Tarikhet is a small village located at a distance of 8 km from Ranikhet. This place is famous for ‘Gandhi Kutiya', a small hut where Mahatma Gandhi, the great freedom fighter once lived. A prominent tourist destination, this place is a symbol of India’s freedom struggle against the British Raj.
The place also offers an opportunity to visit the Golu Devta Temple, which is located in the vicinity of this place. The temple is devoted to Golu Devta, the legendary and historical God of the Kumaon region.