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Being within the sight of the western peaks of the Himalaya Mountains, Ranikhet is a hill station in Uttarakhand. This town is maintained by the Indian Army and is home to the Kumaon and Naga Regiment along with the Military Hospital.
Best Time to Visit
The months between March to October are the best months to visit this hill station as it becomes extremely cold during the winters but experiences moderate temperature during summers. However, if you wish to witness snowfall here them you must visit it between the months of December to February.The nearest airport to Ranikhet is the Pantnagar Airport which is around kilometres away. The Kathgodam Railway Station is the nearest one to this place being located around 70 kilometres away.
Places to Visit
Ranikhet boasts of an array of oak, pine and deodar forests which is home to the leopard, mountain goat, leopard cat, sambar, pine marten, barking deer, jackal and red-faced monkey to name some amongst the wildlife. The Mankameshwar Temple, Binsar Mahadev, Haidakhan Temple, Katarmal, Jhula Devi Temple and Rama Mandir are some of the popular temples in this hill station; most of which are visited by Hindu Devotees all year round. Do visit the Ranikhet Golf Course which is one of the highest in the continent and is located in the outskirts of the city. The Bhalu Dam offers a panoramic view of the Himalayan range while the Majkhali allows visitors to get a close look at this enormous mountain range. The Syalikhet is yet another favourite picnic spot. The KRC Museum, Chaubatia Gardens and Rani Jheel are other popular tourist attractions. You can enjoy a scenic boat ride a Rani Jheel.
OYO Rooms: hotels in Ranikhet
Booking an OYO Room and hotel in Ranikhet is a smart choice as these rooms are extremely convenient while also being reasonably priced. When you are a visiting a hill station like Ranikhet, you will undoubtedly look for a nice place to relax as you are bound to get tired with all the sightseeing and outdoor activities all day long.The OYO Rooms and cheap hotels in Ranikhet in Sadar Bazaar are located quite near to the Bus Stand and allow tourists to explore a large part of the town quite easily. Laundry service and complimentary breakfast is available here. You can make use of the local transport and get to the famous tourist spots and also indulge in some local shopping and eating at the several shops and eateries on the same road. These rooms are perfect for tourists travelling with children or elderly people.Another ideal option for tourists who wish to cover all the religious places in the town is the OYO Rooms and hotels in Ranikhet on Mall Road which offers several amenities such as parking, laundry and complimentary breakfast. With the bus stand being just opposite the road, you needn’t worry about transportation at all. Getting to all the famous holy places such as Haidakhan temple, Mankameshwar Temple, Rama Mandir, Jhula Devi Temple and Sun Temple is simple and you can cover almost all of them in a day or two.Honeymoon couples and those looking to enjoy the scenic beauty of Ranikhet in a relaxed manner must book a luxurious retreat at the OYO Rooms on Almora Road. You can get to picnic spots and places with amazing scenic beauty such as Majkhali, Syalikhet, Rani Jheel and Chaubatia Gardens within a few minutes’ drive and spend a splendid day witnessing the mesmerizing view from these Ranikhet hotels. You can enjoy complimentary breakfast here along with parking facility and laundry service.Still waiting? Just book your tickets along with a budget hotel in Ranikhet and have a great trip ahead.