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Ranikhet


Overview

Ranikhet Hill Station or "Queen's Meadow" is a mesmerizing place falling under the state of Uttaranchal, and located at the height of 1829 m with a sprawling are of 21.76 Sq. Kms. As the story goes, Queen Padmini of Kumaon was desperately in love with this splendid hill paradise, and to oblige the aspirations of his queen, King Sudhardev made a palace built here, and named it Ranikhet or Queen's field.

Set amidst dense forests of pine, oak and deodar, Ranikhet hosts a diverse variety of flora and fauna. This area has moist mixed-deciduous forests, sub-alpine pastures and scrub in abundance Leopard, Leopard Cat, Mountain Goat, Barking Deer, Sambhar, Pine Mertin, Wild Bear, Indian Hare, Red Faced Monkey, Jackal, Langur, Red Fox, and Porcupine are the animals that can be commonly seen here.

At present, Ranikhet is a cantonment town and place for Kumaon Regimental Centre (KRC) and Naga Regiment. The hill station is being maintained by the Indian Army.
Ranikhet is known for its delicious apples, apricots, peaches and various other alpine fruits

 

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Ranikhet Hill Station or "Queen's Meadow" is a mesmerizing place falling under the state of Uttaranchal, and located at the height of 1829 m with a sprawling are of 21.76 Sq. Kms. As the story goes, Queen Padmini of Kumaon was desperately in love with this splendid hill paradise

Hotels near Ranikhet

Chevron Rosemount Hotel

Chevron Rosemount Hotel,Ranikhet (Uttaranchal, India) is a perfect blend that lets you dwell in the verdurous mysteries of nature. Originally built by the British as a Hotel, Rosemount has always been a gracious host to visitors for the last 150 years. It weaves a web of astounding beauty of the mesmerizing old past. Its time to get hypnotized by its magnetic charm.


Best Price: Rs. per day

West View Hotel

West View Hotel is located in Ranikhet (Uttraranchal, India), amidst all the natural beauty situated on a plateau overlooking the west valley, surrounded by pine and fir forests, covering an area of 5.25 acres with heritage buildings dating back to 1918.


Best Price: Rs. per day

Pine Tree Village Resort And Spa

Pine Tree Village Resort & Spa Corbett (Uttrakhand, India) offers everything you need to make your vacation in the heart of India's wilderness a memorable one. If you like forests and mountains, then Pine Tree will serve you both to your heart's content. Every window of every hut and cottage opens to a view of dense forests and high mountains.


Best Price: Rs. per day


  
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