Manali is a beautiful Town and Beautiful valley in Himachal Pradesh. Manali is a very famous tourist attraction and most favorite lovers point for newly webbed couples in India. One of its famous places is Rohtang Pass. Rohtang pass is the road to connect ladakh and manali. Leh Ladakh is in the state of J & K. Every year more than 30 lakh tourists visit this amazing place in manali. Rohtang Pass is a name given to a gateway which joins leh ladakh to manali. Rohtang Pass is situated 51 km far from the main town Manali. The beautiful place is overloaded with natural beauty and scenery all around it. Visitors come here especially during winter season because the place is looking eye-catching while being covered with white snow. Tourist can do many thrilling activities such as skating, snow scooter, paragliding and skiing over snow. Tourist are allowed to go only till Rohtang pass. They have to get prior permit for going beyond the Rohtang pass. The Gateway is located at a high level of 3978 meters and the view from the pass is really eye-catching for every visitor.
Facts about the Rohtang Pass
Address: Rohtang Pass, Leh–Manali Highway, Manali District, Himachal Pradesh
Location: 51 km far from Manali on Leh-Manali Highway
Phone Number: Not Available
Pin code: 175131
Significant: The place is the highest level point in Manali
Famous As: Rohtang Pass
How to reach By Air: The nearest airport is Bhuntar Airport which is approximately 104 kilometers far from Manali. The Rohtang Pass is about 104 km far from the airport. Tourist can reach Rohtang Pass by hiring private Vehicle or Public transport from Airport.
How to reach By Rail: Nearest Railway station is Jogindernagar which is up to 103 km far from The Rohtang Pass. Rohtang Pass is easily accessible from Manali and Manali is well connected with all major cities of India. Many Other various trains are also available to reach to Manali.
How to reach By Bus or Road: The Rohtang Pass is 52 km away from Manali. A large number of transport, owned and private buses, regular buses, and Air-conditioned and deluxe luxury coaches are available from all cities of India. Tourist also reaches Manali by their own vehicles.
The meaning of Rohtang is ‘corpses’ and the Pass means ‘Gateway’. Many people have lost their life in the pass during crossing the tuff mountain ranges at this place that’s why the place is called corpses. The journey to the Rohtang pass got very difficult many times but you still have to go by the vehicle as there is no facility of rope way and the winter is very hard to cross the pass as the way get covered with snow and get very cold during winter. Tourists have to go there by the local vehicle and this journey is very interesting. Tourist fill more chilled as you go higher and higher at the Rohtang pass. There is an impressive place called sonapani glacier and gaypan twin peak beyond the Rohtang pass which is famous for its natural atmosphere and mesmerizing scenery. Tourist can visually see two different culture of Hindu at one side and Buddhist culture and another side at the Rohtang Pass. The pass is a very important place to experience priceless beauty and charm of nature. Manali is highly blessed by natural beauty and Rohtang Pass is really worth visit tourist destination in Manali.
Entry Fee and Timing for Rohtang Pass
Open days: Open all days of the year
Visit Duration: 1 day
Visiting Timings: Not Particular Timing available
Best time to visit: Best time to visit The Rohtang Pass is between May-June to October-November. May is the most favorite month for adventure lover
Entry Fees: Entry is free but tourists have to pay Permit processing charge which is to 100 INR
Himachal Pradesh Government has put some restrictions for Rohtang place in order to reduce pollution. They started a permit system and limited vehicles number in this area. They only allowed up to 1200 vehicles with 1 day permissions. Tourists have to carry their photo identity proof for getting permit. They have to pay some charge for some process and they are very nominal up to 100 Rupees. Rohtang is overloaded with crowd and attracts more visitors during months of May to October because having wonderful heavy snow fall and the perfect season for adventure activity done on the snow. Tourists are advised to keep tents and housing stuff with them as there are limited accommodations available. Make your journey 1 day long to see entire spot. There should be a more cold weather so always keep woolen clothes and hot drinks handy. It would be best for tourists. Manali is the best place for spending vacation with family. It is the most favorites for love birds. Go and witness the massive beauty of Manali at Rohtang pass.