Hike to the famous Tiger's Nest, a monastery clinging to the side of a mountain. After lunch back in the hotel, take a walk in Paro Bazar for shopping
The Tiger's Nest visit (B/L/D)
Taktshang (Tiger's Nest) is among the top 20 places to visit in the world. Paro is a valley of religion and ancient myths. The most famous landmark, Taktsang Monastery (Tiger's Nest), stands on a granite cliff about 1000 metres above the valley floor. It is believed that Guru Rinpoche, a famous Buddhist saint, flew to Paro on a tigress and meditated at Taktsang. The monastery is considered a national treasure of Bhutan. The hike to Taktsang takes around 2.5 hrs to reach the cafeteria, from where you can enjoy great views of the monastery. Those interested can walk 45 minutes further uphill to get a closer view of the monastery. The journey back to the main road will take less than 1.5 hrs. After lunch in the hotel, take a walk in Paro Bazar for shopping. Overnight at a Hotel in Paro.