Here are the top 10 tourist attractions to see in Mukteshwar:

1. Mukteshwar Temple

Must visit 4.2 /5 View 23+ photos

2 km
from city center
1 out of 10
places to visit in Mukteshwar

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the hilltop temple with white marble Shiva Linga and Copper Yoni is surrounded by idols of Brahma, Vishnu, Parvati, Hanuman, Ganesh and Nandi. You have to climb a series of winding steep stone stairs to reach the sanctum.

2. Sitla

Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 10
places to visit in Mukteshwar

6000 ft high, Sitla is a hill station popular for its colonial style bungalows. Tourists can engage in trekking expeditions of varying difficulty levels organised by the resorts in this area.

3. Chauli ki Jaali

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 10
places to visit in Mukteshwar

Next to Mukteshwar temple is Chauthi Jaali, and area where it is believed that a Demon and a Goddess fought a battle. The place is marked with what is believed to be faint outlines of a sword, a shield and a trunk of an elephant.

4. Indian Veterinary Research Institute

3.6 /5 View 5+ photos

2 km
from city center
4 out of 10
places to visit in Mukteshwar

The Indian Veterinary Research Institute is a deemed university which was established in 1885. Its foundation was laid by the recommendation of Col. JHB Hallen. The campus at Mukteshwar covers an area of 3450 acres of land and comprises of Division of Virology and that of Temperate Animal Husbandry. Since it is situated at the height of 7620 ft on the intersection of Gagar and Lohaghat ranges of the Kumaon hills, the location adds to the scenic beauty of the place and makes it even more beautiful.

5. View of Nanda Devi

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
5 out of 10
places to visit in Mukteshwar

Nanda Devi is the 2nd highest mountain peak in India and overall 23rd in the world. It stands as tall as 7,816 m above the sea level. This mountain peak is clearly visible from Mukteswar and tourists visiting Mukteswar must have a clear look at this mesmerizing beauty.

6. Paragliding

6 out of 10
places to visit in Mukteshwar

Paragliding is one of the most exciting things to do in Mukteshwar. Besides giving you a feeling of euphoria, exhilaration and a high adrenaline rush, it is a surreal experience to float above the valley and glide amidst the clouds. In addition to offering gorgeous 360 degrees bird's eye view of the place, it is an experience that will stay with you for a lifetime. It is usually offered with a camping package with several other adventure sports options.

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7. Trekking & Camping

7 out of 10
places to visit in Mukteshwar

One of the most exciting things to do in Mukteshwar is trekking the winding trails. Enveloped in dense woods, the small hill town offers ample opportunities to scale the hills at trekking and hiking. You can also camp in or around the woods and light a bonfire. There are several camping options available for you. If not, you can set up one of your own. Camping in the tranquil atmosphere is going to be one of the most memorable experiences of your life.

8. Rock Climbing & Rappelling

8 out of 10
places to visit in Mukteshwar

Rock Climbing and Rappelling are two other activities that make place in the list of top thrilling things to do in Mukteshwar. The hilly- rocky terrain provides ample opportunities for rock climbing for both the amateurs and professionals. If you are a beginner, you can take assistance from the professional guides.

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9. Mukteshwar Inspection Bunglow

Must visit 3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
9 out of 10
places to visit in Mukteshwar

Complete with scenic views of the sunrise across the Himalayas, the Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow near the temple offers accommodation for a serene holiday.

10. Kilmora Shop

10 out of 10
places to visit in Mukteshwar

Kilmora Shop is a tiny outlet store situated a little on the outskirts of the town. The shop sells traditional Kumaoni clothes and knick knacks. It is considered the best place to shop souvenirs for. You can also purchase hand knitted woollens, hand woven shawls, socks, gloves, cosmetics and other products.

FAQs on Mukteshwar

Can you suggest an itinerary for Mukteshwar?

Day 1- Arrive, check-in and rest. Then visit the Brahmeshwara Temple, Indian Veterinary Research Institute and Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow.
Day 2- Visit the Chauli Ki Jali, Mukteshwar Dham and Bhalu Gaad Waterfalls.

How can I commute within Mukteshwar?

Walking is the best way to explore Mukteshwar.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Mukteshwar?

The top sightseeing places in Mukteshwar are Sitla, Mukteshwar Temple, Mukteshwar Inspection Bunglow, Chauli ki Jaali, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, View of Nanda Devi.

What are the top hotels in Mukteshwar?

There are 77 Hotels in Mukteshwar which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Mukteshwar are Lord Krishna Himalayan Hotel and Restaurant, Villotale Mukteshwar VS, The Naturewalk, Khushi Cottage, Valley View homestay, Highland Home - In Communion with Nature. You can see all the hotels in Mukteshwar here
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