Retracing our steps through the Inner Himalayan mountains and Dochu La (3,140m) pass and Thimphu to reach Paro. It snowed up in the mountains the day prior and the roads were just opened. The roads were still a bit treacherous and in many areas, we had to wait on one side of the road as it had room for only one vehicle at a time.
The 50-year old capital of Bhutan with a population of 100,000. The high mountain pass of Dochu La at 3,140 m high on the way to Punakha. It’s a 3-hour drive through a zig-zagging road through the mountains.