Bumdra Monastry Trek: 2 Days
Trek Effort: Moderate – it is hard in some in places en route and good fitness required.
Altitude: 3,900-4000 meters.
DAY 1: Paro Valley to Bumdra Monastery
Duration 3-4 hrs
You will be driven early to start trek that will take you to the clearing landscape of fluttering prayer flags and views of Paro valleys. Trek transverses through forest and meadow land.
Campsite: Near Bumdra Monastery known for the cave of thousand prayers.
Day 2: Bumdra, Taktsang to Paro
Trek from campsite to Taktsang Monastery (translated to as “Tiger Nest”). Then move to Paro valley.
You could go back to Paro the next day or take more sightseeing of in and around the valley. [Taktsang Monastery literally means „Tiger‟s Nest‟ because Guru Rinpoche is said to have flown to the site of the monastery on the back of a tigress and then meditated in a cave for three months in the eighth century. It is precariously perched on the right side of a cliff, at 3120 meters above sea level and is considered one of the holiest places of pilgrimage for the Buddhist world today.
Paro valley is one of the most fascinating valleys in Bhutan. A unique tourist destination of its
own, Paro valley is home to many venerated monasteries, oldest temples, National Museum and
Bhutan‟s most impressive and well known Dzong in the country
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