63 kms approx ,One of the most popular and exquisite hill station “Nainital” is located in the Kumaon region in the state of Uttarakhand. It is a distinct and famous tourist destination of India. The town not only lures the domestic travelers and to…
Ranikhet is a popular hill station in Almora district and it sits at an elevation of 1,869 meters. This must visit destination is located 96 km from Corbett and apart from the beauty of the national park you can also tour around Ranikhet. Ranikhet is as beautiful as the Corbett and it is a place that must be visited while on your wildlife tour. It is an ideal holidaying place that every city escaper needs. Ranikhet which means ‘Meadows of the Queen’ leaves no stone unturned when it comes to tourists spots. As it sits near the Himalayan foothills, this popular destination offers tourists a view of the majestic landscape, beautiful pine trees, lush green forest and varied flora and fauna. This heavenly hill station is a definite place to visit during Uttarakhand tourism.
The small town of Bhimtal is famous as a lake resort. It offers to the tourists a quiet vacation and facilities for water sports. This beautiful town also attracts hundreds of tourists every year by its peaceful green surroundings. It is located at an altitude of 1,371 m above sea level amongst the Kumaon hills. It is 23 km from Nainital. The weather in Bhimtal is alpine. Summers (April-June) are mild and winters are cold (November-February). It experiences southwestern monsoon rains in July-September.
Mukteshwar is a pleasing destination situated at an elevation of 2,285mts above sea level in Nainital district of Uttarakhand state. Mukteshwar got its name from a 350year 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.
Mukteshwar was developed by the Britishers as research and education institute (IVRI) in 1893. Perched atop a hill in a remote corner of Kumaon hills, Mukteshwar is bounded by fruit orchards and coniferous forests.
Mukteshwar offers distinctly visible 180 degree views of the majestic Himalayan range. The beauty of Mukteshwar is unpolluted and unaffected till date and accommodation options are growing here. It is believed that Lord Shiva killed a demon at this spot and he granted him salvation or mukti.