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Ramgarh

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Best time: Oct-May (Read More)

Nearest Airport: Dehradun (Check Flights)

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Ramgarh Tourism

Tucked away in the lap of Himalayas in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, Ramgarh boasts of unexplored natural beauty and old world charm. It is perched at an elevation of 1789 metres above the sea level and is an idyllic spot of all you nature beaus. Blessed with impeccable views of snow covered mountain peaks, Ramgarh is also called the "Fruit Bowl of Kumaon" because of the verdant orchards of apples, plums, peaches and apricots. It was also a personal favourite of the renowned poet Rabindranath Tagore and social worker Narain Swamy.  Once the cantonment of the British, Ramgarh stands apart in its exquisiteness, solitude and enticing beauty. The captivating sunrise and sunset is an experience of a lifetime. It is an ideal getaway if you are looking for off -beat destinations to satiate your wanderlust.




Perched at an altitude of 1789 m above the sea level, Ramgarh is a small hill station nicknamed as a Fruit Bowl of Kumaon. It is enriched with variety of exotic fruits grown here like peaches, apples, plums, pears, strawberries and apricots. The place is full of such orchards doing wonders to the senses of the tourists visiting here. Once served as the British Army Cantonment, today this place is a place for the visitors to relax and refresh their soul. The enticing beauty and tranquility of the place didn't even leave untouched Rabindranath Tagore and Narain Swamy whose ashrams are located here. If you are visiting this hill resort you definitely do not want to miss out the magical spell casted during the sunrise and sunset that adds more charm to the town.

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  • Soulitude in the Himalayas

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  • Hotel Avlokan

    INR 1,091 /night onwards

  • OYO 4756 Hotel Apple Inn

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Ramgarh is a beautiful, but mostly unexplored hill station, situated near Mukteshwar in the Kumaon region of the state of Uttarakhand. It is divided into two parts, Talla [Lower Part] & Malla [Upper Part]. Ramgarh, which has an average elevation of 1518 meters, is endowed with natural beauty, from beautiful orchards to providing an unobstructed view of the snow clad Himalayas. The abundance of fruits here gives Ramgarh an apt nickname: 'The Fruit Bowl of Kumaon'. Ramgarh is also well connected to other beautiful destinations, such as Hartola & Nathuakhan, accessible from Nainital & Bhimtal as well.    

If you are looking for fancy restaurants and eating joints in Ramgarh, then you will be disappointed. The eating options in this small town are basically at the accommodation you are staying at except few dhabas along the street. However, it is the North Indian cuisine predominant in the area.

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Ramgarh is a small place with many wonders packed into it. If you are travelling for one day, begin your day early in the morning with a leisurely walk amid nature and watch the sky change its colour with the sunrise. Get back to the hotel for a warm breakfast and head on to the famous orchards of the area. You might break for lunch before heading on to your next destination. Carry your own food as there might not be many options on the way. Next stop on your itinerary should be Nathuakhan, a small hamlet where you can wander in the wilderness or meditate to relax. If left with any more time move on to Bhimtal lake of Nainital for some shopping. head back to the hotel and end your wonderful day with nice dinner.

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Ramgarh Reviews

3 months ago by Devyani Chandra

- Carry extra food and supplies with you, facilities are not present at proper intervals.- Winters are quite cold, so carry extra woollens.- Be ready with a pair of good shoes for some hiking and trekking.

3 months ago by Arvind Seth

Ramgarh offers one of the best jungle walks in nanital , the tracks are walking friendly cutting across think forest and some of the best views overlooking himalaya's......the track lead up to Tagore house , this is where he lived and starting writing Gitangali before he left Ramgarh after he lost his daughter...

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  What's Great?

Blessed with natural wonders. Boasts of exquisite fruit orchards of apples, apricots, peaches and pears. Unobstructed views of the Himalayas. A paradise for walking and trekking.

  What's not so Great?

Not easily accessible. Hostile in winters.

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Ramgarh is a popular getaway for tourists looking to spend some time in peace and serenity. A perfect holiday destination for couples, families and solo trips. Also ideal for writers to enhance their creative abilities in seclusion.

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How to Reach Ramgarh

Ramgarh is well connected to the rest of India by roadways. Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Ramgarh; buses being operated both by private and government owners, such as Uttarakhand ... (Read More)

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