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Rohtang Pass: Himachal Pradesh

Rohtang Pass, Himachal Pradesh, India

Bengaluru, Feb 10, (UITV) - Lying at an altitude of 13,054 feet, Rohtang Pass is one among the foremost popular attractions in Manali. The pass is around 51 km from Manali and is the gateway to Lahaul and Spiti valleys. Enveloped by the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas, this high-altitude pass is understood for its matchless natural beauty. it's also known for its strategic importance for the country. A drive on Rohtang Pass offers wonderful views of surrounding peaks, glaciers, Chandra River, and Lahaul Valley, alongside twin peaks of Geypan. Self-drive on this road is sort of challenging thanks to its meandering curves and thin stretch. Other options are local cab or tourist bus.

Rohtang Pass is open between June and October as during the remaining months, it's covered with a snow, making it inaccessible. During the height season, the pass is jam-packed and thus to avoid delay, one must leave quite early. it's quite popular amid adventure junkies and features within the list of must-visit places of Manali. Tourists can enjoy various sorts of adventure activities at Snow Point like sledge ride, mountain biking, snow scooter, ski ride, tyre drop and skiing. Equipment are available on rent. Enjoy making igloos with snow. There are not any accommodation options here. Nearest stay is in Manali. As far as food cares , you'll either carry your own food or can enjoy food at roadside eateries and dhabas. On the way, there are clothes selling sticks, snow clothes etc.

Another attraction here is that the Rahala waterfall that's 16 km from Manali, on the thanks to Rohtang Pass. The scenery here is breathtaking. don't forget to click memorable photographs. Popular track ‘Yeh Ishq Haaye’ of Bollywood blockbuster ‘Jab We Met’ was shot at Rohtang Pass. Nehru Kund, Kothi, Gulaba and Marhi are other attractions near the pass.