Taktshang (Tiger’s nest)

Drive: 30 Mins Drive Hike; 2 to 3 Hrs Hike to Taktshang (Tiger nest) built in 1684 by the 4th Desi, Gyeltshen Tenzin Rabgye. The monastery is built on a steep cliff at about 1000ft above Paro valley. A place is believed to be the birthplace of Buddhism in Bhutan. The monastery is most sacred site of all Buddhism and must visit cultural site in Bhutan. To view the monastery, you will have to for 2 to 3 hrs along a trail that climbs through a dense pine forest.