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Taktshang Goemba (Tiger's Nest)

| Taktsang Trail, Paro, Bhutan
+975 2 334 661
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| Taktsang Trail, Paro, Bhutan
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+975 2 334 661
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"tiger's nest"
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"half way"
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"walking stick"
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"buy the tickets"
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"steep trail"
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"hard work"
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"start early"
in 15 reviews
"stone steps"
in 5 reviews
"bucket list"
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"horse ride"
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"the cliff"
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Reviewed yesterday

You need all your physical strength and will power to climb this trail . Although comparatively a short hike yet high altitude make it very difficult. We being in our middle ages, being physically fit , I struggled climbing the place . Work out before...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I did this hike in the month of March 18. And it was tough in the beginning! Gradually, it became tougher but I started enjoying the trail. On the way, there are several photo points but the real beauty is the glimpse of Tiger's Nest....More

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Reviewed yesterday

it is the star attraction at Paro but difficult to reach. people who have problems with knee should not attempt it. there is almost 5 km to walk up and down. constructed on top of the cliff. excellent view of the valley..

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The climb is steep, so hire a stick at the beginning as I found this really helpful. Pace yourself, don't try to hurry and stop to catch your breath whenever you need. It's not a race, in fact I found myself philosophising about the journey...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a group of only 3! Myself, a man of 43+, my darling, a woman of 37+ with arthritis in one leg and a cutie kid of 7+. We started climbing at around 9:30am and returned after 5:30pm. The climb was really painful. Still...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Tiger's Nest is a religious icon of Bhutan. It is one of the most visited religious monument in Bhutan. We as a stakeholder of tourism in Bhutan feel it is an incomplete tour in Bhutan if one haven't hiked the switchback trail to this iconic...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had visited this place in the first week of this month. It requires very good physical fitness to reach to the monastery. Since my fitness is not good so I decided to go till valley floor (cafeteria) only. This is just half way of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

To walk this strenous path up to Tiger's Nest, is something every Bhutanese should do at least once in his life. Everything about this walk is magnificent. The people you meet are friendly and they might even give you something to eat or drink. Dogs...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It will keep landmark of happiness if you visit this highly blessed tiger nest by Saint Guru Rimpoche during 8th Century while his dharma tours from Pakistan to Tibet and southern lands.

Thank Mindu W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Physical fitness for This Trip The central activity will be visiting Tiger nest at an elevation of about 3000 metres. This requires a walk which takes 3-4 hrs each way for a healthy person. Those who need it can take a pony for the first...More

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Kitty197910906
16 November 2017|
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Response from LeoLHR | Reviewed this property |
Start early in the morning so you can have more time and walk slowly. The heat can be distraction as well. It is not easy walk especially if you are not used to high altitude as well. You can use horse to reach the cafeteria... More
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Biswa M
31 August 2017|
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Response from ksarman | Reviewed this property |
from the car park till the Monastery it s 2 to 3 hours by walk depend your health condition best time is january till april on morning time notice that phone and camera are not allowed inside the temple.
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Ashok R
19 May 2017|
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Response from jnp48 | Reviewed this property |
The horses can take people about halfway to the Tiger's Nest. Most of the route is a dirt path, fairly wide, and sometimes rocky. The steps occur at the very last part of the hike. There are about 700 steps down and then 250... More
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