MOUNTAIN TRAIL RESORT MUKTESHWAR

  • About Resorts Mukteshwar
  • FACILITIES
  • INTERESTING PLACES
  • CSR
  • HOW TO GET THERE
  • TRAIN OPTIONS
  • OTHERS NOTES
  • *PET VACATION – TERMS & CONDITIONS
  • ACCOMMODATION
  • THINGS TO DO
  • Gallery
  • MOUNTAIN TRAIL RESORT – MUKTESHWAR
About Resorts Mukteshwar

Mountain Trail- The only Classified Hotel in Mukteshwar, situated at 2300 m (8000 ft.) ASL, is an idyllic, perfect spot for your relaxing holidays as well as adventures activities in the lap of nature. Set on a gentle hill slope, facing towards the Himalayas, deep valleys and the sunrise, spread out amidst a 2-1/2 acre of lush green fresh fruit orchard with over a 100 fruit trees, wild and ornamental flower beds with over 70 variety of flowers. Mountain Trail is truly a round the year resort with all the Nature around. In summer it has the ideal climate for a perfect getaway, with pleasant days & cool nights. During monsoon months it is lush green, as far as your eyes can see. Autumn brings splashes of rust and vermillion hues to the trees while winter covers the sleepy little hamlet in a blanket of snow. MT RESORT Though Mountain Trail is the ONLY classified resort in Mukteshwar ( by Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of India), it does not boast of Luxury. It however assures of all basic amenities, comfort, cleanliness, hygiene, delicious homelike food & courteous services. A tastefully done up resort near Nainital providing nature filled, off beat holidays, Jim Corbett’s favourite hunting ground for the man eating tigers of Kumaon. Jim Corbett used to call it the “the most beautiful spot in Kumaon”. One can even ask for tailor made holiday themes which could offer yoga and meditation, walking holidays, sift trekking for amateurs, forest camping, photography tours and much more. Explore nature arounf and soul within. ECO POLICY The resort is the first in Mukteshwar which brought the destination on the tourism map, thus uplifting the local community. It employs 100% local labour & services. Some of the current employees have worked as labourer with the project & are with us for the last 18 Years. Housekeeping is instructed strictly to switch the 'room mains' off as soon as guests leaves/departs. To save energy 90% of the bulbs used are CFL that too mostly of 8-11 watts range. Water is from a Natural spring source & collected by harvesting rain water. Water usage guidelines are displayed in each room. Towels / Linen suggested not to wash everyday. Cisterns are set at water saving levels The architecture is absolutely vernacular & blends with the village surroundings. These are ground level cottages only & has minimal impact on the natural surroundings. Mostly Traditional building methods and local craftsman / builders are used. Waste is segregated as WET & DRY. Wet is used for manure in our orchard & Dry is transported to municipal dumps for recycling. No chemicals or inorganic fertilizers are used only natural manure. Eco Soap/Shampoo is purely herbal to avoid chemical discharge. Dos/Don'ts to protect environment are displayed on two 'Information Boards' at the reception itself. This makes guests aware of Hotel’s environmental friendliness & consequently learn to respect local surroundings, people, culture & traditions. Only paper bags are used in our gift shop. There are no Televisions in the rooms. Old sheets & towels are cut to create cleaning rags. 75% of our promotion is done through websites / e-mails rather that printed leaflets / brochures to save paper. The gray water from the bathroom is filtered through natural soil & then used to water our garden. Employees are given annual paid leaves. Local guides are used to enhance the experience & provide an income to the hosts. An organic wild life garden has been created with a mix of Fruit Trees, wild flowers, Shrubs, ornamental flowers, local plants, vines, grass etc. to attract all sorts of birds, butterflies, bees, caterpillars, snails, amphibians, reptiles, insects, small mammals, organisms in the soil etc. Bird Houses, Bird baths been placed all over the resort to attract various species of birds. All House keeping cleansing products are environment . Fire wood used is only procured from afforestation projects / dead trees allotted & then transported to our resort. Seasonal vegetable is procured from local sources only. Furniture is all made within the district only. Compared to when we took over the 2-1/2 acres land to build a resort the greenery is now at least 3 folds with almost over 100 fruit trees. RECOGNITIONS Mountain Trail is the Only Classified resort (by Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of India) at Mukteshwar. It has also been approved as an Eco lodge by various International Eco societies/associations. It is a member of FHRAI, NHRA, HRAI, HRANI. Only those who love & care for nature and environment and who agree with the our ECO-POLICY should opt for this holiday. Click for "DECIDE FOR YOURSELF 'Questionnaire". ADDITIONAL USP CHOCO-HOUSE Mountain Trail is the only resort with its own Chocolate Kitchen making Hand Made Centre Filled European Chocolates by using imported equipment, accessories and 100% imported raw materials. Something you must carry back home for your loved ones. Click www.choco-house.com

FACILITIES

The resort has a cozy multi-cuisine restaurant serving North Indian Cuisine, local Kumaoni cuisine & select Chinese & Continental dishes, a sports room with a Table Tennis Table, Carom Board, Fooze Ball Table, Dart Board and some Board Games. The resort also houses a small library with an exhaustive collection of books and a party hall for evening rendezvous. You can pick up some memorabilia from our gift shop selling handicrafts, local products and the best of all savour Mountain Trail’s Centre Filled European Chocolates made at the Resort’s Chocolate Kitchen. The resort has a Doctor on call + a well equipped clinic which is run by an N.G.O, very close to the resort. Travel helpdesk, Hot/Cold running water minimum 6 hours a days, stand by generators / inverter, stand by central water heating boiler apart from the regular electric geysers, separate Driver Accommodation at reasonable charges. To maintain serenity and ambience we have no Televisions in rooms.

INTERESTING PLACES

Some Interesting places at Mukteshwar

MukteshwarDham:

Mukteshwar gets its name from an 350-year-old temple of Shiva, knownas MukteshwarDham, situated atop 8000 Ft ASL, the highest point of the quaint little hamlet, within the veterinary institute's campus.

ChaulikiJaali:

Just below the temple are an outcrop of rocks, an overhang with a sheer drop of approx. 2000Ft., great for rock climbing, rappelling and paragliding, providing an enchanting view of the deep wooded valley and sunset vistas. Locally known as the Chauli-ki-Jali, This is a great place to observe raptors like the The Himalayan Eagle and other feathered scavengers as they fly around majestically at eye level and below as you stand atop 8000Ft.

PWD Guest House or The Jim Corbett's Bungalow:

Walking distance from the Mukteshwar Temple is this beautiful colonial Bungalow which retains the old world charm and both from the inside out seems to be frozen in time. The only spot in Kumaon from where you can enjoy a 180 Degree panoramic view of the Himalayas range. This Guest house has housed Jim Corbett for longstretches whilst his hunting sprees for the man eaters, the details have been written by Jim Corbett himself in his book 'Man Eater ofMukteswar' when he shot one of the most infamous man eaters in thosedays.

IVRI:

The Imperial Bacteriological Laboratory or as now know as The Indian Veterinary Research Institute had its genesis on December 9,1889 at Pune and relocated to Mukteshwar in 1893.Initially thelaboratory at Mukteshwar was completed in 1898 but got destroyed by firein 1899. It was resurrected in 1901.IVRI is responsible for preservation and maintenance of one of the dense most forests of Kumaon rich in flora and fauna, home to Leopards, Black Bear, Wild Boar, Deer and over 250 species of birds.

Bhulmaria Forest:

Located inside the dense IVRI controlled forest a small trek leads youto this 1905 constructed colonial structure.Apparently,Jim Corbett shot the infamous Man eater at this spot.

BhaluGarh Waterfalls:

A small trek leads you to this secluded and pristine water fall,about60 feet high.Its an ideal day picnic spot for nature lovers.

Vishnu Temple/Dol Ashram:

In the vicinity of Mukteshwar,Vishnu Temple is an important religiouscomplex surrounded with beautiful deodar forest.

Managher Trek:

If you are interested in anature trek through a dense coniferous forest then this is a great trek to go on with rare Rehsel Pine trees populating most part of the thick green. In the right season you will also be pleasantly surprised with a small waterfall inside the forest.

Kapileshwar Temple:

An ancient Shiva temple, constructed by Katyuri kings around 8th-10thcentury.This secluded temple is situated on the confluence of Kumiyaand Sakunirivers.A nice drive in the forest and a small trek willlead you to Kapileshwar Temple.

Devasthal:

Devasthal: Located at an altitude of 2450 meters. Devasthal peak is an emergingoptical astronomical site for Indian telescopes. Currently, a 130-cmoptical telescope is working at the site. The sites are managed by theAryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital. Mukteshwar is located very close to the lake towns of Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal and Sattal which are just 1.5 Hrs driving distance. The Almora Town and Jageshwar Temples can be done in a day tour. The Jim Corbett National Park however would need at least a night’s stay to enjoy the wildlife safaris, Jim Corbett’s Museum and The Corbett’s waterfall. Thanks to it’s height of 8000 Ft above sea level it has the best sunset, sunrise and Himalayan views. The widest angle can be seen from the guest house which is the dead end of the road. The Cliff at Mukteshwar is a great for spotting raptors especially the Himalayan Eagle.

CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • • Although hiring experienced hospitality professionals is a better way to run the resort but Mountain Trail endeavours towards training and retaining local human resource which contributes to increase in the rural house hold incomes and the youth of the community gets opportunities to expose themselves to new skill sets which are great ingredients for growth.
  • • Mountain Trail Resort also ensures that all efforts by local NGOs are supported for over all rural and agricultural growth. We also display local and products manufactured by NGOs for sale at the resort.
  • • Mountain Trail organizes Training Programmes for all skilled and unskilled staff members of the neighbouring hotels to hone their skills and uplift the overall standard of hospitality. We hire professional trainers who conduct proper, certified training programmes. All training costs our borne by Mountain Trail.
  • • We also conduct workshops at the resort for Garbage Disposal Management which is essential for the conservation of our forests and keeping the environ clean.
  • • The Mountain Trail Team is a conscious group working dedicatedly towards the betterment of the society by developing rural tourism, home stays, by giving back to the society in terms of generating employment for the local population and creating avenues for the local talent by promoting adventure activities. Mountain Trail also believes in cohesive growth and therefore regularly conducts training programmes for the local hospitality staff. A true bearer of responsible and sustainable tourism. Mountain Trail is also working in tandom with similar eco friendly projects in Almora, Jageshwar, Bageshwar, Binsar and Nainital.

HOW TO GET THERE

Mukteshwar is just 350 Kms from delhi. You can travel to Mukteshwar by road which takes about 8-9 Hrs with comfortable stops en-route. You can also consider travel by train which saves a great deal of driving. There are three trains to Kathgodam from where Mukteshwar is just 2 Hrs drive / 68Kms. You also have multiple routes to Mukteshwar and we request you to check with our reservation office for the preferred option around your dates of travel. You can follow an itinerary where Jim Corbett National Park and Nainital can fall en-route. We can book hotels at both these destinations. While you're traveling to Mukteshwar by road you could also drive through the Bhimtal lake. Mukteshwar has neighbouring hill stations of Almora, Binsar, Kausani, Jageshwar, Naukuchiatal etc.. img

BY ROAD - 350 KMs from Akshardham Temple (Delhi)

Route1

Delhi - Ghaziabad Bye Pass - Hapur bye Pass - Gajraula (breakfast point) - Moradabad Bye Pass - Rampur (take left towards Bilaspur) - Bilaspur - Rudrapur - take Tanda road for Haldwani / Kathgodam - right turn from HMT factory towards Bhimtal - Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side.

Route2

(This route is approx. 30 Kms longer than Option1 but is the next best alternative) Delhi - Ghaziabad Bye Pass - Hapur bye Pass - Gajraula (breakfast point) - Moradabad Bye Pass - take left turn towards Corbett National Park - drive via Thakurdwar - to Kashipur, enter town and take right turn, crossing a railway crossing - Head to BajpurDoraha (Cross section) - take left turn towards Kaladunghi (Via Bajpur) - Haldwani / Kathgodam - right turn from HMT factory towards Bhimtal - Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side.

Another Option after

Haldwani / Kathgodam Head straight via Ranibagh&Jeolikot to Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side.

From Nainital

Bhowali - Ramgarh - Satbunga - - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrsresort's on your left side. (46km. approx).

Note: The above are the two main routes and there are other optional routes as well. Please do check with us for the best route before your dates of travel.

Resort Address: MOUNTAIN TRAIL RESORT P. O. Sargakhet-263 132 (Mukteshwar) Distt. Nainital, Uttarakhand, INDIA Tel/Fax: +91 5942 286040, +91 5942 286240 E-mail: mayank@mountaintrail.com

TRAIN OPTIONS


DELHI TO KATHGODAM


Train No. Train name Origin Dep. Time Arr. Time
15013 RANIKHET EXP Delhi 20:00 05:05
15035 UTR SAMPRK K EX Delhi 16:00 22:40
12040 NDLS KGM SHT Delhi 06:00 11:40

KATHGODAM TO DELHI


Train No. Train name Origin Dep. Time Arr. Time
15014 RANIKHET EXP Kathgodam 20:40 05:14
15036 UTR SAMPRK K EX Kathgodam 08:50 15:20
12039 KGM NDLS SHT Kathgodam 15:35 21:05
 

OTHERS NOTES

Mukteshwar is an off beat destination and does not have a Mall Road, Market, Club. It is thus ideally suited to travelers who want to be in midst of nature and are looking for an unwinding holiday. Though Mountain Trail is the ONLY classified resort in Mukteshwar (by Deptt. Of Tourism, Govt. of India), it does not boast of Luxury. It however assures of all basic amenities, comfort, cleanliness, hygiene, delicious home like food & courteous services. The architecture blends with the local environment & the 14'X14' rooms have a very decent size western toilet with a verandah or glazed sit out. The landscape has beautifully terraced flower beds and a fruit orchard in 2 ½ acres area and thus has no space for outdoor sports.   Except the 2 Club rooms (4 Pax) all rooms face the valley/sunrise/Himalayas. The Club rooms, a few meters away have a quiet & private environment, their own USP   The restaurant runs on a fixed menu basis. However, dishes of your choice, as itemised on our menu, can be served where advance notice is given. Package meals are preplanned by our chef (North Indian Cuisine).   Although water scarcity in the hills is common, we provide running hot and cold water six hours per day throughout the year as we have our own natural spring water source and our own pumping system. Power supply position is good. Stand-by generators are also available.     PLEASE NOTE :-

  • Water in the hills is scarce and is provided at great expense and effort. Guests are earnestly requested not to wash clothes.Please ask for our laundry service.
  • • There is no provision for self-cookingin the resort/rooms. LPG and other cooking gadgets may be deposited with the Manager.
  • Personal electric gadgets/equipments not permitted, as extra load may cause short circuit / fire.
  • *PETS are generally not permitted. Discretion of management is final.
  • • To maintain serenity & ambience we have no TV in rooms, we have a home theatre system in the club only.
  • • Services start at 0630 hrs & close at 2200 hrs.
  • • Help maintain serenity of the place. Mostly people come here to relax.
  • Though we have all the moderns basic amenities, only those who agree with the concept of OFFBEAT, ECOFRIENDLY, GREEN should opt. for this holiday.
  • • Mountain Trail shall only provide services offered in its own published packages / Tariff and may not be able to honour extra services committed / offered by any media, unless reconfirmed specifically.Activities: Best Place for Yoga tours, Picnics to unexplored, beautiful spots, birds watching, trekking, bonfires, local folk dances, jungle walks with guides, indoor sports (table tennis, carom, chess), activities at the club, including a home theatre, Yoga for groups & Angling on special requests.

*PET VACATION – TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • • Guest is responsible for any and all damages to the premises caused by the pet, including, but not limited to: urine, chewing, scratching or destruction of property.
  • • Guest must pick up pet poop after pet at all times in all locations.
  • • Excessive barking is prohibited. If your pet has separation anxiety, do not leave him/her in the room alone. Guests found in violation of this regulation will be fined and/or be asked to leave, forfeiting any remaining rental nights.
  • • Pets must be even-tempered, well behaved, sociable, and in good health. If your pet is anxious, aggressive, or likely to be highly stressed, it is probably in his best interest to make alternative plans.
  • • We recommend that all dogs be leashed in any common area.
  • • Please respect the Property Owner's decision if pets are not allowed in particular areas of the property.
  • • The safety and complete responsibility of your pet is yours. The owners of the property cannot be held responsible for the same.
  • • Incase of any damage created on the property by your pet, you will have to pay for the damages immediately before checking out. The cost of the damage will be dealt on case-to-case basis and is at the complete discretion of the property owner.

ACCOMMODATION

The architecture is designed to blend with nature. This picturesque small resort is built entirely in hill cottage style. The TEN 15' X 13' DBL- Bedrooms have a very decent sized attached western toilet and a verandah or glazed sit out facing the valley. All rooms are on ground floor and are spread out in the orchard. In addition it has two, well furnished quadruple rooms, which have a quiet and private environment with mini lawns to themselves.

THINGS TO DO

Picnics, day outs to unexplored beautiful spots, tucked away into the wild with cascading hill streams and waterfalls. Try some bird watching, star gazing, soft trekking, evening bonfires which can also be complimented by a guitarist. Explore the neighbourhood by some forest and village walks with guides. Experience the Kumani folk dance and song performances. Drive out for day excursions to the neighbouring lake towns of Nainital, Bhimtal, sattal and Naukuchiatal. Experience Adrenal rush while rock climbing / rappelling at the Mukteshwar Cliff. If you want more try your hands on river crossing, zip line, ladder climbing and archery. Groups can also arrange Yoga and Meditation programs at the resort. Please note that some services / activities need advance booking.

What all you can enjoy while at Mukteshwar Activities

  1. Nature Walks, Soft Trekking, Jungle walks with guides, Village walks.
  2. Picnics / Day-outs to unspoilt, beautiful spots, cascading hill streams, small natural pools, waterfalls.
  3. Bird watching.With over 250 species of migrant and resident birds the forests around the resort become a haven for bird watchers.
  4. Star Gazing into a starlit sky, closer by 8000 Ft.
  5. Photography. Thanks to it's flora, fauna and scenic beauty, Mukteshwar is a photographers delight with it's panoramic views of the Himalayas, deep wooded valleys, sunsets and sunrise vistas.
  6. Sightseeing tours to neighbouring Lakes, Temples and towns.
  7. Forest and Village Camping are organized for the adventurous kinds who like to experience the outdoors
  8. Evening Bonfires with a guitarist.
  9. Folk Dance and song performances.
  10. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Zipline, Archery, Ladder climbing
  11. Village Home stays.
  12. Yoga and Meditation programs for groups.
  13. Please note that most services / activities are chargeable and need advance notice.
  14. Short Adventure Tour Activities in Mukteshwar, Nainital, Corbett, Nature Walks, Soft Trekking, Bird watching tours, Wildlife Photography, Camping, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Yoga and Meditation
  15. At the Mountain Trail Resort Mukteshwar you can enjoy a quiet holiday in the lap of nature with some great adventure activities like rock climbing, river crossing, para gliding, flying fox, forest hiking, stream picnics, star gazing etc.
 

