Nestling in the hills of Kumaon, Uttarakhand Mukteshwar is a picturesque hill station situated at a distance of 350 km from Delhi. By road from Delhi via Moradabad-Bhimtal Haldwani-Kathgodam Mukteshwar can be reached by almost eight-hour drive.Another one of UttaranchalĂ˘€™s beautiful hill stations, Mukteshwar deriving its name from Lord Shiva is complete with fruit orchards, coniferous forests and rolling meadows at a height of 7500 ft. The Indian Veterinary Research Institute campus established in 1893 is located here. You will find the little cottages and homes in Mukteshwar built in quaint Colonial style. Jim Corbett penned the novel Ă˘€śThe Man Eaters of KumaonĂ˘€ť here. Mukteshwar allows a breath-taking view of Nanda Devi Peak. The Mukteshwar Temple and Chauli ka Jali are other popular destinations. There is also a Renewable Park developed by The Energy and Resources Institute generating solar electricity for most of its electricity needs.