Best Hill station in India,Chaukori Uttrakhand

Published: 19th January 2011
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Chaukori village is a simple, one-horse road free from the maddening clamour of trinket vendors and travel guides trying to lure tourists to the "hotspots" - perhaps because there are no hotspots! In Chaukori, you are free to discover the joys of this laidback village on your own. There is little to do here besides basking in the blissful sunshine, breathing in the invigorating mountain air and feasting your eyes on the breathtaking scenery. Check out Chaukori for your next mountain holiday. This hill resort is guaranteed to give the others in Kumaon a run for their money!

Shopping
There is no scope for shopping in Chaukori.

Night Out
Dining options here are limited to stalls at the way side or best eat at your accommodation.

Activities
Take in the abundant natural beauty and explore this scenic hill station and its lush green forests on foot. It''s the only way to appreciate the beauty of Chaukori.

Sights
One of the most magnificent aspects of a holiday in Chaukori is the fabulous sunrise and sunset that you are treated to. The night sky is studded with a million stars that simply take your breath away. The forests around Chaukori are thick with pine, oak and rhododendron and soggy moss that squishes

underfoot. The hill slopes are redolent with tea blossoms and you can walk through the fruit orchards and cornfields beyond the village.


How to get there by Air
Naini Saini at Pithoragarh, 114 km, is the nearest airstrip.

How to get there by Rail
The closest railhead is at Kathgodam, 214 km, from where buses and tourist taxis are available to take you to Chaukori.

How to get there by Bus
Chaukori is 480 km from Delhi and 183 km from Nainital. The most convenient way is to drive from Delhi via Nainital.

Best time to Visit
March to June and mid-September to November are the best months to be here.

Hotels in Chaukori
The KMVN Tourist Bungalow and the Panch-Chull Tourist Rest House in Chaukori is the only accommodation available. For a better choice, or in case of non availability, there are a few hotels at Berinag, 8 km from Chaukori.

Emergency Number
Police: 100 Ambulance: 102 Fire: 101

Nearby Places
Dharamghar, situated 9 km from Chaukori, this is where Sarla Behn, the disciple of Gandhi Ji, spent her last days. One can enjoy a marvelous view of the Himalayan peaks from her Himdarshan Kutir.
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