Planning a Trip
1 Get in 1.1 By road 1.2 By plane 1.3 By train 1.4 By taxi By road Well connected by road with all major towns of Kumaon hills and nearby districts. The main road into Ranikhet is NH87 climbing up from Kathgodam, 85km in the South. Instead of the main highway passing near Nainital, you may consider the more scenic route through Bhimtal (slightly shorter, not as well maintained in patches). The last stretch through the pine forests after Khairna Bridge is spectacular. Almora - 44 km to the East, via the temple town of Jageshwar Nainital - 61 km Kathgodam - 85 km Taxis are available from Kathgodam railway station. They charge around ₹250-₹300. Government Buses of UK Road transport are available from Bus stand, 3 km down the Railway station. The bus journey takes around 4 hours. Pithoragarh (in pithoragarh district, East Uttarakhand) - 161 km Delhi - 350km (about 8 hours) by car. 12-14 hours by bus. By plane Nearest airport is Pant Nagar, 112 km. rather meager service. By train Nearest railhead is Kathgodam, 85 km and Ramnagar 96 km By taxi Delhi to Ranikhet Taxi is one of the best tourist guide. It provides best offers and services of tourists.