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“Not to be missed!”

Taktsang Palphug Monastery
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3-Nights Highlight Tour of Bhutan from Paro
Ranked #1 of 26 things to do in Paro
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Baby buggy parking, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Dehradun, India
2 reviews
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“Not to be missed!”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

I was recommended Bhutan to travel from one of the my best friend and i only search for Bhutan and later, i was suggested by a travel agency, you should not be missed Tiger's nest and which is absolutely true! Even i am slow walker and take long time to get on the top, i feel like i am in the heaven.

It was very hard after a hour walk, but our guide says slowly slowly... so we finally made it. All of this credits goes to www.bhutanprivatetours.com who makes this trip very successful. If you are planning to visit Bhutan, dont miss this!

Visited July 2014
Thank Carl R
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Only one word can truly tell what the Tiger's nest is really like. Spectacular! However, getting up there is a grind. Starting in the car park you walk for hours up rough dirt pathways. There is only one way up & down. I suggested they put in a cable car.

I'm 63 years young and it was tough. There is a café half way up - only toilet in 3 - 4 hours of walking. I guess bushes or trees are your only cover. After a long walk there are 700 steps down & up & along a mountain cliff face until finally you get to the monastery. The final entry to the monastery is so good. What an amazing experience. Then back you go to the car park again.

The views are spectacular! Rising up a few thousand meters gives panoramic views of the Paro mountains and the Tiger's nest hanging precariously on the cliff edge. This Building is a rebuilt structure as the first burnt down. I can not imagine how they got the job done the first time let alone the repairs. There are horses you can hire from the car park to the steps but only going up not down. It is tough but don't miss it. Bhutan is fabulous.

Larry B

Visited May 2014
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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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“Fantastic place in the world. The temple on the cliff , the highest temple in the world !!!”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Once you arrive , you can feel that you achieve. 10,000 feet from sea level. People who can achieve must be a special one.

Visited July 2014
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“Ancient and beautiful monastery”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Taktshang Goemba or Tiger’s Nest Monastery was blessed and sanctified as one of Bhutan’s most sacred religious sites. It hangs on a cliff and stands above a beautiful forest of blue pine and rhododendrons.

Visited August 2013
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Cary, North Carolina
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“Words can't explain what you see.”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

One of the must see places in Paro. While going up we took the pony which was perfectly safe. The dal and rice was awesome in the cafe on the top.

Visited July 2014
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