Chaukori

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Chaukori
city
Chaukori is located in Uttarakhand
Chaukori
Chaukori
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°50′28″N 80°01′50″E / 29.84124°N 80.030594°E / 29.84124; 80.030594Coordinates: 29°50′28″N 80°01′50″E / 29.84124°N 80.030594°E / 29.84124; 80.030594
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Pithoragarh
Elevation 2,010 m (6,590 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Himalayan peak

Chaukori is a tiny hill station in the Pithoragarh district set among the lofty peaks, of the western Himalayan Range in the Kumaon Division of Uttarakhand, India. To the north is Tibet and to the south is Terai. The Mahakali River, running along its eastern boundary, forms the Indo-Nepal international border.

Chaukori's elevation is 2010 m with a spectacular view of the snowy peaks of Nanda Devi, and Nanda Kot. It is approximately 10 km from Berinag, another little hill station.[1]

Panoramic view of the Himalayas, from Chaukori

Temples[edit]

Gangolihat, 35 km away, is an important religious centre with the Hat-Kalika temple. Also in the general area are the following temples:[2]

  • Mahakali Temple of Gangolihat
  • Patal Bhuvaneshwar
  • Mostamanu temple
  • Nagmandir of Berinag
  • Ghunsera Devi Temple
  • Kedar temple
  • Nakuleshwar Temple
  • Kamaksha Temple
  • Kapileshwar Mahadev cave temple
  • Ulkadevi Temple
  • Jayanti Temple Dhwaj
  • Arjuneshwar Shiva temple
  • Kot Gari Devi
Panchchuli peaks from Chaukori

Transport[edit]

Chaukori is location from other cities and towns are listed below.[3]

The closest railhead is 214 km at Kathgodam.

Reference notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Chaukori: Holiday Haven". Indiatravelogue. Retrieved 2006-10-18. 
  2. ^ "Temples". pithoragarh,nic.in. Retrieved 2006-10-18. 
  3. ^ "Chaukori". india.journeymart.com. Retrieved 2006-10-18. 

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