Activities In Mukteshwar

There are many things you can do in Mukteshwar. You can choose the activity according to your taste. The names of the activities are:

Nature Walks

Nature walks are the best way to rejuvenate your mind and feel afresh. Mukteshwar is the ideal destination for those who want to connect with nature. While it provides for some amazing sightseeing, quiet walks in the natural surroundings which have an enticing charm of their own. Early morning nature walks can be very pleasant to delight in the morning freshness and admire the matchless beauty of the mighty Himalayas.

1. Trekking

Mukteshwar is famous for trekking trips as it makes for the perfect combination of adventure and fun activities. There are plenty of great trekking trails here. The names of the trek routes are starts from different places like Peora to Mukteswar, Peora to Almora, riverside trek and Binsar to Artola Trek. Trekkers can also chart some new trekking paths if they wish to explore the unknown.

2. Rock Climbing & Rappelling

Rappelling in Mukteshwar can be an adventure experience. A lot of tourists visit Mukteshwar for the purpose of engaging in rock climbing and rappelling. The Chauli-Ki-Jaali cliffs offer an excellent site for rock climbing. Don’t forget to take the necessary equipment for proper protection against danger. Seek the help of professional instructors, if you have not done rappelling before.

3. Heritage Viewing

The Indian Veterinary Research Institute in Mukteshwar is a legacy of the British reign in India. It is one of the premier institutes in India conducting research on livestock. The tourists can also check out the library and museum inside the institute. There is a PWD inspection Bungalow in Mukteshwar which is known for its colonial architecture.

4. Shopping

There is not much scope for shopping in Muketshwar. But you can purchase some local products like Rhododendron juice (Burans, a local name), delicious apple jams and Rhododendron squash from the local market. You can also visit Kumaun Grameen Udyog in Kasiyalekh, near Muketshwar to buy pure wool hand-woven shawls and stoles.

5. Temple Visit

Shiva Temple, also known as Mukteshwar Dham, is one of the famous Hindu temples of the destination. The ancient shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Apart from Lord Shiva, Parvati along with her son Ganesha and Shiva's Vahana, Nandi is also worshipped in the temple. The temple is accessible by climbing a series of winding and steep stone stairs. Some other famous temples are Shiva temple, Rajarani temple, and Brahmeswara temple.

6. Paragliding

Camp purple offers the paragliding courses and packages in Mukteshwar. There are various kinds of accommodation possibilities include staying in American safari tents, smaller trekking tents or in an old stone village house which has been renovated.

7. Sitla

It is one of the most popular tourist attractions. It is located away from the hustle of the city the site is an ideal hill station renowned for offering beautiful views of the Himalayan ranges. It has been a center of activities of CHIRAG, a rural development organization, which is working at this place since 1987. Tourists can engage in trekking expeditions of varying difficulty levels organized by the resorts in this area.

8. Camping

There are many camps in Mukteshwar that offer camping tents in different locations of Mukteshwar. Camping is of varied types depending on the adventurer/traveler. It could be survivalist camping, winter camping, work camping, boutique camping, historical camping, and contemporary camping. The names of the camps are Naina Devi Jungle camp, Wildrift purple camp, etc.

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