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Address: Taktsang Trail, Paro, Bhutan
Phone Number: +975-2-323 251
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8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Description: This exceptional shrine is called “Tiger's Nest” for its perilous...
This exceptional shrine is called “Tiger's Nest” for its perilous location, perched on a mountainside 1500 meters above the ground.
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Tiger's Nest The Taktsang Monastery if Heaven on Earth

Uphill Trek which tests your endurance , If you want to keep reserve strength do a pony ride from base till Cafeteria. Go upto Observation point & then be prepared for 800 uneven... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Uphill Trek which tests your endurance , If you want to keep reserve strength do a pony ride from base till Cafeteria. Go upto Observation point & then be prepared for 800 uneven steep steps but after having done that you will be witnessing world's one of the best monasteries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was a lovely trek, first up, then down and then up again with lots of stairs at the end. And it was worth every breath. Do it slowly, if fitness is an issue but make sure you go all the way to the monastery. You will enjoy the feeling of peace and solitude at the end of the journey.... More 

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Thimphu, Bhutan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Too many people walking up the horrible steep mountain, you are in line with a lot other tourists, there are much better thing to do in Paro

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My friends & I managed to complete the most popular & highly anticipated trek to the Taktsang Palphug Monastery. While the actual trek was highly picturesque, we thought that the actual monastery experience was a bit lackluster. A must do overall for trekking enthusiasts. For beginners / first timers, please take the pony upto the cafeteria.

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Thimphu, Bhutan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

we have to walk uphill but we can get a horse ride but not till the destination. after reaching the place the view is very beautiful despite of tiring walk for about 3 hours.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

From a distance looks it is hanging on a cliff. A marvel of a structure to that height and location. Need physical & mental strength to see the beauty.

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Siliguri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We trekked with a ten months old baby and enjoyed thoroughly. The climb is easy if a bit strenuous. But do not miss it. You have to see for yourself how they could build a monastery on the cliff's edge so long ago. Do not forget to carry raincoat / umbrella as even a bright day might change quickly to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Must visit this site.Its pleasant surprise when you personally visit. The pathway is very scenic. You must take water & food .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I travelled with my wife, my brother and sister-in-law during our 14 days in Bhutan. The Tigers Nest was spectacular - the fact it was built on a cliff centuries ago is remarkable. The climb is a little challenging unless you are accustomed to that altitude. Take your time and it will be worth the effort. The views along the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Takstang , known as Tiger’s Nest, is similar to any other monastery in Bhutan but for 2 unique features- the trek leading to the monastery and the spiritual significance of the tiger nest cave. According to legend it is believed that Guru Padma-sambhava also known as Guru Rinpoche, who introduced Buddhism to Bhutan in the 8thc , flew to... More 

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Additional Information about Taktsang Palphug Monastery

Address: Taktsang Trail, Paro, Bhutan
Phone Number: +975-2-323 251
Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Paro District  >  Paro
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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