Manali is one of the magical hill stations of Indian landscape. This hill station is highly admired throughout the nation. The natural beauty of Manali magnetizes people from all over the world. The charm to view the valley of Manali brings people from every nook and corner of the world. This magnificent place is positioned in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The geographical positioning of Manali bestows this place to have a charismatic climatic condition. Being one of the favorite holidaying destinations of travelers, it offers plenty of natural delights that a traveler can admire forever. Amongst the delights of Manali, there is one amazing place to visit is Rohtang Pass. Rohtang pass is one of the popular and major Passes of India. The importance of this pass is that it links up many regions of Himachal with rest of the state that means it bridges the gap among various destinations. Besides that, it’s one of the major tourist destinations around Manali.
The ravishing Rohtang Pass is perched at a high altitude of13, 051 ft i.e. 3,978 meter above from the sea level. This high mountain pass is located at the eastern direction of Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas. The distance from Manali to Rohtang Pass is near 51 kms. This beautiful pass is a major link between the Kullu Valley and Lahaul and Spiti Valleys of Himachal. Near Rohtang, there is a little lake named ‘Sarkund’ (Dashahr). During the traveling season, this lake is visited by a large number of travelers. It is believed that it is a blessed lake that cures illness forever.
This pass doesn’t get opened throughout the year. It opens from the month of May to November. Otherwise, it gets closed as during winters, the pass gets closed naturally due to heavy snow-fall and storms. Though, Rohtang pass is extremely famous tourist destination that allows you to enjoy the activities like trekking, skiing, Ice skating and many more. Around Rohtang Pass, you will find many dhabas and eateries where you can enjoy tea and delicious bowls of Maggi. In order to enjoy the divine sip of hot tea in the icy breeze of Rohtang, you should surely visit Rohtang Pass even if you are going to Manali for a short visit.