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Chaukhutia




Chaukhutia is located 54 km from Ranikhet, on the Ranikhet-Badrinath road. Ram Ganga River flows through it. The village derives its name from a Kumaoni word ‘Chakuta’ which means four feet or four ways. Ruins of a fort built by the Katyuri Dynasty and Kali Temple are the main attractions here. The village is also known for its natural beauty and as a fishing center. Nearby attractions include Manila, Jaurasi, Dwarahat, Doonagiri, Naina Devi Temple and Lakhanpur Temple. Nearest airbase is Pant Nagar Airport. The nearest railheads are at Kathgodam and Ram Nagar.


Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Almora

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