Dochula Pass

Dochula Pass

great panoramic view or a dangerous drive through think clouds

Location: 

Trashigang-Semtokha Highway, Dochula, Bhutan

Duration: 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Dochula Pass: connecting Bhutaninfo-icon's old (Punakha) and new (Thimphu) capitals
  2. Bhutanese Himalayas: amazing view on clear weather only (October to February)
  3. Gangkar Puensum: view on Bhutan's highest mountain peak on over 7,000 meters
  4. Druk Wangyel Chortens: memorial and restaurant on the pass, perfect for a pit-stop
  5. Dangerous drive: during and after the raining season, the pass is covered in thick fog

Image sources

  1. Me overlooking the Dochula Pass
  2. Broken road over the Dochula Pass
  3. The view over the Bhutanese Himalayas
  4. Prayer flags disappearing in the fog
  5. Driving through the mist

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