A breathtaking place in Arunachal Pradesh is a high altitude mountain pass Se-La, with La denoting Pass is a must visit attraction. Located in Tawang District of Arunachal Pradesh Sela Pass sits at an elevation of 4,170 meters and you can experience a slice of heaven on earth here. It's cool environs and adrenaline height is simply spellbinding. This popular tourist attraction is seldom jam packed with fluffy snow lovers, undoubtedly in Sela Pass; you can notice a pool of clouds covering the gaps between mountains. Its snow-clad mountains and shimmering pine trees covered in sprinkle flakes will give you a goal to keep traveling amidst the best destinations of Mother Nature.
While Sela Pass does get heavy snow during winters, there is no stopping to experiencing that either. It is usually open throughout the year unless landslides slide in of course. An interesting feature of Sela Pass is that, this place houses around 101 lakes around the pass. One such spectacular and famous lakes in Arunachal Pradesh is Sela Lake, it is also called as a Paradise Lake because of its appeal and beauty. Getting to Sela Pass is just a mere 78 kilometres from Tawang town and it is a significant place for the Buddhists and an interesting attraction for the tourists in Arunachal Pradesh.
Sela Pass is one of the most visited places in Arunachal Pradesh and this place can be reach via roadways from route number 13 from Tawang. You can get plenty of taxis to get here.
Things to Do & See in and around
Being a popular destination to visit, you can visit the Sela Lake and experience a breathtaking view of the snow-clad mountains. You can also experience the famous silk route on your way to the pass.
Best Time to Visit
November to February is considered the best time to visit Sela Pass.