Rohtang Pass

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Rohtang Pass (el. 13,051 ft (3,978 m) is a high mountain pass 51 km from Manali that connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahul and Spiti valleys of Himachal Pradesh, Republic of India.

The pass is open only from May to November. It is used by a lot of cars, buses and trucks.

A tunnel with 8.8 km (5.5 mi) length is built at 3,100 metres (10,171 ft) elevation and will be opened in 2019. Travelling on the Leh-Manali Highway will then be possible all the year. Now it takes 4 to 6 hours to cross Rohtang pass. It will then take about half an hour to travel through the Rohtang tunnel.

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Rohtang Pass Permit[change | change source]

In 2016, the Himachal Pradesh state government started issuing permits online to limit the vehicles to prevent pollution in this area. Permits are issued only to the first 800 petrol vehicles and 400 diesel vehicles. And Also 100 permits are issued for the Private Number Vehicle 60 Petrol and 40 Diesel Vehicles person which first applied from the Special Rohtang Pass Permit Quata. For the Private vehicles special permits are given from since May 2019.Permits can only be applied for next 6 days from the current date. Also, no vehicles can visit Rohtang Pass on a Tuesday as that day is marked for maintenance of Rohtang. So there is no permits are issued for the Tuesday by Himachal Pradesh Tourism. A tax of Rs. 500 and sometimes, a congestion charges of Rs. 50 is to be paid and accordingly the permits are issued based on daily quota defined by ″HIMACHAL TOURISM AND KULLU DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION″. The tourism permit is valid only for one day (to & fro). Valid ID Proof, valid Pollution Under Check (PUC) Certificate and Vehicle Registration Date (Age of vehicle not to be more than 10 years) are required to be produced to obtain a Rohtang Pass Permit. You can apply for the permit on the Official website.[1] rohtang pass

  1. "How to get Rohtang Pass Permit". Retrieved 3 January 2020.