Developed by the British, Ranikhet is a peaceful hill station in Almora District
and is 60 km north of Nainital
. Ranikhet offers excellent views of the snowcapped Himalayas
and the Nanda Devi peak
Forests filled with oak and pine trees make this an ideal tourist destination and a good walk across the region rejuvenates the body and mind. Ranikhet is also the regimental center of the Kumaon Regiment of Indian Army. Other interests in the region include a golf course, the orchards at Chaubattia and the
Jhoola Devi Temple.