Sights to See
Commanding a picturesque view of the Himalayas, it is popularly known as orchard country for its fruits and government gardens.
Jhoola Devi Ram Mandir
7 km from Ranikhet on the Ram Mandir route to Chaubatia, the place is known for temples devoted to the Goddess Durga and Lord Rama.
One of the famous attartions of Ranikhet, this temple is attached to the Narsingh Maidan. This ancient temple has been built by the Kumaon regiment. Opposite the shrine are a Gurudwara and a Shawal factory.
3 km away from Chaubatia garden, the place offers a mesmerizing beauty in the form of a small artificial lake and is a popular picnic spot.
The place is well known for its Gandhi Ashram to commemorate the spot where Gandhiji stayed. The Golla temple here is venerated by the people.
1 km from the Golf Maidan, the place is known for its forest nursery and a temple dedicated to the Goddess Kali.
Sitlakhet is a scenic spot commanding a view of majestic Himalayas. The nearby forest abounds in fruit orchards and herbal plants used in medicines. Just about 10 km from Sitlakhet is the famous temple of Syahi Devi. Nearby is the natural spring where the first water scheme for Almora was initiated some seventy years ago. Just two kilometers below Sitlakhet is the village Khoont which is the ancestral village of the late Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant, the famous freedom fighter of India.