Mukteshwar this beautiful place is 2286 mts in altitude and 65 Kms. from Nainital. Surrounded by fruit orchards and thick coniferous forest it was developed by the Britishers as research and education institute (IVRI) in 1893. It is the celebrated scenic spot overlooking long ranges of Himalaya. An old temple of Lord Shiva exist on the top of a rock.

Surrounded by fruit orchards and thick coniferous forest, it provides a majestic view of the Himalayas and the Almora town below in glittering moonlit nights.

The famous Indian Veterinary Research Institute is also located here.


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Rail: Nearest railhead is Kathgodam, 60 kms

Air:  Nearest airport is Pantnagar, 94 Kms.

How To Reach –

Delhi – Ghaziabad – Hapur bypass – Garmukteshwar – Moradabad – Rampur – Rudrapur – Haldwani – Kathgodam – Bhimtal – Padampuri – Bhatalia – Mukteshwar

Distance Chart:

Delhi:          345 Kms.

Kathgodam: 60 Kms.

Nainital:      65 Kms.

Corbett:       120 Kms.

Kausani:      123 Kms.

Haridwar:    320 Kms.

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