• Overview

Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. Popular as Queen of Meadows owing to rich flora and fauna as there are no concrete jungles developing one can witness the clean well-maintained roads, complete greenery, peace & tranquility prevailing which is a landmark of army cants everywhere. It is the home for the Military Hospital, Kumaon Regiment (KRC) and Naga Regiment and is maintained by the Indian Army. Ranikhet is at an altitude of 1869 meters and within sight of the peaks of the Himalayas in front of the eyes.

Ranikhet is ornamented with nature’s enviable beauty. It is a serene and beautiful hill station built up by the British and also is situated in Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand. It seems god has actually showered all the exquisiteness in Ranikhet. Old shrines, stunning undulating hilly terrains, verdant greenery and enforcing Himalayan areas make it one of the most prominent hill stations in Uttarakhand.

PLACES TO VISIT IN RANIKHET

Golf Course– A must-visit attraction in this scenic hill town, Golf course in Ranikhet is one of the most challenging golfing venues and well-maintained. This place is a must on your itinerary even though you are not interested in golfing as it is spectacular. It was previously not open to the public but now you can visit the place and click some amazing pictures.

Binsar Mahadev– The Binsar Mahadev is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated at a distance of 15 km from the town of Ranikhet. Its surroundings comprise natural freshwater springs and cedar forests. The temple also has an ashram nearby, dedicated to Binsar Mahadev.

Jhula Devi Temple- Jhula Devi Temple is a position of fascination at Ranikhet slope Station. It is arranged at a separation of 7 km from the town of Ranikhet close Chaubatia Gardens in the Almora area in the Indian province of Uttarakhand. The Present Temple complex was developed in 1935. The incalculable chimes that stay nearby the sanctuary compound are a declaration to the celestial and the recuperating forces of “Maa Jhula Devi”. It is said that the Temple is almost 700 years of age. Chaubatia was a thick woodland loaded with a wild creature.

Kalika Temple- Pilgrimage traveler likes to come here at Kalika temple very frequently because of the incredible charming atmosphere. The temple premises are surrounded by green dense trees. Millions of travelers come here every year for devotional activity along with the desire for happiness in life. You will have to cover some distance by stairs but due to stunning & devotion full surrounding environment; this is not a tough task. There is the main sculpture dedicated to Goddess Mother Kali placed in a temple but another huge statute that is dedicated to Goddess Durga is also placed at the upper part.

Manokamna Temple– The Manakamana temple lies 12 km south of the town Gorkha.[citation needed] The temple is located on a distinguished ridge 1,302 meters (4,272 ft) above sea level and overlooks the river valleys of Trisuli in the south and Marsyangdi in the west. The Manaslu- Himachali and Annapurna ranges can be viewed to the north of the temple. The temple is approximately 140 kilometers from Kathmandu and can also be reached via bus east from Pokhara in around three to four hours.

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