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Mukteshwar

Mukteshwar

Weather

Mukteshwar experiences typical tropical climatic conditions with moderate summer season and harsh and cold winters. The summer season from April to June is warm and pleasant with maximum temperatures reaching 25 degrees Celsius making it a perfect travelling time. Winters from October to March are cold and are accompanied by strong mist and occasional snowfall with temperatures dropping to as low as two degrees Celsius. The rainy season from July to September brings torrential rainfall and can be troublesome for tourists’ visiting Mukteshwar. The best time to visit Mukteshwar is during the summer months or early autumn season from June to September.

How To Reach

By Road:

Reaching Mukteshwar by road is one of the most convenient options for tourists. Mukteshwar is well connected by good motor able roads on the Nainital highway extension. The popular hill city of Nainital lies at a distance of 54 Kms from Mukteshwar. Regular cab and bus services ply between major nearby cities including New Delhi (310 Km), Haldwani and Almora (33 Kms).


By Air:

Mukteshwar does not have a dedicated airport facility and the airport in Pantnagar is the nearest Airport situated at a distance of 100kms. The Pantnagar Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Bus and cabs are easily available from Pantnagar Airport to reach Mukteshwar.



By Rail:

Mukteshwar does not have a railway station due to its location in the hilly terrain. The nearest railway station is the one located in Kathgodam at a distance of 70 Kms from Mukteshwar city center. Kathgodam railway station is known as the gateway of the Kumaon region and connects the region with all major parts of India on a regular basis. Regular train services from New Delhi reach Kathgodam offering an easy transit point for the tourists. The railway station has a good number of taxi and buses available for travelers to reach Mukteshwar.


Overview

Mukteshwar is a popular hill station famous for its panoramic views of the mighty Himalayan Peaks. Located at an elevation of 2285 meters above sea level in the Nainital district of Uttrakhand, Mukteshwar is a popular religious center with ancient temples and brilliant natural landscape. Apart from its religious and spiritual offerings, Mukteshwar attracts a large number of tourists and adventure junkies to experience the pristine mountain ranges and trekking excursions allowing visitors an unmatchable experience nature at its very best.

 

Mukteshwar gets its name from the famous Mukteshwar Temple located amid the Kumaon hills. The Mukteshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is one of the most famous religious shrines attracting a large number of domestic and international tourists. The scenic landscape of Mukteshwar offers a panoramic view of the Himalayas making it a perfect destination for nature lovers and solitude seekers.  Mukteshwar is also developing as a hub for great adventure sports from horse riding to trekking and mountaineering.

 

The people of Mukteshwar are warm and friendly with Hindi being the most popular language of the region. Mukteshwar is rich in flora and fauna with dense forest beds having Oak, Pine and Rhododendron tree lines making it one of the most picturesque towns of Uttrakhand. Being a small hill town, there are no fancy restaurants in Mukteshwar but most local eateries and cafes serve a wide range of gourmet foods catering to the needs of the travelers. Local cuisine of dal-bhat is freely available in most small road site eateries and dhabas.

 

Away from the hustle and bustle of busy urban life, Mukteshwar offers a great opportunity for tourists to witness natural splendors and temples along with trekking excursions and sightseeing opportunities. Mukteshwar with its splendid beauty is one of the best known hill stations in Uttrakhand.