Mukteshwar is a pleasant destination located in nainital district of Uttarakhand, India. It is 51 km from Nainital and 72km from Haldwani. Mukteshwar got its name from Mukteshwar Dham, an ancient temple of Shiva which is located in the top of a rock..
In 1893, Mukteshwar was developed by Britishers as education and research institute named as IVRI (Indian Veterinary Research Institute).
Mukteshwar is surrounded by the glorious coniferous forest, fruit orchards and oak forest. The beauty of Mukteshwar is pure and unaffected till now; it has an impressive Himalayan range. Some major peaks visible from Mukteshwar are Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Nandaghunti, Trishul and Panchachuli.
Mukteshwar relish a gracious weather which remains throughout the year. It is well known for hill station and pilgrimage.
The place still gives a glance of British era. Some of the popular activities took place in Mukteshwar are- adventure, trekking , and camping etc. Some of must visit place of Mukteshwar are: Mukteshwar Temple, Chauli ka Jali, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow
What to DO : Bird watching, Paragliding, Hiking.
Nearby Places : Nainital (25kms), Almora (18kms), Ranikhet (36kms), Bhimtal (19kms).
March to June – Pleasant
July to September – Monsoon
October to November – Pleasnat
December to Mid March- Cold