How did Kuari Pass get its name?

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How did Kuari Pass get its name?

Category On Himalayan Treks

By Latika Payak



In 1905 Lord Curzon trekked from Ghat to Kuari Pass. The trail he followed is now known as the famous Lord Curzon trail and Kuari Pass now is a well-known name. But in those days this pass had no name. What then led Lord Curzon to choose this particular name for the pass?

In this video Indiahikes local staff Dinesh Kuniyal tells the story about the name of this pass.

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Latika Payak

Senior Content Writer

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Latika is a Senior Content Writer who started trekking after joining Indiahikes. She has trekked to Roopkund, Hampta Pass, Kedarkantha, Dayara Bugyal, Tarsar Marsar, and Har Ki Dun.
Before joining Indiahikes in 2014, she was a lifestyle journalist with print and online media.
Latika is always hunting for great stories hidden in the folds of the mountains. Horror stories from ancient routes and villages of the Himalayas are her favourite. If you have an interesting story from your trek, share it with her on