Kothi Overview

Ranked 12 of 50 sightseeing in Manali

Kothi is located at a distance of 16 km from Manali, on the way to Lahaul-Spiti-Leh highway. The village of Kothi forms the bottom of the Rohtang Pass. From the gorge, tourists can avail the views of the deep gorge, and the River Beas rushing through it. The Kothi Gorge lies at a distance of 16 km from Manali, at an elevation of 2,500 metres.

The climb from the village to the gorge takes around an hour. The climbing trail contains several thermals coming off the rocks and is a favourite with the local eagles. This gorge also serves as a base for paragliding.

Video Reviews

Nice place to visit  Video Review

Nice place to visit

by Rani
13th Mar 17
Very nice and good place, so lucky to be here  Video Review

Very nice and good place, so lucky to be here

by Nitish kumar
3rd Jan 18
Nice place  Video Review

Nice place

by Abhay Kumar
13th Mar 17
Good view  Video Review

Good view

by Shanker
4th Jan 18
Very nice  place and good place  Video Review

Very nice place and good place

by Gaytribhagat
4th Jan 18
Small place but perfect for paragliding  Video Review

Small place but perfect for paragliding

by Rahul Gurnani
27th Oct 17
Nice view  Video Review

Nice view

by Aseem Sharma
3rd Mar 17
Nice view  Video Review

Nice view

by Krishna
3rd Mar 17
Nice view  Video Review

Nice view

by Raichandelmeetu
3rd Mar 17
Nice view  Video Review

Nice view

by Prateek sharma
3rd Mar 17

What travellers are saying about Kothi

Experience scale
  • Excellent 6
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  • Average 3
  • Terrible 0
  • Poor 0
  • Below Average 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/StorageLockers/Storage

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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
Public Holidays:
7:00 AM -7:00 PM

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Reviews and Ratings



5 reviews

Kothi review

Kothi located in the way to rohtank pass. Because of rohtankpass is closed due to heavy snow fall the tourist can go to the kothi only it is full of joy and having snowfall also.
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Nehal Sampat

Nehal Sampat4.3/5

10 reviews

Second best place after Solang Valley

This is the second best place to visit after Solang Valley incase one wants to see snow. Although there is not much snow as we can see in Solang Valley but this is for the ones who do not want much crowd.

Manish bhatnagar

Manish bhatnagar4.6/5

50 reviews

Breathtaking beauty

Kothi Village is at bottom of Rohtang Pass 16 km away from Manali towards Lahaul-Spiti-Leh Highway. The place is excellent to visit. Filled with natural beauty and we had never experienced this experience. Must visit place and should be in your travel map.

Jatin Garg

Jatin Garg5.0/5

24 reviews

Snow All Around

This was the highest point of our trip. This was the last point on Rohtang Road that we could go in the month of February. We witnessed snowfall in the month of February. Roads were covered with snow. It was safe.

Sunil behl

Sunil behl4.6/5

3 reviews

Amazing place

Kothi is a small hill-station another 15 km or so from Manali. A very beautiful and peaceful place. We had our stay at a guest house on the top of a hill that gave us a nice view.

Rohit Verma

Rohit Verma3.9/5

3 reviews

Good location

It was a fabulous trip. I can't forget all those things which is occur in the trip. Great location in Manali.



3 reviews

Very Good Place

It is a very good place to visit and also you can see the nature's beauty here.



10 reviews

Had a great time!

Kothi is a very cool and natural place. The place is filled with natural beauty. I had a great time indeed.

Nishitha K n

Nishitha K n5.0/5

521 reviews

Beautiful snowfall with lot of greenery

Kothi is one of the famous place to be visited in Manali. This is a small village which is completely covered by hill stations with lot of greenery. Amazing snowfall.

Palash Santra

Palash Santra2.9/5

3 reviews

Have a zig-zag drive!!

KOTHI is the last village of Manali towards Rothang pass. This village is totally different from the other villages as it is totally clean and the roads are like a snake path. Our car went in a zig-zag manner.

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