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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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An Unexplored Heaven

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.    

Restaurants and Local Food in Ramgarh

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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Suggested Itinerary for Ramgarh

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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What is famous about Ramgarh?

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 is not so good about Ramgarh?

Not easily accessible. Hostile in winters.

Who should visit Ramgarh?

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.

What is the best time to visit Ramgarh?

Ramgarh is a hill station that experiences warm summers (May-June) but very pleasant with temperature ranging from 20-30 degrees Celcius. The winters in the area are pretty cold with temperature often dropping to 2 degrees Celcius. The winter season stretched from November to February and required heavy woollen clothing. The monsoon season witnesses moderate rainfall with the surrounding all refreshed and blooming. It is best to visit Ramgarh between the months of October and May.
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What is the local food in Ramgarh?

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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What is the best way 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 State Road Transport Corporation. There is no direct flight or rail connectivity, however, to Ramgarh. Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport that connects Ramgarh to the rest of India. The nearest railway station to Ramgarh is in Kathgodam, which is 53 km away from Ramgarh.
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What are the things to do in Ramgarh?

The top things to do in Ramgarh are Orchards, Nathuakhan, Mukteshwar, Jungle walks, Trekking in Ramgarh, Bird watching in Ramgarh. You can see all the places to visit in Ramgarh here

What are the places near Ramgarh?

The top places near to Ramgarh are Nainital which is 11 km from Ramgarh, Almora which is located 19 km from Ramgarh, Ranikhet which is located 24 km from Ramgarh, Bhimtal which is located 10 km from Ramgarh, Mukteshwar which is located 10 km from Ramgarh

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Devyani Chandra

3 years ago
- 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 (Read More) and trekking.

Arvind Seth

on Jungle walks 3 years ago
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 (Read More) house , this is where he lived and starting writing Gitangali before he left Ramgarh after he lost his daughter...
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