One of the best things to see in Bhutan is the spectacular scenic view on the road as you travel around the country. Locating at 3,150 meters above see level, Dochula Pass is one of the most popular stop over en route Thimphu to Punakha. You may stretch your legs, take a short walk around the Chortens (pagodas), go to the temple or have a coffee break. On a good day, you will see a spectacular view of the Himalayas.
There are 108 Druk Wangyal Chortens (pagodas) commissioned by Her Majesty Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, the first wife of the Fourth King to commemorate the lost insurgents during an operation to flush out the invaders in South Bhutan, to tribute to the Fourth King of Bhutan, and for the well being of all sentiment beings. It’s a spiritual place for the locals and breathtaking stopping point for tourists.