Mukteshwar Tour Package

Mukteshwar Weekend Travel Guide

State: Uttarakhand
Distance: 347 Km NE of Delhi
By Road: 8hrs
By Rail: 6hrs & 40min + 2hr by road
Location: Mukteshwar is a quiet paradise in the upper Kumaon Hills, 26 km ahead of Ramgarh and 7,531 ft above sea level
Route: NH24 to Rampur via Hapur, NH87 to Ranibagh via Rudrapur and Kathgodam state road to Mukrteshwar via Bhimtal, Bhowali and Ramgarh

Fast Fact

  • When to go Mukteshwar

    March to June and post-monsoon, avoiding the winter months
  • STD Code of Mukteshwar

  • Mukteshwar Tourist Offices

    103, Indraprakash Building, 21, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi

Mukteshwar is a small town and 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. Mukteshwar was developed by Britishers in 1893 as educational institute (IVRI) Indian Veterinary Research Institute. Mukteshwar is an ideal destination for weekend tours from Delhi or nearby areas.

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  • History of Mukteshwar

    On the recommendation of the Cattle Plague Commission, the Imperial Bacteriological Laboratory had its genesis on December 9, 1889 at Pune, and later relocated to Mukteshwar in 1893 to develop segregation and quarantine of highly contagious organisms. Later it was developed into the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), which later shifted its headquarters to Izatnagar. Still Mukteshwar serves as the hill campus of IVRI, including various facilities such as an experimental goat farm. The well known nobel winner scientist Robert Koch visited this place on request of then GOI.

  • Adventure Option in Mukteshwar

    Rock Climbing and Rappeliing in Chauthi Jali, (a Natural Rock Outcrop), Camping, Night Hiking and River Crossing, Trekking.

    • Peora - Mukteswar 08 km
    • Peora - Almora 16 km (05 Hrs)
    • Peora - Ramgarh 26 km (08 Hrs)
    • Peora - Nathuakhan 10 km (03 Hrs)
    • River Side Trek 06 km (03 Hrs)
    • Binsar - Artola Challenging Trek 73 km
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