Ramgarh, a serene and secluded cool hill station in Kumaon region of Uttaranchal placed at a height of 1789 m above the sea level, is renowned for fruits and orchards. This hill station is founded by Bristish and was frequently visited by many high profile personalities of India and British. The hill station carries the legacy of some ancestral buildings, used as inspection bungalows and temporary stay palaces for officers, dating back to British colonial period.
The most attractive place in the Kumaon region, Ramgarh is Scenic which feat the eyes of visitors. The plain is home to many orchards of apricots, plums, peaches and apples. The famous world renowned Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was fond of this place and was a devoted visitor to this place. Really this place fills your hearts with calm, cool and secluded thinking, arises the fancy, fantastic and artistic ideas. Many writers and thinkers visit this place to rejuvenate their thinking. It is recorded that some of the compositions of Rabindra Nath Tagore was composed while his stay here.
Ramgarh is an ideal destination for leisure trips and happy holidays in solitude, calm and serenity with pleasing atmosphere and weather conditions. One can get the luckiest chance of unobstructed views of verdant Himalayas.
Famous for/as: Hill Station
Languages: Kumauni, Garhwali, Hindi
Best Season: Nov – May
Weather: Summer 15-30°C,
Altitude: 1518 m
STD code: 06187
Delhi to Ramgarh 292 km
Mumbai to Ramgarh 1604 km
Bangalore to Ramgarh 2223 km
Nainital to Ramgarh 18 km
Ranikhet to Ramgarh 40 km
Best Season / Best time to visit
Ramgarh has a pleasing climate all through the year. Summers (May to June) are pleasant and have a maximum temperature of 30°C and a minimum of 20°C. Winters (November to February) are on harsher side and have a maximum temperature 10°C and a minimum of 2°C. Monsoons (June to September) have medium rainfalls.
Holi (February-March), Diwali (October) and Dussera (October-November) are celebrated with much enjoyments.
Best time to visit here is all through the year, except winters.
Attractions & Places to Visit and Explore in Ramgarh
Nathuakhan is a ravishing hamlet near Ramgarh at an elevation of 6,365fts above sea level. Tourists can enjoy nature walks, meditation or can relax in the beautiful gardens. The serenity and calmness of the surroundings of Nathuakhan is blessed with picturesque forests, lush green valleys and hilly terrains.
Mukteshwar is situated at an elevation of 2285mts above sea level in Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. Mukteshwar got its name from a 350year old temple Mukteshwer Dham whose presiding deity is Lord Shiva. The immaculate beauty of Mukteshwar has a lot to offer. Wake up with the chirping of birds and sun rays kissing the cliffs and enjoy short treks in the woods. Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Nandaghunti, Trishul and Panchachuli are the major peaks visible from Mukteshwar. Mukteshwar is situated 25kms from Ramgarh and is an idyllic place for leisurely holidays with pleasant weather conditions.
How to Reach Here
By air: Pantnagar airport is the nearest airport, which is located about 76kms from Ramgarh. Taxis are easily available from the airport to Ramgarh. Pantnagar is connected to Delhi with daily flights. Pant Nagar Airport is well connected by metalled road with Ramgarh.
By road: Ramgarh is a remote destinations but it is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Kumaon and cities of northern India. Buses are easily available from ISBT Anand Vihar, New Delhi to Haldwani, Nainital and Almora. Taxis are also available from major cities of Kumaon region and Garhwal region to Ramgarh. Many private bus service providers operate luxury buses between Delhi to Kathgodam and Nainital from where you can easily get a taxi to Ramgarh.
By rail: Kathgodam Railway station is the nearest railhead to Ramgarh situated at a distance of 45kms. Kathgodam is well connected by major cities of India like Lucknow, Kolkata, Delhi, etc. There are two trains that run daily between Delhi to Kathgodam and vice-versa. Trains are frequent to Kathgodam as it is the gateway of Kumaon region. Taxis and buses are easily available from Kathgodam to Ramgarh.
Image & Information copyright by uttarakhandtourism.gov.in