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Address: Taktsang Trail, Paro, Bhutan
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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You should visit this monastery at least once in your lifetime. This is an architectural marvel considering the building is perched on the edge of a cliff with no formal roads to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Pune, India
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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You should visit this monastery at least once in your lifetime. This is an architectural marvel considering the building is perched on the edge of a cliff with no formal roads to the place in old times. You should plan the your trip here in months when there is a slight drizzle so that it's all green everywhere. You might... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Your trip to Bhutan is incomplete if you haven't visited Tiger's Nest, also knows as Paro Taktsang. This is on top of the list of all the travelers visiting Bhutan. It is a different experience hiking all the way up through the entire mountain of 3,000 feet. It is tough but really worth doing it if you can. I have... More 

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New Rochelle, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tiger's Nest Monastery is the highlight of any first timer's visit to Bhutan. Located at an altitude of 10,000 feet, this attraction is a hearty walk covering an elevation gain of 3000 feet. Although ancient, this monastery is still in use today. Perched on the side of a cliff, it is the iconic Bhutanese landmark. The history here impalpable,... More 

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Rockingham, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perched high on a hillside, the Tiger's Nest Monastery is a photographic hot-spot, but you are not allowed to take any camera/mobile phone, or indeed anything actually into the Monastery. The climb up and back is well worth it.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on height & climbing of @ 5 km taking around 3 hours one way, you get ponnies to climb half way where only area to rest with a restaurent serving tea/coffeee is located. No snacks are available. Tea is INR 120. Better to carry water & some munchings. It is worth climbing & spending 6 hours. Better start early... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Also known as 'Tiger's Nest' is perched on a cliff close to Paro. For those who are fit and can walk it may take between 4 - 6 hours for the return trip from the base camp depending on ones fitness levels. Note there are Ponies that can take you up to the Restaurant level for a fee for those... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting this Monastery has been on my wish list for a long time so I was very happy to finally make it. Our return walk took 6 hours and while it was steep in parts it was also quite easy and we spent quite some time at the Monastery and at the tea house on the way up and back.... More 

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London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Start early , beat the horses and crowds, quite a hard walk especially at the end. Phenomenal and unique, mixed cloud and sun adds atmosphere. Beautiful inside and great cave . This place is still undiscovered, what a treat and honour..,

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no doubt: If you are in Bhutan you have to see Taktsang Palphug Monastery. But: That's the idea everybody has, who comes to this great Kingdom. So "Tigernest" is overcrowded – mostly with mayn Thais or Chinese. You won't find quiet moments on th way up. If you joined a group tour, you might be used to the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided 16 months ago to do the hike to Tiger's Nest and we did it yesterday. I am 68 years old but I found the walk much easier than we expected from what we read about it. It was absolutely worth doing and very exhilarating. We made sure that we were fit for the hike by... More 

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