Rohtang pass visit remains top on the priority while visiting Manali. Rohtang Pass is center of adventure and snow sports located 51 km away from Manali. It is a major tourist attraction because of its hight which is 4111 meters from sea level. Journey to Rohtang Pass itself provide a splendid view of snow-capped mountains and Glaciers. You can visit Nehru Kund, Solang Valley, Gulaba, Marhi, Rehlla Fall, Bias Kund on the way to Rohtang Pass. These all locations are picturesque and famous for natural loveliness.
Rohtang Pass stays opened in May. Border Road Organization works hard to open Rohtang Pass in May month. The natural beauty of Rohtang pass is fabulous. Green snow-capped mountains and long deodar, cheer and spur trees make this place heaven for nature lovers. Tourists can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, zorbing, horseriding, yak riding, paragliding, after reaching Rohtang Pass. A few glaciers are as high as 20 to 30 feet of snow. You can do snow activities on 2 or 2.5 feet of snow. This place is heaven for people visits from the hotter weather. It’s not less than a dream for them to see snow in the month of may. Tourist can touch snow and play snowball or enjoy making a snowman.
- Rohtang Pass is very cold place as compared to Manali. You should put on all available winter garments from your luggage. Winter clothes like Gloves, Caps, Warm socks, Jackets, Snow boots you can rent on the way. It is not advised to visit Rohtang Pass without proper clothing and snow boots.
- There two ways to travel Rohtang Pass in May. You can get an electric bus runs by HRTC. You should book this bus as early as possible from following the link of official website of HRTC. Secondly, you hire a taxi to visit Rohtang. District administration issues 1200 passes daily for cabs going to Rohtang Pass. 800 passes for cars run on petrol and 400 for car runs on diesel. You or your taxi driver would have to get a pass online using this link.
- Rohtang Pass remianed closed on Tuesday so do not plan on this day.