Chelela Trek

4 Days

Chelela Trek is one day Trek starting from Chelela to Kiligoenpa at Paro. The essence of the Chele La Pass and Kila Goemba hike … A fluttering line of prayer flags leads the way on the highest road pass in the mountainous kingdom of Bhutan.


Chele la Trek in Paro is just a day program starting from Paro by road to Chelela Pass and beginning the downhill walk. The trek covers the beautiful Kila Goenpa monastery. The monastery is a serene home for Buddhist nuns who have dedicated their lives to spiritual fulfilment and leading undisturbed lives of religious studies, prayer and meditation. The monastery is about a 1-hour walk from Chelela through magnificent woods.

Trek Highlight

  • The highlight of the Chele la trek in Paro is a hike to the sky burial sites.
  • A visit to remote Kiligoenpa monastery.
  • Short and Beautiful Trek.


Arrive at Paro airport from your travel destination. As you land at Paro airport you will come across many small villages. Paro is a small fertile valley in western Bhutan. The place offers a beautiful view of Paro airport and traditional villages from a viewpoint where you will be going. Overnight at Hotel.

Visit Dochula pass one of the beautiful passes that offer excellent views of ten Himalayan ranges including Gangkar Puensum Bhutans highest Mountain. Dochula Pass is about 45 minutes drive from Thimphu. The Pass offers not only the view of the Himalayas but also offers a beautiful hike.

Enjoy the day with coffee at Dochula Cafe and drive back to Paro. Drive back to Paro and rest at Hotel.

Drive to Chelela pass. Chele La (Pass) & Haa Valley Only (Border of the Bhutan and China): At an elevation of 3,988 meters is considered to be one of the highest motorable passes in Bhutan. About an hour’s drive along a thickly-forested road is this Pass-a botanical paradise.

The pass provides stunning views of the sacred mountain Jhomolhari and Jichu Drake. It is also marked by hundreds of prayer flags fluttering in the wind. Here, visitors can see cascades of wild roses; purple and yellow primulas; and swathes of deep blue iris covering the forest floor.

The top of the pass bloom with rhododendrons in a variety of colors-pale pink, deep pink, burnt orange, mauve, white and scarlet. Start the trek towards Kiligoenpa. It is one hour trek from Chelela. In Evening: Stroll Through the Market of Paro& Overnight Stay at Paro.

Your last day of Chelela Trek ends today. Please make sure your documents are in place and you need to report at least 3 hours ahead of your flight time. Our team will assist you to the airport and bid you farewell. Trashi Delek.

Inclusion / Exclusion


  • All meals during the Trek
  • Airport Pick and Drop
  • Professional Trek Guide
  • All entrance fees during the Tour
  • Accommodation in 3 Star Hotel


  • Insurance Premiums
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Laundry
  • Flight Tickets


Why Book this trek with us?

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  • Local Expertise.
  • Hand Picked Hotels
  • Value for Money
  • Quality Service
  • Responsible Tourism
  • Tailor Made Holidays
  • No Booking Fee
  • 100% Visa Approval
  • 24/7 Customer Service
  • No Hidden Cost

What is the hotel used for the tour in Thimphu?

Hotel Jumolhari. The hotel is situated close to the Hotel Druk and overlooks the Changlimithang Stadium. The hotel, built in the Bhutanese style, inside and out, has 26 rooms and its restaurant is noted for its Indian cuisine. Read the Hotel Reviews

What is the hotel used in Paro?

Hotel Tashi Namgay Resort Paro. Unlike many hotels & resorts of an equivalent standard in Paro valley, Tashi Namgay Resort offers high standard spa facilities, a fitness center, Bhutanese hot stone bath. The hotel is just 15 minutes drive from the airport and 10 minutes from main Paro city. Read the Hotel Reviews

What are the tour cancellation policies?

  • 10% deposit – refunded if canceled outside 60 days of arrival date
  • 90% balance – forfeited if canceled within 30 days of arrival date.
  • No refunds on prepayments of the entire program (i.e. including tax, service charge, and any relevant daily government taxes), will be extended if canceled within 30 days of arrival date.
  • No refunds will be extended on early departures for any reason whatsoever.

What is the flight cancellation policy?

  • 70% refund for cancellation made before 30 days prior to arrival date (Documentation charge USD 25 applicable)
  • 30% refund for cancellation made between 15 to 30 days of travel date.
  • NO refund for cancellation made less than 15 days of travel date Documentation charge applicable for the change of dates, sectors etc (issued tickets only, USD30/ticket)

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Chelela Trek
From $715
/ Adult

Trek Info

  • Fullboard
  • 4200M
  • Paro
  • Hotel Jumolhari in Thimphu, Hotel Tashi Namgay Resort in Paro