Rohtang Pass is much more than just breathtaking scenic beauty. The Pass is a wonderful opportunity for visitors to gaze at sights of peaks and glaciers. From here, the sights of charming Lahaul Valley and the Chandra River take the hearts away of visitors. At some 53 km from Manali in Himachal Pradesh, this Pass is located at an elevation of 13,054 ft and serves as a gateway to Lahaul and Spiti valleys.
Scenic beauty apart, Rohtang Pass is a place of utmost strategic significance for India connecting Kullu valley with Lahaul and Spiti. This is how access to Leh is achieved. In a sense, it is a gateway to Ladakh together with offering passages to the valley of Leh and Pangi. The meaning of word Rohtang (ground of corpses) itself denotes the stiff nature of the pass.
Tourists can visit Rohtang Pass from June to October as beyond those periods, it’s not open for the common public. This Pass is a must-visit place for those who take a trip to places such as Manali, Kullu, Leh and nearby areas. Apart from enjoying sightseeing, the Pass brings an ideal opportunity for tourists to enjoy sledge rides and skiing.