Ramgarh is a serene hill station perched at an altitude of 1789
m above the sea level on Bhowali - Mukteshwar Road. Ramgarh
is located at a distance of 26 km from Nainital in Kumaon
Division of Uttaranchal.
In Ramgarh you can visit Tagore Point, which is where Noble
laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore stayed (the house is in ruins
now). Not too from the Tagore Point is Devisthan (in village
Umagarh), the summer home of late poet Mahadevi Verma.
Ramgarh is also known as the "Fruit Bowl of Kumaon"
owing to its verdant orchards of Peach, Apricots, Pears & Apples.
Ramgarh comprises two parts - Malla Ramgarh, located on an elevation
and Talla Ramgarh, located downhill.
Ramgarh is known for orchards of a variety of Himalayan fruits
like apples, apricots, and peaches.
Ramgarh is a small hill station and tourist destination on the
way to Mukteshwar in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India.
This place is rich in orchards. An unobstructed view of the
snow-capped ranges of the Himalayas from this place can be seen.
The place was once the cantonment of the English army. The famous
poets Rabindra Nath Tagore and social worker Narain Swami had
established their ashrams over here. There is also a library
dedicated to famous writer Mahadevi Varma, who got the idea
of writing Lachma, the famous story, in Ramgarh.
Ramgarh Known for its orchards of plums, apples, peaches and
apricots, it was once home to the English army.
In the foothills of the Himalayas, The Old Bungalow- 1830, and
The Writers' Bungalow -1860, are located in the fruit basket
of the Kumaon region. These heritage structures once housed
the British and Indian officers as well as their wives who travelled
on horseback and palanquins.
Ramgarh is located at 29.45° N 79.55° E. It has an average elevation
of 1,518 metres (4,980 feet). The altitude ranges from 1,400
metres in the Talla (Lower) Ramgarh valley to 1,900 metres in
Malla (Upper) Ramgarh. The East-West ridge above Malla Ramgarh
has an elevation of 2000-2350 metres.
Jungle walks, Trekking, and Bird watching.
Seeing in Ramgarh
Ramgarh is an idyllic place for leisurely holidays in peace
and tranquility with pleasant weather conditions. You can have
the unobstructed view of the snow-capped ranges of the Himalayas
from this hill station. Ramgarh is perfect place for the nature
lovers, as you can gaze at the star-lit sky, marvel at the sunrise
and sunset, admire the beauty of the mighty Himalayas and taste
the Himalayan fruits.
Ramgarh was once the cantonment of the English army. All India
Research Center for Animal Treatment is also situated here.
The famous poets Rabindra Nath Tagore and Narain Swami had established
their ashrams over here. Mahadevi Verma also visited the hill
station of Ramgarh. Rabindra Nath Tagore had composed some of
his compositions at Ramgarh.
From Ramgarh, you can go on excursion tours to Nainital, Mukteshwar,
Bhimtal, Ranikhet and Almora.
One can get a glimpse of the Himalayas in one direction, the
forests of the ‘Tarai’ region in the other, the terraced fields
and the village houses in yet another direction.
You Can Visit Ramgarh By Taxi Or By Tours & Travel Packages.
Nainital Tourism offers Transport & online
booking for various Hotels & Resorts in Ramgarh.
Hotel Booking or Package related enquiry please
Or Talk to us at 09536-1182-78 or
Office Landline Number: 05942- 237476 (10.30
am - 6 pm)