Gallery

Sunrise and Sunset Panoramas from Mukteshwar at    Verditor Flycatcher    _thb_34-Scenic view from Mukteshwar    _thb_3-Way to Rooms    _thb_24-Apple time at the resort    Sadhnamala Group Pic    _thb_29-Sunrise on the Himalayan Peaks. A View from the Resort   IMG_8022yoga facing the himalayas    11-Resort during snow time

MOUNTAIN TRAIL RESORT – MUKTESHWAR

ABOUT Mountain Trail- The only Classified Hotel in Mukteshwar, situated at 2300 m (8000 ft.) ASL, is an idyllic, perfect spot for your relaxing holidays as well as adventures activities in the lap of nature. Set on a gentle hill slope, facing towards the Himalayas, deep valleys and the sunrise, spread out amidst a 2-1/2 acre of lush green fresh fruit orchard with over a 100 fruit trees, wild and ornamental flower beds with over 70 variety of flowers. Mountain Trail is truly a round the year resort with all the Nature around. In summer it has the ideal climate for a perfect getaway, with pleasant days & cool nights. During monsoon months it is lush green, as far as your eyes can see. Autumn brings splashes of rust and vermillion hues to the trees while winter covers the sleepy little hamlet in a blanket of snow. Though Mountain Trail is the ONLY classified resort in Mukteshwar ( by Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of India), it does not boast of Luxury. It however assures of all basic amenities, comfort, cleanliness, hygiene, delicious homelike food & courteous services. A tastefully done up resort near Nainital providing nature filled, off beat holidays, Jim Corbett’s favourite hunting ground for the man eating tigers of Kumaon. Jim Corbett used to call it the “the most beautiful spot in Kumaon”. One can even ask for tailor made holiday themes which could offer yoga and meditation, walking holidays, sift trekking for amateurs, forest camping, photography tours and much more. Explore nature arounf and soul within. ECO POLICY The resort is the first in Mukteshwar which brought the destination on the tourism map, thus uplifting the local community. It employs 100% local labour & services. Some of the current employees have worked as labourer with the project & are with us for the last 18 Years. Housekeeping is instructed strictly to switch the 'room mains' off as soon as guests leaves/departs. To save energy 90% of the bulbs used are CFL that too mostly of 8-11 watts range. Water is from a Natural spring source & collected by harvesting rain water. Water usage guidelines are displayed in each room. Towels / Linen suggested not to wash everyday. Cisterns are set at water saving levels The architecture is absolutely vernacular & blends with the village surroundings. These are ground level cottages only & has minimal impact on the natural surroundings. Mostly Traditional building methods and local craftsman / builders are used. Waste is segregated as WET & DRY. Wet is used for manure in our orchard & Dry is transported to municipal dumps for recycling. No chemicals or inorganic fertilizers are used only natural manure. Eco Soap/Shampoo is purely herbal to avoid chemical discharge. Dos/Don'ts to protect environment are displayed on two 'Information Boards' at the reception itself. This makes guests aware of Hotel’s environmental friendliness & consequently learn to respect local surroundings, people, culture & traditions. Only paper bags are used in our gift shop. There are no Televisions in the rooms. Old sheets & towels are cut to create cleaning rags. 75% of our promotion is done through websites / e-mails rather that printed leaflets / brochures to save paper. The gray water from the bathroom is filtered through natural soil & then used to water our garden. Employees are given annual paid leaves. Local guides are used to enhance the experience & provide an income to the hosts. An organic wild life garden has been created with a mix of Fruit Trees, wild flowers, Shrubs, ornamental flowers, local plants, vines, grass etc. to attract all sorts of birds, butterflies, bees, caterpillars, snails, amphibians, reptiles, insects, small mammals, organisms in the soil etc. Bird Houses, Bird baths been placed all over the resort to attract various species of birds. All House keeping cleansing products are environment . Fire wood used is only procured from afforestation projects / dead trees allotted & then transported to our resort. Seasonal vegetable is procured from local sources only. Furniture is all made within the district only. Compared to when we took over the 2-1/2 acres land to build a resort the greenery is now at least 3 folds with almost over 100 fruit trees. RECOGNITIONS Mountain Trail is the Only Classified resort (by Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of India) at Mukteshwar. It has also been approved as an Eco lodge by various International Eco societies/associations. It is a member of FHRAI, NHRA, HRAI, HRANI. Only those who love & care for nature and environment and who agree with the our ECO-POLICY should opt for this holiday. Click for "DECIDE FOR YOURSELF 'Questionnaire". ADDITIONAL USP Mountain Trail is the only resort with its own Chocolate Kitchen making Hand Made Centre Filled European Chocolates by using imported equipment, accessories and 100% imported raw materials. Something you must carry back home for your loved ones. Click www.choco-house.com  
FACILITIES The resort has a cozy multi-cuisine restaurant serving North Indian Cuisine, local Kumaoni cuisine & select Chinese & Continental dishes, a sports room with a Table Tennis Table, Carom Board, Fooze Ball Table, Dart Board and some Board Games. The resort also houses a small library with an exhaustive collection of books and a party hall for evening rendezvous. You can pick up some memorabilia from our gift shop selling handicrafts, local products and the best of all savour Mountain Trail’s Centre Filled European Chocolates made at the Resort’s Chocolate Kitchen. The resort has a Doctor on call + a well equipped clinic which is run by an N.G.O, very close to the resort. Travel helpdesk, Hot/Cold running water minimum 6 hours a days, stand by generators / inverter, stand by central water heating boiler apart from the regular electric geysers, separate Driver Accommodation at reasonable charges. To maintain serenity and ambience we have no Televisions in rooms.
ACCOMMODATION The architecture is designed to blend with nature. This picturesque small resort is built entirely in hill cottage style. The TEN 15' X 13' DBL- Bedrooms have a very decent sized attached western toilet and a verandah or glazed sit out facing the valley. All rooms are on ground floor and are spread out in the orchard. In addition it has two, well furnished quadruple rooms, which have a quiet and private environment with mini lawns to themselves.
GALLERY
TARIFF
THINGS TO DO Picnics, day outs to unexplored beautiful spots, tucked away into the wild with cascading hill streams and waterfalls. Try some bird watching, star gazing, soft trekking, evening bonfires which can also be complimented by a guitarist. Explore the neighbourhood by some forest and village walks with guides. Experience the Kumani folk dance and song performances. Drive out for day excursions to the neighbouring lake towns of Nainital, Bhimtal, sattal and Naukuchiatal. Experience Adrenal rush while rock climbing / rappelling at the Mukteshwar Cliff. If you want more try your hands on river crossing, zip line, ladder climbing and archery. Groups can also arrange Yoga and Meditation programs at the resort. Please note that some services / activities need advance booking. What all you can enjoy while at Mukteshwar Activities
  • Nature Walks, Soft Trekking, Jungle walks with guides, Village walks.
  • Picnics / Day-outs to unspoilt, beautiful spots, cascading hill streams, small natural pools, waterfalls.
  • Bird watching.With over 250 species of migrant and resident birds the forests around the resort become a haven for bird watchers.
  • Star Gazing into a starlit sky, closer by 8000 Ft.
  • Photography. Thanks to it's flora, fauna and scenic beauty, Mukteshwar is a photographers delight with it's panoramic views of the Himalayas, deep wooded valleys, sunsets and sunrise vistas.
  • Sightseeing tours to neighbouring Lakes, Temples and towns.
  • Forest and Village Camping are organized for the adventurous kinds who like to experience the outdoors
  • Evening Bonfires with a guitarist.
  • Folk Dance and song performances.
  • Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Zipline, Archery, Ladder climbing
  • Village Home stays.
  • Yoga and Meditation programs for groups.
  • Please note that most services / activities are chargeable and need advance notice.
  • Short Adventure Tour Activities in Mukteshwar, Nainital, Corbett, Nature Walks, Soft Trekking, Bird watching tours, Wildlife Photography, Camping, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Yoga and Meditation
  • At the Mountain Trail Resort Mukteshwar you can enjoy a quiet holiday in the lap of nature with some great adventure activities like rock climbing, river crossing, para gliding, flying fox, forest hiking, stream picnics, star gazing etc.
INTERESTING PLACES Some Interesting places at Mukteshwar MukteshwarDham: Mukteshwar gets its name from an 350-year-old temple of Shiva, knownas MukteshwarDham, situated atop 8000 Ft ASL, the highest point of the quaint little hamlet, within the veterinary institute's campus. ChaulikiJaali: Just below the temple are an outcrop of rocks, an overhang with a sheer drop of approx. 2000Ft., great for rock climbing, rappelling and paragliding, providing an enchanting view of the deep wooded valley and sunset vistas. Locally known as the Chauli-ki-Jali, This is a great place to observe raptors like the The Himalayan Eagle and other feathered scavengers as they fly around majestically at eye level and below as you stand atop 8000Ft. PWD Guest House or The Jim Corbett's Bungalow: Walking distance from the Mukteshwar Temple is this beautiful colonial Bungalow which retains the old world charm and both from the inside out seems to be frozen in time. The only spot in Kumaon from where you can enjoy a 180 Degree panoramic view of the Himalayas range. This Guest house has housed Jim Corbett for longstretches whilst his hunting sprees for the man eaters, the details have been written by Jim Corbett himself in his book 'Man Eater ofMukteswar' when he shot one of the most infamous man eaters in thosedays. IVRI: The Imperial Bacteriological Laboratory or as now know as The Indian Veterinary Research Institute had its genesis on December 9,1889 at Pune and relocated to Mukteshwar in 1893.Initially thelaboratory at Mukteshwar was completed in 1898 but got destroyed by firein 1899. It was resurrected in 1901.IVRI is responsible for preservation and maintenance of one of the dense most forests of Kumaon rich in flora and fauna, home to Leopards, Black Bear, Wild Boar, Deer and over 250 species of birds. Bhulmaria Forest: Located inside the dense IVRI controlled forest a small trek leads youto this 1905 constructed colonial structure.Apparently,Jim Corbett shot the infamous Man eater at this spot. BhaluGarh Waterfalls: A small trek leads you to this secluded and pristine water fall,about60 feet high.Its an ideal day picnic spot for nature lovers. Vishnu Temple/Dol Ashram: In the vicinity of Mukteshwar,Vishnu Temple is an important religiouscomplex surrounded with beautiful deodar forest. Managher Trek: If you are interested in anature trek through a dense coniferous forest then this is a great trek to go on with rare Rehsel Pine trees populating most part of the thick green. In the right season you will also be pleasantly surprised with a small waterfall inside the forest. Kapileshwar Temple: An ancient Shiva temple, constructed by Katyuri kings around 8th-10thcentury.This secluded temple is situated on the confluence of Kumiyaand Sakunirivers.A nice drive in the forest and a small trek willlead you to Kapileshwar Temple. Devasthal: Located at an altitude of 2450 meters. Devasthal peak is an emergingoptical astronomical site for Indian telescopes. Currently, a 130-cmoptical telescope is working at the site. The sites are managed by theAryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital. Mukteshwar is located very close to the lake towns of Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal and Sattal which are just 1.5 Hrs driving distance. The Almora Town and Jageshwar Temples can be done in a day tour. The Jim Corbett National Park however would need at least a night’s stay to enjoy the wildlife safaris, Jim Corbett’s Museum and The Corbett’s waterfall. Thanks to it’s height of 8000 Ft above sea level it has the best sunset, sunrise and Himalayan views. The widest angle can be seen from the guest house which is the dead end of the road. The Cliff at Mukteshwar is a great for spotting raptors especially the Himalayan Eagle.  
CSR Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Although hiring experienced hospitality professionals is a better way to run the resort but Mountain Trail endeavours towards training and retaining local human resource which contributes to increase in the rural house hold incomes and the youth of the community gets opportunities to expose themselves to new skill sets which are great ingredients for growth.
  • Mountain Trail Resort also ensures that all efforts by local NGOs are supported for over all rural and agricultural growth. We also display local and products manufactured by NGOs for sale at the resort.
  • Mountain Trail organizes Training Programmes for all skilled and unskilled staff members of the neighbouring hotels to hone their skills and uplift the overall standard of hospitality. We hire professional trainers who conduct proper, certified training programmes. All training costs our borne by Mountain Trail.
  • We also conduct workshops at the resort for Garbage Disposal Management which is essential for the conservation of our forests and keeping the environ clean.
  • The Mountain Trail Team is a conscious group working dedicatedly towards the betterment of the society by developing rural tourism, home stays, by giving back to the society in terms of generating employment for the local population and creating avenues for the local talent by promoting adventure activities. Mountain Trail also believes in cohesive growth and therefore regularly conducts training programmes for the local hospitality staff. A true bearer of responsible and sustainable tourism. Mountain Trail is also working in tandom with similar eco friendly projects in Almora, Jageshwar, Bageshwar, Binsar and Nainital.
 
