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Aur kya hai dekhne ko in Mukteshwar‎, Uttarakhand

I have come across many time this type of queries from the people visiting Mukteshwar. 

Aur kya hai dekhne ko in Mukteshwar…

Well, there are many places which can be explored in & around Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand.  Staring from trekking n hiking, to driving to places, visiting the fruit orchards, or birding or ….

Mukteshwar is a town and tourist destination in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India.  Located in Kumaon Hills at an altitude of 2286 meters (7500 feet), 55 km from Nainital, 75 km from Haldwani, and 343 km from Delhi.

Mukteshwar gets its name from a 350-year-old temple of Shiva, known as Mukteshwar Dham, situated atop the highest point in the town, and close to the Indian Veterinary Research Institute’s campus. 

If you are in Mukteshwar, one can visit several places in n around Mukteshwar, depending upon your appetite and interest and also depedning on your duration fo the stay.

Chauli Ki Jali

Waterfalls around

There are three known waterfalls around Mukteshwar.

BhaluGhad Waterfall

Dhokani Waterfall

Gahna Waterfall

Each of them are in three different direction and nearly 20-25 kms from Mukteshwar Temple. Going to these places woyld definately need a bit of driving and a bit of hiking (from the nearest road access) upto the Waterfalls. 

 

Mukteshwar Dham

Mukteshwar gets its name from a 350-year-old temple of Shiva, known as Mukteshwar Dham, situated atop the highest point in the town, and close to the Indian Veterinary Research Institute’s campus. 

Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow

Known as PWD guest house. This place has been recently renovated and now open for tourists visits. This place is known as corbet banglow too as the famous wild life conservationist Jim Corbett had stayed here for few times while visiting this area.

There is small canteen around the entry gate of this place which serves good snacks along with tea and coffee. You can enjoy the landscapes and the panoramic view of the Himalaya from this place, while having a cup of tea/coffee as well. 

Kilmora Shop

This shop is offering the local products and Handicraft items. 

Choco-House Chocolatiers

Indian Veterinary Research Institute Campus

Kapileshwar Temple Trek – It’s a day trek but worth going for. 

Adventures Activities around – one can try the various adventure activities such as Rock Climbing, Rock Rappeling, Zipline etc at the Chaulli ki Jali, view point. 

Old Church.

Abandoned kettle kraals ..

Fruit Orchards visits.

A visit to couple of NGO’s around.

 

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