Unsullied by the usual touristy crowd, Ramgarh in Kumaon is a revelation, peaceful, yet offering a range of things to do and one can easily put together a relaxed as well an activity-filled itinerary. After you are done relaxing in this scenic getaway, made up of pretty orchards, quiet and views of the snow-covered mountains, make sure to visit these highlights.
Mahadevi Verma Museum
Mahadevi Verma, the well-known Hindi poet, spent time here producing large chunks of work. Ramgarh gave her the perfect place to be creative, and she bought a house Mahadevi Verma house, the construction of which was finished in 1936. Now called “Meera Kutir”, tourists can visit it and see her belongings that are displayed in the-now-converted museum. Many authors are known to visit Ramgarh to pay their ode to her.
Sri Aurobindo Ashram
Sri Aurobindo Ashram is situated at Talla Ramgarh, the part which is at a higher altitude. In the midst of pine and oak trees, with Kosi river flowing nearby, the ashram is just the perfect meditation spot for those interested in seeking a spiritual retreat. Visit it, spend some time
A km away from the main Ramgarh is Tagore Top. This is where Rabindranath Tagore stayed in 1903 for three months, where he also penned parts of Geetanjali. Today, nohing remains of the past. But you must visit it to take in the panoramic views of the Himalayas, fresh air and interesting treks.
Ramgarh is a revelation, as the town, and its life harmoniously lives with lush, green orchards. Also known as the fruit Bowl Of Kumaon, there are apple, apricots, plum and peach orchards in the town, rendering it a calm, nature getaway vibe.