Ramgarh - Fruit Bowl Of Kumaon
Ramgarh is emerging as a popular destination of Uttarakhand state as it is one of the hidden jewels of Kumaon region. Ramgarh is earning good name by word of mouth from the tourists who visit this heavenly hamlet.
Ramgarh is also known as 'Fruit Bowl of Kumaon' as it houses verdant orchards of apples, apricots, peach and pears.
Ramgarh is divided in two parts where Malla is located on elevation and Talla is located downhill. Ramgarh is situated at an elevation of 1,729mts above sea level in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. Ramgarh is away from the hustle bustle of the city offering pristine environment and gigantic view of the Himalayas.
Importance of Ramgarh
The beauty of Ramgarh lies in its serenity, exquisiteness and tranquility. Unobstructed views of the snow laden Himalayas from Ramgarh are mesmerizing. This place was once the cantonment of the English army.
The renowned poet Rabindranath Tagore and social worker Narain Swami had established their ashrams at Ramgarh. Rabindranath Tagore had composed some of his compositions at Ramgarh. Britishers used to spend their holidays in the serene environment of Ramgarh. Many poets and writers spend weeks in Ramgarh to amplify their creative abilities.
General Facts about Ramgarh
Altitude : 7200 feets
Temperature in Summers: Max 26°C & Min 14°C
Best Time To Visit:
Summers - Apirl to July
Autumn: September to November
Spring: March and April
Winters Snow Bound: January and February