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Chele La Pass, Paro

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Marvel at snow-clad rugged mountain peaks surrounding you at Chele La Pass, one of the highest observation decks in Bhutan and the highest one you can reach by a motor vehicle. Standing at 3,988 m (13,084 ft), the highest motorway in the country offers spectacular views of mountains and valleys with yaks grazing in the distance. Observe a thick forest of poles with fluttering prayer flags next to the road, which locals put up to scare demons. The two-hour ride from Paro runs through thick forests, passing scenic waterfalls, rivers, and rare flowers. Bring some warm clothes. Plan to see Chele La Pass and other attractions that appeal to you using our Paro online tour planner .
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  • This is the highest motorable peak of Bhutan, stands at 3998mtrs above sea level. Road to this view point is narrow and little strenous but on the way you can see the yaks grazing, the clouds actually...  more »
  • This is the highest road pass in Bhutan between Haa valley and Paro valley. Extremely cold and amazing views. You may get a cup of coffee or tea if you are lucky. Most of the time, temperature is belo...  more »
  • Chelela Trek is a trek along the ancient route between the Paro and Haa Valley. The highest point is almost 4500 meter above sea level and the best month is during the apring and autumn season.  more »
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  • Very beautiful way this place.we reached as soon as possible to the pick point but didn't reached to the top just because at that time snowfall had started we are very lucky to seen this.
  • Everyone must visit Bhutan once in life. M in love with Bhutan. Cozy cozy place in bhutan. Highest pass in Bhutan. U can see top pic of Bhutan..
  • Chele La is one of highest pass around the world, and it is the highest pass in Bhutan. This place is a natural beauty and you will feel Havenly when you will reach here. A small range of Himalayan is visible from this pass. You can take a taxi from Paro City to Chele La. They might take 1200 nu to 2000 nu depending on the season and weather. Happy traveling ^_^
  • Feel the clouds. Enjoy the high roads
  • A must visit for nature lovers. Nature's view of the total road from paro to chella la pass is just amazing! Wild roses, marshey lands filled with beautiful flowers, rhododendron forest, pine, spruce forest....... Just beautiful! Its the highest pass of the bhutan, located between paro and haa valley. Dont miss full bloom of different types of rhododendron at the may-june months.
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