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Chele La Pass, Paro
(4.5/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
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. Make Chele La Pass a part of your Paro vacation plans using our Paro family vacation planner.
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  • Nice place to visit. The way to Chele La was beautiful, filled with Pine in both side. One can view The mesmerising Mt. Chomolhari (snow capped) from here. 
  • On a sunny day this is a lovely peaceful and I found surprisingly spiritual place to visit. I though we were just going for the view but the vast array of prayer flags and the quiet of the place left ...  more »
  • This pass is about 2 hour drive from Paro and definitely worth the visit as you get best view of the mighty Jumolhari peak (2nd highest peak in Bhutan). The pass is at 3898m height. one also finds the...  more »