Majestic views of Panchachuli and Nanda Devi peaks
Dotted with fruit orchards and tea gardens
Surrounded by lush forests of deodar and rhododendron
Surrounded towering Himalayan peaks and lush forests, Chaukori is an idyllic tourist destination. It is replete with snow-capped mountains, verdant valleys, deodar and rhododendrons, and picturesque views as far as the eye can go. The stunning Panchachuli peaks are visible from this paradisiacal location. Located at a height of around 2,010 m, and about 173 km away from Nainital, Chaukori hosts large stretches of emerald tea gardens, which make for excellent nature walks. Don't forget to explore the fruit orchards here. Also, don't miss the fabulous sunrises and sunsets that you are treated to.
Best Time to Visit
March to June and November to September is the best time to visit Chaukori.
What To Do
The pristine landscape and picturesque sights of Chaukori are idyllic for nature walks. Don't forget to take a turn around the tea gardens and click pictures against splendid views.
Tea garden tour
Attracted by the fine flavour of the iconic “Berinag Tea”, the British had developed gardens and processing units in and around this region. Today, the hamlet of Chaukori is surrounded by tea gardens and you can opt for a day tour. Some of the gardens also offer places to stay.
How to reach
The nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport, about 250 km away.