Taktsang Monasterybuddhist monastery

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Niche skillsRoad to heavenTigers nestAlso called Tigers nestFirst glimpse of Taktshang

Overview 

Also known as the Tiger's Nest, it was established by Guru Rinpoche as a sacred place for meditation. It hangs on the edge of a 1200m cliff. It is a place which every Bhutanese tries to visit at least once in his/her life. It is not only a site which elevates your soul spiritually but is it also a hikers delight. . .

Hidden Gems! 

There is a small cafe that one comes across while hiking. It is around half way distance from the parking lot towards monastery.

When to go 

Best months to visit are from February- April, and from August- November.

How to reach 

It is located 10 kms from Paro.
There is an uphill hike of 2-3hrs from the parking lot to the monastery.

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