The name Mukteshwar comes from the Mukteshwar temple that sits right on a hilltop in this fascinating hill station in the Nainital district of Kumaon, Uttarakhand. Known for its chill, peak snowfall in winters and a 3 ...
0 panoramic view of the mighty Himalayas, Mukteshwar is seen as a place of leisure with luxury hotels, campsites and homestays around that give you a homely like experience in the hills. With direct connectivity to Almora via Kwarab, Ramgarh, Gagar, Bhowali & Bhimtal, Mukteshwar lies at an altitude of 2171 meters above sea level and is in rush all throughout the year. It was previously known as Muktesar and the name is said to be changed after India’s independence in 1947. Full of fruit orchards, flowery trails and lanes like a village, Mukteshwar is known for camping, trekking, paragliding and climbing, this town offers so many delights to adventure enthusiasts and should be in your must visit books whenever you plan to visit us so we create the best trip for you.
What to do around Mukteshwar?
Visit the Mukteshwar temple which is a 300 year old piece of architecture where the deity of Lord Shiva lives. Enjoy Trekking, Rock Climbing, Camping and Rappelling on the strong rocks and get zoned in the majestic views of the Himalayan range enjoying mesmerizing sunrise and sunsets. Nearby waterfalls like Bhalugarh and Dokhane are a natural insight to seek and take a swim near Parital and Chaafi. Bhimtal is round the corner and you can always visit for an evening ride if you want to spend some time near a lake.
Fun Facts about Mukteshwar
Mukteshwar is home to the laboratory of Indian Veterinary Research Institute and Central Institutes of Temperate Horticulture-Regional Station. Mukteshwar receives the highest snowfall in the area during winters. It was visited by Jim Corbett who even mentions it in his books. The TERI has just created a renewable park, one of it’s kind in the area and the town is gradually moving towards sustainable resources of energy for its basic needs.