Ranikhet Hill Station

Ranikhet Hill Station, Assam

Ranikhet Hill Station

Ranikhet Hill Station

Ranikhet hill station lies to the northern part of the uttaranchal state in India. It is a beautiful hill station which has dense forest of oak and pines . There is a place on this hill from where tourists can enjoy some of stunning view of snow-clad Himalayas. This hill station is one of the most famous hill stations because of the scenic beauty and the calm environment of the area. The main attraction of this place is the breathtaking view of the great Himalayas and the climate of this area. Ranikhet hill station experiences snow falls during winter.

People visit this place especially in winter to enjoy the snow fall and spend some of the most memorable moments of life. People, who are fed up with their daily routine, come here to enjoy their holiday and forget all their worries.

People find peace and relaxed atmosphere here which is far better than the hum drum of the city life .Here there are more than 200 different types of fruits grown every year. Tourists who are interested in sports adventures have a great time trekking paragliding, mountain climbing, and river rafting. There are trained people who guide tourist regarding the proper rules and regulations which have to be followed during their ride.

In and around Ranikhet hill station

Chaubatia orchards:

This is one of the most beautiful orchard gardens which is about 10 kilometers away from Ranikhet hill station. Here tourists can buy seasonal fruits.

Fishing at Bhalu dam:

There is another spot which is 3.2 kilometer away from Ranikhet hills. This place is a lifeline for Ranikhet hills as it supplies water for this place. Fishing is the main activity which is enjoyed by the tourists.

Kalika temple:

There is an ancient temple which is a place to worship and is dedicated to goddess kali. This temple is built is a different architecture.


There are many hotels and resorts here which range from luxury to economic class. Theses hotels and resorts are provided with top class amenities and well equipped rooms. There are low budgets lodges and guest houses providing good service for the tourists.

Getting there

  • Airways:

    Nearest airport is the Pantnagar airport which is about 119 kilometers away from Ranikhet hill station.

  • Railways:

    Nearest railway station is the Kathgodam which is about 80 kilometers away from Ranikhet hills.

  • Road ways:

    There are state transport and luxury buses available from Ranikhet to all the major cities of India.

Ideal time to visit:

Best time to visit Ranikhet is from September to November as during this period there are famous fruit exhibitions and the weather is also very pleasant.