Chaukori is a small town located in Berinag Tehsil of the Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand, 530 km from Delhi. Its height is 2010 meters above sea level. Tibet lies in the northern part of Chaukori and the Terai area lies in the south. This place is also located near the western Himalayas.
It is said that all mountain
resorts are similar to the view, but each mountain has its own beauty. If you
talk about Chaukori, then the matter is different. On one side is the tall hill
with vegetation and snow-covered hills on the other side. If the reddening of
the sun falls on these snow-capped mountains, then it seems that we have
arrived in the golden country. Every view here brings relief to the heart.
Fresh air circulates new sophistication in the body, explains the beauty of the
In the beauty of Chaukori, corn
produces the fruits of corn and fruits. Passengers traveling to Chaukori can go
down to the temple of the meteoric goddess. This temple is located near the
rest house for tourists on the Pithoragarh-Chandak road. Similarly, beautiful
stone carvings of God can be seen in the temple of Ghansera Devi.
In the nearby village Bhubaneswar, at 1350 m from sea level. The palace located above is a temple built in a cave, Bhubaneswar. Since this temple is dedicated mainly to Lord Shiva, it is believed that there is a residence of 33 crore goddesses in this cave.
Kamaksha Temple and Kedar Temple
Kamaksha Mandir and Kedar Mandir
are other famous pilgrimages in Chaukori. Travelers who come to this beautiful
mountain station are suggested to arrive in the summer months or in the first
Buses are available to Chaukori
from the large cities of Uttarakhand. The Kathgodam train station is the
nearest train station. There is a taxi service available for Chaukori.
Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave is situated in Bhuvaneshwar village of Gangolihat, Uttarakhand. This cave is present in Pithoragarh district. On your weekend holidays, you can get a unique experience here. It is believed that there is a virtue of praying here for Char Dhams.
Thirty-three million Gods exists in Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave
In the mythology and folklore
about this underground cave, it is said that there are Lord Shiva and
thirty-three million Gods present here. This cave is 160 meters long and 90
feet deep from the entrance. There are many types of figures made from lime
stone here. There is also a system of electricity in this cave. This cave made
of water flow is not just a cave, but a series of caves.
This cave was discovered by King Rituparna, who was the king of the Surya dynasty and ruled in Ayodhya during the Treta Era. It has been described in the ‘Manas section’ of Skanda Purana that Adi Shankaracharya had visited this cave in 1191 AD. This was the beginning of the modern history of pilgrimage in Bhuvaneshwar.
One thousand feet elephant in Patal
Iron chains are used to go inside
the cave. The remaining serpent can be seen holding the earth in the cave.
Along with it, it is a Shivalinga which is constantly moving upward. It is said
that when this Shivalinga touches the caves roof then the world will end. A
thousand feet elephant is also made in this cave.
It is believed that this cave opens on the Kailash Mountain. It is also believed that after the war, Pandavas had done penance in this cave before the last visit.
Where to stay in Patal Bhuvaneshwar
You can stay in Pithoragarh based hotels near Patal Bhuvaneshwar – Pine Resort, Hotel Uttarakhand Kausani, The Palatal Resort etc.
The distance of Patal Bhuvaneshwar from Dehradun to 223 km is. You can go to Roseways bus, taxi or even from your vehicle to Bhubaneswar. This is the route to go to Patal Bhubaneswar- Dehradun- Haldwani- Almora- Badhechhina-Dhaulchina- Seraghat-Rainagar-Gangolihat- Patal Bhuvaneshwar.