Rohtang Pass Status 2021 – Rohtang Pass Current Status

by Vargis.Khan

Like previous years, I am starting this thread to share the most recent updates on Rohtang Pass Status in the year 2021. Other than this post, I will also be starting a thread in the Community Forum to post the recent pictures of the mighty pass. I cannot post too many pictures on this page otherwise it will just get too heavy.

If you just want to know the Rohtang pass status now, then scroll through this page; and you will get the desired information. If however, you would like to get a more visual presentation of the updates, then I will recommend you check out the Forum Thread.

If you are planning a trip to Rohtang Pass in the next few days, then please read through How to Plan a Trip to Rohtang Pass. This should give you an idea of some of the important things to keep in mind while planning the trip. Another important aspect of the trip will be the permit for which, I will recommend taking a look at How to Apply for Rohtang Pass Permit.

For a list of other places that you should be seeing while visiting Manali, please read How to Plan a Trip to Manali. For visiting Solang Valley, please see How to Plan a Trip to Solang Valley.

Rohtang Pass Status Today = OPEN

This winter saw a very less amount of snow throughout the entire Himalayan region. As a result, all the passes were declared way ahead of their schedule. Rohtang Pass and the entire Manali Leh stretch are now open for vehicular traffic. BRO is still working on making the road stable but that is something that happens for the entire season. The hotels in Manali, Ladakh, and Srinagar have started to accept tourists as well.

A lot of the situation will also depend on how the COVID situation will unfold this year. So far, things are still far from being under control and you should practice utmost caution to ensure that you do not catch the infection anywhere. But only the coming months will tell how the rest of the year is going to be.

Update July 2021

Manali and Rohtang did open for tourists and there is a huge tourist crowd in the town. All hotels and businesses are fully functional and there are so many people in the town that it is hard to even find a room right tnow. Rohtang Passes are currently all booked. So if you have been trying but not able to get one, it is because of the tourist rush.

Sharing a picture of Solang Valley after a recent snowfall.

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When Will Rohtang Pass Open in 2021?

The opening of Rohtang Pass entirely depends on the weather, and how fast BRO is able to clear the snow after the winter season has passed. Historically though, it is always the month of April when Rohtang Pass is declared open for the tourist community. Sometimes it can open sooner as well if the snow wasn’t much, but Mid April is a safer time to assume. There have been times when the pass was not open well into the month of May as well; as it happened in 2019.

Is Rohtang Pass Open Today?

Yes, Rohtang Pass is open as of now. Manali is open for tourists and people are traveling to Rohtang Pass as well.

Is Rohtang pass open on Tuesday?

No, Rohtang Pass remains closed for all kinds of vehicular movement on Tuesdays.

Is Rohtang Pass Open Now?

Yes, Rohtang Pass is open now.

Is Rohtang Pass Safe?

Yes, Rohtang Pass is very safe and is visited by thousands of families each year. But that can only be if you too act like a responsible tourist. The road from Manali to Rohtang can be a little tricky at places so you will have to drive carefully. Drive carefully, do not put yourself in harm’s way and you will be OK.

If you start to feel uneasy because of altitude sickness, you must cut your trip short and drive back down to Manali immediately. If the symptoms persist after you were back, consult a doctor and take plenty of rest.

Is Rohtang Pass safe for Infants?

This one is a tricky question. There are two factors that will have to be considered. The first one is of the cold weather and the second is of acute mountain sickness. You will not be the only family visiting Rohtang with kids but you must practice some cautions. Keep your kid well covered to protect against the cold wind. If possible, do not bring the baby out of the car. Keep them inside, well covered and protected as you step out to enjoy the vistas.

In terms of acute mountain sickness, you should know that the lungs of an infant are not fully developed to handle AMS. You can go to the pass but if your baby starts crying, looks irritated or annoyed, looks uneasy then you must drive back down to Manali and not go any further.

Is Rohtang open in April?

Yes, Rohtang Pass remains open in April but only after the 15th of the month. There have been times when it was open in the first week as well but Mid April is a safer time to assume as the official opening of the pass.

