India - Ranikhet Travel Information

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)


Ranikhet is an idyllic hill station located in the northern state of Uttaranchal in the Kumaon hills. It is about 59 kilometres from Nainital and 50 kilometres from Almora.

It has aesthetic valley, meadows, cliffs, hills, snow-capped mountains, serpentine rivers and crystal clear rivulets apart from majestic pine trees.

To Reach

By Air: Pantnagar is the nearest airport to Ranikhet, which is about 114 kilometres.

By Rail: The nearest railhead to Ranikhet is Kathgodam, which is at a distance of about 82 kilometres from Ranikhet.

By Road: Ranikhet is well connected by road to other major towns.


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