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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. To visit Dochula Pass on your trip to Thimphu, use our Thimphu driving holiday planner .
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  • When I reached Dochula, there was hardly any visibility. I would see anything even up close. So I waited for an hour for the rain to stop and sun to come up and a lil while later, the clouds cleared u...  more »
  • We arrived at the pass in the morning it was covered with a mist of fog. It felt almost magical like you entered the land of the dragons!! The drive here was incredibly beautiful, you are in the mount...  more »
  • The pass Dochula with its 108 Chorten is a magical place of views when the weather is priceless and you should take the time to enjoy it.
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