Places near Chaukori

If you are travelling to Chaukori, we recommend you visiting the following nearby places around Chaukori. Include these nearby places in your itinerary and make your visit to Chaukori more memorable.

GangolihatGangolihat is situated at a distance of 35kms from Chaukori and is perched at an altitude of 1800mts above sea level. Gangolihat was once an important religious centre of the Kumaon hills as an ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Kali is situated here.  The famous caves of Patal Bhuvaneshwar are just 14kms from Gangolihat. 

Askot Sanctuary: The Askot musk deer sanctuary is house to the endangered Musk deers which are found at these remote parts of Himalayas and is house to large number of species of birds. It is popular among wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Narayan Ashram: The ashram established by Narayan Swami in 1936 is located about 136 km north of Pithoragarh and 14 km from Tawaghat. This spiritual cum-socio educational centre is set at an altitude of 2734 metres amidst scenic surroundings.

Pindari Glacieris situated between the snow capped Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot mountains. The trek to this popular glacier is considered to be one of the most beautiful treks of the Himalayas.

BaijnathBaijinath is The famous for cluster of temples idols of Goddess Parvasti chiselled in black stone.Innumerable tales of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati makes visiting these temples a fascinating experience.

Patal Bhuvaneshwar: Patal Bhubaneshwar is subterranean 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 and this holy  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 and is also used as the base camp by trekkers for Pindari glacier. It is situated at a distance of 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 and is endowed with extraordinary natural bounteousness. Mahatma Gandhi and was absolutely fascinated by the scenic grandeur of Kausani while a visit in year 1929. 

Didihat: Didihat is situated at an altitude of 1,725mts above sea level in Pithoragrh district. 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. This charming place is rich in flora and fauna offering picturesque views of verdant valley surrounded by attractive ridges and 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 bounteousness as it is nestled in the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas. Set at an awe inspiring altitude of 2298mts above the sea level Munsyari is famous for its picturesque beauty and trekking excursions. Munsiyari is the camp of the trekkers to the Milam, Ralam and Namik Glaciers.

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