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Kalapani Territory

  • It represents the basin of the Kalapani river, one of the headwaters of the Kali River in the Himalayas at an altitude of 3600–5200 meters.
  • The valley of Kalapani, with the Lipulekh Pass at the top, forms the Indian route to Kailash–Manasarovar, an ancient pilgrimage site.
  • It is also the traditional trading route to Tibet for the Bhotiyas of Uttarakhand and Tinkar valley.
  • The Kali River forms the boundary between India and Nepal in this region.

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