HOW TO GET THERE Mukteshwar is just 350 Kms from delhi. You can travel to Mukteshwar by road which takes about 8-9 Hrs with comfortable stops en-route. You can also consider travel by train which saves a great deal of driving. There are three trains to Kathgodam from where Mukteshwar is just 2 Hrs drive / 68Kms. You also have multiple routes to Mukteshwar and we request you to check with our reservation office for the preferred option around your dates of travel. You can follow an itinerary where Jim Corbett National Park and Nainital can fall en-route. We can book hotels at both these destinations. While you're traveling to Mukteshwar by road you could also drive through the Bhimtal lake. Mukteshwar has neighbouring hill stations of Almora, Binsar, Kausani, Jageshwar, Naukuchiatal etc.. Click here for a larger viewmapBY ROAD - 350 KMs from Akshardham Temple (Delhi)Route1 Delhi - Ghaziabad Bye Pass - Hapur bye Pass - Gajraula (breakfast point) - Moradabad Bye Pass - Rampur (take left towards Bilaspur) - Bilaspur - Rudrapur - take Tanda road for Haldwani / Kathgodam - right turn from HMT factory towards Bhimtal - Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side.Route2 (This route is approx. 30 Kms longer than Option1 but is the next best alternative) Delhi - Ghaziabad Bye Pass - Hapur bye Pass - Gajraula (breakfast point) - Moradabad Bye Pass - take left turn towards Corbett National Park - drive via Thakurdwar - to Kashipur, enter town and take right turn, crossing a railway crossing - Head to BajpurDoraha (Cross section) - take left turn towards Kaladunghi (Via Bajpur) - Haldwani / Kathgodam - right turn from HMT factory towards Bhimtal - Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side. Another Option after Haldwani / Kathgodam Head straight via Ranibagh&Jeolikot to Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side. From Nainital Bhowali - Ramgarh - Satbunga - - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrsresort's on your left side. (46km. approx). Note: The above are the two main routes and there are other optional routes as well. Please do check with us for the best route before your dates of travel.   Resort Address: MOUNTAIN TRAIL RESORT P. O. Sargakhet-263 132 (Mukteshwar) Distt. Nainital, Uttarakhand, INDIA Tel/Fax: +91 5942 286040, +91 5942 286240 E-mail: mayank@mountaintrail.com  
TRAIN OPTIONS     DELHI TO KATHGODAM
Train No. Train name Origin Dep. Time Arr. Time
15013 RANIKHET EXP Delhi 20:00 05:05
15035 UTR SAMPRK K EX Delhi 16:00 22:40
12040 NDLS KGM SHT Delhi 06:00 11:40
KATHGODAM TO DELHI
Train No. Train name Origin Dep. Time Arr. Time
15014 RANIKHET EXP Kathgodam 20:40 05:14
15036 UTR SAMPRK K EX Kathgodam 08:50 15:20
12039 KGM NDLS SHT Kathgodam 15:35 21:05
   
OTHERS NOTES Mukteshwar is an off beat destination and does not have a Mall Road, Market, Club. It is thus ideally suited to travelers who want to be in midst of nature and are looking for an unwinding holiday. Though Mountain Trail is the ONLY classified resort in Mukteshwar (by Deptt. Of Tourism, Govt. of India), it does not boast of Luxury. It however assures of all basic amenities, comfort, cleanliness, hygiene, delicious home like food & courteous services. The architecture blends with the local environment & the 14'X14' rooms have a very decent size western toilet with a verandah or glazed sit out. The landscape has beautifully terraced flower beds and a fruit orchard in 2 ½ acres area and thus has no space for outdoor sports. Except the 2 Club rooms (4 Pax) all rooms face the valley/sunrise/Himalayas. The Club rooms, a few meters away have a quiet & private environment, their own USP The restaurant runs on a fixed menu basis. However, dishes of your choice, as itemised on our menu, can be served where advance notice is given. Package meals are preplanned by our chef (North Indian Cuisine). Although water scarcity in the hills is common, we provide running hot and cold water six hours per day throughout the year as we have our own natural spring water source and our own pumping system. Power supply position is good. Stand-by generators are also available.   PLEASE NOTE :-Water in the hills is scarce and is provided at great expense and effort. Guests are earnestly requested not to wash clothes. Please ask for our laundry service. • There is no provision for self-cooking in the resort/rooms. LPG and other cooking gadgets may be deposited with the Manager. • Personal electric gadgets/equipments not permitted, as extra load may cause short circuit / fire. • *PETS are generally not permitted. Discretion of management is final. • To maintain serenity & ambience we have no TV in rooms, we have a home theatre system in the club only. • Services start at 0630 hrs & close at 2200 hrs. • Help maintain serenity of the place. Mostly people come here to relax. • Though we have all the moderns basic amenities, only those who agree with the concept of OFFBEAT, ECOFRIENDLY, GREEN should opt. for this holiday. • Mountain Trail shall only provide services offered in its own published packages / Tariff and may not be able to honour extra services committed / offered by any media, unless reconfirmed specifically. Activities: Best Place for Yoga tours, Picnics to unexplored, beautiful spots, birds watching, trekking, bonfires, local folk dances, jungle walks with guides, indoor sports (table tennis, carom, chess), activities at the club, including a home theatre, Yoga for groups & Angling on special requests.  
PET VACATION – TERMS & CONDITIONS • Guest is responsible for any and all damages to the premises caused by the pet, including, but not limited to: urine, chewing, scratching or destruction of property. • Guest must pick up pet poop after pet at all times in all locations. • Excessive barking is prohibited. If your pet has separation anxiety, do not leave him/her in the room alone. Guests found in violation of this regulation will be fined and/or be asked to leave, forfeiting any remaining rental nights. • Pets must be even-tempered, well behaved, sociable, and in good health. If your pet is anxious, aggressive, or likely to be highly stressed, it is probably in his best interest to make alternative plans. • We recommend that all dogs be leashed in any common area. • Please respect the Property Owner's decision if pets are not allowed in particular areas of the property. • The safety and complete responsibility of your pet is yours. The owners of the property cannot be held responsible for the same. • Incase of any damage created on the property by your pet, you will have to pay for the damages immediately before checking out. The cost of the damage will be dealt on case-to-case basis and is at the complete discretion of the property owner.
REVIEWS

