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The famous ‘Kailash-Manasarovar Yatra’ passes through _______.
1. Niti pass
2. Lipulekh pass
3. Lampiya Dhura pass
4. Barahoti pass

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Lipulekh pass

The correct answer is Lipulekh pass.

  • Kailash-Manasarovar Yatra’ passes through Lipulekh pass.
  • According to Hinduism, the lake was first created in the mind of the Lord Brahma after which it manifested on Earth-like Mount Kailash.
  • Lake Manasarovar is a place of pilgrimage, attracting religious people from India, Nepal, Tibet, and neighboring countries.
  • Kailash Mansarovar is in Tibet, and the Ministry of External Affairs organizes the Mansarovar Yatra from the month of June till September every year.
  • Kailash Mansarovar has two different routes, the Nathu La Pass in Sikkim and Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand.

Pass Details
Niti pass

Niti Valley is a remote valley located in the northernmost region of Uttarakhand, India at a height of 3, 600 m.

It is close to the Chinese border and Niti is the last village in the valley before the border with south Tibet.

Lipulekh pass

Lipulekh is a Himalayan pass on the border between India's Uttarakhand state and the Tibet region of China, near their trijunction with Nepal.

Nepal has ongoing claims to the southern side of the pass, called Kalapani territory, which is controlled by India.

Lampiya Dhura pass

High Himalayan passes of Mangsha Dhura (5,490 m) and Limpiya Dhura (5,530 m) are situated along the northern border of the Kuthi valley joining it with Tibet.

Sangthang Peak is the highest along the line of peaks forming the northern boundary of the valley with Tibet.

Barahoti pass Barahoti (Bara Hoti or Hoti Plain), located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, is an 80 square kilometers (31 sq mi) sloping pasture under Indian administration claimed by China since June 1954.

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