Mukteshwar Hill Station

Mukteshwar Hill Station, Assam
Mukteshwar Hill Station

Mukteshwar Hill Station

Mukteshwar hill is a perfect place to admire the natural beauty of the hills. The Mukteshwar hills are at an altitude of about 2286 meters above sea level. The huge Himalayas covered with the snow offers a mind blowing view in front of the eye. This makes us feel as we are in heaven with fog all over us. The beauty of this place by no means fails to grab the attraction of the tourists.

Tourists come here just for peace and calm nature as this place is far from the hustle bustle of the city life. It is a remarkable place for the newly married couples as there is a lot of privacy on the hills. There is snow fall in winter at Mukteshwar hills. Here visitors enjoy their holiday playing in the snow. During snow fall it feels as if heaven is on the earth.

People who are interested in sports adventures can have a great time enjoying trekking, paragliding, water rafting and mountain climbing. There are expert trainers to guide you with all the safety instructions. Mukteshwar hills are full of fruits and flowers.

In and around Mukteshwar hills:

Mukteshwar temple:

Mukteshwar temple is a Place of worship for lord Shiva. It is on the highest point of the hills. The shiv lingam in the temple is contracted with marble, so this is the main attraction for the devotees. The lingam is surrounded by the idols of the other Gods such as Ganesh, Brahma, Vishnu and Parvati.

Chauti Jaail:

Close to the Mukteshwar temple is the Chauti Jaail. It is a natural unique latticework done on the huge rock. It is said that if women who are not able conceive touch this rock and after that they are blessed with a child.

Indian Veterinary Institute:

It was built-in the year 1898; it is wonderfully built-in colonial style. Here there are different departments for research such as animal nutrition, bacteriology and genetics. It is the main tourist's attraction of Mukteshwar and a place which should be visited without fail.

Other interesting places are the neelkanath, nandaghunti or nandadevi, and the panchchuli.

Place to stay.

Accommodation facility is very easy to get as there are few hotels and resorts located in the heart of the city. There are hotels and resorts ranging from luxury to budget class category. Another option for staying is the guest house at Mukteshwar hills.

Getting there:

  • Airways:

    Nearest airport is the pantnagar airport just 11 kilometers away from Mukteshwar hills. Tourists can hire a pre-paid taxis and local buses from airport to the destination.

  • Railways:

    Nearest railway station is the Kathgodam just 77 kilometers away from Mukteshwar hills. There are pre-paid taxis and buses available from station to destination.

  • Road ways:

    There are state transport and luxury buses available from Mukteshwar hills to all the major cities of north India.

Ideal time to visit Mukteshwar:

Best time to visit Mukteshwar is from March to June and from October to November as during this period the weather is awesome here.