Popularly referred to as the fruit bowl of Uttarakhand, Ramgarh is a serene hill-station situated in the Kumaon region. Located high up on a hill, at a height of around 1,789 m, and just 35 km from Nainital, remote Ramgarh is dotted with a number of orchards of apricots, peaches, plums, apples, etc. Scenic and offering solitude, it was founded by the British and thus retains traces of colonial heritage. Ramgarh's salubrious weather has always attracted artists and thinkers. It was visited frequently by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and famous Hindi writer and poetess Mahadevi Verma. Ramgarh is an ideal place to drink in the beauty of the Himalayas in solitude, peace and quiet.
Don't plan a packed itinerary but enjoy leisurely nature walks and maybe a hike up to Jhandidhar through oak and rhododendron forests for a with a 360° view of mountain peaks.
Best Time to Visit
October to May is the best time to visit Ramgarh.
What To Do
The hilly terrain of Ramgarh is surrounded by snow-clad mountains, verdant forests, serene nature parks and ethereal sights. Enjoy the pleasant climate, let lose the photographer in you and drink in the gorgeous sights and views as you walk through the landscape.
Surrounded by lush fruit orchards, Ramgarh attracts various both migratory and local birds throughout the year. Just sit and enjoy the panoramic views of the Himalayas and the chirping of our winged friends.
How to reach
The nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport, about 76 km away.