Manali Leh Highway Status 2019 – ”Close”
Srinagar Leh Highway Status 2019 – ”Close”
Rohtang Pass Status – “Close“
Kunzum Pass Status – “Close“
Sach Pass Status – “Close“
Update March 2019 : This year lots of snowfall spells have occurred. It is snowing almost every week even in the lower areas. So we are expecting a heavy snow deposit at Rohtang pass. This year still BRO have not started the snow clearance work due to the bad weather. So this season it may take longer to open Manali Leh highway.
Let’s hope the good news will come soon !! Pack your Bags, Prepare your Bikes.. The Song of Himalayas is just about to start!!
Update: May 2018 It is the first time in History that all the passes get open in the may month. Though last year Manali leh highway was opened in may last week but then again it was get closed due to snowfall and was officially opened in June first week. But from this year not even the complete Manali leh highway but such pass and kunzum also get open in may month. Snow fall was very less this year and it is a warning sign of the climate change. Update: April 2018 According to latest news BRO has almost finish the snow clearing work. From both sides they are about to meat at Rohtang Pass. In the first week it be opened for the traffic. Update: Feb 2018 This year Himalaya get very less snowfall. So we are hopeful that this year Manali Leh Highway will open early. But weather is unpredictable and snowfall still can happen. BRO will start its snow clearance work from March 1. They are hopeful to open the Rohtang pass in the starting of May and leh highway upto the end of the May. Updated: 26 Dec 2017 Now roads to Leh has been closed for this year. Lets wait for the next season when the roads will re-open. Bikers planning for the next season have enough time now to get prepared for the Ladakh trip. Manali Leh Highway has been opened on May 31, 2017. for this season. Update: 17 May 2017 Snow on the Manali Rohtang has been cleared but due to lots of snow and risk of avalanches, Administrator didn’t allow the tourists to go up to Rohtang. Though now tourists can go upto Marhi but only after getting the permission. Taxi union is on strike and asking go the tourist vehicles upto the Rohtang. Permit can be applied and obtained online for the Rohtang. Click this link to Apply online Permit for Rohtang. Srinagar Leh highway has been opened officially. But still all depends on weather as fresh snowfall can block the highway again. So always get updates before planning to go through the highway. Update: 25 April 2017 Rohtang Pass which connects Kullu valley to Lahaul valley is about to open in a few days if weather will favor the BRO (Border Road Organization). Though the snow clearing from has been completed and work to widen the road for vehicles and creating the crossing points is in progress. And hopefully in a few days it will be opened for the tourists. But for the adventure lover who want to go Leh have to wait till June as BRO still have to clear the snow from Baralacha La.