City Hill Station At a distance of 33 km from Mussoorie, km from Chandigarh, km from Delhi, km from Ambala, km from Shimla and km from Nainital, Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand and also the headquarters of Dehradun district. Dehradun is located in Doon Valley in the foothills of Himalayas nestled between two of India's mightiest rivers - the Ganges on the east and the Yamuna on the west. It is one of the wellknown destinations to experience the Tourism in Uttarakhand and also one of the popular tourist places near Delhi. The history of Dehradun city is linked to the stories of Ramayana and Mahabharata.
Its beauty lies in its simplicity - beautiful pine trees create a nostalgic feeling. The orchards, the temples, the joy grounds will back on you again and again to its fold.
Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Ranikhet is within sight of the western peaks of the Himalayas. It has an average elevation of 1, m 6, ft.
The cantonment is spread across two ridges, first called the Ranikhet ridge is situated at an elevation of 5, ft. Ranikhet meaning Queen's Field was named after a legendary Queen who camped in the area and fell in love with it, the town provides a spectacular view of the Himalayan range.
Ranikhet is still a military cantonment and the Kumaon Regiment has been stationed there from Ranikhet, Polo Ground Located in the Kumaon hills, Ranikhet is a cool, quiet and serene hill station. Surrounded by picturesque views, Ranikhet offers the panorama of the great Himalayas, ancient temples, picnic spots, exciting trekking options.
History of Ranikhet Ranikhet, which means Queen's meadow in Hindi, gets its name from a local legend, which states that it was here, that Raja Sudhardev won the heart of his queen, Rani Padmini, who subsequently chose the area for her residence, giving it the name, Ranikhet, though no palace exists in the area.
Inthe British established the headquarters of the Kumaon Regiment here and used the station as a retreat from the heat of the Indian summer. At one time during British Raj, it was also proposed as the summer headquarters of Government of India, in lieu of Shimla. Init had a summer population of 7, and its corresponding winter population was measured in as 3, Ranikhet Club built by the Britishers which is more than a century ago.
A nature lover's paradise, Ranikhet offers wonderful views of the Western Himalayas. Ranikhet also presents stunning view of the Nanda Devi. Ranikhet is popular for two of its temples. Jhoola Devi Ka Mandir was constructed some years ago in honor of the local Goddess, who protected the people from man-eating tigers.
The other important temple is Kali Devi ka Mandir, which has a large number of bells. The site of the temple is believed to be years old. Chaubatia Gardens - Orchards: Ranikhet is popular for its luscious apples, apricots, peaches and various alpine fruits.
Apart from fruits one can buy fresh juices and honey from Chaubatia Gardens. Picturesque views of the snow capped peaks of the mighty Himalayan range can be seen from Chaubatia Gardens.
View of the Chaubatia Gardens which is large orchard that is spread over an area of acres. It is Believed that this temple was built in a single day.
Ladies comes here on Vaikunth chaturdashi and light a lamp on their palm to fulfill the desire of child.1. Andaman – The tropical paradise. Andaman is amongst the most trending honeymoon places in India for newlywed couples.
With so many wonderful activities to keep you busy, secluded islands, and some of the best beaches in India for honeymoon, you’ll wish your holiday to never end! Nainital Summer Vacations. Taking out summer vacations?Remember the feeling of knowing that today is the last day of school?
The last day before summer kicks in! Well, summer vacation might be over forever! Year-round school, also known as YRS, is a thought being considered by many schools in the USA and Canada.
As the schools and colleges close down in summers, people plan to go on a summer vacation with family to some hill station in India. Shimla, Nainital and Kashmir are most commonly visited hill stations. Naukuchiatal is nourished by an underwater spring, which keeps its water levels high.
Naukuchiatal Lake is the deepest lake in the Lake District of India (Nainital) . Ranikhet, Polo Ground with Himalayan View, View of Ranikhet, Polo Ground and mighty range of Glittering Himalays.
Ranikhet meaning (Queen's Field) was named after a legendary Queen who camped in the area and fell in love with it, the town provides a spectacular view of the Himalayan range. Nainital Tourism.
One of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Uttarakhand, Nainital, which is nestled amidst the Kumaon Hills, is a quaint hill station built around a uniquely shaped lake known as the 'Naini Lake' (thus contributing to its name Nainital)/5(34).