Ranikhet is situated in the northern part of the state of Uttarakhand, It is situated in the Kumaon hills and is located on an altitude of 1824 m above sea level. Ranikhet Uttarakhand offers an excellent view of the great Himalayan peak of Nanda Devi.
Ranikhet is a picturesque location surrounded by hills in northern India. Ranikhet Uttarakhand got its name when Rani Padmini, queen of Raja Sukherdev, the local ruler, saw this place and was struck by its beauty. She was so captivated by the place that she decided to stay there, and the place came to be known as Ranikhet .
Ranikhet, a secluded and serene hill station developed by British, is located in Almora district in Uttarakhand. Nature showered all its fantastic views in Ranikhet, lusting green forests, ancient temples, the majestic and pleasant Himalayan regions, the breathtaking undulating hilly terrains and many more. Ranikhet is all about famous lush beauty and reserve forest with wide varieties of Flora in the likes of Pine, Oak and Deodar trees. Forests in Ranikhet are thick with pine and oak trees. Major attraction nearby include a golf course, Jhoola Devi Temple and the orchards at Chaubattia.
Natural treks, amazing views of snow covered Himalayan hillocks and Nanda Devi Peak, picturesque views of down valleys and the excellent secluded cool environment make Ranikhet a much sought Holidaying spot in India. A nice natural walk through this region has a rejuvenating effect on the mind and body.