Nestled in the Kumaon Hills, Mukteshwar is one of the most serene locations in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. One side of Mukteshwar is covered by dense forest and on the other side provides a swapping view of the Himalayas and its enchanting valley. The snowcapped peaks of Chaukhamba, Neel Kanth, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Panchachuli, Annapurna blow your mind on a clear day.
The nearest railway station is Kathgodam at 60 km and the nearest airport is Pantnagar at 95 km.
This is probably the oldest and best located homestay in the entire Mukteshwar. It offer an undisrupted view of Himalaya including Chaukhamba, Neel Kanth, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Panchachuli, Annapurna. It’s been the home to Pan Singh Pawar who looked after Mr. Jim Corbett and helped him in killing the man eater tigress of Mukteshwar. This more than 100 years old house nestled in Mukteshwar hills is far away from pollution and hustle-bustle of the city life. It has 3 guest rooms; two on the ground floor and a one on the first floor (Superior Room). All come with attached toilets.
No. of Rooms: 3, Total Capacity: 10
The son of Pan Singh – Jagat Singh and his family are residents of Mukteshwar from centuries. After his father he continued to look after the PWD Guest House till his retirement. Now he with his son Vineet and daughter-in-law Kavita run the homestay to carry forward the legacy of the place. Sit with on a drink to listen stories of his father with Sir Jim Corbett.
Kavita cooks delicious Kumaoni and North Indian food. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food is available. A hearty breakfast is served every morning including paratha, curd, pickles, sandwich, butter toast. Sipping up the herbal tea while watching the sunset would be an unforgettable experience for you. Don’t forget to try local Dal, Bhatt ki Churkani, Kadi Lobia, Mandua Chapati, Bhang ki Chutney etc.
Bird Watching • Reading • Star Gazing • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Adventure Sports
WiFi (Broadband) • Parking • Running Hot Water • Television • Pet Friendly • Toiletries • Barbecue
Single Person: 1200/-
Budget Room: 1950/-
Superior Room: 2200/-
Extra Person: 700/-
Upto 8 years: Complimentary (no extra bed)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Bhalugaad Falls ( 13km) • Mukteshwar Dham Temple • Chauli Ki Jali • Kapileshwar Temple
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