Takstang Monastery Hike– ( 2 to 3 hrs one way)
The most popular hike in the country and quintessential, that lead to the cultural icon of Bhutan – Tiger’s Nest Monastery. It’s easily one of the country’s must see attractions for its sheer weight on its beauty, gravity defying locations, historical
legacies and scenic trails that overlooks extended verdant Paro valley.
From the trail heads, the gradual uphills through the conifers, across the small chorten takes to 1st view point. Along the way, you will see some chorten, and colourful ritual offerings in caves. Prayer wheels adorn the 1st view point and also some roadside makeshift shops selling some souvenirs.
Following the trail further, you will reach 2nd view point, you will be greeted with riot of colourful prayer flags and also astounding vista of northern fringes of extended Paro valley and also up and close view of Taksang Monastery in other side, however, separated by deep chasm.
Further, in the chasm, it takes steep downhills turn though narrow steps are paved all the way. In the midway, the sight of waterfall cascading through high rocks is quite beautiful and dramatically, it turns uphill to reach the Taksang Monastery
Time Taken – 2 to 3 hrs each way.