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Taktsang Palphug Monastery

| Thimphu, Paro Valley, Paro 11001, Bhutan
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| Thimphu, Paro Valley, Paro 11001, Bhutan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you have the will you can make it on foot. It is certainly worth the effort. Just take water and rain coat. It is useful to have a guide to explain the history and intricate details of the different deities and each temple

Thank Kamal K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A peaceful ambiance and ravishing beauty of the architectural structure of the monastery is eye-pleasing. Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated here and I felt the divinity of him each second I was in the monastery.

Thank Kunal G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paro Taktsang - A prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley in Bhutan. Paro taktsang is msut visiting tourist attractions of Buddhist Kingsom Bhutan- known as Land of Thunder Dragon.

Thank Himalaya V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tigers nest monestary- derived it name from the legend surrounding it. Its a beautiful and old monestary located at the edge of the hill. Some parts of the trek are very steep and will test your stamina. I went when the temperatures were low, around...More

1  Thank Mamta S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tigernest monestry commonly known as Taktshang was so amazing place. It usually take 2hrs climing up and 1 and 1/2 hrs to come down. If you can't walk, we can take a horse ride but hiking ourself is good though. After reaching up we get...More

1  Thank sangaywangmo2008
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

tigers nest monastery that is bigger than my expectation. and getting many small temple inside, some is very dark but ok to visit.

Thank iamface
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

If you are looking for amazing adventure round trip including one beautiful night at Bumdra camp and Tiger's Nest hike, ask Bhutan Happiness Colors. Before ending your stay in heavenly Bhutan, why don't you go for one night camp above Tiger's nest monastery called Bumdra,...More

1  Thank aliwong2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

It is a challenge without a doubt but the rewards are immense. Knowing you completed the 12 kilometer round trip climb is a memory that will last a lifetime. Climb number 3 could quite well be next year.

1  Thank DeanneS228
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

You have to visit this temple. It is one of the most sacred Buddhist temples. We drove up about half an hour from the Paro town. We took about an hour and forty five minutes. In between we stop at the cafeteria overlooking the Tigers...More

Thank bhutanlhayul
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The journey little bit hard and tough roots , careful steps required while climbing the peak , i climbed this one around 2 hour time if you dont have much climbing skill it will take more time . But one think i am guaranteed top...More

Thank Antony S
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Utpalendra
13 August 2018|
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Response from Kunal G | Reviewed this property |
Though the ticket counter is not usually very crowded, but to avoid any complications you can visit : BhutanPackages
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Utpalendra
18 July 2018|
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Response from Shveta S | Reviewed this property |
Check about the availability of the tickets we started at 7am but there were people who already started by 5 am.I doubt about allowing in snow time as the path is slippery & dusty. Do carry walking sticks you can hire... More
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Shilpa M
5 May 2018|
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Response from GurgoomTravels | Reviewed this property |
fly to paro via kolkotta/delhi...and from paro its easy
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