Hiking The Tigers Nest

The 5th most popular hiking trail in Bhutan.

  Bhutan

  TRAILSOURCE.COM™

  May 24, 2019

Northwest of Paro, the Tigers Nest is an exception 4 mile round trip hike climbs over 600m to elevations of 3,100m. The Paro Taktsang Monastery, better known as Tigers Nest, was built in 1692 around the Taktang Senge Samdup cave, where the Indian guru Padmasambahva brought Buddhism to the country of Bhutan in the 8th Century. The legend has it he arrived on the back o...

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