Like every year, starting this sticky thread where we all can update the road status and conditions for Manali – Leh Highway for 2018 -19. We are sure this will help a lot of people making Ladakh trip in coming days over Manali – Leh Highway.
Read the complete guide for Manali – Leh Highway at the link: Travel Guide for Manali – Leh Highway
Permits for Manali – Rohtang Pass Road
The Rohtang Pass Permit for Manali to Leh, Keylong (Lahaul) and Kaza (Spiti) is no longer being issued online. Now, online Rohtang Permit is available only to visit Rohtang Pass from Manali not to go beyond it. To go beyond Rohtang Pass, you can apply permit in SDM Office Manali which is also open half day on weekends now to issue permits to tourists. You can read the complete detailed process at the link: How to get Rohtang Pass Permit Online
Bikers also need these permits or pay these congestion charges as per last reports but there is no option to select bike in web form
If you are coming from Keylong side or Kaza side, then you do not need any permit to ply on Manali – Rohtang Pass road even if you have a non-HP registered vehicle. Permit is required only if you are going from Manali side towards Rohtang Pass.
Timings of Manali – Rohtang Pass Road
There may be timings too for Rohtang Pass this year but nothing is certain yet for the season and will update in case there is any news on it.
Current Manali – Leh Road Status: 6th April 2018: CLOSED
Read the kick-off article on DoW Blog for more details at the link: Manali Leh Highway Status 2018
Rest of the updates on status of Manali – Leh Highway 2018 – 2019 will be published in posts under this thread here in our DoW Community only.