Maheshwari Kund Trek
The locals also refer to MAHESHWARI KUND or MEHSAR KUND. It is located a few kilometres away from MUNSIYARI. There is a famous Hindu legend associated with the lake. It says a YAKSHA, a demi-god who used to reside in the pristine lake, cursed the KUND.
MAHESHWARI KUND is a placid lake tactically tucked amidst surreal atmosphere of splendid with gorgeous mountain peaks, an extravagance of different varieties of Rhododendrons with flowers blooming in vivid and flashy colours. This region possess greatest diversity of Rhododendrons across the world
UTTARAKHAND is a home town to some of the beautiful and enchanting natural lakes in India attracting large number of tourists. These sapphire-hued lakes perfectly enhance the scenic landscape of verdant hills, floral meadows and snow clad Himalayan peaks. At higher altitudes, glacial lakes are familiar sight for trekkers and mountaineers.
The vast wilderness of the Himalayan range is an ideal place for adventurers and nature admirers to explore and experience. Himalaya trekking and mountaineering in UTTARAKHAND is quite popular with various treks and expeditions taking place at higher altitudes. Summer treks arefairly appreciated as compared to winter treks.
By Air: PANTNAGAR is the closest airport from the village situated at a distance of 305kms.
By Rail: KATHGODAM, TANAKPUR are the nearest railway stations, located about 276kms from MUNSIYARI.
By Road: MAHESHWARI KUND is situated at a walking distance from the MUNSIYARI town. There is a well-defined trekking trail that can be taken by tourists to reach the MAHESHWARI KUND. The uphill trek will take around 45 minutes to reach the KUND.