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Did you ever hear about Mukteshwar and Bhalu Gaad Waterfall ? No? Really?
Its one of amazing with natural beauty place in in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India.
Where is Mukteshwar ?
Mukteshwar is a town and tourist destination in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India. It sits high in the Kumaon Hills at an altitude of 2286 meters (7500 feet), 51 km from Nainital, 72 km from Haldwani, and 343 km from Delhi.
Mukteshwar is a pleasing destination situated at an elevation of 2,285 mts above sea level in Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. Mukteshwar got its name from a 350 year old temple Mukteshwer Dham whose residing deity is Lord Shiva.
The top of the mountain on which Mukteshwar Temple stands offers astonishing and marvellous views of the imposing Himalayan range.
Where is Bhalu Gaad Waterfall ?
Bhalu Gaad Waterfall near Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand . The Bhalu Gaad fall is a 60 feet high fall from the undiscovered source. It is a mixture of horseshoe and plunge shaped waterfall. The water flows continuously throughout the year maintaining contact with the rock bed before turning to Plunge at the bottom. Indeed, the waterfall completely turns to plunge shaped when the water flow increases during the rainy season. Being recently discovered it is cleaner & less touristy as compared to other waterfalls of Uttarakhand.
Now lets look at the amazing photos of mukteshwar
Now lets look at the amazing photos of bhalu gaad waterfall
How to Reach Mukteshwar from Delhi ?
Delhi to Mukteshwar is 8 h 36 min (383.5 km) via NH9
Mukteshwar is not directly connect with any bus service from Delhi. So first you need to look out for the Haldwani which is well connected with Roadways and Railway. You may choose Uttrakhand Parivahan buses which runs each our from Delhi and there are few buses in night as well for Haldwani and Kathgodam. On this route few trains run, that is why road route is recommended in case you don’t find ticket. From Haldwani there are 2 buses (private) which head to Mukteshwar, I am not sure about timing, you may confirm it from locals. Other options are to board in a jeep which runs from behind of the bus stand of Haldwani. The jeep charges 300 per person and the bus will charge you Rs 100. If you are staying in Neonatal or Bhimtaal, buses can be found from there also.
Other way to reach Mukteshwar
Nearest airport from Mukteshwar is Pantnagar Airport, at a distance of 94 km. This airport is connected to Delhi with four flights a week. Getting a taxi is not a problem from Pantnagar Airport.
There are frequent bus services that connect Mukteshwar to other parts of Northern India. You have a choice between public and private bus services; you can also hire a taxi.
Kathgodam Railway Station is the nearest railway station from Mukteshwar. This railway station is connected to different towns and cities across the country like Lucknow, Kolkata and Delhi. You can easily get a taxi or bus from Kathgodham Railway Station to reach Mukteshwar.
Map for Delhi to Mukteshwar
Top 5 Places To Visit In Mukteshwar
- Chauli Ki Jali
Chauli Ki Jali also known as Chauthi Jali is a visitor’s attraction located behind the cliff of Mukteshwar temple. It is located at a distance of 250 metres from the Mukteshwar temple. ‘Chauli’ means rock and ‘Jali’ means hole.
2. Mukteshwar Temple
Mukteshwar Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is adorned at Mukteshwar in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. The Mukteshwar town owes its name from this 350 years old Shiva temple. This hill temple is perched at an elevation of 2,312 metres above sea level and offers an enchanting view of the surreal landscape.
3. Indian Veterinary Research Institute
The history of foundation of the mother campus of Indian Veterinary Research Institute at Mukteswar can be traced from the recommendations of Col. J.H.B. Hallen, who was appointed as the Chairman of the Indian Cattle Plague Commission to focus attention on livestock conservation since the animal diseases were rampant and breeding operations were generally unsuccessful. This commission recommended the establishment of Veterinary Research Laboratory in India in 1885 with a view to undertake a geographical survey of the major contagions with which field workers in this country have to contend and to discover prophylactic measures for the various diseases disclosed by the survey. The foundation stone of research laboratory was laid by the Governor of Bombay on 9th December, 1889 at Pune on 5.5 acres of land adjoining the College of Science.
Situated just at a distance of 26 km from Bhimtal, Dhanachuli is a tiny and pristine village of Uttarakhand . It is a sober hamlet and an immaculate destination filled with beautiful mountain views, vibrant orchards and an amusing aura to greet you here in this wonderful heaven. It is away from the crowded towns of Uttarakhand and this unfussiness and flawless quality of this place will actually tempt you to spend a day or two pondering over the mesmerizing air of the Himalayas. Since, there is not much to see in Dhanachuli, we are listing all the possible places which you can explore</em> in a short visit here and be spellbound by the beauty of Dhanachuli.
More Places To Visit In Mukteshwar
- Methodist Church
- Pwd Inspection Bungalow
- Chauthi Ki Jaali
- Shiva Temple
- Brahmeswara Temple
- Mukteshwar Temple
- Mukteshwar Dham
- Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple
- Samay Devta Mandir
- Adde Dev Ka Mandir
- Methodist Church