Ranikhet is a contaminant town located in Almora district of Uttarakhand state in India. This golf course is very breathtaking and mesmerizing. This golf ground is maintained by the cantonment board Ranikhet that is why it is very clean and calm. Golf Ground Ranikhet is the part of Ranikhet town, it is a 9 hole golf course which is Asia’s first such Golf Ground located on elevation.
The Golf Ground Ranikhet is located at an elevation of 1898 meters above sea level. This golf course is surrounded by pine trees. The greenery of this park certainly gives pleasure to the mind of the travelers. In this golf course, shooting of famous Hindi movie Raja Hindustani was also done. This is a perfect place in Ranikhet for spending some memorable moments with your friends and family.
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Best time to visit Golf Ground Ranikhet
This area is open all year so visitors can go there anytime. But sometimes during some military exercises, the golf course is closed to the public. During the summer and winter, the grass is dried and this place does not look very attractive. During the monsoon season, the ground is covered with lush green grass and this is the best time to visit Golf Ground Ranikhet. However, this place offers beautiful views of nearby places and Himalayas throughout the year.
How to reach Golf Ground Ranikhet
This golf course is situated in the way to Kalika Temple towards Majhkali. The golf ground is located 5 km away from Ranikhet and 41 km from Almora. If you are traveling from Delhi then take the bus from ISBT Anand Vihar to Almora. From Almora hire a cab to reach Golf Ground Ranikhet.
The nearest railway station from Ranikhet Golf Course is Kathgodam (80 km) and the nearest airport is Pantnagar (114 km). From railway station and airport the visitors have to hire a cab to reach the golf course. Buses are also available from Haldwani and Kathgodam to Ranikhet. From Ranikhet, the visitors can reach by taxi.
If the visitors are traveling from Dehradun then first they have to reach Kanthgodam by train or Almora by bus from there they can reach Golf Ground Ranikhet by taxi or bus or cab.
Golf Ground Ranikhet Travel Tips
- In order to play golf, only army persons can play golf here.
- Ranikhet golf course is open for everyone, you can play other game here like badminton, but if you have doubt about playing here you can take permission from the officials.
- Golf Ground Ranikhet is the best place for DSLR holders.