Ransi Village

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Ransi - Gateway to Madmaheshwar

Located in the Ukhimath tehsil in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, Ransi Village is a quaint village lying peacefully amidst the beautifully structured terraced fields, dense green forests, and a wide variety of flora and fauna. The beautiful houses are mostly one or two floors with slate roofs.

The village serves as the base camp for trek to Madyamaheshwar Temple, one of the Panch Kedars. A scenic 16 kms trek through thick forests, beautiful streams, and captivating waterfalls takes you to the temple. 

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Things to do in Ransi Village

  • Village Tourism: Set at an idyllic location with a rich biodiversity, Ransi Village is a village belonging to peace-loving warm people. Stroll across this village, enjoy the chirping of birds, talk to the locals, try out their delicious dishes, and explore everything that this serene little village has to offer.
  • Camping: Camping is one of the best ways to rejuvenate your connection to nature and Ransi Village offers a perfect location for that. As Ransi Village serves as the starting point for Madhyamaheshwar trek, you’ll see many people setting up their tents and camping here.
  • Trekking: Ransi Village is popular for Madhyamaheshwar Trek which is undertaken by many pious devotees of Lord Shiva. Apart from being a spiritual endeavour, the trek is also a favourite among nature and adventure lovers.

    Along with Madhyamaheshwar trek, you can also trek further to Budha Madhyamaheshwar and Kanchani Tal (high altitude glacial lake) located at a distance of 2 kms and 16 kms from Madhyamaheshwar Temple respectively. Adventure lovers can trek further ahead to the pristine Nandi Kund Lake. There is one more trek from Ransi Village which is Mandani Trek which leads to Kedarnath Temple.

Ransi Village Travel Tips

  • During monsoon seasons, the route leading to Ransi Village may get blocked and is not recommended.
  • Though you can enjoy your winters in Ransi Village, you won’t be able to trek to Madhyamaheshwar Temple and other areas going through it as the trekking route to these regions are closed during winters due to heavy snowfall.

Famous Tourist Places nearby Ransi Village

  • Ukhimath: is the nearest town from Ransi Village. During winters, when the route to Kedarnath and Madhyamaheshwar Temple remains closed due to heavy snowfall, Ukhimath houses the idols from these temples and all the puja rituals are continued in Ukhimath. The ancient Ukhimath town takes you back to its own time and is a must-visit.
  • Kalimath: is a sacrad temple dedicated to Goddess Kali and located 42 km from Ransi Village.
  • Deoria Tal: is an emerald lake seated at an elevation of 2,438 m. The 2 km trek to Deoria Tal starts from Sari Village which is located at a distance of about 30 km from Ransi Village.
  • Chopta: A scenic hamlet at a distance of 50 km from Ransi Village, Chopta serves as the base camp for Tunganath and Chandrashila trek. Tungnath is the highest Shiva temple in the world and also one of the Panch Kedars.

   

Best time to visit Ransi Village

The best time to visit Ransi Village is during summer and post-monsoon months. The summer months from April to June are very pleasant with clear skies, blooming fauna, and safe route. The post-monsoon months from September – October are full of lush greenery with an air of freshness.

If you are not interested in trekking, then winters too are an ideal time to simply enjoy the beautiful weather of Ransi Village while sipping a warm cup of tea snuggled in your blanket. 

What is Ransi Village famous for?

Ransi Village is famous among tourist as Trekking Base Camp, Village Tourism, Village, Garhwal Culture, Mandani and Madmaheshwar Trek.

Ransi Village is recommended destination for Couples, Foreigners, Groups, Solo.

Ransi Village is popular destination for following activities/ interests - Base Camps (Trek), Village Tourism.

Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board eUttaranchal is accredited by Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board, Govt. of Uttarakhand.
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