Chaukori is located in Berinag Tehsil of Pithoragarh district . It is an idyllic holiday resort , a land bestowed with natural abundance, fruit orchards, and the forests of Pines, Oaks and Rhododendrons.
It's for the very few, who want to be there, in the majestic proximity of the Himalayas for an unbound view of the Nanda Devi & Panchchuli peaks .
The months of July, August and September should be avoided as the monsoon season brings heavy rainfall.
Pantnagar is the nearest airport, Air India operates flights from Delhi 3 to 4 days a week.
The nearest railway station to Chaukori is Kathgodam, Uttarakhand, from here Chaukori is situated at a distance around 200 Kms. Haldwani & Kathgodam are adjacent to each other. Haldwani is the like the entrance door to Kumaun and Haldwani/Kathgodam are well connected by trains from Delhi (Shatabdi runs daily), Lucknow, Dehradun, Jaipur, Howrah (Kolkata).
Haldwani is well connected by buses from Delhi, Lucknow, Dehradun. Buses to Chaukori are available from Haldwani, Almora, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Kausani. Bus timings(tentative) are mentioned above and official website of Govt Of Uttrakhand for buses is https://utconline.uk.gov.in/welcome.aspx
Taxis(Hired/shared) to are Chaukori easily available from Haldwani, Almora, Nainital, Bageshwar, Ranikhet.
The place has limited variety of accommodation options within 5 km radius. KMVN Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd rest house is also present there and few guesthouses setup by locals.
It offers variety of accommodation options within 15-30 km radius.
One can get good food, safe and comfortable accommodation but don’t expect anything like a 5-star hotel experience. You are here to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and breath-taking views. See the Himalayas, enjoy the weather and feel the clouds floating around you.
Land bestowed with natural abundance, fruit orchards, and the forests of Pines, Oaks and Rhododendrons.
Sunrise and sunset.
Majestic proximity of the Himalayas for an unbound view of the Nanda Devi and Panchchuli peaks.
Tea gardens, established by British during pre-independence era .
Nature Walks .
Nearby places to visit
Patal Bhubaneshwari: It’s a limestone cave temple, and not just one cave, rather a series of caves within caves which are fully electrically illuminated. The cave is 160 m long and 90 feet deep from the point of entrance and is about 37 km from Chaukori. The motorable road ends half a kilometer away from the cave entrance and reaching the sanctum sanctorum,gives an overwhelming feeling like you’re entering the center of the earth.
Chineshwar waterfall: Chin/Cheend or Cheen waterfall having height of about 160 ft . The giant waterfall cocooned in midst of dense pine forest is situated in a small village called Garaun of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is around 15Kms from Chaukori, out of which 1-2 kms is trekking distance.
Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary: It’s known as ‘The Green Paradise of India’,which is secured amidst the snow-capped peak in the majestic Kumaun Himalayas at a range of 5412 feet. It is located at a distance of 61 km from Chaukori and is spread over an area of 600 sq km with the sole aim of protection of Musk deer.
Ghunsera Devi Temple: History lovers can enjoy, for this really dated temple, houses some anciently carved shrines, with a few dating back to the Gupta Age .