Mukteshwar Is A Hidden Paradise For A Weekend Getaway From Delhi

by Yashasvi Shaktawat
Mukteshwar Is A Hidden Paradise For A Weekend Getaway From Delhi

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Visit Mukteshwar, a quaint town located about 310 km from Delhi and spend your days relaxing amidst the hilly regions and coniferous forests of Uttarakhand.

What Is It?

Located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, Mukteshwar is a hill station that is surrounded by pristine coniferous forests and fruit orchards, about 310 km from Delhi. Mukteshwar is situated at an elevation of 2,285 m above sea level and got its name from a 350-year-old temple Mukteshwar Dham whose residing deity is Lord Shiva which is also the main attraction here.

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What’s In It?

Mukteshwar is perched atop a hill in a remote corner of Kumaon Hills and is surrounded by fruit orchards and coniferous forests. The destination offers stunning views of the Himalayan range and the famous Mukteshwar Temple which is the main attraction here.

The quaint town is adorned with small abodes of reddish roofs, ancient style window frames and is also home to Renewable Park developed by The Energy and Resources Institute and The Indian Veterinary Institute Campus.

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Another reason to visit Mukteshwar is an opportunity to indulge in rock climbing and rappelling at Chauli-Ki-Jali, the cliffs which also give breath-taking views of the valleys below.

Enjoy the chirping of birds on an early morning and witness a spectacular sunrise on the majestic snow-peaked mountains, listen to the sounds of nature through the Deodar Forests and find solitude in this untouched and whimsical part of the land.

How To Reach?

You can take a train to the nearest railway station to Mukteshwar which is Kathgodam station and is around 70 km away from Mukteshwar.

Patnanagar is the nearest Airport to Mukteshwar which is around 100 km away.

You can drive down to Mukteshwar from Delhi which is well connected by NH-24 and it will take you about 6-7 hours to reach Mukteshwar by road.


To know more about Mukteshwar and hotels to stay, click here.

Where: Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand (310 km from Delhi)


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