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Chaukori Travel Guide

ChaukoriThe charming and picturesque town of Chaukori is situated in the heart of Pithoragarh district (112 kms) on the verge of exciting Jim Corbett country.

Literally cupped in a bowl by the surrounding majestic Himalayas, Chaukori is famous not only for the magnificent view it offers of Panchchuli peaks but quite unrivalled for its breathtakingly beautiful sunsets.

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 rhododendron trees exude an enchanting charm.


Season : Round the year


EXCURSIONS:

Gangolihat: 35 kms) An important religious centre housing the famous Hat-Kalika temple, which is a popular venue for local fairs.

Berinag: (8 kms) Offers a panoramic view of the Himalayas and the tea gardens here yield high quality tea.

Patal Bhuvaneshwar: (49 kms) Situated on the road to Berinag. from Gangolihat. Patal Bhuvaneshwar temple complex is a worth visiting experience. Inside the cave. many Indian myths have been immortalized by limestone formations. Lime formations have taken various shapes Identifiable as Shesh Nag, Ganesh, Badrinath & Kedarnath. the wings of Jatayu. Sumeru mountains. Karn Dhenu. Garur. Jyotirllngas. Shivas - Chaupar's, etc.

ACCESSIBILITY:

Rail: Nearest railhead is Kathgodarn. 214 kms.

Road: Chaukori is well connected with AImora (125 kms). Nainital (183 kms). Bageshwar (45 kms) & Pithoragarh (125 kms)


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