Nestled in the beautiful district of Nainital in Uttarakhand is a scenic hill station offering something for everyone. Surrounded by the lofty mountains, Mukteshwar is one of the best Himalaya tourist places. Activities like rappelling, trekking, rock climbing, and paragliding will keep the adventure junkies busy. For those looking to escape the hustle-bustle of city life, there are quaint cafes and cottages where you can sit back, sip on hot cocoa and enjoy the picturesque view. And for the history and culture buffs, there are so many temples, villages, and colonial structures to marvel at! Mukteshwar truly is a paradise for all travellers.  

Here are places to visit in Mukteshwar that will take your breath away!

Sitla Hill Station Mukteshwar Temple


Located 6000 ft above sea level, Sitla is one of the most scenic places to visit near Mukteshwar. This beautiful hill station is known for the gorgeous backdrop of the Himalayan mountains and the colonial buildings. You can find a spot to do a lovely picnic and enjoy bird watching, or go trekking to scout the nearby area.

Mukteshwar Temple

One of the most popular Mukteshwar tourist places is this splendid temple. Legend says that this temple was built by the Pandavas while they were in exile. One can either take the stairs to reach the temple or take the rough terrain for a more scenic route.

Chauli Ki Jaali

Behind the Mukteshwar temple, there is Chauli ki Jaali which is one of the most popular places to visit in Mukteshwar. This spot is perfect for adventure-seekers since many rappelling and rock climbing activities are undertaken here. Legend says that a battle between a Goddess and a demon was fought here, and hence, it is also religiously significant to many people.

Chauli Ki Jaali Nanda Devi

Nanda Devi

The second highest peak in India, Nanda Devi is visible from all of Mukteshwar. The name means “Bliss-giving Goddess”. There is a national park surrounding the hill declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Mukteshwar


This quaint village, full of greenery, is one of the best places to visit near Mukteshwar (30 km). Surrounded by the mighty Himalayas, this spot is perfect for trekking, bird-watching, or simply lazing around in a cafe, reading a book, and sipping on some coffee. 

Bhaalu Gaad Waterfalls

Are you looking to get away from the crowded touristy spots and spend some time amidst nature? The beautiful Bhaalu Gaad waterfalls are just the perfect spot for you! The sound of the gushing water and the surrounding greenery will surely refresh you for the rest of the trip. 


Nathukhan is a beautiful village located not too far from Mukteshwar (18 km). It is one of the most scenic and cozy places to visit near Mukteshwar. The natural beauty in this small town is so surreal and relaxing that you wouldn’t want to leave!

Bhaalu Gaad Waterfalls Nathukhan

Kilmora Shop

Located on the outskirts of Mukteshwar, this is a tiny shop that Kumaoni clothes, winter clothes, and other knick-knacks. It’s the perfect place to stop by at the end of your trip to pick up souvenirs for family and friends back home. 


Another beautiful place to visit near Mukteshwar is the Jim Corbett National Park (111 km). The national park has one of the country’s largest tiger reserves in the country. A true paradise for nature lovers, Corbett is a great place to stop to watch the wildlife in their natural habitat. After an exciting jungle safari, you can head to the resort in Corbett, a Club Mahindra property and indulge in experiences that will help you feel closer to nature. Whether you decide to take a dip in the pool, relax at the spa, dine by the river, or sit by the bonfire, you are sure to have an experience you will remember for days to come.


Naukuchiatal also called the lake of nine corners, is one of the most beautiful places to visit near Mukteshwar (42 km). This quaint hill station rich with greenery, panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, and crystal clear lakes is a popular weekend destination. Plan your stay at Club Mahindra Naukuchiatal and enjoy the experiences that this town has to offer. From dinners overlooking the lake to bonfire camping, soak in the natural beauty of this place and leave refreshed.

So, when are you planning your trip to Mukteshwar? To make the most of your trip to Mukteshwar, book your holiday at Club Mahindra resorts. Offering great stay and unique experiences, Club Mahindra resorts ensure your holidays are magical.

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