Chelela Pass


Located at 3988m and separating Paro and Haa valley, Chelala pass is the highest motor able pass in Bhutan.

It is one of the highest motor able passes (3988 meters) in the country. Chelela pass separates Paro and Haa valley. The pass is 35 kilometer drive through a dense spruce and larch forests from Paro. The destination is ideal for a day excursion. On a clear weather day, tourists can catch a spectacular view of the snowcapped Mount. Jomolhari (7326 meters) from the Chelela Pass. Customarily Passes are considered sacred and are usually marked with colorful prayer flags fluttering against the stiff wind of the highlands. Depending on the season of travel, tourists may also see yak herds grazing.