Rohtang Pass is the main attraction of Manali and it is on the top check list of all visitors arriving Manali. Rohtang Pass is 51 kilometres away from Manali, and because of National Green Tribunal orders only 1200 vehicles are daily allowed to Rohtang Pass. Online Rohtang Pass permit is required to visit and which can be obtained from the official website of rohtangpermits.nic.in .
Snow covered mountains and scenic beauty of Rohtang pass attracts number of tourist every day. Below is the procedure of online permission for Rohtang Pass permit and the congestion fees for the places beyond Rohtang Pass for tourism purpose.
Various Taxes and fees are paid while getting online Rohtang Pass permit.
Permit fee ( Applicable for those visiting Rohtang Pass for Tourism purpose)
This is applicable for all vehicles visiting Rohtang Pass for tourism purpose. This tax is applicable on daily basis and accordingly the permits are issued based on daily quota defined by National Green Tribunal (NGT) / District Administration. The tourism permit is valid for one day only (To & Fro).
Mandatory documents required for online permission for Rohtang Pass Permit.
Valid ID Proof.
Valid Pollution Under Check (PUC) Certificate.
Vehicle Registration date. (10 years old vehicles are not allowed to visit Rohtang Pass).
- Daily Permit Limit:
1. Petrol Vehicles =800
2. Diesel Vehicles = 400
- The permit can be obtained online in two time frames:
- 10:00 hrs ( 200 Diesel and 400 Petrol)
- 16:00 hrs (200 Diesel and 400 Petrol)
No Vehicles are allowed on Tuesday as the day is marked for maintenance of Rohtang Pass.
Permits can only be applied for next 2 days from the current date.
Printout of online permission or Rohtang Pass is compulsory for all permissions.
- Vehicles having wrong information on permit as compared to valid proofs are not be allowed to cross the Gulaba barrier.
- Vehicle will be permitted to Check in at barrier in two time slots:
1. 6:00 am to 9:00 am (200 Diesel and 400 Petrol)
2. 9:30 am to 12:30 pm (200 Diesel and 400 Petrol)
This is applicable for all vehicles crossing Gulaba Bridge. This tax is paid on daily basis and is valid for one day only (To & Fro)
Rates of various taxes
|S.No.||Vehicle Class||Permit Fee||Congestion Charges|
|1||Car & Jeep||500||50|
|3||Buses & HMV||500||100|
Special Permission in Online Rohtang Pass permit.
Its very difficult to get online permission for Rohtang Pass permit due to limited permits. But apart from this 100 special permission per day (excluding Tuesday) are also alloted online from the same website for the non commercial vehicles.
These permit are in 60:40 ratio means 60 diesel and 40 petrol vehicles.
Congestion charges are same as mentioned above for special permission for Rohtang Pass.
But if your are not planning to take your own vehicle to Rohtang pass and Local Taxi’s are charging very high. You can check the Electric Bus tickets from Himachal Roadways Transport Corporation webiste.
From last year Electric buses are plying between Manali and Rohtang Pass. Fare of these electric buses islittle higher but as compared to local taxi’s these are in budget of comman man.
One can also check the Tempo Union Manali for sharing basis seats for Rohtang Pass. There are many travel agencies on Mall Road Manali which are also providing sharing taxi’s to Rohtag Pass.