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Manila, Ranikhet Overview

Backyard of the Katyuri Kings in an era gone by, Manila today is home to the popular Maa Manila devi Temple. This small town is a mesmerizing place with wide and panoramic views of the Himalayas. Manila is a place full of folklore and traditions and the people here deeply believe in their traditions and heritage. A place full of magic and breathtaking landscapes, Manila is one of the most enchanting of places in Uttarakhand

At about 1800 meters above sea level, Manila is as beautiful as beautiful comes. Made the spiritual home of Goddess Manila by the Katyuri clan, Manila is famous among the locals for its Manila devi Temple. The town once part of the Katyuri Kingdom is beautiful in its location surrounded by verdant hills of the Himalayas.

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Manila can be visited anytime of the year. Its climate is pleasant enough throughout the year, for traveling and exploration. The summer are refreshingly cool while the winters, though very cold, are also very enjoyable, provided you cover yourself up in multiple layers of woolen.

One can move about the town on foot.

Ranikhet should be your preferred destination for accommodation which is just 85 km from Manila. It has great accommodation options at reasonable rates.

Manila Devi Temple is the only major tourist attraction here.

Trekking can be quite an experience in Manila given its terrain and wide sceneries.

Being a part of the royal family of Katyuri's kingdom, Manila has spun for itself a culture of its own, influenced by the Katyuri's taste and preferences.

Try out some amazing Garhwali and Kumauni cuisines such as aloo ke gutke, gahat, chainsoo and kaapa.

Oak Garden and The Chevront in Ranikhet.

Manila is best seen on a day trip from Ranikhet. While here, do not miss the Manila Devi temple.

Make sure to enquire about the condition of the approach roads while traveling to Manila during the monsoons to avoid landslide stricken routes.

  • Air: The nearest airport is Pant Nagar Airport. You can easily get cabs or a bus for Manila from the airport.

  • Rail: The nearest rail head is Kathgodam. Buses and cabs are available outside the station for Manila.

  • Road: Manila is well connected by motorable roads to different parts of the state. Public and private buses regularly connect this small town to nearby towns of Almora and Ranikhet.

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