Rohtang Pass, one of the most visited and popular places in Manali, is located at a height of 3,979 metres above sea level. Due to its high altitude, this scenic destination stays cold and chilly even during summer season. Rohtang Pass is considered to be the highest point on Keylong Road from Manali.
Due to its mesmerizing beauty, and the fact that it offers 360 degree views of the Himalayas, Rohtang Pass is visited by thousands of trekkers, adventure seekers and other kinds of tourists in summer season. During winters, Rohtang Pass is closed and inaccessible via regular roads. Beas Kund and Dassaur Lake are other famous places near Rohtang Pass.
Rohtang Pass Trek Difficulty
Rohtang Pass is considered to be one of the most beautiful treks for the winter season. Lahaul and Spiti also look mesmerizing during winters. Most trekkers who have been to Rohtang believe that they were earlier missing on so much in life. During winter season, Rohtang remains crowd-free and turns silent.
As a thick blanket of snow covers the region, hardcore trekkers start visiting the place to have an experience of a lifetime. Rohtang Pass is considered to be a very difficult trek. Although you need to walk for only 10 km on one side, it can get difficult to step on dry or fresh snow.
You may also plan a Rohtang Pass trek during summer season. However, during this period, it may be very crowded. Whichever season you choose, it’s highly recommended to plan your trek under the supervision of seasoned trekkers and experienced professionals. The top of the pass can be very windy, and the trails often seem tricky. To get more information on treks in Manali, click here.