Activities in Ramnagar
Jungle Safari in Corbett: Ramnagar is getaway to Corbett National Park and a popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Tourists are offered jeep rides traversing through the jungle where they could spot wild animals like tiger, elephants, deer, langurs, leopards, crocodiles.
Fishing: The catchment area offers Kosi River offers various opportunities for catching fishes or angling. Quite a few licensed fishing camps are set up on the banks of the river for angling especially catching Mahseer fishes.
River Rafting: For adventurous souls, rafting in the rapid and turbulent waters of Kosi River is quite a thrilling experience. Some adventure water sports are also organized on the river.
Staying in Ramnagar
Synonym with the Jim Corbett Park, Ramnagar is a popular destination in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Being near Jim Corbett, there are plenty of accommodations options available for tourists. One can find deluxe hotels and resorts with best facilities as well as budget guesthouses with limited amenities at Ramnagar. Tent accommodation and government guesthouses (KMVN) are also available.
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Ramnagar Food Guide
One can find plenty of roadside eating joints and few restaurants which serve delicious meals. However, the best option for food can be tasted at the hotels and resorts in Ramnagar. One can choose variety of cuisines from Chinese, Indian, and Mughlai to Kumaoni and local cuisines. One should keep in mind that non-vegetarian food and alcohol are strictly prohibited inside the Jim Corbett Park.
History of Ramnagar
The minion town of Ramnagar was established by H. Ramsay, an English Commissioner in the midst of 1856-1884. Ramsay made settlements for his fellow English men in the town of Ramnagar during the British rule and tea gardens were also made in the nearby villages of Uttarakhand.
Mythology of Ramnagar
As per the local legends, Ramnagar was hailed by the name of ‘Ahichhatra’ which was the ancient capital of the Northern Panchala Kingdom during the period of Mahabharata.