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Gangolihat: Gangolihat is situated at a distance of 35kms from Chaukori and is perched at an altitude of 1800mts above sea level. An ancient temple dedicated to Kali is situated here. Gangolihat was once an important religious center of the Kumaon hills. The famous caves of Patal Bhuvaneshwar are just 14kms from Gangolihat. Gangolighat affords splendid vistas of nature’s beauteousness
Patal Bhuvaneshwar: Patal Bhubaneshwar is sub-terranean shrine of Lord Shiva situated 20kms from Chaukori. The way to the temple is through a tunnel which leads into the cavern through a narrow dark passage of water. You can see many rocks having various shapes and figures which resembles many gods and goddesses. This cave temple is also said to be the abode of thousands of gods. This site is visited by thousand of pilgrims every year and especially on the auspicious day of Shivratri.
Bageshwar: Bageshwar derives its name from Bagnath, a famous temple in this region. Every year, Bagnath attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over as it is believed that Lord Shiva wandered here as a tiger. It is located at the confluence of Saryu and Gomti rivers. The popular Uttarayani fair is held every year in January in Bageshwar. Bageshwar is also used as the base camp by trekkers for Pindari. It is situated 47kms from Chaukori.
Kausani: It is one of the most popular hill stations of Kumaon perched at an elevation of 1890mts above sea level. Situated 79kms from Chaukori this charming hill resort set amidst several snow- capped peaks is endowed with extraordinary natural beauteousness. Mahatma Gandhi and was absolutely fascinated by the scenic grandeur of Kausani while a visit in year 1929. Sumitra Nandan Pant, a renowned Hindi poet was born in Kausani.
Didihat: Didihat is situated at an altitude of 1,725mts above sea level in Pithoragrh district of Uttarakhand state. Administratively Didihat is a tehsil and subdivision of the Pithoragarh district. This region was under the reign of Raika Malla kings of Sirakot. Later in 1449 AD this region came under the control of Chand rulers, after defeating Doti Kings of Nepal. Didihat is rich in flora and fauna offering picturesque views of verdant valley surrounded by attractive ridges. It is situated on the pilgrimage route to Kailash Mansarovar. Didihat is situated at a distance of 31kms from Chaukori.
Munsiyari: Munsiyari offers splendid vistas of natural beauteousness as it is nestled in the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas. Munsiyari is set at an altitude of 2298mts above sea level. Munsyari is famous for its picteresque beauty and trekking excursions. Munsiyari is the camp of the trekkers to the Milam, Ralam and Namik Glaciers.
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