The fruit basket of Nainital, nature lover’s exhibit, situated 1789m above the sea level is the hill station called Ramgarh. The epitome of peace, solitude and beauty to the greatest degree, here you will find healing effect greater than the gravity of beauty and silence. Ramgarh is the birth place of one of the greatest compositions of Rabindra Nath Tagore. It was here Tagore crafted his poems. This rare tranquility and peace made Narain Swami and Rabindra Nath Tagore set up their Ashrams in Ramgarh. Ramgarh was once the cantonment of the British army and now is an extremely popular place to holiday in Uttaranchal
Must See Places
Ramgarh is a photographers dream! The picturesque place is so perfect that photographers love taking snapshots here. Jungle walks are amazing, so indulge your first day in nature walks! Clad with snow, trees, silent whispers of the wind and unobstructed view of that snow capped mountains! Ramgarh is called the fruit basket of Kumaon for a reason and it very well validates that. All kinds of orchids can be seen in Ramgarh! Apples, apricots and peaches, spend your evening biting a few juicy fruits!
For trekking enthusiasts Ramgarh won’t let you down. The next morning you can put on your trekking shoes and head straight to Talli Ramgarh, the trek zone! Here you can also visit the local village and see the river of Ramgarh. Malli Ramgarh gives you the unobstructed view of the mighty Himalayas. Places you can visit from Ramgarh are Jeolikot, Nainital, Mukteshwar, Raniket and other Tals. For this you would need a cab. My suggestion is do nothing, just take a deep breath, walk outside, relax, relax, relax and only relax. So spend your last day in slumber! Ramgarh is the ideal place for escaping city life. So when you are planning a Ramgarh holiday in North India
, do just that.
The weather is pleasant throughout the year except the winters. One can choose Ramgarh as the summer chill out destination as the climate during summer is very pleasant.
The nearest domestic airport to Ramgarh is Pantnagar and the closest railway station is Kathgodam which is about 30 minutes drive from Nainital. The nearest international airport is Delhi. A cab from Delhi to Ramgarh would cost about 6500 INR. Ramgarh is well connected to major cities on road too. One can reach Ramgarh from Jeolikot, Nainital, Ranikhet, almora, sattal and kasauni via road. Also include a trip to Nainital
when on your holidays in Ramgarh.
Staying There & Shopping
The hotels in Ramgarh aren’t that expensive. Budget hotels can be as cheap as 1700 INR for a day for a couple. The Himalayan Heights is one such budget hotel. Roop Kumaon and the Writer’s Bungalow are luxury hotels providing the best amenities. There aren’t many shops worth shopping in this village. The resorts will give you some souvenirs before you leave. All the resorts in Ramgarh are multi cuisine so you don’t have to go outside or in pursuit for food. So just laze around!
All in all the cost for the whole trip including transportation from the closest city for a couple would cost around 7000 INR. It would cost more if you take a cab from Delhi. So what are you waiting for? Pack your sweaters, binoculars, camera and trekking shoes and head straight to Ramgarh!