Lipulekh Pass also known as Lipu-Lekh Pass/Qiangla or Tri-Corner is a high altitude mountain pass
situated in the western Himalayas with an extraordinary height of 5,334 metre or 17,500 feet. It is an
International mountain pass between India, China and Nepal.
History of Lipulekh Pass:
International mountain pass between India, China and Nepal, en route Mansarover.
Lipulekh pass has a remarkable history, it has been used by ancient traders, mendicants, and
pilgrims traversing between Nepal and Tibet. Where it connects Uttarakhand(India) and Nepal with
the old trading town of Taklakot (Purang) in Tibet. Currently, this pass is open for cross-border trade
every year from June to September.
My India Touring - Motorcycle Tour Plan
Best Time to travel May-June / September
Day01: Delhi – Nainital : 325 Kms
Day02: Nainital – Binsar : 90 Kms
Day03: Binsar – Munsyari : 190 Kms
Day04: Munsyari – Dharchula : 100 Kms
Day05: Darchula – Tawaghat(20) – Budhi(35) – Chialekh(5) – Gunji : 72 Kms
Day06: Gunji – Nabhidang – Lipulekh – Gunji(60)
Day07: Gunji – Dharchula : Buffer Day
Day08: Dharchula – Nanital : 270 Kms
Day09: Nanital – Delhi : 325 Kms
Mode of Travel
-From Delhi to Dharchula will be a good ride on Tarmac Conditions.
-After Dharchula Mix of Concrete and Dirt Road then turns into Dirt Track( Newly Blasted track).
Nanital: Dak Bungalow at Peora
Binsar: Itmenaan Estate, Binsar
Munsyari: Himalayan Glamping
Dharchula: Misty Mountain lodge at Dharchula
Gunji: KMVN guest house / HomeStay at Kuti
There is no problem as such during 1st Phase of our journey : Delhi – Nanital – Dharchula.
For second Leg of our Journey:
1- Need to get Permit from SDM in Dharchula.
2- Complete Geared Riding.
3- Full Assisted Back Vehicle for swift Recovery.
4- High Ground Clearance 4X4 Vehicles Reccomended.