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Chele La Pass, Paro

#1 of 14 in Outdoors in Paro
Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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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  • Our final day in Bhutan was magical. We drove to Chelila pass in the morning through snow covered forests. The birds were there to greet us-blood pheasant, Magpie, Kalij pheasant,Nut cracker and many....  more »
  • I loved coming here and just taking in the beautiful views. We came here 1st thing in the morning, and there was not another tourist in sight, which made the experience even more relaxing.  more »
  • This my first time to see Snow falls ❄️🌨
  • 5 star for this destination. What a view you get, though too windy n chilly.

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