Mukteshwar is a tourist destination situated in the Nainital District of Uttrakhand, India. It is situated in Kumaun Hills at an altitude of 2286 meters (7500 feet).
Mukteshwar got its name from the 350years old temple of Shiva situated at the highest point of this town. The climate of Mukteshwar ranges from Minimum Temperature: 10° C (Summer),2° C (Winter) Maximum Temperature :23° C (Summer), 19° C (Winter). So overall the weather remains all the time very pleasant and cool.
Mukteshwar is a natural scenic beauty and gives the enchanting view of Himalayan’s second highest peak Nanda Devi. As it is a hilly area the agriculture here consists of fruit orchards and the potato fields .
Famous places in Mukteshwar
The famous places to visit in Mukteshwar are Mukteshwar Temple, The View of Himalayas, Renewable Park, Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow, Chauli ki Jaali, Methodist Church.
Mukteshwar Temple was a home for a very famous Saint Maharaj Mukteshwar ji. His Samadhi was built here as he used to live in temple in a cottage. Still his one disciple lives here Swami Sanshudhanand ji. This is a good place for meditation as it gives a feel of tapovan.
Mukteshwar gives a wonderful view of enchanting Himalayan range like the second highest peak of Himalayan which is Nanda Devi.
Renewable Park that is The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) blends the best of nature and the latest technologies together.
Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) is research center and dedicated for the development in this area. It was established at Pune in 1889 at Imperial Bacteriological Lab on the recommendation of Cattle Plague Commission and in 1893 it was relocated to Mukhteshwar.
Chauli ki Jaali is located on a cliff behind the Mukteshwar Temple. After leaning on a cliff you can have enchanting view of beautiful Himalayan range. The original name of Chauli ki Jaali is Chauthi Jaali.
Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow is like an architectural wonder in Mukhteshwar. It is a PWD inspection bungalow. It is a must see place as it is surrounded by lush green beauty and beautiful view of Himalayas. So if you want to stay here for a couple of days then this is the best place.
Methodist Church is a beautiful church in Mukhteshwar. It is having a beautiful decor. It is a non Hindu church. It is always open for the people of all religions and they paint it in different colors during the services. So it is a very calm and spiritual kind of place to visit.
Mukteshwar is a wonderful place to visit for tourists as on one hand it offers the beautiful view of valley and on second it offers Himalayan range view and also it is covered with dense forests offering lush green surroundings.