Rohtang Pass is the Best Adventure of Your Lifetime

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The picturesque hills and immaculate snow covered mountains; the scenic view of the curvy road towards Rohtang Pass is something that you will never forget. Remember the movie Jab We Met, the famous song Yeh Ishq Hai Jannat Dikhaye has some beautiful shots of Rohtang Pass and I’m sure you too would love to experience the same beauty in person just as me. An adventure seeker I suggest visiting Rohtang Pass for its absolute beauty that is revealed during winters with snow everywhere that is like a sheet of fresh snow that makes you want to enjoy plodding through it with your adventure group. However, if you are still wondering how to get there and what else is there to enjoy then read on to discover more about it.

Route to reach Rohtang Pass


Route: Starting from Delhi  >  Delhi  >>  Murthal  >>  Karnal  >>  Kurukshetra  >>  Ambala   >>  Kharar  >>  Rupnagar  >>  Swarghat  >>  Barmana  >>  Sundernagar  >>  Mandi  >>  Bhuntar  >>  Kullu  >>  Naggar  >>  Manali  >>  Rohtang Pass

Distance: 588 Kms

Travel Time: 24 hours (approx.) without any detours

Where to eat?


Haveli at Karnal offering you dal fry, parathas, kachoris and awesome tea, another would be Jhilmil Dhaba that serves awesome Tandoori Parathas with white butter that is absolutely delicious.


Puran Singh da Dhaba at Ambala Cantonment for its curry, butter roti and keema.


Making a stop at Sundarnagar you will find numerous Himachal run dhabas with awesome vegetarian food and even clean loos.


Kullu you can make a stop at Pehalwan Dhaba for its multicuisine.

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Best Time to Visit Rohtang Pass

Weather conditions at Rohtang Pass are bearable during summer when the temperature is between 20-32 degrees.

In winters the temperature drops down below -2 degrees and the maximum temperature is 18 degrees. Still it is pleasant to visit it during winters.

If you want to enjoy skiing, mountain biking and snow scooter riding at the snow point then you should visit between May – October is the best time to visit Rohtang Pass.

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Boarding and Lodging  NearRohtang Pass

The best that you can do is to stay near Manali for a temporary stoppage as the place is good for travelers who are visiting Rohtang Pass. Another thing to note is that staying at Manali you should head out towards Rohtang pass at 5am the best time to travel by road and avoid any traffic snarls.

Where to stay at Rohtang Pass?

When you reach Rohtang Pass the place offers some of the most comfortable and beautiful accommodation to tourists and riders, following are some of the options that I find are as follows:

Highland Park

The Highland Park Valley Resort is the best that you will ever find. The closest mall is 4 kms from this resort that is covered in 8000 sq yards of natural beauty. You will enjoy a view of apple orchards and gorgeous forests surrounding the area. It is one of the finest one available in the area.

Distance from Rohtang: 10.7 km

Tariff: INR 5600 per night onwards

Location: Nehru Kund, Manali

 The Orchards Green

Located in Manāli, The Orchard Greens is complete with beautiful garden and terrace.

Why you will love it?

  • 24 hours front des
  • Restaurant facility
  • Flat screen TV in rooms
  • Bathrooms with bath/ shower
  • Each room equipped with linens and towels

Distance from Rohtang: 14.2 km

Tariff: INR 2750 per night onwards

Location: Log Huts Area, Manali

Geto Hotels and Resorts

Why you will love it?

  • The balcony view of the mountains.
  • Each room has a heater, tea/ coffee maker and flat screen TV with satellite connection
  • Buffet breakfast, laundry and concierge services are available
  • Take a relaxing stroll in the garden and have your tea there

Distance from Rohtang: 10.8 km

Tariff: INR 2500 per night onwards

Location: Nehru Kund, Manali

Snow Valley Resorts

Ever wondered how beautiful it would be to stay at a place surrounded by pine trees and apple orchards, well Snow Valley Resorts offers you just that, this resort is eco-friendly and is declared a pollution free zone. A perfect place to lodge for those looking for a respite from city pollution and want fresh air to breathe.

Why you will love it?

  • Terrace rooftop café for open air meals
  • Multi-cuisine restaurants available
  • Flat screen TV
  • Personal safe in every room to store valuables
  • Fridge facility available
  • Suites have bathrooms with hot showers
  • Heating and cooling facility available in all the rooms

Distance from Rohtang: 14.2 km

Tariff: INR 2400 per night onwards

Location: Manali

Adventures at Rohtang Pass

Wondering what makes Rohtang Pass a popular destination for adventure freaks and nature lovers, well here are some of the interesting activities that you can undertake apart from trekking and hiking at the terrain with plenty of activities for adrenaline junkies.


This is one of the best adventure for anyone who wants to feel the rush of adrenaline at Rohtang Pass. The helicopter will drop you off at the spot for skiing and from there on you can go on downhill. The remote terrain especially secluded for this purpose is awesome by giving you the adventure of lifetime with beauty of snow covered mountain tops surrounding you.


Flying over the mountains and the valley overlooking the snow covered peaks while paragliding is the best thing that you can do. Feel the wind in your hair caressing your face that makes it fun and adventurous at the same time. When the glider picks up and the pilot harnesses the wind adjusting to the flow, you feel like a bird.

Snow Scooter Driving

If you are not the kind to throw caution to the wind and like to stay on the land then snow scooter driving is yet another activity that is enough to kick your heels up. You will enjoy this activity at Rohtang Pass as you scamper through the snow with a bunch of people around you scooting past you.

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