Ranikhet is a hill station in Uttarakhand State, northern India. It is known for its views of the Himalayas. Hundreds of bells adorn Jhula Devi Temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga. Fruit trees grow on the terraced orchards of Chaubatia Gardens, with views of peaks including Nanda Devi. Mahatma Gandhi stayed in a hut, Gandhi Kuti, in nearby Tarikhet village during the independence struggle.

How to reach Ranikhet

By Flight

The nearest airport to Ranikhet is Pantnagar, situated around 109 km away. There is a direct flight available from Delhi to Pantnagar, that runs on a daily basis. Once reached the airport, one can hire a taxi to reach Ranikhet.

By Road

Ranikhet establishes a viable connection through roads at all seasons, to places like Haldwani, Bhowali and Khairna. There are direct buses available from Delhi (359 km), Nainital (56 km), Kathgodam (75 km) and Ramnagar (96 km). Cab facility from cities like Haldwani and Nainital are also available for Ranikhet.

By train

Kathgodam is the nearest railway station to Ranikhet, located at a distance of 75 km. There are several trains that pass through this railway station from almost all the major cities. Upon reaching the station, cab services are all time available to finally reach Ranikhet.