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Address: | Taktsang Trail, Paro, Bhutan
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Absolutely worth the climb

Be prepared for a 5 kilometres climb to the monastery from the base camp. It gets really steep at times if you are taking the short cuts rather than the usual trek path. But it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Be prepared for a 5 kilometres climb to the monastery from the base camp. It gets really steep at times if you are taking the short cuts rather than the usual trek path. But it is an absolute marvellous way up through the lush green mountain coupled with spectacular views of the valleys below. Don't forget to pack some water/energy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Bhutan in first week of June when monsoon hadn't set in and it was a thin crowd and awesome weather all along. In our seven day trip Tiger's nest was on sixth day. It seems the best was saved for the last. It's a must do trek. Challenges your fitness and resolve. We went on foot all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Has been dreading the trek few days bfore. On the day of the trek, i aim to finish it wherever my body will allow me. With a cane in one hand and a tour guide on the other hand for support, my friend, Duru and i made it all the way to the top, Tiger's nest, in 3 hrs. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are not young anymore, but managed to climb the path and the many stairs to get to the most fantastic monastery in the world.It was great in all respects

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Monastery is really located at a place where one feels that he or she is very close to nature. From the land where you have to start is the fast flowing water flow which gives you a spiritual intake of sound and vision. As you climb slowly and slowly up, you feel that you are going to see something... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The trek to the monastry is for the fit only. It took me 3hrs to ascend and 1hr to descend. Horses can be hired which will drop you till midway at Taktsang Cafe. The rest of the journey to top and back to the bottom will have to be done by foot only. There r several shortcuts made by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paro Takshang(Tak means tiger and shang means Nest).Well you have to hike for two hours to reach here,and its a beautiful experience! And the monks inside are v kind and helpful.We were feeling hungry,so they provide us the food! Definately it was one of the memorable day of my life!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will admit, many were "talked out" of undertaking this visit; we were told, it takes 3/4 hours, maybe more, and it does, there are lots of steps, and there are, it would be too exhausting, considering the altitude, it is exhausting, BUT it is a fascinating piece of construction, with fabulous views of the valley below, which it has.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the walk up even if you are not the youngest or most athletic traveller. One of the highlights in Bhutan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the 2 hour hike! Very spiritual. You must light a butter lamp and join the monks' ceremony. Loads of rooms and shrines to see. No photography permitted inside, so make sure you remember every detail!

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