in the months of December, January and February. But in the rest of the months the weather of Ranikhet remains pleasant.

Ranikhet is all about famous lush beauty and reserve forest with wide varieties of Flora in the likes of Pine, Oak and Deodar trees. Its wildlife includes leopard, Leopard cat, mountain goat, barking deer, pine martin, Indian hare and wild bear among others. According to the last Indian census, it has a population of 19,049. The inhabitants are friendly and fun loving by nature. You’d love your stay in here and will be mesmerized by its natural treasures for sure Ranikhet is known for its delicious apples, apricots, peaches and various other alpine fruits.