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Address: | Taktsang Trail, Paro, Bhutan
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Even if it takes you all day to walk to the monastery you have to do it. It is not an easy climb at altitude but do try and achieve it, the views and the fact that it is where it... read more

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even if it takes you all day to walk to the monastery you have to do it. It is not an easy climb at altitude but do try and achieve it, the views and the fact that it is where it is is amazing. Start early before it gets too warm. Take clothes to cover legs and arms in order... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a long trek up and certainly not for the faint hearted. An average person needs about 3 hours to climb up. One can take a pony up to the cafeteria which is half the distance. The monastery itself is on the edge of a sheer cliff which is 900 meters!! Enroute there is a tall waterfall as well which... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My attempt to Taktsang monastery began about 9 am. My family of four with 2 teens walked up the first 2-km. My mom, 76 yrs old, riding on the donkey was ahead of us. We met at the point where the donkey is not allowed to climb up anymore. My mom and my oldest teen decided to wait at the... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and me had the unique experience to make this tour to the top of the tiger's nest. It is simply unforgettable : the landscape, the peaceful atmosphere, the kindness of the people are unique in the world. It is not dangerous at all : the path is quite large. Just tale it easy and take your time. Some... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is just marvellous, i'm not much of a hiker, but this is worth a hike. Spectacular place, a must see if you are in Bhutan. went with DajExpeditions, great people and great tour agent!

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Thank dr_donky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there on 14 july its really hard to go really hard but unless if u are walker there is a coffee shop in the middle of the way i was there with my wife but she couldn't make it to the top then she has to wait me in the coffee shop till i got back it takes... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot visit Bhutan without visiting this place. The hike up is strenuous - we are fairly fit 40s gents, and it took a little over 2 hours to reach the Monastery, with a short stop at the café which is half-way. But it's worth every step (all 11,928 steps according to my pedometer!). Every picture of it is a... More 

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The monastery is high up a hill. It takes 6 hours up & back to finish the hike. It is difficult for people not very used to trekking. Halfway up there is this cafe where you get the first clear look of the monastery. Even getting till here is a task and it takes about 1.5 hrs. The next leg... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am by no means the fittest person I know, but I found the hike up quite manageable. Overall, it took me roughly 2-2.5 hrs going up, with several photo-stops en route. I branched away from the horse-trail during several stretches, because the smell was unbearable in the heat. Advice to / for anyone interested: Wait until the final day(s)... More 

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Bhutan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hike to Taktshang from the end of the road will take you through the well maintained uphill path. It takes approx. 3-4 hours at an average walking speed. The trail climbs through beautiful pine forest, many of the trees adorned with Spanish moss, and an occasional grove of fluttering prayer flags. You can stop for a rest and light... More 

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