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Chaukori

Hotel Himshikhar, Chaukori Alpine Food Court

Himalayan peak
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 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
Panoramic view of the Himalayas, from Chaukori

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Hotels And Restaurants

1. Hotel Himshikhar: Hotel Himshikhar is situated at Chaukori District Pithoragarh Uttrakhand. Chaukori situated at 7000 feets above from the sea level. Himshikhar Hotel located in the majestic Himalayan ranges. The hotel has been restored to its original grandeur with well furnished wooden cottages and rooms and an inviting ambience. Built around a beautiful atrium, the rooms offer splendid views of the mountains and valleys. Website: http://www.hotelhimshikhar.com/home.html

2. Alpine Restaurant: Alpine Food Court is a multi cousin restaurant , opened its doors in January 2008. The concept of a gathering place with approachable for Chinese snacks beverages Kumauni dishes Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian food in Chaukori. Restaurant has become a destination in Chaukori for a delicious dinner; the knowledgeable and friendly staff is well equipped. The menu is crafted using traditional with an emphasis on seasonal, local, farm fresh ingredients. Restaurant s dining room can accommodate 50 guests. We also offer seasonal, outdoor seating which can accommodate 6 guests. We encourage reservations but always hold tables for walk-in customers. Our restaurant is offered on a first come, first serve basis.. !! Website: http://www.hotelhimshikhar.com/restaurant.html

Temples

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
Panchchuli peaks from Chaukori

Transport

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

The closest railhead is 214 km at Kathgodam.

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