Things to do in Mukteshwar
India,  Uttarakhand

Best Breathtaking Things to do in Mukteshwar

Uttarakhand is known as the land of God and serves many historical places and adventure activities for every traveler. Mukteshwar is one of the best places in Uttarakhand, India & offers many adventure activities as well as many places for travelers like rock climbing, paragliding, and trekking spots. You can see many breath-taking views of Himalayan ranges.

Famous Adventure Activities to Enjoy at Mukteshwar

1. Paragliding 


This is an off-beat activity to do in Mukteshwar and will give you an adrenaline rush. The activity is perfect for adventure seekers as involving in paragliding means flying high in the sky and having a 360-degree view of the hill station. You will be accompanied by a professional instructor for a smooth flight and a safe landing. 

Visiting hours: 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee: INR5000 onwards per person

Trip Duration: Around 1 hour

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2. Trekking & Camping

Rainforest Trekking
Rainforest Trekking

There are various trekking trails in Mukteshwar covered with dense forests and narrow tracks make the trails challenging as well as fun. The most popular trail starts from Peoria and Binsar, both the trails are not easy because trekking requires a lot of stamina. 

You can hire a guide if you want to for trekking but if you want to go for the adventure without professional then you must have knowledge of trekking and camping.    

Visit timings: 6:00AM – 6:00PM  

Charges: Free

Ideal Duration: Around 2 hours 

3. Shopping in Mukteshwar

Shopping in Mukteshwar
Shopping in Mukteshwar

One of the finest places for shopping in Mukteshwar is Kilmora, it’s a handicraft shop. In the shop, you can get cosmetic products, hand-knotted clothes, skincare products and lots more. There are other markets as well where you can go for shopping but if you are a fan of handicrafts then you need to visit Kilmora. The place is located on the outer skirts of town.    

Visiting hours: 8:00AM – 7:00PM

Trip Duration: Around 2-3 Hours

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4. Rock climbing and rappelling 

Rock climbing
Rock climbing

This is one of the most challenging activities and if you have the strength to do it then there are several cliffs in town where these activities are organized. For a beginner, easy height levels are also available and the activities are done under expert’s supervision. There is rocky terrain for advanced climbers too and they can go for the activity without instructors. 

Visiting hours: 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Trip Duration: Around 1-2 hours

Entry Fee: INR 500 onwards

5. Sunrise & Sunset at Nanda Devi

Nanda Devi Peak
Nanda Devi Peak

This is perfect for sunrise and sunset view is Mukteshwar Inspection Bungalow, from this spot you can even see the Nanda Devi Peak that is the second highest peak of India. From the top of the mountain, you can see snow-covered peaks and the sunset looks mesmerizing. Do not forget to carry a camera along to click the best moments of your life. 

Visiting hours: 4:00PM – 7:00PM

Trip Duration: Around 1 hour

Entry Fee: Free

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. How to Reach Mukteshwar?

A. By Air – Dehradun International Airport is the nearest airport from Mukteshwar and flights can be board from major states of India like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, etc.  
By Rail – From Mukteshwar the nearest Railway station is Kathgodam Railways and the station is well connected to all states of India.
By Road – There are regular bus and taxis services all around the city.

Q. Best time to visit Mukteshwar?

A. The place can be visited at any time of the year, but the summer season is popular among tourists. March to June is the best time to visit this hill station.

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Roshan Panjiyara is a Travel blogger & adviser. The aim of this website provides information about Travel planning, how you can choose the best travel destination, hotels, transfers & flights in budget price for your memorable trips.