Kuthi Valley

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Kuthi Valley is the Himalayan valley situated in the Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand state of India. This valley is located in the eastern part of Uttarakhand.The valley is situated NW to SE direction. Kuthi valley is the last valley before Tibet.This is a river valley is formed by river Kuthi, which is the easternmost river of Kumaun. Kuthi river emerges from slopes near Wilsha and passes Lake Jolingkong at an altitude of 4,630 M, to Kuthi village. Kuthi River flowing north to south merges with Kali River near Gunji village. High Himalayan passes of Mangsha Dhura(5,490 M) and Lampiya Dhura(5,530 M) are situated in Kuthi valley. Shinla pass and Nama pass joins Darma Valley to Kuthi valley. Jolingkong and Parvati are main alpine lakes and Baba Kailash (6,191 M) is the main Himalayan peak of the valley. This valley is mainly dominated by RUNG tribes.