Located at high altitude, Rohtang Pass is a popular destination among tourists who visit Manali. Those who are of adventurous nature opt for trekking to this place, which stands surrounded by great greenery and snow capped mountains. The pass is the highest point on the Manali-Keylong Road, located at 4112 meters of altitude. From here, you can see other surrounding mountains and their beauty. There are great trekking opportunities around the Rohtang Pass, though the skiing scopes are limited.
The distance between Rohtang Pass and the Manali town is about 51 kilometers. The Rohtang Pass is one such destination, loved by the visitors mainly for the beauty its altitude promises.
The Rohtang Pass is the highest point on the Manali- Keylong Road. It is also one of the most beautiful spots in the vicinity. Located at an altitude of 4112 meters above sea level, the spot promises an exquisite view of the surrounding mountain ranges.
Things to Do Before Visit Rohtang Pass
- Only limited vehicles are allowed per day. Please book your Rohtang tour in advance and start early.
- You Have to book taxi which has permit for Rohtang Pass.
- Rohtang Pass as well as Snow Point are not well equipped ski station. In fact, amenities are minimum and touts are everywhere. Come with minimum expectations.
Snow Point is not any particular location, rather, it is just a stretch of snow on the way to Rohtang La identified by local vendors to set up their stalls. In peak winters, Snow point is at a location very close to Manali.
As the summer progresses, location of snow point moves higher and higher till it reaches Rani Nullah and then further towards the Rohtang Pass. Enthusiasm of tourists converts snow point into some sort of a snow theme park. Tourists and honeymooners can indulge in various snow activities like Amateur skiing, yak rides, snow scotters and snow mobiles and of course throwing snow balls at one another.