Chaukori is a small
hilly village located in Kumaon Division of Uttarakhand, India, situated on
6500ft. above sea level. Broad views of several snowcapped peaks are seen from
Chaukori. Once there were lots of tea gardens in Chaukori, now extinct.
Chaukori is famous for memorizing view of Trisul,
Panchchuli, Nanda Ghunti, Chaukhamba
etc snowcapped peaks.
Chaukori Sightseeing: Askot Sanctuary located just 4 kms away from
Chaukori, famous for musk deer and various species of Himalayan birds. Anyone
also can take an uphill trek to this Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary from Chaukori
village. This sanctuary remains open from 9.00 A.M to 3.00 P.M every day.
Gangolihat is a tiny
Himalayan hill town, religious destination, famous for Shakti Peethas, located
only 35 kms away from Chaukori. Also there are number of temples nearby like
Kalinag, Dhaulinag, Feninag, Pinglenag, Bashukinag, Harinag Temples, Mostamanu
temple, Kedar temple, Ghunsera Devi Temple, Nakuleshwar Temple etc.
Read my previous post about Lansdowne, Uttarakhand here.
kmvn Tourist Rest House
Himalayan peaks from kmvn
Him Shikhar: Himshikhar is situated at Chaukori, feels like staying at your home in
the majestic Himalayan ranges. The stay offers well furnished wooden cottages
and rooms. The rooms offer splendid views of the mountains and nearby valleys.
Tariff starts from Rs.1450 for double bedded standard rooms, Rs. 2050 for three
bedded family room, deluxe cottages Rs.2250 and huts Rs.2500 per day. Guests of
deluxe and huts will get complimentary breakfast.
Gaurav Resort: This is best and top luxury resort in
Chaukori surrounded by snowcapped mountain peaks. Tariff starts from Rs.1200
for double bedded rooms, Rs.3000 forfour bedded large family apartments.
Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited (KMVN) Tourist Rest House is best accommodation in
Chaukori, a homestay like experience in remote village of Kumaon region. Tariff
details listed below..
No Of Room
Rate (with Room + Bed Tea + Breakfast + Tax)
Super Deluxe cottages
Super Deluxe Family Cottage
Super Deluxe Rooms
6 bed dormitory
Chaukori situated on
100 kms away from Munsiyari through Thal. Nearest airport of Chaukori is
Pantnagar Airport (PGH), daily direct flight service available from Delhi by
Alliance Air, and distance is about 200 kms from Chaukori.
Nearest railway station is Kathgodam (KGM), well connected
with all major city of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow and Kolkata, distance
around 182 kms from Chaukori. Regular car and taxi service is available from
airport and Kathgodam railway station to Chaukori. See distance below..
Distance in K.M
Summer season is best time to visit Chaukori, from March to June. In winter Chaukori gets huge snowfall.