Sela Pass, Arunachal Pradesh

Sela Pass is the world’s second highest motorable pass at an altitude of 14000 ft. It is 108 km from Bomdila (4 hrs) & 64 kms from Dirang (2.5 hrs) on the way to Tawang. Tawang is 70 km from here.

The road from Dirang moves along the Dirang River for 10 kms and then climbs starts. Climate change to colder with height as you moved closer to the Pass. The route is sparsely populated and forest is full of alpine trees. After a climb of 54 km for about 2 hrs, you can reach Sela pass. Most of the time, snow is there at Sela Pass and snow fall is common there. It is a heavenly place with snow all around. And the cherry on top is the paradise lake “Sela Lake” just after pass at 14000 ft. The serene crystal blue water natural lake and the surrounding landscape is truly pleasing to the eyes and senses.