Settled at an altitude up to 2285m, Mukteshwar is a perfect retreat for those who are in search of some alone-time. The enchanting hill-station is known for its natural beauty and tranquility. In 1893, Mukteshwar was established by British rulers as an education and research institute (IVRI).
Surrounded by fruit orchards and coniferous forests, Mukteshwar offers eye-catching 180 degree views of Himalayas. Enjoy the rising sun and the bright rays falling on the peaks. Spot some avifauna and discover short trekking routes. Visitors can also enjoy views of notable peaks Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Trishul, Panchachuli and Nandaghunti.
Mukteshwar in Uttarakhand is famed for its 350-year-old holy shrine of Lord Shiva, Mukteswhar Dham; after which the hill station has been named. The temple is not only visited to seek blessings, but also to enjoy the surrounding and the scenic views of Himalayan range. The temple is infused with purity, peace and serenity. Locals here believe that it was this place where a demon was killed by Lord Shiva and later, was given mukti. You can enjoy sightseeing in Mukteshwar all year long as the weather here is pleasantly cool all the time. Mukteshwar forms one among the major attractions in Uttarakhand, there are a number of luxury hotels and hotels that come in your budget, to choose from. Visitors can also experience camping, arranged by some hotels.