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Places of Interest: Naini Lake, Khurpatal, Bhimtal, Naukuchiyatal and Sattal, St-John’s Church, Hanumangarh & Observatory, Vantage point for snow view.

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By Rail: Nearest railhead is Kathgodam-35 kms, well connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, and Agra.
By Road: Delhi – 322 kms, Lucknow - 401 kms, Bariely -141 kms, Corbett 128 kms.

Ranikhet

North of Nainital and at an altitude of 1829 meters, this peaceful hill station offers excellent views of the snowcapped Himalayas including Nanda Devi (7817 meters). It is an important army town and the headquarters of the Kumaon regiment. Unrivalled for panoramic views it offers added attraction of ancient temples, pretty picnic spots and quiet strolls, exciting treks of Kausani and Dunagiri. Ranikhet is a delightful place to spend some time. Besides, the golf course at Upat offers good golfing facilities.

Places of Interest: Golf Course, Jhula Devi Temple, and Orchards at Chaubatia.

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By Air: Nearest airport is Pant Nagar- 199 kms.
By Rail: Nearest railhead at Kathgodam-84 kms.
By Road: Kathgodam-84 kms. Nainital-59 kms. Delhi-361 kms.

Almora


The picturesque hill station, at an altitude of 1650 meters, is one of the few not created by the British. Some 400 years ago it was the capital of the Chand Rajas of Kumaon. Its 67 kms from Nainital is famous for its exquisite temples and rich medley of fairs and festivals. Almora also offers the visitor healthy selection of treks which combine the pleasure of sightseeing with spirit of adventure the treks to Binsar 30 kms, and Jageshwar- 34 kms.

Places of Interest: Udyot-Chandeshwar or Nanda Devi temple, Temple of Goll and Bhairab, Trekking Points.

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By Air: Nearest airport is Pantnagar-128 kms.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Kathgodam-90 kms, well connected to all major cities.
By Road: Nanital-67 kms. Pithorgarh-122 kms. Delhi-381 kms.

Kausani

Nestling amongst thick, dense pine forests, atop a narrow ridge and separated from the towering mountains of the Nanda Devi range. Kausani is known for Himalayan snow-capped peaks standing in a stately row of over 300 kms, of majestic glory. The glory of snow covered peaks Trishul, Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot when the Sunrays turn them into crimson and gold at sunrise and sunset can bedazzle any viewer by its scenic grandeur and beauty.

Places of Interest: Dwarka Ghat 55 temples, Durga Temple, Jhula Devi, Binsar Mahadev, Majkhali, Sitalakhet, Gold Crouse, Fishing.

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By Air: Nearest airport is Pantnagar-180 kms.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Kathgodam124 kms.
By Road: Almora-53 kms, Ranikhet-79 kms, Nainital-120 kms. Delhi -410 kms.
 
 

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