About Mukteshwar

Mukteshwar - Clean and Epitome of Sheer bliss

At an elevation of 2,285 M above sea level, Mukteshwar is a pleasing about 60 Km from Nainital. Mukteshwar got its name from a 350-year-old temple Mukteshwer Dham whose residing deity is Lord Shiva. The top of the mountain on which Mukteshwar Temple stands offers astonishing and marvellous views of the imposing Himalayan range.

Chauthi Jali

Cliff Offering Mesmerising View

Chauthi Jali, also known as Chauli ki Jali, is one of the famous tourist spots just behind the Mukteshwar temple. Chauli ki Jali is a cliff offering stunning views of the mountains and the lush green valley below. As per the legend there had been a fierce battle fought between the demon and a goddess. The marks on the place are believed to be faint outlines of a sword, a shield, and a trunk of an elephant. The jutting rock surface makes it a paradise for all the adventure sports like Rock climbing and zipline. The view of the sunset from this spot is mesmerizing. It is very a breezy and one should take precaution not to step too close to the edge as it is a steep fall below.

Bhalu Garh Water Fall

Lesser Known Waterfall

Bhalu Gad waterfall is roughly about 10 km from Mukteshwar is a hidden treasure lesser known to tourist. After about 8 km of drive Bhalu Garh Waterfall offers a 2 km raw trek through dense forests and mountain streams is one of its kind life time experience. The cascading clear water plunging from a height of 60 feet makes it a favourite spot for nature lovers.

Trails

Natural Trails to Explore

Apart from the bewitching locales, there are many activities that offer opportunities for family bonding and togetherness. The sprawling lush green forests dotted with small lakes and rivers are perfect for trekking and hiking. There are different amazing trekking routes in and around Mukhteswar. The rocky cliffs are the preferred avenues for adrenaline-pumping activities rock climbing and rappelling. Another thrilling adventure is paragliding over the ravishing plains below. Huddled around a bonfire under a starlight sky and enjoying the comforts of swiss tents is another exquisite way to spend a weekend.

Frequently asked questions

How far is Mukteshwar from Nainital?
Mukteshwar is about 47 Km from Nainital Via Bhowali-Ramgarh road. Mukteshwar is about 56 Km from Kathgodam. So in case you are directly going to Mukteshwar from Delhi, its advisable to go directly from Kathgodam instead going via Nainital
What are near By Places to explore in Mukteshwar?
One can easily catch up with Nainital which is about 47 Km, Ranikhet which is about 80 Km, Bhimtal about 37 Km and Almora around 50 Km are some of the popular hill stations which can be visited.
Does it Snow in Mukteshwar?
We wold suggest to carry winter cloths even in summers. It snows usually in the last week of December till January last week. However sometimes it has also Snowed in Month of Feb and even March.
How is Food and accommodation in Mukteshwar ?
Muktheshwar has plenty of food joints and restaurants due to being one of the most popular hill station in Uttrakhand. There are few of the best luxury stays and budget stay's at Mukteshwar as per your need.