About Taktsang Palphug Monastery (Paro)Taktsang Palphug Monastery or more popularly known as the Tiger’s Nest Monastery is one of the most revered pilgrimage place in the Himalayan province. It is also one of the most visited tourists destination in Bhutan and is a place that showcases the great traditional values of the country.
Uniquely located on top of the mountain 1200 meters above the Paro Valley, this monastery is surrounded by the scenic beauty. This white building topped with the golden roof on the back drop of blue sky and lush green hills look stunning. The centuries old legend of this monastery makes it more mystical. The isolated location of Tiger’s Nest can only be reached by following the gruelling mountain paths.
Location: The Tiger’s Nest Monastery is located in Paro, approximately 10 kilometres away from the city.
Best time/season: March to May and September to November.
Approx Price: N/A
Difficulty Level: Moderately challenging.