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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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  • The best view I have ever seen in Bhutan so far. Quite chilly but the views were worth it. Wonderful wonderful view. Just hope that the weather agrees. 
  • You will pass this pass when travelling from Thimphu to Phobjikha. You can see the beautiful snow-capped Bhutanese Himalayas from this vantage point on a clear day. The 108 stupas are also not to be m...  more »
  • ...Kommen you in any case here. Necessarily stop and height over 3000 m time. You look the was Memorial and enjoy you, in good visibility, the fantastic panoramic view of the Himalayas!
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