|| Uttaranchal Holiday Ideas
District : Nainital District in Uttaranchal
Location : 350 kms from Delhi
Altitude : 2286 mts Above Sea Level
Major Attraction : Temple, Adventure
Bird'a Eye View of Mukteshwar
|Best Time :||All Around the Year Except Monsoons (During August and September).|
|Interesting Legend :||It is Believed that the Barren Women can be Blessed with Children if They Touch the Chauthi Jail.|
|Famous Temple :||Mukteshwar Temple.|
|Must Enjoy :||Birding from the Chauthi Jali. Tourists can see Eagles and other Feathered Scavengers.|
|Other Attractions :||Indian Veterinary Research Institute (Has a Library and Museum), Chauthi Jali.|
|Adventure Options :||Rock Climbing and Rappeliing in Chauthi Jali, ( a Natural Rock Outcrop), Camping, Night Hiking and River Crossing, Trekking.|
|Trekking Trail :||Mukteshwar to Sitla (5 kms).|
|Not to be Missed :||Panoramic Views of Himalayas From the Mukteshwar Temple.|
|Getting Around :||Sitla 5 kms, Haldwani 42 kms, Ramgarh 26 kms, Bhowali 40 kms.|
|Important Distances :||Delhi 350 kms, Kedarnath 250 kms. Kathgodam 72 kms.|
|Getting There :||Air The
Nearest Airport is at Pantnagar, Which is Connected with Delhi.
Rail The Nearest Railhead is at Kathgodam (72 kms). There are Regular Trains that Connect this town with Delhi.
Road A Drive of 8 Hours from Delhi is All it Requires to Reach Mukteshwar. Mukteshwar is Connected by Surface Network with Different Town and Cities in the State.
A special charm lies in the scenic hill station of Mukteshwar in Uttaranchal. Sitting high in the Kumaon region at an altitude of 2286 meters, Mukteshwar is all about beauty and panorama. The major activity that one can indulge in Mukteshwar, is leisure. Take walk in the nearby forest trails, or climb to reach the famous temple in Mukteshwar, the landscape beauty of Himalaya that you will greet in this part of Uttaranchal, is impeccable.
All the tourist who are planning to take up tours of
Uttaranchal should definitely enjoy a sojourn in Mukteshwar that has a lot
many popular attractions. The most illustrious highlight of Mukteshwar is
the Mukteshwar temple, at an altitude of 2,315. To reach this temple that
is dedicated to Lord Shiva, one needs to climb the stone stairs. This
temple is consecrated with a white Lingam that is surrounded by the idols
of Brahma, Vishnu, Parvati, Ganesh, Nandi and Hanuman.
Just next to this temple is the Chauli Jal, which has a natural latticework on the rock. It is said that barren women are blessed with a child if they touch this jail.
To add to the list of famous attractions, there is the Indian Veterinary Research Institute that was established in the year 1898. In the campus of the institute tourists can see various departments for Research, Animal Nutrition, Genetics and Bacteriology along with a library and a museum. On the extramural, this institute is surrounded by dense forests that have some of the most ferocious beings. Be patient and you can catch a glimpse of the snow leopard or Himalayan black bear.
The Famous Rock Outcrop - Chauthi ki Jali
In this idyllic hill station in Uttaranchal, one can
enjoy adventure in every nook and corner. The narrow winding paths on the
hills that lead to the penetrable jungles are the perfect places to enjoy
short walks. Enjoying the natural views while treading through these path
are experience you cannot savor anywhere else. The small streams that seem
to be popping out of every rock seem to have emerged from the picture
Other options of adventure in Mukteshwar expands to Rock Climbing and Rappeliing. Thanks to the Chauli Jali that offers high and straight rock faces. Mukteshwar is an important camping base and many treks can also be enjoyed along with River Crossing and Night Hiking.
At a distance of just 350 kms from Delhi, Mukteshwar is conveniently reachable from almost all the major centres of the country. Patnagar has the nearest airport and from here tourists can hire taxis to reach Mukteshwar. All those who want to enjoy a train ride to Mukteshwar can reach Kathgodam which has the nearest railway station. There are metalled roads that too connect Mukteshwar to the rest of the state as well as country. After a 8 hour long drive to Nainital from Delhi, you can conveniently reach Mukteshwar which is just 51 kms from there.
Top 5 Reasons To Visit Mukteshwar
Mukteshwar Fusion of Devotion and
Climb to See the Temple Attraction
Treat Your Eyes with Snow Leopards
Enjoy Walks in the Hamlet
Get Lost in the Adventure Cosmos of Mukteshwar
Valley of Flowers
Great Tiger Tours
River Rafting in
- The City of Lakes
Mahal - White Wonder
- Out of The World
Madhya Pradesh -
Centre of Attraction