MOUNTAIN TRAIL RESORT MUKTESHWAR

Mountain Trail- The only Classified Hotel in Mukteshwar, situated at 2300 m (8000 ft.) ASL, is an idyllic, perfect spot for your relaxing holidays as well as adventures activities in the lap of nature. Set on a gentle hill slope, facing towards the Himalayas, deep valleys and the sunrise, spread out amidst a 2-1/2 acre of lush green fresh fruit orchard with over a 100 fruit trees, wild and ornamental flower beds with over 70 variety of flowers. Mountain Trail is truly a round the year resort with all the Nature around. In summer it has the ideal climate for a perfect getaway, with pleasant days & cool nights. During monsoon months it is lush green, as far as your eyes can see. Autumn brings splashes of rust and vermillion hues to the trees while winter covers the sleepy little hamlet in a blanket of snow. MT RESORT Though Mountain Trail is the ONLY classified resort in Mukteshwar ( by Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of India), it does not boast of Luxury. It however assures of all basic amenities, comfort, cleanliness, hygiene, delicious homelike food & courteous services. A tastefully done up resort near Nainital providing nature filled, off beat holidays, Jim Corbett’s favourite hunting ground for the man eating tigers of Kumaon. Jim Corbett used to call it the “the most beautiful spot in Kumaon”. One can even ask for tailor made holiday themes which could offer yoga and meditation, walking holidays, sift trekking for amateurs, forest camping, photography tours and much more. Explore nature arounf and soul within. ECO POLICY The resort is the first in Mukteshwar which brought the destination on the tourism map, thus uplifting the local community. It employs 100% local labour & services. Some of the current employees have worked as labourer with the project & are with us for the last 18 Years. Housekeeping is instructed strictly to switch the 'room mains' off as soon as guests leaves/departs. To save energy 90% of the bulbs used are CFL that too mostly of 8-11 watts range. Water is from a Natural spring source & collected by harvesting rain water. Water usage guidelines are displayed in each room. Towels / Linen suggested not to wash everyday. Cisterns are set at water saving levels The architecture is absolutely vernacular & blends with the village surroundings. These are ground level cottages only & has minimal impact on the natural surroundings. Mostly Traditional building methods and local craftsman / builders are used. Waste is segregated as WET & DRY. Wet is used for manure in our orchard & Dry is transported to municipal dumps for recycling. No chemicals or inorganic fertilizers are used only natural manure. Eco Soap/Shampoo is purely herbal to avoid chemical discharge. Dos/Don'ts to protect environment are displayed on two 'Information Boards' at the reception itself. This makes guests aware of Hotel’s environmental friendliness & consequently learn to respect local surroundings, people, culture & traditions. Only paper bags are used in our gift shop. There are no Televisions in the rooms. Old sheets & towels are cut to create cleaning rags. 75% of our promotion is done through websites / e-mails rather that printed leaflets / brochures to save paper. The gray water from the bathroom is filtered through natural soil & then used to water our garden. Employees are given annual paid leaves. Local guides are used to enhance the experience & provide an income to the hosts. An organic wild life garden has been created with a mix of Fruit Trees, wild flowers, Shrubs, ornamental flowers, local plants, vines, grass etc. to attract all sorts of birds, butterflies, bees, caterpillars, snails, amphibians, reptiles, insects, small mammals, organisms in the soil etc. Bird Houses, Bird baths been placed all over the resort to attract various species of birds. All House keeping cleansing products are environment . Fire wood used is only procured from afforestation projects / dead trees allotted & then transported to our resort. Seasonal vegetable is procured from local sources only. Furniture is all made within the district only. Compared to when we took over the 2-1/2 acres land to build a resort the greenery is now at least 3 folds with almost over 100 fruit trees. RECOGNITIONS Mountain Trail is the Only Classified resort (by Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of India) at Mukteshwar. It has also been approved as an Eco lodge by various International Eco societies/associations. It is a member of FHRAI, NHRA, HRAI, HRANI. Only those who love & care for nature and environment and who agree with the our ECO-POLICY should opt for this holiday. Click for "DECIDE FOR YOURSELF 'Questionnaire". ADDITIONAL USP CHOCO-HOUSE Mountain Trail is the only resort with its own Chocolate Kitchen making Hand Made Centre Filled European Chocolates by using imported equipment, accessories and 100% imported raw materials. Something you must carry back home for your loved ones. Click www.choco-house.com

The resort has a cozy multi-cuisine restaurant serving North Indian Cuisine, local Kumaoni cuisine & select Chinese & Continental dishes, a sports room with a Table Tennis Table, Carom Board, Fooze Ball Table, Dart Board and some Board Games. The resort also houses a small library with an exhaustive collection of books and a party hall for evening rendezvous. You can pick up some memorabilia from our gift shop selling handicrafts, local products and the best of all savour Mountain Trail’s Centre Filled European Chocolates made at the Resort’s Chocolate Kitchen. The resort has a Doctor on call + a well equipped clinic which is run by an N.G.O, very close to the resort. Travel helpdesk, Hot/Cold running water minimum 6 hours a days, stand by generators / inverter, stand by central water heating boiler apart from the regular electric geysers, separate Driver Accommodation at reasonable charges. To maintain serenity and ambience we have no Televisions in rooms.

Some Interesting places at Mukteshwar

MukteshwarDham:

Mukteshwar gets its name from an 350-year-old temple of Shiva, knownas MukteshwarDham, situated atop 8000 Ft ASL, the highest point of the quaint little hamlet, within the veterinary institute's campus.

ChaulikiJaali:

Just below the temple are an outcrop of rocks, an overhang with a sheer drop of approx. 2000Ft., great for rock climbing, rappelling and paragliding, providing an enchanting view of the deep wooded valley and sunset vistas. Locally known as the Chauli-ki-Jali, This is a great place to observe raptors like the The Himalayan Eagle and other feathered scavengers as they fly around majestically at eye level and below as you stand atop 8000Ft.

PWD Guest House or The Jim Corbett's Bungalow:

Walking distance from the Mukteshwar Temple is this beautiful colonial Bungalow which retains the old world charm and both from the inside out seems to be frozen in time. The only spot in Kumaon from where you can enjoy a 180 Degree panoramic view of the Himalayas range. This Guest house has housed Jim Corbett for longstretches whilst his hunting sprees for the man eaters, the details have been written by Jim Corbett himself in his book 'Man Eater ofMukteswar' when he shot one of the most infamous man eaters in thosedays.

IVRI:

The Imperial Bacteriological Laboratory or as now know as The Indian Veterinary Research Institute had its genesis on December 9,1889 at Pune and relocated to Mukteshwar in 1893.Initially thelaboratory at Mukteshwar was completed in 1898 but got destroyed by firein 1899. It was resurrected in 1901.IVRI is responsible for preservation and maintenance of one of the dense most forests of Kumaon rich in flora and fauna, home to Leopards, Black Bear, Wild Boar, Deer and over 250 species of birds.

Bhulmaria Forest:

Located inside the dense IVRI controlled forest a small trek leads youto this 1905 constructed colonial structure.Apparently,Jim Corbett shot the infamous Man eater at this spot.

BhaluGarh Waterfalls:

A small trek leads you to this secluded and pristine water fall,about60 feet high.Its an ideal day picnic spot for nature lovers.

Vishnu Temple/Dol Ashram:

In the vicinity of Mukteshwar,Vishnu Temple is an important religiouscomplex surrounded with beautiful deodar forest.

Managher Trek:

If you are interested in anature trek through a dense coniferous forest then this is a great trek to go on with rare Rehsel Pine trees populating most part of the thick green. In the right season you will also be pleasantly surprised with a small waterfall inside the forest.

Kapileshwar Temple:

An ancient Shiva temple, constructed by Katyuri kings around 8th-10thcentury.This secluded temple is situated on the confluence of Kumiyaand Sakunirivers.A nice drive in the forest and a small trek willlead you to Kapileshwar Temple.

Devasthal:

Devasthal: Located at an altitude of 2450 meters. Devasthal peak is an emergingoptical astronomical site for Indian telescopes. Currently, a 130-cmoptical telescope is working at the site. The sites are managed by theAryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital. Mukteshwar is located very close to the lake towns of Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal and Sattal which are just 1.5 Hrs driving distance. The Almora Town and Jageshwar Temples can be done in a day tour. The Jim Corbett National Park however would need at least a night’s stay to enjoy the wildlife safaris, Jim Corbett’s Museum and The Corbett’s waterfall. Thanks to it’s height of 8000 Ft above sea level it has the best sunset, sunrise and Himalayan views. The widest angle can be seen from the guest house which is the dead end of the road. The Cliff at Mukteshwar is a great for spotting raptors especially the Himalayan Eagle.

