Siltlakhet located at a distance of 24 km from Ranikhet, This is a beautiful place known for its peaceful surroundings and offbeat location. Nestled in the lap of nature, at an altitude of 3870 meters in the Syahi Devi hill, Sitlakhet is among the finest places for a retreat from the hustle bustle of city life.
Another beautiful attraction here is the famous temple of Syahi Devi, visited regularly by many local devotees. Sitlakhet is an ideal picnic spot full of blooming orchards, spectacular sceneries, and cool refreshing breeze. Sitlakhet is also well known for its herbs and medicinal plants. Stunning view of the imposing Himalayas makes this place to stand out among other tourist spots. Adventure lovers can have a wonderful time here as Sitlakhet is a trekking delight and is used as the grounds for scouting camps. This is certain that once you have been there, you won’t be able to go away from this blissful place.
The best time to visit Sitlakhet is during summer months from May to October to beat the heat in the cool and pleasant weather of Sitlakhet.
Trivia. Just near Sitlakhet is a small village named ‘Khoont’ which is the ancestral village of the Indian freedom fighter Gobind Vallabh Pant.