If you want to experience snow in summer, Rohtang Pass is the destination for you. The view of the range mountains is stunning from here. This is one of the highest mountain passes of the world. Rohtang Pass is located at an altitude of 3979 m above sea level. It is situated at 51 km away from Manali on highway to keylong, Leh, connecting Kullu valley and spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh. This pass is normally open from the month of May to November.

Rohtang Pass is called the world’s highest off-roader route. There are unpredictable occurrence of snow storms and high winds but that don’t stop enthusiasts to visit this wonderful place. This place provides opportunities to be in the laps of nature and also to learn about Hindu and Buddhist culture.

Rohtang Pass is known for skiing and trekking activities. This region experiences snowfall during major portion of the year and a huge number of tourists gather here to participate in adventurous skiing sports.

Rohtang Pass offers great picturesque views as it rises far above clouds. People from around the world are fascinated by its incredible beauty.

Rohtang Pass is often termed as Trekkers Paradise. Here you can experience snow laden peaks, crystal glaciers and rivers, magical mountains of great heights. Rohtang Pass is frequented by adventure seeking people every year.

Rohtang Pass Tourism and Tourist Places to Visit

Skiing: Rohtang Pass is covered by snow for almost nine months in a year. This place offers once in a lifetime chance to indulge in skiing at its best. Department of travel & tourism provides opportunities for training and briefing for the amateurs. This is the only skiing destination in India where one can experience skiing even in the summers. The Sonapani glacier here is considered as the best for skiing.

A few well known treks are

Manali -Lahaul: This trek is 117 km long starting from Manali to Lahaul. You can visit Sullphur springs, Bhrigu Lake and many other interesting places while trekking this route.

Shimla-Jalori Pass-Rohtang Pass: This is another gorgeous trek of Indian Himalayas, encased by wide range of flowers and shrubs. You can also opt for Horseback rides to cover this trek.

Gulaba-Bhrigu Lake : Bhrigu Lake is situated 8km south-east of the Rohtang Pass. This trek begins at Gulaba and it takes 6-8 hours to arrive at Bhrigu Lake. There are no options to find a good supply of food in this route, so trekkers are advised to carry along snack and water.

Manali-Rohtang Pass-Batal: If you start from Manali in the morning, it is possible to reach Batal by lunch time. There tents facilities are available for laying back and night stay.

How to Reach

Rohtang Pass is accessible by roads from Manali and Kullu valley. If the unexpected snowfalls are at bay, you can hop in a jeep safari to Rhtang Pass. This is considered as the world’s highest Jeepable route.

Where to Stay

Rohatang Pass is open from May to November. While your stay at Himachal Pradesh to enjoy Skiing and trekking, you must visit Rohtang Pass for retreating yourself. This experience is going to stay in your heart for a long time.