Here are the top 22 tourist attractions to see in Ranikhet:

1. Chaubatia Orchards

Must visit 3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
1 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Famous for its apples, plums, peaches and apricots, the Chaubatia Orchards located in the laps of Himalayan ranges also offer panoramic views of the peaks of Nanda Devi, Nilkanth, Nandaghunti and Trishul.

2. Jhula Devi Temple

Must visit 3.5 /5

3 km
from city center
2 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Built in 8th century, the temple dedicated to Goddess Durga is known for its cluster of elegantly designed bells. It is believed that the temple is wish fulfilling. The Ram temple located close by also draws many people.

3. Majhkhali

3.2 /5

9 km
from city center
3 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Giving a glimpse of the majestic Sonya peak, Majhkhali en-route to Almora is endowed with scenic beauty and lovely weather.

4. Golf Course

Must visit 3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
4 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

This 9 hole golf course maintained by the golf club is the second largest golf course in India and offers various membership plans, including outsiders as well.

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5. Bhalu Dam

3.1 /5

5 km
from city center
5 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

An artificial lake surrounded by idyllic forests, the Bhalu dam is the perfect spot for a picnic complete with birds, breeze and snow-capped valleys. However, the water is typically low or negligible except during monsoon season. Also, one needs to trek for 3 km to reach this reservoir.

6. Kalika

3.6 /5

5 km
from city center
6 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

6 km from the mesmerising hill station of Ranikhet in Uttarakhand is a small town called Kalika. The town is surrounded by thick, lush green forests and snow-capped mountains. It is famous for the Kalika Temple and the golf course.

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7. Manila

3.5 /5

14 km
from city center
7 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Backyard of the Katyuri Kings in an era gone by, Manila today is home to the popular Maa Manila devi Temple and wide and panoramic views of the Himalayas

8. Haidakhan Babaji Temple

3 km
from city center
8 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Dedicated to Haidakhan, who is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva, the Haidakhan Bababji Temple was constructed by Haidakhan himself, and is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in Ranikhet. Other than the main temple, the complex also has five guest houses in all, along with an Italian temple, Sri Babaji's Kutir and the Sri Baba Research Hospital. The temple is a must visit during Navratris and in the evenings on all days.

9. Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
9 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Established by Kumaon Regiment of Indian Army in the 1970s, the museum houses war artifacts of historical importance, especially belonging to the Garhwal and Kumaon regiments.

10. Mankameshwar Temple, Ranikhet

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
10 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Built by the Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army, this temple located near Narsingh Maidan at Pithoragarh is often visited by the family members of the Regiment.

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11. Dwarahat

3.6 /5 View 7+ photos

15 km
from city center
11 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Dotted with ancient temples- Shakti temple at Doonagiri and Naithna Devi Temple, Dwarahat is a small archeological and historical town situated on the banks of Ram Ganga River.

12. Ram Mandir, Ranikhet

3 km
from city center
12 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Situated near the Chaubatia Gardens, the Ram Mandir is perched on the top of a hill and can be reached by using the stairs that lead up to this divine place. Dedicated to the Hindu God Lord Ram, the temple also has a monastery where students learn ancient Vedas and Vedic and modern mathematics under the tutelage of Sant Sri Mouni Maharaj.

13. Sunset Point, Ranikhet

14 km
from city center
13 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Ranikhet is home to numerous Sunset Points that offer magnanimous views of the snow covered Himalayas. The best ones among them are Machkhali (located near woodvilla point between Transit Camp and Ganiadeoli) and the one on the road from Jhoola Devi Temple to Bhargaon. The place is best visited between February and November to witness these breathtaking mountains and sunsets in all their glory.

14. Tarikhet Village

4 km
from city center
14 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

The popular hill station of Tarikhet is located at distance of 8 kilometres from the town of Ranikhet, and is well known for its historical significance. Tarikhet was a major site during India's struggle for independence, since Mahatma Gandhi himself stayed here in ¥Gandhi Kutiya' for a long time during the freedom struggle. This small village is calming and refreshing, and takes visitors closer to nature.

15. Ashiyana Park

0 km
from city center
15 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

The first and only park in all of Ranikhet to be built exclusively for kids, the Cantonment Aashiyana Park, also known as the Devdar Udhyan, offers various attractions for children such as well manicured lawns, colourful fountains, herbal gardens as well as viewpoints to witness the mighty Himalayan ranges. The park is fully designed on high hills, and is based on a jungle theme.

16. Binsar Mahadev Temple

9 km
from city center
16 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Reputed for being the most visited temple in Uttarakhand, the Binsar Mahadev Mandir is an ancient temple in Bisaona. It was built by King Pithu in the 10th century, and is dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is worshipped as Bindeshwar in the temple. Besides, one can also find the idols of Lord Ganesha, Goddess Gauri and Goddess Mahisasuramardini in the temple, along with the idol of Mahisasuramardini.

17. Rani Jheel

1 km
from city center
17 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Originally built by the Cantonment Board for the purpose of rainwater harvesting, Rani Jheel is a vast artificial lake that is located amidst natural ridges and woods. The pristine lake is located at an altitude of 7,500 feet above sea level, and is a prime tourist attraction in Ranikhet that attracts tourists for boating, and is well known for the silence and tranquility that it exuberates.

18. Sadar Bazar

0 km
from city center
18 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

A trip to Ranikhet is incomplete without shopping at Sadar Bazaar. Located in close proximity to the Zaroori Bazaar in Ranikhet, the Sadar Bazaar is heavily crowded by the locals as well as tourists on all days. The market boasts of being the one stop shop for food and everyday household items, and one can find everything here right from fresh fruits to packaged products.

19. Sun Temple, Ranikhet

18 km
from city center
19 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Also known as Katarmal, the Sun Temple dates back to over 800 years, and is one of the most ancient temples that can be found in Almora. It can be reached by a small yet exciting trekking route. The temple is surrounded by a total of 44 small shrines, and other than these, the ancient architectural patterns and exquisite stone carvings continue to attract tourists to it.

20. Dunagiri Temple

15 km
from city center
20 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

Dunagiri Temple is a famous shrine dedicated to Maa Dunagiri or Maa Durga and is located in Almora district of Dwarahat, Uttarakhand.  Perched at a height of 8000 feet above sea level, this temple is also known as Shakti Temple and Dunagiri Temple is not only an important religious site for locals but also offers a good view of the Himalayan ranges to national and international tourists alike. 

21. Majkhali

9 km
from city center
21 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

A small town located a few kilometres from Ranikhet, Majkhari is known for its natural beauty. People often talk about the scenic apple orchards and green forests of Ranikhet but what they usually miss out on is the picnic spots offered by Majkhari. Despite the famous goddess Kali Temple here, this place is left quite unexplored when it comes to its flora and fauna. Majkhari is definitely one of the must-visit destinations in Uttarakhand. 

22. Haidakhan Temple, Ranikhet

22 out of 22
places to visit in Ranikhet

The Haidakhan Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Hanuman, and was built by Haidakhan Babaji himself, who is considered to be a “mahavatar”, or the mortal manifestation of Lord Shiva. The Haidakhan Temple sits proudly atop a hill at Chiliyanaula near Ranikhet, hosting a panoramic view of the mountains of the Shivalik Hills. Most people visit the temple to get married, according to Indian traditions. One must visit the temple during Navratri, which is celebrated with gusto here.

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