Located at a height of 2010 meter, and 173 km away from Nainital, Chaukori is a dream, surrounded by the towering Himalayan peaks with an unbound view of the Nanda Devi and Panchchuli peaks and dense forests.
Chaukori is one of the few places in Kumaon, where you will find tea gardens. As the name suggests, it’s like a bowl, cupped within the Himalayan heartland. It is an idyllic holiday resort amidst unspoilt nature – a land bestowed with natural abundance, fruit orchards, and the forests of Pines, Oaks and Rhododendrons.
One of the most magnificent aspects of holidaying in Chaukori is the fabulous sunrise and sunset that you are treated to. Chaukori is a somnolent, peaceful hamlet in Pithoragarh district of the Kumaon Hills of Uttarakhand.
Famous for/as: Temples
Languages: Hindi Best
Best Season: Mar – Jun, Sep – Nov
Weather: Summer 20 to 25°C,
Winter: 2 to 15°C
Altitude: 2010 m
STD code: 05964
Berinag is a small hamlet situated at an elevation of 1,740mts at a distance of 10kms from Chaukori. The town of Berinag faces the massive snow capped peaks of the mighty Himalayas. Berinag was previously known as Bedinag and this place is famous for snake temples. Tea gardens of Berinag yield hight quality tea. The outskirts of Berinag are covered with thick forests with plenty of vegetation and water streams. Berinag is rich in varied flora and fauna.
Dharamghar is situated 9km from Chaukori. The disciple of Gandhi, Sarla Behn spent her last days at Dharamghar. Splendid views of the stimulating Himalayas are distinctly visible from her Himdarshan Kutir.
The nearest airport to Chaukori is Pantnagar Airport. Pantnagar Airport is situated 205kms from Chaukori. Taxis are available to Chaukori, Almora and Bageshwar from Pant Nagar Airport. Chaukori is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand.
Kathgodam is the nearest railway station to Chaukori situated at a distance of 180kms. Kathgodam is well connected with major destinations of India like Lucknow, Delhi and Kolkata. Trains are frequent to Kathgodam as it is the gateway of Kumaon region. Buses and Taxis are easily available to Chaukori from Kathgodam railway station.
Chaukori is well connected by motorable roads with major cities of northern India. Buses to Kathgodam and Almora are available from ISBT Anand Vihar, Delhi. Taxis and buses to Almora are easily available from major destinations of Kumaon region like Almora, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Kausani, Didihat etc.