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • • Although hiring experienced hospitality professionals is a better way to run the resort but Mountain Trail endeavours towards training and retaining local human resource which contributes to increase in the rural house hold incomes and the youth of the community gets opportunities to expose themselves to new skill sets which are great ingredients for growth.
  • • Mountain Trail Resort also ensures that all efforts by local NGOs are supported for over all rural and agricultural growth. We also display local and products manufactured by NGOs for sale at the resort.
  • • Mountain Trail organizes Training Programmes for all skilled and unskilled staff members of the neighbouring hotels to hone their skills and uplift the overall standard of hospitality. We hire professional trainers who conduct proper, certified training programmes. All training costs our borne by Mountain Trail.
  • • We also conduct workshops at the resort for Garbage Disposal Management which is essential for the conservation of our forests and keeping the environ clean.
  • • The Mountain Trail Team is a conscious group working dedicatedly towards the betterment of the society by developing rural tourism, home stays, by giving back to the society in terms of generating employment for the local population and creating avenues for the local talent by promoting adventure activities. Mountain Trail also believes in cohesive growth and therefore regularly conducts training programmes for the local hospitality staff. A true bearer of responsible and sustainable tourism. Mountain Trail is also working in tandom with similar eco friendly projects in Almora, Jageshwar, Bageshwar, Binsar and Nainital.

Mukteshwar is just 350 Kms from delhi. You can travel to Mukteshwar by road which takes about 8-9 Hrs with comfortable stops en-route. You can also consider travel by train which saves a great deal of driving. There are three trains to Kathgodam from where Mukteshwar is just 2 Hrs drive / 68Kms. You also have multiple routes to Mukteshwar and we request you to check with our reservation office for the preferred option around your dates of travel. You can follow an itinerary where Jim Corbett National Park and Nainital can fall en-route. We can book hotels at both these destinations. While you're traveling to Mukteshwar by road you could also drive through the Bhimtal lake. Mukteshwar has neighbouring hill stations of Almora, Binsar, Kausani, Jageshwar, Naukuchiatal etc.. img

BY ROAD - 350 KMs from Akshardham Temple (Delhi)

Route1

Delhi - Ghaziabad Bye Pass - Hapur bye Pass - Gajraula (breakfast point) - Moradabad Bye Pass - Rampur (take left towards Bilaspur) - Bilaspur - Rudrapur - take Tanda road for Haldwani / Kathgodam - right turn from HMT factory towards Bhimtal - Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side.

Route2

(This route is approx. 30 Kms longer than Option1 but is the next best alternative) Delhi - Ghaziabad Bye Pass - Hapur bye Pass - Gajraula (breakfast point) - Moradabad Bye Pass - take left turn towards Corbett National Park - drive via Thakurdwar - to Kashipur, enter town and take right turn, crossing a railway crossing - Head to BajpurDoraha (Cross section) - take left turn towards Kaladunghi (Via Bajpur) - Haldwani / Kathgodam - right turn from HMT factory towards Bhimtal - Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side.

Another Option after

Haldwani / Kathgodam Head straight via Ranibagh&Jeolikot to Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side.

From Nainital

Bhowali - Ramgarh - Satbunga - - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrsresort's on your left side. (46km. approx).

Note: The above are the two main routes and there are other optional routes as well. Please do check with us for the best route before your dates of travel.

Resort Address: MOUNTAIN TRAIL RESORT P. O. Sargakhet-263 132 (Mukteshwar) Distt. Nainital, Uttarakhand, INDIA Tel/Fax: +91 5942 286040, +91 5942 286240 E-mail: mayank@mountaintrail.com


DELHI TO KATHGODAM


Train No. Train name Origin Dep. Time Arr. Time
15013 RANIKHET EXP Delhi 20:00 05:05
15035 UTR SAMPRK K EX Delhi 16:00 22:40
12040 NDLS KGM SHT Delhi 06:00 11:40

KATHGODAM TO DELHI


Train No. Train name Origin Dep. Time Arr. Time
15014 RANIKHET EXP Kathgodam 20:40 05:14
15036 UTR SAMPRK K EX Kathgodam 08:50 15:20
12039 KGM NDLS SHT Kathgodam 15:35 21:05
 

Mukteshwar is an off beat destination and does not have a Mall Road, Market, Club. It is thus ideally suited to travelers who want to be in midst of nature and are looking for an unwinding holiday. Though Mountain Trail is the ONLY classified resort in Mukteshwar (by Deptt. Of Tourism, Govt. of India), it does not boast of Luxury. It however assures of all basic amenities, comfort, cleanliness, hygiene, delicious home like food & courteous services. The architecture blends with the local environment & the 14'X14' rooms have a very decent size western toilet with a verandah or glazed sit out. The landscape has beautifully terraced flower beds and a fruit orchard in 2 ½ acres area and thus has no space for outdoor sports.   Except the 2 Club rooms (4 Pax) all rooms face the valley/sunrise/Himalayas. The Club rooms, a few meters away have a quiet & private environment, their own USP   The restaurant runs on a fixed menu basis. However, dishes of your choice, as itemised on our menu, can be served where advance notice is given. Package meals are preplanned by our chef (North Indian Cuisine).   Although water scarcity in the hills is common, we provide running hot and cold water six hours per day throughout the year as we have our own natural spring water source and our own pumping system. Power supply position is good. Stand-by generators are also available.     PLEASE NOTE :-

  • Water in the hills is scarce and is provided at great expense and effort. Guests are earnestly requested not to wash clothes.Please ask for our laundry service.
  • • There is no provision for self-cookingin the resort/rooms. LPG and other cooking gadgets may be deposited with the Manager.
  • Personal electric gadgets/equipments not permitted, as extra load may cause short circuit / fire.
  • *PETS are generally not permitted. Discretion of management is final.
  • • To maintain serenity & ambience we have no TV in rooms, we have a home theatre system in the club only.
  • • Services start at 0630 hrs & close at 2200 hrs.
  • • Help maintain serenity of the place. Mostly people come here to relax.
  • Though we have all the moderns basic amenities, only those who agree with the concept of OFFBEAT, ECOFRIENDLY, GREEN should opt. for this holiday.
  • • Mountain Trail shall only provide services offered in its own published packages / Tariff and may not be able to honour extra services committed / offered by any media, unless reconfirmed specifically.Activities: Best Place for Yoga tours, Picnics to unexplored, beautiful spots, birds watching, trekking, bonfires, local folk dances, jungle walks with guides, indoor sports (table tennis, carom, chess), activities at the club, including a home theatre, Yoga for groups & Angling on special requests.

  • • Guest is responsible for any and all damages to the premises caused by the pet, including, but not limited to: urine, chewing, scratching or destruction of property.
  • • Guest must pick up pet poop after pet at all times in all locations.
  • • Excessive barking is prohibited. If your pet has separation anxiety, do not leave him/her in the room alone. Guests found in violation of this regulation will be fined and/or be asked to leave, forfeiting any remaining rental nights.
  • • Pets must be even-tempered, well behaved, sociable, and in good health. If your pet is anxious, aggressive, or likely to be highly stressed, it is probably in his best interest to make alternative plans.
  • • We recommend that all dogs be leashed in any common area.
  • • Please respect the Property Owner's decision if pets are not allowed in particular areas of the property.
  • • The safety and complete responsibility of your pet is yours. The owners of the property cannot be held responsible for the same.
  • • Incase of any damage created on the property by your pet, you will have to pay for the damages immediately before checking out. The cost of the damage will be dealt on case-to-case basis and is at the complete discretion of the property owner.

The architecture is designed to blend with nature. This picturesque small resort is built entirely in hill cottage style. The TEN 15' X 13' DBL- Bedrooms have a very decent sized attached western toilet and a verandah or glazed sit out facing the valley. All rooms are on ground floor and are spread out in the orchard. In addition it has two, well furnished quadruple rooms, which have a quiet and private environment with mini lawns to themselves.

Picnics, day outs to unexplored beautiful spots, tucked away into the wild with cascading hill streams and waterfalls. Try some bird watching, star gazing, soft trekking, evening bonfires which can also be complimented by a guitarist. Explore the neighbourhood by some forest and village walks with guides. Experience the Kumani folk dance and song performances. Drive out for day excursions to the neighbouring lake towns of Nainital, Bhimtal, sattal and Naukuchiatal. Experience Adrenal rush while rock climbing / rappelling at the Mukteshwar Cliff. If you want more try your hands on river crossing, zip line, ladder climbing and archery. Groups can also arrange Yoga and Meditation programs at the resort. Please note that some services / activities need advance booking.

What all you can enjoy while at Mukteshwar Activities

  1. Nature Walks, Soft Trekking, Jungle walks with guides, Village walks.
  2. Picnics / Day-outs to unspoilt, beautiful spots, cascading hill streams, small natural pools, waterfalls.
  3. Bird watching.With over 250 species of migrant and resident birds the forests around the resort become a haven for bird watchers.
  4. Star Gazing into a starlit sky, closer by 8000 Ft.
  5. Photography. Thanks to it's flora, fauna and scenic beauty, Mukteshwar is a photographers delight with it's panoramic views of the Himalayas, deep wooded valleys, sunsets and sunrise vistas.
  6. Sightseeing tours to neighbouring Lakes, Temples and towns.
  7. Forest and Village Camping are organized for the adventurous kinds who like to experience the outdoors
  8. Evening Bonfires with a guitarist.
  9. Folk Dance and song performances.
  10. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Zipline, Archery, Ladder climbing
  11. Village Home stays.
  12. Yoga and Meditation programs for groups.
  13. Please note that most services / activities are chargeable and need advance notice.
  14. Short Adventure Tour Activities in Mukteshwar, Nainital, Corbett, Nature Walks, Soft Trekking, Bird watching tours, Wildlife Photography, Camping, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Yoga and Meditation
  15. At the Mountain Trail Resort Mukteshwar you can enjoy a quiet holiday in the lap of nature with some great adventure activities like rock climbing, river crossing, para gliding, flying fox, forest hiking, stream picnics, star gazing etc.
 

