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Lungchutse Hike

Starting at Dochula pass (3100m), the trail ascends gradually through a hemlock, birch, and rhododendron forest. It's a well-marked path through ancient forests with towering trees. The total distance is just under 4 km, and it takes approximately two hours with moderate effort to reach Lungchutse at 3560m. Here, you'll find a beautiful temple and several retreat houses. On clear days, Lungchutse offers panoramic views of most of Bhutan's peaks.