Rohtang Pass is a very high mountain pass which is located on the Eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas. This pass is located at an altitude of 13,051 feet above sea level. It is located at a distance of 51 kms from Manali. The pass connects the Kullu valley with the valleys of Lahauland Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. The pass is open for the general public from the months of May to November. The pass is not very difficult as a lot many number of people visit this every year, but it is considered to be quite dangerous because of the unpredictable snowstorms and blizzards. The pass is situated on the watershed between the Beas and Chenab basins.
The road to Rohtang Pass is the “Highest Jeepable Road in the world” and the experience one gets while driving on this is truly a memorable one. The place is visited by tourists all throughout the summers. This is an entry point for Leh Valley and Spiti valley and Pangi. One can see a breathtaking view of the snow capped mountains and the place is well known for the unpredictable snowfall and the velocity of the wind. One can go in for adventure sports like Skiing, skating and mountain biking. You need to ensure that you are carrying plenty of wollen clothes as it may be very cold out here. In case you suffer from any chronic respiratory diseases like asthma or have a heart condition, and then it is recommended that you avoid visiting the place.