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Dochula Pass, Thimphu

4.7
#1 of 111 in Outdoors in Bhutan
Take in the panoramic view of the snow-covered Himalayan mountains at Dochula Pass. Located at an elevation of 3,100 m (10,200 ft), the pass includes many interesting attractions, including 108 memorial chortens or stupas, a botanical park popular for its rhododendron garden, and a monastery. The entire site rests surrounded by cypress tree forests, while colorful inscribed Buddhist flags, representing natural forces, decorate the hill slopes, bringing prosperity and peace to the nation. Sometimes the weather can get foggy and chilly, so wear warm clothing and check the forecast if you want the clearest vista. To visit Dochula Pass on your trip to Thimphu, use our Thimphu driving holiday planner.
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  • Dochula Pass is an actual mountain pass on the main road from Thimphu to Punaka Bhutan that overlooks part of the Himalayan Mountains in the background - Great View! This Pass has a group of 108...  more »
  • To take a quick break here during your drive to punaka valley is worth it. In the clear view you can enjoy the view of snowcapped Himalayas.  more »

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