There have also been instances when continued snowfall pushed the opening of the pass to May 1st week. Historically though, Rohtang remains open in April for at least a few days to a couple of weeks.

Conclusion

I hope the information above on Rohtang Pass Status was of help. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask in the comments section below; or at our Community Forum; and I will be glad to answer. If you have an update on Rohtang Pass road status more recent one than what I posted on this page; then please be kind enough to share the word in order to help others.

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77 comments

Ashish jain July 19, 2021 - 7:04 pm

Hi i want to go Manali on 14aug is it safe for us

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Vargis.Khan July 21, 2021 - 6:18 am

Manali is overcrowded right now and there is also the risk of heavy rains. If possible, wait until August.

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Rajesh S August 26, 2021 - 5:49 am

I am planing to visit manali end of September 2021. Want to visit Atal tunnel and Rohtang pass. Can I first go to atal tunnel, pass through it and come to Leh – Manali highway and come down to Rohtang pass and back to manali. Do I need a pass for this.

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Mitesh Patel September 14, 2021 - 9:17 am

Is rohtang open in November?

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varun July 2, 2021 - 11:36 am

hey!! can you please tell me that i can go beyond rohtang or not because on web portal beyond rohtang pass is not available?? So, I can go there or not I’m going there tomorrow.

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Vargis.Khan July 2, 2021 - 7:27 pm

The passes are not available right now due to the high tourist rush in Manali. You may have to go via Atal Tunnel if you want to get to the other side.

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Nitin gupta June 29, 2021 - 4:27 pm

Is rohtang open in july ??me nd my family are goint to manali in july end

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Vargis.Khan June 29, 2021 - 7:31 pm

Yes it is open but July end may not be the best time due to the monsoon season. It will be better to call in advance and inquire

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yash raj June 12, 2021 - 3:38 am

Hi, me and my friends are deciding to visit manali in July so is it safe toh visit there . Or when will Rohtang pass is opening

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Vargis.Khan June 12, 2021 - 11:38 pm

Other than the COVID situation, the rest is quite safe. Rohtang is open too, one of my friends is in Manali right now.

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Rajeev Sharma June 13, 2021 - 5:11 pm

Hi, can you let us know requirements if any to visit rohtang valley. I am planning to visit there next week around 16-20 june 2021.

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Ranjith nair June 15, 2021 - 12:44 am

Can we get a clarity on Rohtang pass opening date
It’s not taking any request to book permit
It’s saying it’s closed

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Mitesh Patel September 14, 2021 - 9:16 am

Is rohtang open in November?

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Vinay March 29, 2021 - 9:03 am

Hey – thanks for this useful site as always. Would you know of the Darcha – Padum road will be open in May 2021?

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Deepa sharma March 11, 2021 - 7:38 am

Sir kya 12 june 2021 को रोहतांग का pass mil सकता है

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Vikas prajapati May 29, 2021 - 4:16 am

Sir rohtang velly 2021 me kb khul rha hai mujhe ghumne jana hai please sir tell me fast

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Udhaya February 28, 2021 - 5:49 pm

We plan a family trip to manali,is rohtang pass open after April 25..pls reply

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Rizwana Shaikh March 2, 2021 - 6:44 am

sir november me Rohtang pass open hoga
aur kya November me snowfoll melega

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Mayur March 21, 2021 - 9:30 am

Sir april 10 tak kya position hoga

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Hamzaa tinwala February 10, 2021 - 11:26 am

Hello sir,
I am arriving manali on 16 of February where will i get the snowfall and what about rhotang paas ?

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Ruchi Sharma August 14, 2021 - 12:18 pm

Me 5september ko Mnali Rohtang aana chahti hu kya raste sab open h vha k

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Mohammed ikram February 9, 2021 - 9:41 am

Hello sir April 1st week me Manali me snow Kahan milegi aur is time holiday plan Kar sakte Hain kya

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Kumar February 25, 2021 - 8:40 pm

Hi Sir,

I am planning honeymoon trip in april last week and may 1st week of 2021, will Rohtang pass be open at that time ?

