Mukteshwar Located at an elevation of 2286 meters (7500 feet) above the Kumaon Hills, Mukteshwar is the nearest getaway from Delhi and Nainital. Though this hilly region is well known for the temple of lord Mahadeva, the scenic beauty is the central attraction. Witnessing the breathtaking natural ambiance of Himalaya from the temple premise is unforgettable. Chauli-ki-Jali is known for its overhanging cliffs where sporty individuals can enjoy rock climbing and rappelling. Have a glimpse of the excellent view of the valleys below. Trek by the woods in early morning and feel the freshness of air which is totally absent in a city life. Ramgarh has a few amazing orchards whereas Sital is known for its gushing waterfalls.

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Chauli-ki-Jali is known for its overhanging cliffs where sporty individuals can enjoy rock climbing and rappelling

Mukteshwar Dham


Mukteshwar gets its name from an 350-year-old temple of Shiva, known as Mukteshwar Dham, situated atop the highest point in the town, on the veterinary institute’s campus. It located at 1 kms Mukteshwar in Nainital District

Indian Veterinary Research Institute

IVRI (Indian veterinary Research Institute,Mukteshwar,UK) 7500 mts above the sea level Mukteswar is situated at a height of 7,620 feet on the peak at junction of Gagar and Lohaghat ranges of the Kumaon hills, an area of exquisite natural scenic beauty, with its thick pine and oak forests, fast running springs and rivulets, rich fauna and flora, simple and hospitable people with rich cultural heritage. Overlooking the Institute Campus and adoring the highest point is the historic temple of Lord Shiva known as “Mahadeo” and from which the name of Mukteswar is derived for this place. The towering peaks of Nanda Devi (25,645 ft.), Trisul (23,360 ft.) and Panchuli (22,650 ft.) ever standing so high and kissing the sky with their thick cloak of perpetual snow, feeding the rivers emanating from this region, add to the grand panorama.

Best Time To Visit

Season from October to February is the best time and season to visit Mukteshwar as one can enjoy snowfall Mukteshwar for snowfall is December,January Weather in Mukteshwar remains pleasant in all seasons but best time to visit Winter