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A short pleasant walk

The Gompa is easy to reach and the area around is forested with a stream that one meets below the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kciff
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Kathmandu, Nepal
Nice walk to the Monastery

From the bridge at the river it is about 40 minutes (relax) uphill walk to the Monastery. The path... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Frank K
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gompa is easy to reach and the area around is forested with a stream that one meets below the Gompa. It is a very old building with beautiful statues inside. Walk around the gompa or sit and meditate for awhile. Even take a picnic...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

From the bridge at the river it is about 40 minutes (relax) uphill walk to the Monastery. The path is from sand and stones, so during the raining season some of the stones can be slippery, so watch out. The scenery is nice, lot of...More

Thank Frank K
Reviewed 29 June 2018

After nearly a trek of and and half hour passing through colorful Bhutanese villages reached this Gompa a awe inspiring view from here awaiting. As good as Tigers nest with less effort and less crowd.Please visit less known but worth.

Thank debaprasadbose
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We completed this trek after finishing the trek to Tango Monastery. This was a slightly more challenging trek but equally as rewarding. The views are incredible at each stage of the walk and those seem at the top are worth the challenging trek up!

Thank DanielC4444
Reviewed 19 April 2018

This was the first attraction we visited on our tour to Bhutan in the month of December. Clean air, Clean water, Beautiful Architecture, everything that you can find in Bhutan!

Thank AkankshaS405
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Takes about hour an hour walk to get up there. Well trodden path so not necessary to have guide to show the way. Nice traditional drawbridge decorated with lots of prayer flags. Below is clear water stream. Small temple compound compared to Tiger Nest and...More

Thank Dennis Q
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is a great way to start your spiritual immersion in Bhutan while building your fitness for a later hike up to the Tiger's Nest. The views are spectacular, and once you arrive at the monastery, the peace and tranquility will further enhance your experience....More

Thank kbb202
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Meditation central, with monks doing their thing. Bhutan's first monastery dating from 1620. If you continue up the hill, mountain goats will greet your journey, as you get to the chapel. Terrific site seeing the past and present converge. Tibetan Buddhism lives.

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 25 November 2017

There are two ways to reach this monastery, a long one (2-3 hrs) which passes through villages and a more direct (and steep one) which takes about 1 hour. Pace yourself if you are not used to high altotudes, the monastery is perched on top...More

Thank ACL3112
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Highlight was the kind senior Monk who came out to greet us with his iPhone. He had lived by himself in his mountain home for the last 10 years. But had clean mountain water and nearly free electricity with internet and frequent visitors. He smiled...More

Thank Bruce T
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If I remember correctly, yes there were toilet facilities. One thing to remember in Bhutan: quite often you have to pay for the use of the rest room - no exceptions. This was apparent in Tiger's Nest Monastery. You are asked... More
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