Chaukori | hill stations near delhi

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.

Accommodation in Chaukori

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..

Accommodation Type

No Of Room

Rate (with Room + Bed Tea + Breakfast + Tax)

Super Deluxe cottages



Super Deluxe Family Cottage



Super Deluxe Rooms



Deluxe Rooms



Executive Rooms



6 bed dormitory



How to Reach Chaukori

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







Best Season to Visit Chaukori

Summer season is best time to visit Chaukori, from March to June. In winter Chaukori gets huge snowfall.

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