Rohtang Pass - Tourist Places of Himachal Pradesh

About Rohtang Pass

If you are serious about your trip to Himachal Pradesh, then you cannot certainly miss out visiting the Rohtang Pass. As a matter of fact, without crossing this place, you cannot visist half of this state. Located just 51 kilometres away from the main town of Manali, Rohtang Pass can only be reached by road. The beauty along the way to Rohtang is a treat to the eyes. The scenic beauty of this place will make you awestruck. Tucked among lofty mountains and covered by snow, Rohtang Pass upholds the raw beauty of nature.

How to reach

By Road : Manali is the nearest town from where you can reach this pass. Buses and cabs are available in abundance from Manali.
By Rail : There are no direct railway access to Rohtang. First of all, you need to reach Manali. For that, Jogindernagar is the nearest railway station. 
By Air : Bhuntar is the nearest airport. It is 54 kilometres away from Manali. Cabs are easily available from the terminus.

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  • When to visit
  • Due to extreme winters, the pass remains closed from the months of November to May. So the best time for you to visit this place is during the months of June to September.

  • What to Eat
  • Tourists are advised to carry their own food from Manali. At Rohtang one can expect to find some random stalls selling snacks.

  • Attractions
  • Rohtang Pass Final View Point : From here one can have a panoramic view of the entire pass. This place is perfect for clicking some pictures of pass with the mountains in the backdrop.
    Rohtang La : It is another small pass located nearby and is frequented by trekkers and mountaineers. 
    Manu Temple : This historical temple, with the mountains in the backdrop provides an excellent view of the natural surroundings as well as an insight into the traditions of the local people. 
    Hadimba Devi Temple : This cave temple was constructed during the 16th century and is built of wood. The walls of this temple has intricate designs and patterns.

  • Activities
  • - Rohtang Pass is blessed with every elements of nature that an adventure seeker dreams of. Some of the ost challenging trekking arenas are located here. Here you can find glaciers along with water falls and snow-capped mountain peaks. 
    - This place also provides relief to those who wants to escape the sultry heat of the summer. Here you can find snow almost round the year. Many a tourist visit this place only to get some relief from the heat and dirt of the city.

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