Dochula to Lungchutse Lhakhang Hike (2-3 hours)
The Lungchutse Hike is a popular Day Hike in Bhutan that takes hikers through some of the most stunning landscapes. This day hike starts from the Dochula Pass and takes you through pristine forests, alpine meadows, and high altitude passes, offering breathtaking views of the Himalayas along the way.
The highlight of the Lungchutse Hike is the Lungchutse Monastery, which is located at an altitude of 3,800 meters. This ancient monastery is believed to have been built by Guru Zhabdrung, the Unifier o in Bhutan, and offers a glimpse into the country’s rich cultural heritage.
The Lungchutse Hike is not an easy Hike and requires a good level of fitness and stamina. However, the stunning views and the sense of accomplishment you’ll feel after completing the hike make it all worth it.
Overall, the Lungchutse Hike is a must-do for anyone who loves hiking and wants to experience the natural beauty and cultural richness of Bhutan.
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Distance: 10 km
Walking time: 2.5 hrs (one way)
Attraction: Dochula Pass, View of snowcapped mountain rages & Lungchutse Goenpa