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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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  • With the prefect day to see the Himalayas and a monument to honour the soldiers that died in 2003 this was an experience beyond words. Allow a couple of hours to gain the full experience and there is ...  more »
  • You can see several high peaks from here if the weather is clear. At 3005 meters there is a nice cafe with good toilets.  more »
  • We stopped there twice. First time was cloudy but the second time we had a great view of the mountains  more »
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