Mukteshwar FAQs

Mukteshwar is famous as Hill Station, Adventure, Honeymoon Destination, Weekend Getaway, Yoga and Meditation, Emerging Destinations, Camping, Christmas and New Year, Secluded, Paragliding, Leisure, Villages, Orchards, with over 3 Places to See in Mukteshwar. Nearest Airport from Mukteshwar is Pantnagar, 90 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Kathgodam, 57 kms. There are over 45 Hotels in Mukteshwar.

There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Mukteshwar. Mukteshwar useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Mukteshwar Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Mukteshwar. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.

General

Is it safe to travel to Mukteshwar?

Mukteshwar is among the safest place to travel in Uttarakhand and tourists shouldn’t have any problems while travelling, even solo, to Mukteshwar. One can easily find the good ride that goes up till Mukteshwar. So you basically get hassle free travel. Local people of Mukteshwar are very humble and even make sure that all the tourists are safe. Lastly, common sense is always important to keep oneself out of troubles.

What is the bus fare from Kathgodam to Mukteshwar?

Mukteshwar is at a distance of 56 kms from Kathgodam. Various local and state-run buses offer daily services from Kathgodam to Mukteshwar with minimum fare of 70 - 100 INR depends on what kind of ride chosen by you. Taxis on shared basis are also available.

How far is Mukteshwar from Nainital?

Mukteshwar is at a distance of 47 km from Nainital via Bhowali-Ramgarh-Mukteshwar Rd. So many local and hire based convenience available from Mukteshwar to Nainital. Mukteshwar is a nearby excursion from Nainital, easily covered in one day from Nainital.

How many days are sufficient to explore Mukteshwar?

To explore Mukteshwar and its nearby surroundings at a relaxed pace, one would need 2 days minimum as there are plenty of places in and around Mukteshwar. Few of the must visit places are Mukteshwar Temple, Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Chauli Ki Jali, Methodist Church, Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow etc. In addition to that, there are other destinations as well like Bhimtal, Nainital, Ranikhet and Bhowali in the vicinity.

What are the places one can plan for forward journey from Mukteshwar?

There are sevral places, which one can visit from Mukteshwar moving forward. Nainital is another hill station at a distance of 46 kms; Ranikhet is at a distance of 80 kms; Bhimtal and Almora are at a distance of 37 kms and 50 kms respectively.

When can one expect snowfall in Mukteshwar?

Snowfall in Mukteshwar usually commences in the last week of December up until the month of January. Mukteshwar become more beautiful during winters after snowfall. Mukteshwar will be the best choice if you want to plan to visit here in winters.

Which is the nearest airport to Mukteshwar?

Pantnagar is the nearest airport to Mukteshwar, which is at a distance of 90 kms.

When is the best time to visit Mukteshwar?

Mukteshwar is a year-round destination, but the ideal time to visit is between the months of March to June as well as just before the winter chill sets in, during the months of October-November. For snow lovers, Mukteshwar is the perfect winter destination; it looks more attractive after snowfall held. You can expect snowfall here between the ends of December to mid of February.

Which is the nearest railway station to Mukteshwar?

Kathgodam Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Mukteshwar which is at a distance of 56 kms. Numbers of daily trains operate from Kathgodam junction towards all major cities like Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata of country.

What are the places of interest in Mukteshwar?

There are various places of interest in and around Mukteshwar. Like Mukteshwar Temple,Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Chauli Ki Jali, Methodist Church , Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow etc.

Is there an ATM facility in Mukteshwar?

Yes, Mukteshwar being a popular hill station in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand offers plenty of services. There are few ATMs in the town to cater to the financial needs of the tourists and the residents alike.

What are the road conditions in Mukteshwar?

It is always a good practice to check road conditions in advance when you planning to travel to the hilly areas, especially in the monsoon season when the roads are prone to landslides due to heavy downpour. However, being part of well-maintained NH-24, roads are pretty good, smooth for Mukteshwar, and well suited for your personal vehicle.

Travel (Trip Planning)

Are there taxis available from Pantnagar airport to Mukteshwar?

How do I book a taxi for visiting local sightseeing in Mukteshwar?

Taxis for visiting local sightseeing can be booked from various car rental companies in Mukteshwar. In addition to that, many hotels also provide sightseeing options from on request.

Are there taxis available from Kathgodam to Mukteshwar?

Yes, several car rental companies that operate from Kathgodam provide taxis to Mukteshwar.

How to Reach

How to reach Mukteshwar from Delhi?

Mukteshwar is at a distance of 331 kms from Delhi. There are various modes of transportations that are available to reach Mukteshwar:

  • By Road:  Mukteshwar is well connected with major northern cities via motorable roads. There are various bus services available from Delhi to Mukteshwar. One can opt for semi-deluxe, deluxe and AC Volvo as per their needs. In addition to that, Mukteshwar is connected with Delhi by Uttaranchal State Road Transport Corporation buses on a regular basis from Anand Vihar ISBT. If you have don't get the direct bus for Mukteshwar then you can take bus for Haldwani which is nearest big city Mukteshwar. Buses are on regular basis for Haldwani from Anand Vihar ISBT. After reaching Haldwani there are many local taxis or shared vehicles that are available all the time for Mukteshwar.
  • By Rail: The nearest railhead is Kathgodam railway station, which is 56 km from Mukteshwar. There are numerous trains connecting Kathgodam with other major cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata etc. The frequency of trains to Kathgodam is quite high as it is the gateway to the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Taxis and shared vehicles are easily available from outside the Kathgodam Railway Station from Mukteshwar.
  • By Air: The nearest airport is the Pant Nagar airport that lies approximately 91 kilometres from Mukteshwar, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.

How do I reach Mukteshwar from Kathgodam/Haldwani?

Mukteshwar is at a distance of 56 kms from Kathgodam and 63 kms from Haldwani, with Kathgodam lying en route to Mukteshwar from Haldwani. After disembarking at Kathgodam, one can opt for local or state-run buses to Mukteshwar. Taxis are also available on personal and shared basis from Haldwani and Kathgodam.

What are the bus services available from Delhi to Mukteshwar?

It's a little bit difficult to find the direct bus for Mukteshwar from Delhi. You have to take the bus either for Haldwani or for Kathgodam, there are various bus services available from Delhi to Haldwani and Kathgodam. One can opt for semi-deluxe, deluxe and AC Volvo as per their needs. In addition to that, state-run buses also run from Delhi to Haldwani/Kathgodam on the daily basis from Anand Vihar ISBT and Kashmere Gate ISBT. Cabs and shared vehicles are easily available for Mukteshwar from Haldwani.

Hotels and Accommodations

How is the Food and accommodation facility in Mukteshwar?

As one of the popular tourist destination, Mukteshwar has the plethora of quality restaurants and food joints that serve variety of cuisines. Food and services of the hotels are excellent at reasonable prices. Accommodation in Mukteshwar is not an issue as there are numerous hotels and guesthouses that have mushroomed in Mukteshwar. We also further categorized the Best Budget Hotels in Mukteshwar and Best Luxury Hotels in Mukteshwar, you can choose best one as per your convenience.

Planning your Journey

What is the best route via road from Delhi to Mukteshwar?

The best and shortest route from Delhi to Mukteshwar is via National Highway 24, which covers a total of 332 kms. Please keep in mind that this route has tolls. The route map is as follows:
 Delhi - Hapur – Moradabad – Rampur – Haldwani – Mukteshwar

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