Ranikhet is another region, cut out of Almora area. The town of Ranikhet, at an elevation of 1,900m of the snow clad western Himalayas, is the ideal curious little slope town. As per nearby legend, King Raja Sudhardev won the core of his ruler, Rani Padmini, here. She in this way picked the territory for her habitation, giving it the name Ranikhet which implies Queen's Meadow. It was the British, however, who loaned the town its pilgrim connotations and set the central command for the Kumaon Regiment here, utilizing the slope station as a withdraw from the warmth of the Indian summer. The Edge of India Ranikhet region includes Ranikhet and Kothiyan.
The town of Kothiyan is situated around 15km from Ranikhet at a height of 1600m on a hillock encompassed by lavish terraced fields. Legend has it that one summer’s day an Englishman chose to slip into the little stream streaming by the town for a plunge, and left his jacket hanging in the town, which through the phonetics of the nearby tongue became 'Kothiyan'. This little cultivating town has great framework as far as power, despite the fact that web and cell phone systems can be sporadic on occasion.
Tourism in Ranikhet
Upat Golf: The Upat Golf course is near from Ranikhet. The 9 gap Golf course is said to be the best oversaw Golf course in India. Upat Golf course is for the most part utilized by armed force men, but on the other hand is open for overall population, on installment of a little sum. It is a standout amongst the most difficult courses on the planet where one can appreciate the ethereal magnificence of the course with the evolving seasons. This is at present extraordinary compared to other kept up courses in the nation. Many Golf titles are hung on the Upat Golf Course.
Trekking: Magnificent splendor, clicking on pictures, and so on, there are only a few reasons which depend on the people to entice people to travel. Trekking is likewise the best relaxation movement that can be delighted in by all age bunches in Ranikhet. Among the well known trekking trails in the region, the one from Chaubatia Orchards to Holm Farm is very famous. At that point, there are trails from Chaubatia to Bhalu Dam, Ranikhet Club to Chevron Rosemount, Meghdoot to Jhula Devi Temple, and Chaubatia to the counterfeit lake - Bhalu Dam.