Chaukori is a beautiful hill station located at an elevation of about 6,594 ft. above sea level. It is situated 190 kilometers from Nainital in the Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand. Many places in India can be called dream destinations, as you can reinvent yourself and be a part of nature by visiting these. One such unexplored and small but mesmerizing tourist spot that presents a great view of the snow-capped Himalayan range in Chaukori. Its crystal clear sky offers miraculous galaxies opening its heart to us at night. The important tourist attraction here is Mahakali Temple which is one of the Shakti Peethas of India. As the name suggested, its a bowl-shaped tiny hamlet enveloped in the heart of Himalayas.
Best time to visit
The ideal time to visit this magical place is during summers and winters. Summers in this scenic region begin in March and last up to June. Summer is ideal for sightseeing and indulging in various outdoor activities with your entire family. Winter months of October to February in Chaukori are for those who love to huddle around a bonfire and share stories with their loved ones. Make sure that you carry ample warm clothing to fully enjoy the magical winters of this enchanting location.
Places to see
Here is the list of a few beguiling places you should see when enjoying family vacations in Chaukori:
1. Chineshwar Waterfall
This waterfall is one of the most beautiful Waterfalls of the Kumaon area. This waterfall is about 161 feet high. This beautiful natural waterfall is surrounded by dense forests of pine and oak.
2. Nag Devta Temple
Nag Devta Temple in Berinag, approximately 12km from Chaukori, is another one of the must-visit places around Chaukori. This place is famous for snake temples. This Nag Temple is the most popular temple dedicated to many incarnations of Lord Vishnu. This Nag Temple has a lot of religious significance in the local people.