Mukteshwar is a quaint hill town for its out of this world ambience and jaw dropping vistas of the snow clad Himalayan peaks! Located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, Mukteshwar gets the name from a 350 year old Lord Shiva temple. It sits high in the Kumaon hills at an altitude of 2286 metres above the sea level.
Mukteshwar is a serene weekend retreat with age old temples, lush green foliage, deep sprawling valleys and towering hillocks. Let's take a glimpse of this tranquil retreat to know more about the best things to do in Mukteshwar.
Relish the spectacular panoramic vistas
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Mukteshwar is affluent in scenic splendour and commands, a breathtaking view of the Himalayas with magnificent vistas. Nanda Devi, India's second-highest peak, is visible from the mountain tops and the spellbinding view is heightened with golden hues of sunrise!
Trekking and Camping
The sprawling lush green woods and the narrow trails make trekking one of the most exciting things to do in Mukteshwar. There are different trekking trails in and around Mukteshwar which takes you through all the nature's riches! Camping is also popular in Mukteshwar. Some of the popular trekking trails include Peora to Almora trail, Peora to Mukteshwar trail and Binsar to Artola trail.
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Mukteshwar offers you an exciting opportunity to glide in air through the ravishing landscape! It is one of the most exhilarating things to do in Mukteshwar and professional guidance ensures that your glide is safe and smooth!
Rock climbing and Rappelling
Mukteshwar has in it for every adventure enthusiast! There are a number of cliffs and rocky outcrops in Mukteshwar that offer an exquisite climbing opportunity.
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Stroll through the age old temples!
Mukteshwar is home to some age old temples that are splendid in their appearance! Shiva Temple, Rajarani Temple, and Brahmeswara Temple are some of them. These temples, with spellbinding backdrops, is sure to bless you with the spiritual uplift you had been yearning for!
Best time to visit Mukteshwar : Mukteshwar is a year-round destination. Any time is a good time to visit this beauty of a place!
How to reach Mukteshwar : Pantnagar is the nearest airport which is 100 km away and the nearest railhead is at Kathgodam (73 km).