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Best places to visit in Ranikhet

Ranikhet is located in the district of Almora in Uttarakhand and is one of the very famous places  in Uttarakhand. Ranikhet offers a spectacular view of the huge Himalayas, green thick forests and fascinating waterfalls. You can find some of the most beautiful gardens of apples, apricots, and pine trees It is a  paradise for the city people who want to have a break from the hustle  and bustle of the city.

Let us explore some of the best places to visit in Ranikhet

  • Chaubatia Gardens

The Chaubatia Gardens is renowned for the orchards filled with juicy fruits like peaches, apples, apricots etc.The panoramic view of Himalayan beauties make this place perfect for nature and peace lovers. The spiritual people can also get peace by visiting the temples like Haidakhan Temple, Dunagiri Temple, Upat Kalika Temple, and Jhula Devi temple, a must-visit places. Tourists can also get a fun-filled experience by fishing, paragliding, and trekking. It is one of the most popular places to visit in Ranikhet

places to visit in Ranikhet - chaubatia gardens
  • Bhalu Dam

It is an artificial lake reservoir which was made by the British 200 years ago, to store rainwater.. This is a very popular destination for the photographers. You can just take a pedal-boat and enjoy the surroundings by clicking naughty monkeys swinging across trees. In the heavy snowy time, the view of the snow-covered mountains around the lake is marvelous. 

places to visit in Ranikhet - bhalu dam
  • Kumaon Regimental Centre (KRC)

This is a museum built in the 1970s displaying weapons and telecommunication tools  used during battles by the Army. It has a huge collection of the ancient weapons. It is one of the best places to visit in Ranikhet.

  • Haidakhan Babji temple

Temple of Lord Shiva, offers a wonderful view of the valley and the drive to the temple is mesmerizing with pine trees and foggy roads. 

places to visit in Ranikhet - haidakhan babji temple
  • Kalika Temple

This is a joint temple of Ma Durga and Ma Kali, Lord Shiva and Radha-Krishan. The locals have a great faith in this temple, people come here to fulfill their wishes.

places to visit in Ranikhet - kalika temple
  • Ashiyana Park 

It is a famous, first ever theme park to come up in Ranikhet, also known as Devdar Udhyan. It has beautifully shaped lawns, lush gardens and colorful fountains. A total wonderland for children and a famous picnic spot.

  • Ram Mandir 

This temple is dedicated to Lord Ram, located on top of a hill. It also has a monastery to teach vedas to the children.

  • St. Bridget Church

Built by the British, the church reflects the feeling of the countryside of Europe. Well maintained Church with fantastic architecture in and out.

  • Jhoola Devi Temple

A cluster of holy bells are found to be tied to its walls which devotees do to seek the blessings of Goddess.

It is an ancient temple, built in the 8th century, located at 7 km from the town. Goddess Durga resides here and it is believed that Goddess Durga fullfills all the wishes of her devotees. 

  • Majkhali

Situated just 13km away from Ranikhet is a beautiful location for sightseeing and you can see the amazing view of Mount Trishul. This destination is ideal for nature lovers. Its a great spot for picnics, outdoor games and much more.

You can enjoy the serene weather and view of Majkhali, it is one the most peaceful places to visit in Ranikhet!

  • Tarikhet Village

Tarikhet is a small hill station but worth the visit. It is situated 8 km away from Ranikhet. It is popular for its small sized huts that was used during the freedom struggle and the temple of Golu Devta, that is venerated in the Kumaon Region. You must visit it during March to October.

Tarikhet Village

So, the hill station Ranikhet is an all season tourist-spot for the lovers of the natural beauty.

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