Chaukori - Chaukori Tourism
The Charming and picturesque Chaukori is situated in the heart of Pithoragarh district 16km from vijaypur or 46km from Bageshwar. Literally cupped in a bowl by the surrounding majestic Himalayas, Chaukori is famous not only for the magnificent view its offers from Nanda Devi to Panchchuli and beyond but quite unrivalled for its breathtakingly beautiful sunset. The spectacular sunrise and sunset tinge the awe-inspiring pristine peaks, making Chaukori an idyllic holiday resort among unspoilt nature. The equable climate accounts for the tea shrubs grown by enterprising locales and the fields of ripening corn, fruit orchards and pine, oak and rhododendrons trees exude an enchanting charm.
Places to visit in Chaukori - Tourist Attractions Chaukori
Dharamghar : Dharamghar is to be found 9km from Chaukori. The follower of Gandhi, Sarla Behn spent her end days at Dharamghar. Wonderful views of the interesting Himalayas are noticeably noticeable from her Himdarshan Kutir.
Berinag :Berinag is a small village to be found at an elevation of 1,740mts at a distance of 10kms from Chaukori. The town of Berinag faces the vast snow capped peaks of the powerful Himalayas. Berinag was before known as Bedinag and this place is well-known for snake temples. Tea gardens of Berinag yield high class tea. The outskirts of Berinag are enclosed with thick forests with bounty of vegetation and water streams. Berinag is well-off in varied flora and fauna.
Get Around - Chaukori Nearby Places
Patal Bhubaneshwar Cave Temple : Patal Bhuvaneshwar is a sequence of limestone caves within caves. It is believed that cave enshrines 330 crore Gods. The cave is 160m long and 90 feet deep from the point of doorway and is completely illuminated.
Berinag Temple :Berinag offers outstanding Himalayan sights in Winter. Visitors trip Nagmandir of Berinag (devoted to Snake God).
Gangolihat : Gangolihat is famous for its very old temples. Most outstanding being Hatkalika temple. Patal Bhuvaneshwar is one more region here that is famous for its cave temples (14 kms). Ambika Dewaal, Chamunda Mandir, Vaishnavi Mandir are some of other well-known temples here.
Best Time to Visit Chaukori
Summers in Chaukori are moderate, and the maximum temperature throughout the summer months will be just about 25°C. The minimum temperature throughout the summer months will be just about 17°C. Best time to visit the place, given the pleasant weather that will be ideal for sightseeing purposes. The months of April, May and June are the summer months.
Winters in Chaukori are cold, with a maximum temperature of approximately 10°C and a minimum temperature of approximately 2°C. The months of October, November, December, January and February are the winter months in Chaukori. You should bring heavy winter clothing throughout this time due to the reduced temperatures.
The monsoon season brings heavy rainfall, during the months of July, August and September. This is not an ideal time to visit the place.
How to Reach Chaukori
Air : The nearest airport is Naini Saini at Pithoragarh (91 kms).
Rail : The nearby Railhead is Kathgodam, 198 kms. Some of the important train connections for Kathgodam are Shatabadi Express, Howrah Express (3019/3020, Ranikhet Express (5013/5014), Rampur Passenger, Nainital Express (5308/5307).
Road : Chaukori is linked through hill roads with all the major towns in the region; it is 480 km from Delhi and 173 km from Nainital. The most suitable way to get here is to drive from Delhi, via Haldwani - Almora.