Mukteshwar, this little hilly town of Nainital one of the popular tourist places in Naukuchiatal has a lot of history entwined along its existence. The 350-year-old Shiva temple, Mukteshwar Dham adorns the tip of the highest point in town. Historical evidence claims that the temple has been built by Tamil Pandya king.
Close to it, is Chauli ki Jali, overhanging cliffs which are best enjoyed for rappelling and rock climbing and offers a breathtaking view of the valley below. There are several attractions for visitors at this place, like the Orchards, the deodar forest, the IVRI lab, a post office founded in 1905 and many more interesting places all within this bewitching serenity and providing solitude to a busy mind.
Distance: 32km from Naukuchiatal.