Places to See in Chaukhutia
Chaukhutia is a small hamlet in the pristine valley located in the Kumaon hills. Apart from the lush greenery and a gushing river with crystal clear water, there is few sightseeing options at Chaukhutia. There are few shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva and a beautiful lake known as Tadagtal near Chaukhutia.
There are 4 tourist spots in Chaukhutia where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Chaukhutia sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Chaukhutia through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Chaukhutia.
Some other places to see in Chaukhutia
Dwarahat: Dwarahat is a nagar panchayat or a town area in the town of Almora and is at a distance of 18kms from Chaukhutia, Dwarahat is located en route Â Karnaprayag and is popular for a group of 55 ancient temples. As the name suggests, Dwarahat means way of Heaven where Dwara means way and Hat means Heaven. A visit to this mystical place will gives you a feeling of closeness with God. Though it is not a very popular education center of the region, it houses a government engineering college called Kumaon Engineering College. Dwarahat is famous for its ancient temples which were constructed mainly by the Katyuri kings and its architecture resembles the Gurjari School of Art. Maa Doonagiri temple located at a distance of 20km from Dwarahat belongs to the mountain resided by Pavandev (the Wind lord).
Lakhanpur Temple: Lakhanpur temple is situated just 6kms from Chaukhutia on Jorasi-Chaukhutia road. This temple was constructed by the Katyuri kings and currently a small fair is also held at Lakhanpur temple every year in the month of October and November.