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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 point that we have ever set foot on. The pass is just under 4000m above sea level and we walked up the mountain a bit more so that we could say we reached 4000m. There are prayer f...  more »
  • Chelela Pass, being the highest road in Bhutan, with its famous truck cafe serving some nice snacks is a must visit place as it provides lovely views all around.  more »
  • At nearly 13,000ft, Chele La Pass is an impressive experience, especially going after immediately landing from a sea level city. The altitude, prayer flags and views have a profound impact. The bathro...  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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