Imagine a quaint hamlet perched in the heart of the majestic Himalayas and snuggled up against seemingly endless lushness—that’s Chaukori for you. It is one of those tourist places in Uttarakhand that boast picturesque tea gardens and offer unparalleled views of the towering Himalayan peaks. This idyllic village is situated at an elevation of 2,010m and is one of the best-kept secrets of the spectacular Kumaon region. You may choose to come here on a family vacation by air, railway, or road.
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. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, a home to umpteen species of fascinating flora and fauna, is located at just about 14km from Chaukori. This is one of those places to visit in Uttarakhand that hold the capacity of enthralling adults and little ones alike. Photography enthusiasts will have a busy time here because every nook and cranny of this mesmerizing landscape is worth capturing.
2. Chineshwar Waterfall
Children love treasure hunts and reaching Chineshwar Waterfall is nothing short of a fun-filled game. This tranquil site is found amidst thick pine forests of the Garaun village. From the village, you may take a short trekking trip to find the waterfall. Having reached there, be prepared to capture the absolutely mesmerized faces of your little ones as they will be undoubtedly awed by nature’s grandeur. Camp here to let yourself and the kids enjoy the crisp mountain air and spectacular vistas of the forest along with the waterfall.
3. Binsar Hill
If you want your children to fully appreciate the natural beauty of Chaukori, take them for a trek up the Binsar Hill. The sunrays shrinking back from the top of the trees during sunset look so beautiful that you almost feel magic is real!
4. Nag Devta Temple
Nag Devta Temple in Berinag, approximately 12km from Chaukori, is another one of the must-visit places around Chaukori. Take your kids here to teach them about our rich history and mythology.
Where to stay
Club Mahindra Binsar Villa resort is unarguably the most awe-inspiring resort in Uttarakhand. Enjoy a memorable stay at Club Mahindra Binsar Villa resort with your family. Equipped with a host of modern amenities, the cozy log huts of the resort are just the perfect amalgamation of urbane comfort and rustic charm. After a long day of uncovering the hidden gem when you come back to these snug Binsar Villa resort rooms, you are sure to embrace sleep within minutes. Book a holiday to Chaukori soon and give your family an experience of a lifetime! Also, browse through these Club Mahindra resort reviews & get a sneak peak of how our delighted members are spending their family holidays at Binsar resort in Uttarakhand.