is a hill station nestled in the mountains of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh near the northern end of the Kullu Valley. It is located in the Kullu district, about 270 km (168 mi) north of the state capital, Shimla. The small town, with a population of 8,096, is the beginning of an ancient trade routeto Ladakh and from there over the Karakoram Pass on to Yarkand and Khotan in the Tarim Basin. It has become a tourist attraction in recent years. Manali has many tourist attraction i.e
Rohtang Pass is a high mountain pass that connects Manali to the Lahaul and Spiti district and also to Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir. The Pass is an ancient trade route between the rest of India and the upper region of the Himalayas. Culturally it connects a predominantly Hindu region with a Buddhist one. Geographically it separates the wet and green lower lands from the arid high lands. The Rohtang Pass is blessed with abundant natural beauty which contradicts the meaning of its name. 'Rohtang' translates to "a pile of corpses"..