Mukteshwar is a small hilly town in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. This town is known for its natural activities and amazing panoramic views that it offers to all its visitors. Perched at an altitude of 2,286 mts above the sea level, Mukteshwar is one of the many gems that festoon the beauty of Uttarakhand. It was called Muktesar until 1947 and was popular for the innumerable pilgrim sites and holy shrines that it had. In fact, it even got its name from the Mukteshwar Temple that is located in this region.
The climate of this town is quite pleasant, ranging between 1oC to 30oC. For those looking for a place away from the scorching heat of summers or enjoy some time in the lap of nature, Mukteshwar would be the ideal destination. The unpolluted and unexplored natural beauty of this hill town and the 180o view that it offers of the Great Himalayas are enough to attract countless visitors here. Taking a stroll in nature's lap would be incomplete without visiting the Mukteshwar Temple, Mukteshwar Inspection bungalow, Sitla, Chauthi Jaali and the IVRI.