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Dochula Pass, Thimphu

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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. Use our Thimphu itinerary maker to add Dochula Pass and other attractions to your Thimphu vacation plans.
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  • Well it's quite near to Thimphu town! The beauty of this place changes with the weather, but you can't luckier than arriving here to clear blue skies! Do trudge up to the monastery to witness some ama...  more »
  • Most Stunning 360 View of the Himalayan Mountains and Valleys. The first mountain pass as you drive from Paro out of Bhutan. There are sweeping 360 views of the entire HImalayan Mountain range and val...  more »
  • I was lucky to come to this place on a sunny nice day. The view is stunning! I could see the Himalaya range hidden in the cloud far away. It looks like in a fairy tale.