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Sujit Jadhav February 1, 2021 - 11:11 am

Hi sir in 2021 when open rohatang pass we are plan for may

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Vargis.Khan February 1, 2021 - 11:21 pm

It will open by May surely

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ROHIT JAGLAN January 30, 2021 - 1:33 pm

sir muje manali rohtang ka trip krna h kb plain kre

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Vargis.Khan February 1, 2021 - 11:22 pm

May ke baad kabhi bhi plan kar lijiye

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ROHIT JAGLAN January 30, 2021 - 1:32 pm

Sir muje manali or rohtang ka family trip krna he kb kre

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Jayvin Thakker January 3, 2021 - 9:07 am

Will it be open in February end?

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Vargis.Khan February 1, 2021 - 11:22 pm

No

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Amit Saini December 13, 2020 - 11:20 am

Vargis Bhai, please let me know if we can travel from Manali to Leh during March 21 through Atal tunnel.

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Vargis.Khan February 1, 2021 - 11:23 pm

Yes you can Amit Bhai

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akshay soni November 17, 2020 - 4:48 am

sir nov last me rohtang pass open ho jayega

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Radhakrishnan November 8, 2020 - 6:13 pm

Sir , I am from Kochi , Kerala visiting Manali on 26th of this month .. (1) whether rotang pass is open by that time ? .. if not how far can we proceed towards rotang pass beyond Gulaba checkpost .. (2) During that week whether Travel to Jobra camp site ( Humptha pass trail ) is possible to witness snowfall ? ( Panduropa-chethan village – allain hydro power plant-Jobra )

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Shaheen Khan October 19, 2020 - 6:34 pm

I’m planning for a Honeymoon trip to Manali. Is it safe to visit now and is Covid negative test mandatory?

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Thiruvikraman October 20, 2020 - 12:14 pm

Yes. It’s safe now. Actually no covid test required but you will be required to wear masks when u go out. No snow right now.

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Sachin October 15, 2020 - 10:35 am

Is Rohtang Pass open now ???

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Vargis.Khan October 26, 2020 - 1:24 pm

Yes it is but will close anytime now.

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Gaurav Sharma September 19, 2020 - 9:22 am

Rohtang pass open during oct2020 and plz tell instructions and necessary things during visit in oct2020

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Vargis.Khan September 19, 2020 - 6:46 pm

It is closed this year. You will have to plan the trip next year.

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Venky September 18, 2020 - 5:45 pm

is Rotang Pass will be open in oct 2020 ??

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Vijay Babji August 21, 2020 - 1:40 pm

is Rotang Pass open now ??

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Vargis.Khan August 21, 2020 - 4:42 pm

No it is not. There is a lot of fuss involved in visiting Manali right now, starting with getting a COVID test done. And even then, you may not get entry into Himachal.

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Nilavra Ghosh August 29, 2020 - 5:57 am

Hi Vargis ,

Need one information. With COVID 19 negative report, Lahaul hotel association would allow tourists to enter in keylong ?

Heard that from October 1 , hotels will open in Kullu Manali. What about Lahaul ? Spiti seems to be closed for this year.

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Vargis.Khan August 30, 2020 - 7:14 pm

Hey Nilavra – Spiti is closed and chances are that Lahaul will remain closed as well this year

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Abhimanyu Shukla March 29, 2020 - 4:18 am

How do people post videos of rohtang ride in winters when the pass is closed. How do they get permit. M planning for april 16th as soon as lockdown ends.

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N Vishnu reddy March 17, 2020 - 9:48 pm

Sir can we plan to rohatang from April 17th to 19th

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Pooja S raju March 9, 2020 - 10:53 am

hi sir the rotong pass will be open on April 10 to 15th

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Vargis.Khan March 9, 2020 - 4:38 pm

Yes, chances are that it will be

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ANUP KR.ROY March 8, 2020 - 11:57 am

will rotangpass open in-between 10th-13th april20

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Vargis.Khan March 9, 2020 - 6:06 am

Yes, chances are that it will be

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Gaurav Sharma September 19, 2020 - 9:47 am

Rohtang pass open during oct2020 and plz tell instructions and necessary things during visit in oct2020

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Vargis.Khan September 19, 2020 - 6:46 pm

It is closed this year. You will have to plan the trip next year.

