The majority of the population is Hindus here. As per the recent census, almost 85% of the local residents are the followers of Hinduism. Rest 15% comprises Muslims, Sikhs, Christians and some other local ethnic populations.
Chaukori is situated in the region which is one of the most religious in the country. Each year millions of pilgrims travel to this region to visit numerous ancient temples which are highly revered. One of the most popular one is the Patal Bhuvaneshwar. It is a limestone cave where Lord Shiva along with many other Hindu Gods and Goddesses are being worshiped. The Adi Kailash which is situated in the Munsiyari, is also very popular among those who cannot travel to the Mt. Kailash in Tibet.