Around 6 Km from the site of Chalet Estates, Mukteshwar is one of the famous towns which is located in the beautiful state of Uttarakhand in India.
Great things are done when men and mountains meet. This is not done by jostling in the street. ~William Blake
Around 6 Km from the site of Chalet Estates, Mukteshwar is one of the famous towns which is located in the beautiful state of Uttarakhand in India. It is situated in the hills of Kumaon at a height of 2286 meters. From the famous hill station of Nainital, this town is just 51 kilometers away. The name of this town has its origin from an ancient temple of lord Shiva which is present in this town. This temple is called Mukteshwar Dham.
Close to Mukteshwar lie the overhanging cliffs, locally known as Chauli-ki-Jali, used for rock climbing and rappelling, with an excellent view of the valleys below. Nice scenery can be viewed from Chaulli ki Jaali, where rocks jut out from the hill face at a bizarre angle. This is a great place to observe eagles and other birds as they swoop down at their prey. It has an average elevation of 2,171 metres (7,123 feet).
There is a ‘Renewable Park’ developed by TERI. The renewable park uses solar electricity for most of its electricity needs.
Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) at mukteshwar is one of the premier research institute dedicated to livestock research and development of the region. On the recommendation of the Cattle Plague Commission, Indian Veterinary Research Institute was commissioned in 1893 at Mukteshwar to assist the separation and quarantine of highly infectious organisms. The institute researches in animal nutrition, genetics and bacteriology. The campus also features a museum and library. There are quiet walks within the sprawling campus. The Institute with its glorious scientific heritage has always enjoyed a certain prestige, a tradition all its own.
Many people are buying holiday homes here to escape large chaotic cities.