Chaubatia Garden is located at a distance of about 8 kilometres from Ranikhet. The garden is situated at a height of 1800 metres above the sea level and covers an area of about 600 acres. The timings for visiting Chaubatia Garden are 7 am to 7 pm. The orchard comprises of a variety of more than 200 types of fruits and flowers. This place is a major attraction for tourists who visit Ranikhet and hence this is a not to be missed destination.
The name Chaubatia suggests the junction of 4 paths, inter-linking the cities of Ranikhet, Bhargaon, Pikholi and Dehrti. Chaubatia Garden is a place which is abundant with growth of fruits like apple, peach, plums and apricot and these fruits can be brought at cheaper rates from the garden as the prices are Government regulated. There is a unique step farming done for plantation of the fruits in the garden. The exquisite collection includes cedar, pine, Cyprus, oak and Rhododendron trees. One can get a panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks like the Nanda Devi peak, Nandaghunti peak, Nilkanth peak and Trishul Peak from the Chaubatia Garden.
There is also a famous restaurant at the place where the tourists can enjoy quick bites and a cup of tea or coffee. The GD Birla School is located in proximity to this place. Chaubatia has such scenic gardens which are an ideal place for a picnic. There are also some other products available in the shop at the garden which include squashes of fruits and honey. A research Laboratory is also located at the Chaubatia Garden premises.
During 1868, Lord Mayo who was a British Viceroy then, liked this place very much and he wanted the British cantonment to be set up at the location.
One can hire a taxi from Ranikhet and visit Chaubatia Garden along with the nearby tourist attractions including Jhula Devi temple and Bhalu Dam.