Ranikhet is one of the known weekend getaways from Delhi located in Almora district of Uttarakhand. It got its name from Queen Padmini wife of King Sudhardev who chose this place as her residence. Located at an altitude of 1,829 metres above sea level, it serves as the headquarters of the Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army. The enchanting hill station, which literally means, ‘Queen’s Meadow’ has everything to placate the desires of an avid city dweller. An all-season tourist-spot for the enthusiasts of the natural beauty, Ranikhet is a place that reflects panoramic vistas of the majestic Himalayas, covered in dense forests of oak and pines. It also offers unparalleled views of the magnanimous Nanda Devi Parbat Peak.
Places to visit: Jhula Devi Temple, Chaubatia Orchards, Majhkhali, Bhalu Dam, and Golf Course
388 km away from Delhi