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AMIT NIRWAN March 6, 2020 - 12:39 pm

Hell Sir main delhi se hu mujhe apna muje apna leh circuit pura krna kya main next month main kr skta hu i mean aprail k end main start kr skta hu

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Vargis.Khan March 6, 2020 - 3:56 pm

Nahi. Circuit karna hai poora toh May end ke baad plan kijiye

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Hiten March 6, 2020 - 9:56 am

Hello…brother pls tell me if rohtang paas open in last of april that means i can complete leh circuit ? Means road is clear upto leh?
Aisa to nahi only rohtaang khul jae or aage kahi snow ki wajah se band kar rakha ho leh k lie

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Vargis.Khan March 6, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Rohtang khul sakta hai April end tak par Leh tak ki road May end se pehle nahi khulegi. Aapko Leh jana hai toh May end ke baad hi plan kijiye

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Parth soni March 16, 2020 - 1:49 pm

Hi sir which month opening chances rohtang approx date… bcs of i am traveling date is the month of may..!!!

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Vargis.Khan March 16, 2020 - 2:01 pm

Around April 15th as of now

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Mounika Arimilli August 18, 2020 - 7:11 am

Is Rohthang Pass open now for tourists?
We are planning to visit in the 1st week of October.

Vargis.Khan August 21, 2020 - 4:43 pm

No it is not. There is a lot of fuss involved in visiting Manali right now, starting with getting a COVID test done. And even then, you may not get entry into Himachal.

Ashish March 1, 2020 - 11:23 am

28april to 2may ke bich rohtang pass open rahega Kya sir Kya hame snow dekhne milegi

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Nobin March 1, 2020 - 7:17 pm

I am planning to do full spiti circuit from April 18 onwards from shimla side. Do you think rohtang will be open from that side around April 23.

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Vargis.Khan March 2, 2020 - 1:47 am

No, you cannot do full circuit at least until May end

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Vargis.Khan March 2, 2020 - 1:51 am

Haan khul jaayega tab tak. Snow bhi hogi

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Nobin March 2, 2020 - 7:05 pm

Can we cross Rohtang and come back. Or is there any place to go past Rohtang during the above said date

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Vargis.Khan March 4, 2020 - 1:10 am

Yes, you can visit Rohtang on these dates, can go to Keylong as well if the road was cleared by then.

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Sirisha merla March 1, 2020 - 9:47 am

Hi,
We r planning in month of may.. from may5th.. to 10 th in between will r there a chance of rohatang pass open..
Pl let us knw.. based on that we want to book flight tickets

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Vargis.Khan March 2, 2020 - 1:52 am

Yes it will be open by then

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Hardik kamani March 3, 2020 - 7:34 pm

April first week me rohtang open honga kya?muje flight ticket book karna he…

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Vargis.Khan March 4, 2020 - 1:03 am

First week mein toh mushkil hi hai

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Rohit February 29, 2020 - 6:25 am

Sir hum 23march 2020 ka plan kr rhe hai pls tell us Kya rohtang pass khul jaega
Or kya us time p Manali ya gulaba Mai snow mil jaegi pls rpl sir
Is it right time to visit?

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Vargis.Khan March 1, 2020 - 1:05 am

Nahi Bhai, filhal toh andaza hai ke April Mid se pehle nahi khulega and nahi, us waqt mein bhi snow nahi milegi.

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bhavesh February 28, 2020 - 7:57 am

15 may 2020 tak rohang pass khul ja ye ga?

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रमेश लालवानी February 21, 2020 - 10:23 am

क्या 28 फरवरी 2020 तक गुलाबा खुल जाएगा

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Vargis.Khan February 21, 2020 - 2:31 pm

Nahi

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Farrukh Afzal June 5, 2021 - 8:48 am

Hi, it’s May 5 already. Is there any news about Rohtang Pass opening? I went on 1st May and I was not allowed.

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