Taktsang Monastery Day Hike

Takstang Monastery, also called Tiger's Nest is one of the most venerated and famous of Bhutan's monasteries. It is located on the face of a 900m sheer cliff. Today we drive to the trail-head and begin trek to this famous site. Your guide can arrange pony/horse for ride uphill till the Cafeteria, but one must be able to walk after that. A proper trekking boot or good walking shoes is necessary for this hike.


Trip Cost Includes:

  • Bhutan Visa arrangement service
  • Government royalty and all the taxes
  • Accommodations in A grade hotels
  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • English speaking Bhutanese guide
  • Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees indicated in the itinerary

Trip Cost Does Not Include:

  • International Flight fares 
  • Tips, drinks and personal expenses 
  • Any cost not mentioned in inclusion is not included

 

Takstang Monastery, also called Tiger's Nest is one of the most venerated and famous of Bhutan's monasteries. It is located on the face of a 900m sheer cliff. Today we drive to the trail-head and begin trek to this famous site. Your guide can arrange pony/horse for ride uphill till the Cafeteria, but one must be able to walk after that. A proper trekking boot or good walking shoes is necessary for this hike.

This tour is available any time of the year. So you are free to choose your own dates when you book this tour. Please email us if you have any questions at all before you book.

Accommodation

Hotels in Bhutan are approved and classified by the government as grade A, B and C. These government approved hotels are equivalent to 3-4 star hotels elsewhere. Based on availability at the time booking, A grade hotels will be provided in this trip. All accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost additional.


Meals

Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner are included during your stay in Bhutan. A variety of meals are available in most hotels the most popular being Indian, Chinese, and the more common continental food. Non-vegetarian dishes are generally available in most parts of Bhutan - pork, beef, chicken, and fish. 


Best Time to Travel

Best Seasons Spring (March to May) and autumn (September and October) are the best time to visit Bhutan. The months of April and May offer the natural grandeur of rhododendron blooms whereas Bhutan observes its biggest festivals during spring. Bhutan can also be visited during summer and winter if one wishes to avoid crowd. However, the summers are wet and winters are cold which might not suit well with everybody.

 

Luggage Weight Restrictions

Druk Air has a 44 pound (20 kg) weight limit for checked luggage and another 11 pound weight limit for carry-on luggage on their flights. Your carry-on bags are restricted to one piece, and the size should not exceed 17" x 13" x 8".

 

Documents

Passport with minimum validity of 6 months
Copy of the first page of your passport
Airline tickets
Visa approval for Bhutan (to be brought with you)

 

Bhutan Visa

We handle the visa procedures for you. The Bhutanese government sanction visa only after the receipt of full payment in advance. The visa fee is included in our tour price. You need to email us the copy of your passport for visa procedures. Actual Bhutan VISA is stamped in your passport on arrival to Paro airport. Without visa clearance number, tourists cannot board the flight or enter the country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs forwards a copy of this visa clearance to the concerned Druk Air stations and other entry points; we also fax a copy of the visa clearance document to our clients for their reference. While the actual visa is stamped on arrival, the initial visa clearance is also required at the time of issuing Druk Air Tickets.2 copies of original passport-sized photographs are required on arrival in the country.

 

Contact Us

Information required for this trip is provided here. If you want to consult us regarding any aspect of the trip, please feel free to email us or give us a call at +977 9841414582