The Rohtang Pass is the same road, which connects to Leh Ladakh (State of Jammu & Kashmir) from Manali. It spot more than 25 lakh visitors every year, however, the routes here are completely covered in snow in winter and hardly anyone visit this place during the snowfall. In May, Rohtang become a place for nature enthusiast and adventure seekers, who can experience adventure sports such as skiing, skating, paragliding, snow scooter, and more.
Rohtang means ‘ground of corpses’ due to the number of people who lost their lives trying to cross it. The Rohtang Pass is on the Pir Panjal Mountain Range of the Himalayas. The Rohtang Pass is a natural divide between the humid Kullu Valley, which has predominantly Hindu culture and the arid, high altitude Lahaul and Spiti Valleys which mainly has Buddhists.
Known for its scenic beauty, Rohtang Pass holds strategic importance for India. The Pass offers beautiful sights of glaciers, peaks, Lahaul Valley and the Chandra River. The twin peaks of Geypan are also visible from Rohtang. The pass is on the watershed between the water basins of the Chenab River and the Beas River.