Sunrise and Sunset Panoramas from Mukteshwar at    Verditor Flycatcher    _thb_34-Scenic view from Mukteshwar    _thb_3-Way to Rooms    _thb_24-Apple time at the resort    Sadhnamala Group Pic    _thb_29-Sunrise on the Himalayan Peaks. A View from the Resort   IMG_8022yoga facing the himalayas    11-Resort during snow time

ABOUT Mountain Trail- The only Classified Hotel in Mukteshwar, situated at 2300 m (8000 ft.) ASL, is an idyllic, perfect spot for your relaxing holidays as well as adventures activities in the lap of nature. Set on a gentle hill slope, facing towards the Himalayas, deep valleys and the sunrise, spread out amidst a 2-1/2 acre of lush green fresh fruit orchard with over a 100 fruit trees, wild and ornamental flower beds with over 70 variety of flowers. Mountain Trail is truly a round the year resort with all the Nature around. In summer it has the ideal climate for a perfect getaway, with pleasant days & cool nights. During monsoon months it is lush green, as far as your eyes can see. Autumn brings splashes of rust and vermillion hues to the trees while winter covers the sleepy little hamlet in a blanket of snow. Though Mountain Trail is the ONLY classified resort in Mukteshwar ( by Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of India), it does not boast of Luxury. It however assures of all basic amenities, comfort, cleanliness, hygiene, delicious homelike food & courteous services. A tastefully done up resort near Nainital providing nature filled, off beat holidays, Jim Corbett’s favourite hunting ground for the man eating tigers of Kumaon. Jim Corbett used to call it the “the most beautiful spot in Kumaon”. One can even ask for tailor made holiday themes which could offer yoga and meditation, walking holidays, sift trekking for amateurs, forest camping, photography tours and much more. Explore nature arounf and soul within. ECO POLICY The resort is the first in Mukteshwar which brought the destination on the tourism map, thus uplifting the local community. It employs 100% local labour & services. Some of the current employees have worked as labourer with the project & are with us for the last 18 Years. Housekeeping is instructed strictly to switch the 'room mains' off as soon as guests leaves/departs. To save energy 90% of the bulbs used are CFL that too mostly of 8-11 watts range. Water is from a Natural spring source & collected by harvesting rain water. Water usage guidelines are displayed in each room. Towels / Linen suggested not to wash everyday. Cisterns are set at water saving levels The architecture is absolutely vernacular & blends with the village surroundings. These are ground level cottages only & has minimal impact on the natural surroundings. Mostly Traditional building methods and local craftsman / builders are used. Waste is segregated as WET & DRY. Wet is used for manure in our orchard & Dry is transported to municipal dumps for recycling. No chemicals or inorganic fertilizers are used only natural manure. Eco Soap/Shampoo is purely herbal to avoid chemical discharge. Dos/Don'ts to protect environment are displayed on two 'Information Boards' at the reception itself. This makes guests aware of Hotel’s environmental friendliness & consequently learn to respect local surroundings, people, culture & traditions. Only paper bags are used in our gift shop. There are no Televisions in the rooms. Old sheets & towels are cut to create cleaning rags. 75% of our promotion is done through websites / e-mails rather that printed leaflets / brochures to save paper. The gray water from the bathroom is filtered through natural soil & then used to water our garden. Employees are given annual paid leaves. Local guides are used to enhance the experience & provide an income to the hosts. An organic wild life garden has been created with a mix of Fruit Trees, wild flowers, Shrubs, ornamental flowers, local plants, vines, grass etc. to attract all sorts of birds, butterflies, bees, caterpillars, snails, amphibians, reptiles, insects, small mammals, organisms in the soil etc. Bird Houses, Bird baths been placed all over the resort to attract various species of birds. All House keeping cleansing products are environment . Fire wood used is only procured from afforestation projects / dead trees allotted & then transported to our resort. Seasonal vegetable is procured from local sources only. Furniture is all made within the district only. Compared to when we took over the 2-1/2 acres land to build a resort the greenery is now at least 3 folds with almost over 100 fruit trees. RECOGNITIONS Mountain Trail is the Only Classified resort (by Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of India) at Mukteshwar. It has also been approved as an Eco lodge by various International Eco societies/associations. It is a member of FHRAI, NHRA, HRAI, HRANI. Only those who love & care for nature and environment and who agree with the our ECO-POLICY should opt for this holiday. Click for "DECIDE FOR YOURSELF 'Questionnaire". ADDITIONAL USP Mountain Trail is the only resort with its own Chocolate Kitchen making Hand Made Centre Filled European Chocolates by using imported equipment, accessories and 100% imported raw materials. Something you must carry back home for your loved ones. Click www.choco-house.com  
FACILITIES The resort has a cozy multi-cuisine restaurant serving North Indian Cuisine, local Kumaoni cuisine & select Chinese & Continental dishes, a sports room with a Table Tennis Table, Carom Board, Fooze Ball Table, Dart Board and some Board Games. The resort also houses a small library with an exhaustive collection of books and a party hall for evening rendezvous. You can pick up some memorabilia from our gift shop selling handicrafts, local products and the best of all savour Mountain Trail’s Centre Filled European Chocolates made at the Resort’s Chocolate Kitchen. The resort has a Doctor on call + a well equipped clinic which is run by an N.G.O, very close to the resort. Travel helpdesk, Hot/Cold running water minimum 6 hours a days, stand by generators / inverter, stand by central water heating boiler apart from the regular electric geysers, separate Driver Accommodation at reasonable charges. To maintain serenity and ambience we have no Televisions in rooms.
ACCOMMODATION The architecture is designed to blend with nature. This picturesque small resort is built entirely in hill cottage style. The TEN 15' X 13' DBL- Bedrooms have a very decent sized attached western toilet and a verandah or glazed sit out facing the valley. All rooms are on ground floor and are spread out in the orchard. In addition it has two, well furnished quadruple rooms, which have a quiet and private environment with mini lawns to themselves.
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THINGS TO DO Picnics, day outs to unexplored beautiful spots, tucked away into the wild with cascading hill streams and waterfalls. Try some bird watching, star gazing, soft trekking, evening bonfires which can also be complimented by a guitarist. Explore the neighbourhood by some forest and village walks with guides. Experience the Kumani folk dance and song performances. Drive out for day excursions to the neighbouring lake towns of Nainital, Bhimtal, sattal and Naukuchiatal. Experience Adrenal rush while rock climbing / rappelling at the Mukteshwar Cliff. If you want more try your hands on river crossing, zip line, ladder climbing and archery. Groups can also arrange Yoga and Meditation programs at the resort. Please note that some services / activities need advance booking. What all you can enjoy while at Mukteshwar Activities
  • Nature Walks, Soft Trekking, Jungle walks with guides, Village walks.
  • Picnics / Day-outs to unspoilt, beautiful spots, cascading hill streams, small natural pools, waterfalls.
  • Bird watching.With over 250 species of migrant and resident birds the forests around the resort become a haven for bird watchers.
  • Star Gazing into a starlit sky, closer by 8000 Ft.
  • Photography. Thanks to it's flora, fauna and scenic beauty, Mukteshwar is a photographers delight with it's panoramic views of the Himalayas, deep wooded valleys, sunsets and sunrise vistas.
  • Sightseeing tours to neighbouring Lakes, Temples and towns.
  • Forest and Village Camping are organized for the adventurous kinds who like to experience the outdoors
  • Evening Bonfires with a guitarist.
  • Folk Dance and song performances.
  • Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Zipline, Archery, Ladder climbing
  • Village Home stays.
  • Yoga and Meditation programs for groups.
  • Please note that most services / activities are chargeable and need advance notice.
  • Short Adventure Tour Activities in Mukteshwar, Nainital, Corbett, Nature Walks, Soft Trekking, Bird watching tours, Wildlife Photography, Camping, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Yoga and Meditation
  • At the Mountain Trail Resort Mukteshwar you can enjoy a quiet holiday in the lap of nature with some great adventure activities like rock climbing, river crossing, para gliding, flying fox, forest hiking, stream picnics, star gazing etc.
INTERESTING PLACES Some Interesting places at Mukteshwar MukteshwarDham: Mukteshwar gets its name from an 350-year-old temple of Shiva, knownas MukteshwarDham, situated atop 8000 Ft ASL, the highest point of the quaint little hamlet, within the veterinary institute's campus. ChaulikiJaali: Just below the temple are an outcrop of rocks, an overhang with a sheer drop of approx. 2000Ft., great for rock climbing, rappelling and paragliding, providing an enchanting view of the deep wooded valley and sunset vistas. Locally known as the Chauli-ki-Jali, This is a great place to observe raptors like the The Himalayan Eagle and other feathered scavengers as they fly around majestically at eye level and below as you stand atop 8000Ft. PWD Guest House or The Jim Corbett's Bungalow: Walking distance from the Mukteshwar Temple is this beautiful colonial Bungalow which retains the old world charm and both from the inside out seems to be frozen in time. The only spot in Kumaon from where you can enjoy a 180 Degree panoramic view of the Himalayas range. This Guest house has housed Jim Corbett for longstretches whilst his hunting sprees for the man eaters, the details have been written by Jim Corbett himself in his book 'Man Eater ofMukteswar' when he shot one of the most infamous man eaters in thosedays. IVRI: The Imperial Bacteriological Laboratory or as now know as The Indian Veterinary Research Institute had its genesis on December 9,1889 at Pune and relocated to Mukteshwar in 1893.Initially thelaboratory at Mukteshwar was completed in 1898 but got destroyed by firein 1899. It was resurrected in 1901.IVRI is responsible for preservation and maintenance of one of the dense most forests of Kumaon rich in flora and fauna, home to Leopards, Black Bear, Wild Boar, Deer and over 250 species of birds. Bhulmaria Forest: Located inside the dense IVRI controlled forest a small trek leads youto this 1905 constructed colonial structure.Apparently,Jim Corbett shot the infamous Man eater at this spot. BhaluGarh Waterfalls: A small trek leads you to this secluded and pristine water fall,about60 feet high.Its an ideal day picnic spot for nature lovers. Vishnu Temple/Dol Ashram: In the vicinity of Mukteshwar,Vishnu Temple is an important religiouscomplex surrounded with beautiful deodar forest. Managher Trek: If you are interested in anature trek through a dense coniferous forest then this is a great trek to go on with rare Rehsel Pine trees populating most part of the thick green. In the right season you will also be pleasantly surprised with a small waterfall inside the forest. Kapileshwar Temple: An ancient Shiva temple, constructed by Katyuri kings around 8th-10thcentury.This secluded temple is situated on the confluence of Kumiyaand Sakunirivers.A nice drive in the forest and a small trek willlead you to Kapileshwar Temple. Devasthal: Located at an altitude of 2450 meters. Devasthal peak is an emergingoptical astronomical site for Indian telescopes. Currently, a 130-cmoptical telescope is working at the site. The sites are managed by theAryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital. Mukteshwar is located very close to the lake towns of Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal and Sattal which are just 1.5 Hrs driving distance. The Almora Town and Jageshwar Temples can be done in a day tour. The Jim Corbett National Park however would need at least a night’s stay to enjoy the wildlife safaris, Jim Corbett’s Museum and The Corbett’s waterfall. Thanks to it’s height of 8000 Ft above sea level it has the best sunset, sunrise and Himalayan views. The widest angle can be seen from the guest house which is the dead end of the road. The Cliff at Mukteshwar is a great for spotting raptors especially the Himalayan Eagle.  
CSR Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Although hiring experienced hospitality professionals is a better way to run the resort but Mountain Trail endeavours towards training and retaining local human resource which contributes to increase in the rural house hold incomes and the youth of the community gets opportunities to expose themselves to new skill sets which are great ingredients for growth.
  • Mountain Trail Resort also ensures that all efforts by local NGOs are supported for over all rural and agricultural growth. We also display local and products manufactured by NGOs for sale at the resort.
  • Mountain Trail organizes Training Programmes for all skilled and unskilled staff members of the neighbouring hotels to hone their skills and uplift the overall standard of hospitality. We hire professional trainers who conduct proper, certified training programmes. All training costs our borne by Mountain Trail.
  • We also conduct workshops at the resort for Garbage Disposal Management which is essential for the conservation of our forests and keeping the environ clean.
  • The Mountain Trail Team is a conscious group working dedicatedly towards the betterment of the society by developing rural tourism, home stays, by giving back to the society in terms of generating employment for the local population and creating avenues for the local talent by promoting adventure activities. Mountain Trail also believes in cohesive growth and therefore regularly conducts training programmes for the local hospitality staff. A true bearer of responsible and sustainable tourism. Mountain Trail is also working in tandom with similar eco friendly projects in Almora, Jageshwar, Bageshwar, Binsar and Nainital.
 
