Shitalkhet is located at a height of 1829 m above the sea level which is situated in the lap of mesmerizing surroundings and is a popular hill station of Ranikhet. The place is perfect for the people who want to enjoy the beauty of Himalayan Ranges, which is about 25 kms away from the main city. The town is surrounded by dense green forest which consists of fruit orchards along with the medicinal shrubs and herbs.
Shitalkhet is a perfect weekend place which gives you a peaceful relief to your exhausted soul of the hustle and bustle life of cities. The area has few houses and shops who sell daily needs, also Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam rest house. Shitalkhet has picturesque views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks of Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nandadevi etc. The area is an ideal picnic spot for the tourists who love nature.
Best time to visit
During the months of May to October, the weather of Shitalkhet remains pleasant and winters are too cold.