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“himalayan range”(91 reviews)
“nice cafe”(25 reviews)
“clear weather”(21 reviews)
Thimphu, Bhutan
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Reviewed today

We visited in January, though we wanted to see the high peeks from Dochula pass but because of foggy weather we could not. But still the place and weather was breathtaking. The sip of coffee in the cafe at Dochula is a must.

Thank Dharam18
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Would not go there specially but it is definitely worth stopping if you are going between Thimpu and Punakha.

Thank Brad M
Reviewed yesterday

The air up here is clean and fresh. This is a much-visited place and tourists take many photographs here

Thank nick_ng
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are visiting Punakha or Central and easter part of Bhutan, you will drive across this pass. At there you will see 108 stupas build by Her Majestry Azhi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk.

Thank fourapproahestou2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice view from Dochala Pass. Unfortunately, we were told that visit to this place during summer would offer a stunning view of the Himalayan Mountains, the second highest in Bhutan, which are all snow capped.

Thank ChelvalierM
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive to and from has great views. Unfortunately weather was not in our favor both times we went through the pass . Regardless not sorry we were there .

Thank Niirt
Reviewed 1 week ago

went to this beautiful place nestled between Punakha and Paro. It reminds us of one of the war memorials as per Bhutanese culture. A picturesque location for selfie lovers and an ideal location at a low temperature altitude

Thank Passport816384
Reviewed 1 week ago

With story of defeating indian militants in year 2003,Dochu La always remains hearts if every Bhutanese

Thank BhutanTravelPage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A picturesque place to take a pit stop to take lots of beautiful pictures and take in the fresh air! The view was marvellous and weather was amazing.

Thank Jopudding
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The thought behind the 108 stipas is very touching. The location is a perfect photo op, always covered in mist, with very pretty mountain vegetation and tall trees. The restaurant iffers acquivk cuppa and a loo break. Toilets are basic, and very clean.

Thank geetichadha
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5 July 2018|
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Response from CHARLES D | Reviewed this property |
I think that early to late summer is the best time to visit Bhutan. Otherwise it is too cold. The hotels have substandard heating.
27 April 2018|
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Response from Ridhima_at_ease | Reviewed this property |
The best weather I inquired is March to June. however if one plans to go in november, it will be damn cold so better pack well. Depending on the area too, accesibility would be restricted as some area get snow.
Indrani S
30 September 2017|
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Response from debasis2k | Reviewed this property |
It is very safe in bhutan. The weather will be cold then. You can expect lots of winds. So chhil factor will be high. But you will get a much more clearer sky