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Chaukori is located in Uttarakhand
Chaukori is located in India
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)
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UK
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 spectacular panoramic views of the snowy peaks of Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot and the Panchchuli group. It is approximately 10 km from Berinag, another little hill station.[1]

Panoramic view of the Himalayas, from Chaukori


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 * Tripuradevi temple
Panchchuli peaks from Chaukori


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

The closest railhead is 198 km at Kathgodam.

Reference notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Chaukori: Holiday Haven". Indiatravelogue. Retrieved 2006-10-18. 
  2. ^ "Temples". pithoragarh, Retrieved 2006-10-18. 
  3. ^ "Chaukori". Retrieved 2006-10-18. 

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