Chaukori FAQs

Chaukori is famous as Hill Station, Emerging Destinations, Secluded, Leisure, Villages, Featured, with over 2 Places to See in Chaukori. Nearest Airport from Chaukori is Pantnagar, 227 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Kathgodam, 193 kms. There are over 8 Hotels in Chaukori.

There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Chaukori. Chaukori useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Chaukori Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Chaukori. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.

General

What is the best time to visit Chaukori?

Although every season has its own significance in Chaukori, still the best time to visit Chaukori is from April to July. In addition, the greenery is at its full bloom during September to November and one can easily view the panoramic sight of the Himalayas in the month of November. Although the weather remains cool throughout the year, nights can be a little chilly. The climate remains pleasant during these months.

Is it safe to travel to Chaukori?

Unlike other major hill stations, Chaukori is a hill station entirely established by the Kumaoni people of Uttarakhand that reside in Chaukori and its vicinity. Local people of Chaukori are very humble and even make sure that all the tourists are safe and sound. The crime rate in Chaukori is almost negligible although common sense is always important to keep oneself out of troubles.

What are other destinations in and around Chaukori?

Apart from the plethora of ancient temple in Chaukori itself, one can opt for other destinations, which are approximate to Chaukori. Almora is another picturesque hill station just 55 kms from Chaukori. Ranikhet and Chaukori are at a distance of 59 kms. Bageshwar is 37 kms from Chaukori.

When can one expect snowfall in Chaukori?

Snowfall in Chaukori usually commences in the last week of December up until the month of January.

What are the road conditions in Chaukori?

It is always a good practice to check road conditions in advance when you planning to travel to the hilly areas, especially in the monsoon season when the roads are prone to landslides due to heavy downpour. However, being part of well-maintained NH-309A, roads are pretty good, smooth for Chaukori, and well suited for your personal vehicle.

Travel (Trip Planning)

Are there taxi services available in Chaukori for sightseeing?

Yes, there are quite a few of car rental services available in Chaukori for local sightseeing as well travelling from Chaukori to other cities and towns. One can book cabs in Chaukori for visiting the surrounding areas like Almora, Bageshwar, Baijnath and Kausani etc. The rates of the taxis vary depending upon the vehicle requested and the kilometers covered.

How many days are sufficient to explore Chaukori?

To explore Chaukori and its nearby surroundings at a relaxed pace, one would need 2 days minimum as there are plenty of places in and around Chaukori. Few of the must visit places are Berinag, Dharamgarh, Kanda Village etc. In addition to that, there are other tourist destination as well like Bageshwar, Kausani, Baijnath, Gwaldam and Almora in the vicinity.

How to Reach

How to reach Chaukori from Delhi?

Chaukori is at a distance of 468 km from Delhi. There are various modes of transportations that are available to reach Chaukori:

  • By Road: Chaukori is well connected with major northern cities via motorable roads. There are various bus services available from Delhi to Chaukori and nearby cities like Bageshwar, Garur, Kausani. One can opt for semi-deluxe or deluxe as per their needs. In addition to that, Chaukori and Bageshwar are connected with Delhi by Uttaranchal State Road Transport Corporation buses on a regular basis from Anand Vihar ISBT.
  • By Rail: The nearest railhead is Kathgodam Railway Station, which is 193 km from Chaukori. There are numerous trains connecting Kathgodam with other major cities like Delhi, Lucknow and Kolkata etc. The frequency of trains to Kathgodam is quite high as it is the gateway to the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.
  • By Air: The nearest airport is the Pantnagar Airport that lies approximately 227 kilometres from Chaukori, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.

Which is the nearest airport to Chaukori?

The nearest airport is the Pantnagar Airport which lies approximately 227 kilometres from Chaukori, and offers daily connectivity with New Delhi.

Which is the nearest railway station to Chaukori?

Kathgodam Railway Station is the nearest railway station, which is at a distance of 193 kms from Chaukori. There are several car rental and tour companies, which operate from Kathgodam that provide taxis to Chaukori.

How can one reach Chaukori from Kausani?

Kausani is at a distance of 85 kms from Chaukori via National Highway 309A and Garur Bageshwar road. Local and state-run buses provide daily services between Kausani and Chaukori. In addition to that, taxi services are also available from Chaukori to Kausani on private as well as shared basis.

Hotels and Accommodations

How is the Food and accommodation facility in Chaukori?

As one of the less crowded tourist destination, Chaukori has few of quality Hotels with their in-house restaurant that serves variety of cuisines. Food and services of the hotels are satisfactory at reasonable prices. You can easily find the hotels in Chaukori and for your convenience; you can pre-book the rooms by contacting the hotel previously.

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