Ranikhet reflects the very best
of the heavenly Himalayas
their lush green forests, majestic mountain peaks, exotic plant life and attractive wild life. To see nature and its
elements in full harmony, the right place to be is Ranikhet. According to a popular belief, this spot had won the heart of
Rani Padmini, queen of Raja Sudhardev. She chose this scenic place to be her abode and since then, it has come to be known
as Ranikhet, literally " Queen's Field". At an altitude of 1829mtres, above sea level, this hill resort is undoubtedly a tourists'
The invigorating mountain breeze, the singing of birds, the panoramic view of the Himalayas
- the sights, sounds and smells leave the onlooker spellbound. During the rains, flowers sprout up every where in rainbow
colours, branches of tress stoop with ripened fruits and sunlight peeping through the mist and clouds, endow an enchanting
effect all across Ranikhet. As winter comes, the softly falling snowflakes cover the environs in sheets of pure whiteness.
The charm of every season is irresistible in its own right. And this is what makes Ranikhet an all season destination.
General Information :
21.76 sq.kms Altitude: 1829mts.( 6000ft.) Language: Hindi, English & Kumaoni Season: Round the year