Mukteshwar Himalayan Resort lodged at an altitude of 7500 ft tastefully well-furnished rooms. Complementing comfort, the rooms are so oriented so as to give an incomparable view of Nainital and other panoramic view of mountains and valley. To satiate the customers, it offers rooms which are moderately priced. To all the nature lovers it is dream-destination because it gives adventure and pleasure the top priority. Hiking, trekking, mountain bicycling, camping, leisure tourism, forest walk and other spine-chilling sports echo the very fun-loving spirit of Mukteshwar. And not to forget the Kumaoni mouth watering cuisines which makes your vacation the most memorable one.
Mukteshwar is a pleasing destination situated at an elevation of 2,285mts above sea level in Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. Mukteshwar got its name from a 350 year old temple Mukteshwer Dham whose residing deity is Lord Shiva. It is believed that Lord Shiva killed a demon at this spot and granted his soul Salvation or Mukti. The top of the mountain on which Mukteshwar Temple is stood affords astounding views of the imposing Himalayan range. Mukteshwar was developed by the Britishers as research and education institute (IVRI) in 1893. Perched atop a hill in a remote corner of Kumaon hills, Mukteshwar is bounded by fruit orchards and coniferous forests.
The abode of unrivalled beauty blended with spiritusalism, Mukteshwar attracts multitudes of nature lovers. Encompassed by coniferous forests and orchards, the scenic snow-clad Himalayas in the north with a panoramic view of peaks like Nanda Devi (25646 ft), Nanda Devi East (24391 ft), Nanda Kot (22510 ft), Nanda Ghunti (20702 ft), Trishul (23360 ft) and the Panchachuli massif (22650) captivating every eye.
Resonating as a popular hill station perched atop a hill ridge soaring to a height of 8200 ht, its tranquil backdrop oozes with the elixir of life. The meeting of the Gagar Ranges and the Lohuklet Ranges complements the while landscape incredibly and the Appi-Nampa peaks of Nepal, Chaukhamba Peak of Garhwal are also visible.
At an altitude of 2286 m, Mukteshwar housed the prettiest Himalayan Resort (at a distance of just 53 km from Nainital), the famous Indian Veterinary Research Institute (established in 1893) and a Wildlife Sanctuary (a division of the famous Corbett National Park). Even Jim Corbett, the world-renowned hunter and a nature lover fell prey to its unparalleled aura. Besides the aforesaid attractions, it also furnishes solace and spiritual alleviation to those who have given up hope. Popularly called the “Wish Temple”, the Chauli-ki-Jali temple dedicated to Lord Shiva gives the light of hope to the childless people. It is also the highest point in the locality.
Other Popular Excursions
Nanital (1938 m):
45 km from Mukteshwar Himalayan Resort. The most popular hill and lake resort of Kumaun with throngs of tourists all the year round.
Bhowali (1706 m):
A major fruit market of the region is located 32 km from MHR.
Almora (1646 m):
Located at a distance of 55 km from MHR, the ancient capital of Kumaun is now a district headquarters too can be visited if the time permits.
Ramgarh (1789 m):
The abode of orchards in Kumaon is just 16 km far.
Bhimtal (1381 m):
Lake resort located at 35 km from MHR. Named after one of the Pandavas.
Ranikhet (1829 m):
This cantonment town is located at 92 km from MHR and is also famous for its 9-hole golf course.
Naukuchiyatal (1218 m):
Just 41 km away is nested a nine-cornered lake that attracts a lot of migratory birds. Paragliding is also done near this place.
Jim Corbett (400 m to 1,200 m):
A heaven for the adventure seeker and wildlife adventure lovers is just 110 km away from MHR.
deal destination for your dream vacation a serene place.Bird watching Welcome at Mukteshwar Himalayan Resort, Nature walk in woods Get a feel and taste of Kumaoni Culture. Mesmerising sunrise and sunset views