Chaukori is a small hamlet situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttrakhand state having its boundary with Tibet in the north and the terai region of hills in the south. Chaukori is perched at an astounding elevation of 2,010mts above sea level affording splendid and invigorating views of Himalayas majestic peaks.
Chaukori is famous for its tea gardens established by the British. Considered as heaven in Kumaon by the travellers, the virgin beauty of Chaukori is unaffected by pollution and crowd. Chaukori is a peaceful hamlet showering us with enchanting views of the heavenly Himalayas. The benign peaks of Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Kot and the Panchachuli are distinctly visible from this quint hill station.
Chaukori is one of the hidden jewels and unexplored destination of Kumaon and you are free to discover new paths and places in the nearby region. Breathe in the salubrious mountain air, listen the chirping of birds and watch the crimson sun rays kissing snow laden Himalayas and you will forget going back from this place.
Why Visit Chaukori?
Renowned for picturesque sunsets and sunrise the sky at night bundled with millions of twinkling stars will take you to a mysterious world as they appear to be within our reach to us. Rich in flora and fauna, the dense forest surrounding Chaukori consists trees of of pines, oaks and rhododendron with beautiful orchards and corn fields. Chaukori is an ideal spot for the travellers seeking a hideaway from the maddening city life as you can rejuvenate your soul and communicate with nature on trip to Chaukori.
There are several ancient temples near Chaukori which can be visited for a holy experience. Some popular temples of Chaukori are Dhaulinag, Kalinag, Feninag, Bashukinag, Pinglenag, Harinag Temples, Mostamanu temple, Ghunsera Devi Temple, Kedar temple, Nakuleshwar Temple, Kamaksha Temple, Kapileshwar Mahadev cave temple, Jayanti Temple Dhwaj and Arjuneshwar Shiva temple.