Mukteshwar

Kumaon Himalayan Views from Mukteshwar

Kumaon Himalayan Views from Mukteshwar (Pic Flicker user: Sanjoyg)

Mukteshwar is a famous hill town and tourist attraction located at an altitude of 2286 mtrs in Kumaon hills near Nainital. Mukteshwar derived its name from its famous 350 year old Mukteshwar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated in the midst of calm and serene forest, Mukteshwar offers a holy pilgrimage with placid place to relax and rejuvenate.

Mukteshwar Sightseeing

  • Mukteshwar Dham, ancient Shiva Temple
  • Indian Veterinary Research Institute – IVRI campus
  • Chauli-ki-Jali, used for rock climbing and rappelling, with an excellent view of the valleys below.
  • The sunrise point is at the government-run PWD Guest House.

How To Reach Mukteshwar

Mukteshwar is located at distance of 49 km and 55 km from Nainital and Kathgodam respectively. KMVN buses and privates taxis or Jeeps are available at regular interval from Nainital and Kathgodam for Mukteshwar.