The Spiritual Journey to Paro Taktsang

The spiritual journey to Paro Taktsang- The Tiger Nest. The hike up follow an ancient path marked by river powered prayer wheels to the site of the famous Tiger's nest, the Taksang Monastery, it is perched some 1000m/3,000ft up on a cliff overlooking the valley. It was said to be where the legendary Indian saint, Guru Padma Sambhava, flew from Tibet on the back of a tiger to subdue five demons, who were opposing the spread of Buddhism in Bhutan in 8th century.