The fresh air and thick ice of Rohtang is a different world altogether. A walk here would be a bit of drama because the moment you will witness the natural helms which is covered by thick layer of snow, you would react with the loud scream (may not be acceptable in all case) but yes if you would do that would certainly portray your reaction.
Perched perfectly at an elevation of around 3978 m the generous brilliance of Rohtang in fact is just a highway which is located at a distance of around 41 km from Manali. While crossing the highway to Keylong/Leh traveler would have an opportunity to spot the splendor of Rohtang.
Traveler must understand that Rohtang pass acts a gateway to Lahaul Spiti, Pangi and Leh valley and from here one would have a lifetime occasion to enjoy panoramic view of glaciers peaks, Chanda River and twin peaks of the Geypan.
The route that leads to Rohtang pass evidently separates the course of Kullu and Manali and opens the way to reach the dale of Lahaul, Spiti valleys, Chenab and basins. Surrounding the area you have River Beas and its bends its way towards the southern flanks and the northern region of Rohtang is sedated by the flows of River Chandra.
The literal meaning of Rohtang is Pile of Corpses and many people have died while trying to cross the pass during the bad weather but during the time of sunny weather Rohtang is a just a treat to an eyes.
Some of the Nearby Attractions of Rohtang Pass
Unknown waterfall- while crossing the roads traveler are sure to witness an Unknown waterfall which has not been given a name yet but it storms from an adulating height to mesmerize the mind of the travelers.
Road tunnel- an initiative of a government to connect the routes of Keylong, Spiti, Lahaul and Leh. According to stacks government of India had invested around $ 320 million to construct the tunnel. The distance of this tunnel is approximately 8.5 km and while going in you will feel lot safer and protected.
Manali- perched perfectly at an elevation of around 6398 feet Manali is the place to go during the call of summer if you are around the splendor of Rohtang Pass. Charismatic valley which is complimented by the hue of green and bounty of snow is an all time favorite destinations of the traveler within entire India.
Kullu- located at a distance of around 93 km from the Rohtang Pass the Kullu valley which is renowned for its generous hospitality is the next place where you should stroll in to relish the enigmatic surreal of summer. Beside that some of the other renowned attractions that surround the site of Rohtang are Jagat Sukh, Rahala River, Nehru Kund, Vashist and Hadimba temple.
Best Time to VisitMake sure to walk here during the time of summer to allure the majestic environment of Rohtang.
How to Reach
By air- the nearest airport to Rohtang pass is Bhuntar airport which is located at a distance of around 104 km from here.
By train- the nearest railway station to Rohtang is Joginder Nagar railway station which is located at a distance of around 103 km from here.
By road- HRTC buses operates regularly from the mystique laden of Manali to reach Rohtang.