Chaukhutia Travel Information

This place derives its name from a Kumaoni word Chakuta which means four feet. In Chaukhutia's context four feet means four ways. From here the entire region is easily accessible.

54 kms. from Ranikhet, Chaukhutia is on the Ranikhet-Badrinath highway. Chaukhutia's historical past and religious significance can be seen basking in its glory in nearby areas. Kali temple, Vaishno Devi's temple, ancient fort and ruins of Katyuri dynasty all makes Chaubhutia an explorer's delight.

Season : Round the year

Excursions

Jaurasi :
16 kms at an altitude of 6000 ft. above sea level is famous for scenic beauty.

Dwarahat:
18 kms, from Chaukhutia. Dwarahat is a prominent tourist attraction of Kumaon. Dwarahat is full of ancient sculptures. Kumaon's famous Syalde-Bikhoti Mela is held in Dwarahat from 13th to 15th April annually.

Doonagiri :
33 kms from Chaukhutia. Rich in natural splendour, Doonagiri is adorned by a temple of Vaishno Devi (the famous cave Goddess). To cap it all, Doonagiri offers a clear picture of the imposing Himalayas. For pilgrims Doonagiri is abuzz with festivals during Chait and Ashwin months of Navratras.

Naithnadevi :
This famous Bhagwati Temple is 33 kms from Chaukhutia.

Lakhan Pur Temple :
This Temple belongs to the Katyuri dynasty & is located at the Peak. This place is around 5-8 kmt. from Chaukhutia in Jorasi-Chaukhutia road.

Accessibility

Rail :
Nearest railhead is Kathgodam, 137 kms.

Road :
Chaukhutia is well connected by bus service from Delhi. Gopeshwar 134 kms, Almora 87 kms , Nainital.112 kms Kathgodarn. Pithoragarh, Karnaprayag 95 kms.

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