Sagala Trek





Experience Bhutan’s captivating Sagala Trek, also known as the Chelela Trek. This three-day journey seamlessly combines cultural immersion with a challenging mountain ridge trek connecting the Paro and Haa Valleys in western Bhutan. Enjoy panoramic views of the majestic Jomolhari peak and the stunning Himalayan landscape. Embrace Bhutan’s rich Buddhist culture, interact with the locals, and witness picturesque scenes of golden mustard fields, drying red chilies, whitewashed homes amidst terraced fields, and prayer flag-adorned mountain passes.



From your hotel, drive for a few minutes till you reach the road-end at Talung village from where you start your trek. Today the walking distance is only about 3 hours however you can explore the villages enroute and acclimatize to the altitude. The hike is through the remote villages, farmlands, meadows and bridges till you reach your campsite. Your campsite is at Khadey Gom a beautiful meadow located below the Sagala Pass

The highlight of this day will be the spectacular sunrise and 360 degree views of the snow capped mountains, Drugyl Dzong and the Tiger’s Nest Monastery from the top of the Sagala Pass. The walking hours is about 5-6 hours till you reach your campsite at Ningula Pass.

Today you will be walking along the mountain ridges and through the forests of Rhododendron, fir and pine tress till you reach the Chelela Pass which is above the tree line. You can view the Haa valley on one side and the Paro valley on the other with the snow capped Himalayan Ranges in the distance. If you are up for it you can also visit the sky burial ground.

Your driver and vehicle will be waiting for you at the roadpoint below the Chelela Pass, and another 2 hours drive will bring you to your hotel in Paro.

Please note that trekking itineraries are subject to change based on weather conditions and the pace of the trekking group. It’s essential to go on this trek with a reputable tour operator who can provide experienced guides, camping equipment, and the necessary permits. Trekking in Bhutan is a unique and rewarding experience, but it’s important to be prepared and well-informed before embarking on this adventure.

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