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Mukteshwar


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Mukteshwar is a beautiful tourist place in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. In the Kumaon hills of Uttarakhand, it is situated at the height of 2286 meters (7500 feet) from the sea level. Mukteshwar gets its name from a 350 yrs old temple of Lord Shiva, which is known "Mukteshwar Dham", situated at the highest point in the town. You can watch snow capped mountains range of Himalaya from the temple.urrounded by fruit orchards and thick coniferous forest, it provides a majestic view of the Himalayas and the Almora town below in glittering moonlit nights.

Mukteshwar Temple: is approached by winding, steep stone stairs to an altitude of 2315 km. Devoted to Shiva, it has a white marble lingam with a copper yoni. There are six idols of Bramha, Vishnu, Parvati, Hanuman, Ganesh and Nandi surrounding the lingam.

Chauli ka Jali: Adjacent to the temple is natural lattice-work around the rock. Legend states that barren women who came and touched the lattice were blessed with a baby. Also there are faint outlines of a sword, a shield and a trunk of an elephant which bears testament of a battle fought here between a demon and a goddess.

All the major mountain ranges like Neelkantha Parvat, Trishul Parvat, Nanda Devi, Nandaghunti and Panchuli Peaks are visible from Mukteshwar. You can enjoy the opportunities of rock climbing and rappelling at Chauli ki Jaali with the excellent view of valleys.

Mukteshwar is also surrounded by dense coniferous forests and fruit orchards. These evergreen forests and the woodlands have bird species like Himalayan ruby throat, white-crested laughing thrush, red-billed leothrix, black winged kite, along with many mountain birds.

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Mukteshwar is a beautiful tourist place in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. In the Kumaon hills of Uttarakhand, it is situated at the height of 2286 meters (7500 feet) from the sea level. Mukteshwar gets its name from a 350 yrs old temple of Lord Shiva, which is known "Mukteshwar Dham", situated at the highest point in the town.

Hotels near Mukteshwar

Mountain Trail

Mountain Trail at Mukteshwar (Uttaranchal, India) is a boutique resort marked with stunning views of the Himalayas. The resort consists of ten double rooms, of two four bedded units with en suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water and verandas. The resort is surrounded by flower gardens and apple orchards.


Best Price: Rs. per day

Resort Sequester

Resort Sequester is located at Peora - a small Himalayan hamlet located near Mukteshwar in the Kumaon Hills (Uttaranchal, India).


Best Price: Rs. per day

Mukteshwar Himalayan Resort

Mukteshwar Himalayan Resort is located in Mukteshwar at a distance of 45 kms from Nainital (Uttaranchal - INDIA) and 35 kms from Bhimtal.


Best Price: Rs.1 per day


  
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