HOW TO GET THERE Mukteshwar is just 350 Kms from delhi. You can travel to Mukteshwar by road which takes about 8-9 Hrs with comfortable stops en-route. You can also consider travel by train which saves a great deal of driving. There are three trains to Kathgodam from where Mukteshwar is just 2 Hrs drive / 68Kms. You also have multiple routes to Mukteshwar and we request you to check with our reservation office for the preferred option around your dates of travel. You can follow an itinerary where Jim Corbett National Park and Nainital can fall en-route. We can book hotels at both these destinations. While you're traveling to Mukteshwar by road you could also drive through the Bhimtal lake. Mukteshwar has neighbouring hill stations of Almora, Binsar, Kausani, Jageshwar, Naukuchiatal etc.. Click here for a larger viewmapBY ROAD - 350 KMs from Akshardham Temple (Delhi)Route1 Delhi - Ghaziabad Bye Pass - Hapur bye Pass - Gajraula (breakfast point) - Moradabad Bye Pass - Rampur (take left towards Bilaspur) - Bilaspur - Rudrapur - take Tanda road for Haldwani / Kathgodam - right turn from HMT factory towards Bhimtal - Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side.Route2 (This route is approx. 30 Kms longer than Option1 but is the next best alternative) Delhi - Ghaziabad Bye Pass - Hapur bye Pass - Gajraula (breakfast point) - Moradabad Bye Pass - take left turn towards Corbett National Park - drive via Thakurdwar - to Kashipur, enter town and take right turn, crossing a railway crossing - Head to BajpurDoraha (Cross section) - take left turn towards Kaladunghi (Via Bajpur) - Haldwani / Kathgodam - right turn from HMT factory towards Bhimtal - Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side. Another Option after Haldwani / Kathgodam Head straight via Ranibagh&Jeolikot to Bowali - right turn before entering the market towards Ramgarh - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrs resort's on your left side. From Nainital Bhowali - Ramgarh - Satbunga - - Bhatelia - take the left turn up - 500 Mtrsresort's on your left side. (46km. approx). Note: The above are the two main routes and there are other optional routes as well. Please do check with us for the best route before your dates of travel.   Resort Address: MOUNTAIN TRAIL RESORT P. O. Sargakhet-263 132 (Mukteshwar) Distt. Nainital, Uttarakhand, INDIA Tel/Fax: +91 5942 286040, +91 5942 286240 E-mail: mayank@mountaintrail.com  
TRAIN OPTIONS     DELHI TO KATHGODAM
Train No. Train name Origin Dep. Time Arr. Time
15013 RANIKHET EXP Delhi 20:00 05:05
15035 UTR SAMPRK K EX Delhi 16:00 22:40
12040 NDLS KGM SHT Delhi 06:00 11:40
KATHGODAM TO DELHI
Train No. Train name Origin Dep. Time Arr. Time
15014 RANIKHET EXP Kathgodam 20:40 05:14
15036 UTR SAMPRK K EX Kathgodam 08:50 15:20
12039 KGM NDLS SHT Kathgodam 15:35 21:05
   
OTHERS NOTES Mukteshwar is an off beat destination and does not have a Mall Road, Market, Club. It is thus ideally suited to travelers who want to be in midst of nature and are looking for an unwinding holiday. Though Mountain Trail is the ONLY classified resort in Mukteshwar (by Deptt. Of Tourism, Govt. of India), it does not boast of Luxury. It however assures of all basic amenities, comfort, cleanliness, hygiene, delicious home like food & courteous services. The architecture blends with the local environment & the 14'X14' rooms have a very decent size western toilet with a verandah or glazed sit out. The landscape has beautifully terraced flower beds and a fruit orchard in 2 ½ acres area and thus has no space for outdoor sports. Except the 2 Club rooms (4 Pax) all rooms face the valley/sunrise/Himalayas. The Club rooms, a few meters away have a quiet & private environment, their own USP The restaurant runs on a fixed menu basis. However, dishes of your choice, as itemised on our menu, can be served where advance notice is given. Package meals are preplanned by our chef (North Indian Cuisine). Although water scarcity in the hills is common, we provide running hot and cold water six hours per day throughout the year as we have our own natural spring water source and our own pumping system. Power supply position is good. Stand-by generators are also available.   PLEASE NOTE :-Water in the hills is scarce and is provided at great expense and effort. Guests are earnestly requested not to wash clothes. Please ask for our laundry service. • There is no provision for self-cooking in the resort/rooms. LPG and other cooking gadgets may be deposited with the Manager. • Personal electric gadgets/equipments not permitted, as extra load may cause short circuit / fire. • *PETS are generally not permitted. Discretion of management is final. • To maintain serenity & ambience we have no TV in rooms, we have a home theatre system in the club only. • Services start at 0630 hrs & close at 2200 hrs. • Help maintain serenity of the place. Mostly people come here to relax. • Though we have all the moderns basic amenities, only those who agree with the concept of OFFBEAT, ECOFRIENDLY, GREEN should opt. for this holiday. • Mountain Trail shall only provide services offered in its own published packages / Tariff and may not be able to honour extra services committed / offered by any media, unless reconfirmed specifically. Activities: Best Place for Yoga tours, Picnics to unexplored, beautiful spots, birds watching, trekking, bonfires, local folk dances, jungle walks with guides, indoor sports (table tennis, carom, chess), activities at the club, including a home theatre, Yoga for groups & Angling on special requests.  
PET VACATION – TERMS & CONDITIONS • Guest is responsible for any and all damages to the premises caused by the pet, including, but not limited to: urine, chewing, scratching or destruction of property. • Guest must pick up pet poop after pet at all times in all locations. • Excessive barking is prohibited. If your pet has separation anxiety, do not leave him/her in the room alone. Guests found in violation of this regulation will be fined and/or be asked to leave, forfeiting any remaining rental nights. • Pets must be even-tempered, well behaved, sociable, and in good health. If your pet is anxious, aggressive, or likely to be highly stressed, it is probably in his best interest to make alternative plans. • We recommend that all dogs be leashed in any common area. • Please respect the Property Owner's decision if pets are not allowed in particular areas of the property. • The safety and complete responsibility of your pet is yours. The owners of the property cannot be held responsible for the same. • Incase of any damage created on the property by your pet, you will have to pay for the damages immediately before checking out. The cost of the damage will be dealt on case-to-case basis and is at the complete discretion of the property owner.
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