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Places to Visit in Mukteshwar

Attractions in mukteshwar


The Chauthi Ki Jali is a renowned tourist site, which is a situated on a cliff in Mukteshwar and is surrounded by thick woodlands and rocks. It is believed that the patterns and the hole on the rock are the remains of a fight between the Gods and Demons and the figures of a sword, the trunk of an elephant and a shield on the rock testifies this. 


Mukteshwar is a marvelous hill station situated amidst the majestic Himalayan topography, which is a tranquil and secluded area affluent in scenic splendor. Packed with tourist spots that provide breathtaking views of the Himalayas and a host of adventure and nature activities to indulge in, this magnificent area bordered by fruit orchards and its surroundings, is an enchanting respite from the chaotic daily life.

In order to explore the area, it is best to opt for an all inclusive Mkteshwar Tourism Package from our website, which is customized as per your interests. Moreover, you can download a Mukteshwar Tourism Guide brochure online, to know more about the attractions in the area.


Also known as Mukteshwar Dham, Mukteshwar temple is an ancient Hindu shrine. It is 350 years old temple and  is considered to be a prominent place of worship in Kumaon. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. 


Situated at a distance of 1 km from the main town, the Brahmashwera Temple is renowned for its wide array of intricately carved rock sculptures. Placed in a square of four small temples, this famous spot is swarmed by tourists and devotees for admiring the picturesque landscape and the spectacular sculptures.


Khurpa Tal is a stunning lake, situated at a distance of 11 km by road and placed at an altitude of 1635 meters beyond sea level. Beautifully set amidst eye catching terraced fields, this wonderful lake is popular among anglers and provides incredible views of the scenic landscape.


Kilbury is a favorite tourist destination and picnic spot that offers excellent bird watching, which is located close to Nainital. While o can enjoy nature walks amidst the lush greenery, you can also spot a wide range of bird species in the area.


Situated at Manora Peak close to Nainital, the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences is a prestigious Astronomical institute. Visitors can enjoy the outstanding view of celestial bodies through the special telescopes. 


The prestigious veterinary research Institute, located in Mukteshwar is significant in Veterinary Science and research field in India. Spread over a large area that is comprised of British colonial buildings, this superb institute accommodates a veterinary museum for the visitors as well.


Sitla is a fabulous hill station, spread over an area of 39 acres, amidst the thick woodland of oaks and pines, which offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan hills. Placed at a high elevation of 7000 ft, Sitla, is home to a 100 year old British stone house and this fantastic area is thronged by tourists for its natural beauty.


Peora is a popular eco-tourism spot, which is known as the fruit bowl of Uttarakhand and is located at a distance of 8 km from the Mukteshwar city. Situated at a height of 6600 meters above sea level, this fabulous place offers incredible views of the Himalayas and is home to a dense woodland comprising of buruns, oak, pine, kaphal, sal and many more.


Ramgarh is a small town located at a distance of 17 km from Mukteshwar and is home to the amazing apple, peach and apricot orchards which abound this area. This wonderful place is famed as the birthplace of renowned writers including Rabindranath Tagore. It is also home to a library dedicated to poetess and painter Mahadevi Verma.


There are various amazing bird watching locations available in and around Nainital, including the Jim Corbett National Park, Peora, Nathukhan and the surroundings of the popular lakes here.


Packed with lush greenery, serene lakes and spectacular mountains, the Kumaon region and surroundings offer incredible nature walks in the adjacent villages like Peora, Nathuakhan, Sitla and Ramgarh. These walks provide an opportunity to get drenched in the natural beauty while enjoying the mesmerizing views of Himalayan peaks

Activities in mukteshwar

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Mountain Hiking can be enjoyed at its best with various difficulty levels in these mountain ranges. Filled with a wide variety of hiking trails and surrounded by the scenic natural beauty in the middle of grand mountains, this area offers the ultimate thrill of mountain hiking.

Food in mukteshwar


The Machan restaurant in Nainital serves delicious vegetarian and non vegetarian food in a great ambience surrounded by the amazing views.



This is one of the best restaurants in Nainital, located opposite to the Naini Lake that serves multicuisine dishes, which includes continental and Chinese dishes in a superb ambience.


Night Life in mukteshwar


The Nianital Boathose Club is a stunning lakeside club which includes a bar of the British times. Complete with a discotheque, which is active during the tourist season, this club offers delicious food and drinks in a great ambience.


This is a popular bar in Nainital which offers a wide variety of drinks along with delicious food coupled with an amazing ambience. Besides the bars and pubs in Nainiatal, the big hotels and resorts in Mukteshwar and soundings also sell drinks. 

Shopping in mukteshwar


This bustling market situated along the banks of the wonderful Naini Lake, is very popular among locals and tourists. You can buy a host of items including delicate scarves, ethnic clothing, woolen clothes, hued mufflers and Tibetan bags.


This is the vibrant shopping street of Nainital where you get the specialty of the place, candles in all shapes and forms. The place is packed with an array of small shops selling a plethora of items such as quirky wooden artifacts and curios.



The Barra Bazar is an exclusive market for the specialty fruits in the region and fruit products.  

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