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You'll start at
BBS Tower (Sangaygang)
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    Phajoding Monastery
    Stop: 60 minutes -
    The destination is an ancient Buddhist monastery where young monks are initiated into the right ways of the Dharma. Though ancient and holy, it is decrepit due to a lack of funds. Your contributions will give at least one young monk a warm blanket or another a pair of wollen socks or yet another a book and a pencil.
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You'll return to the starting point
Important Information
Departure Point
BBS Tower (Sangaygang), Thimphu, Bhutan

Traveler pickup is offered
Will pick up from anywhere within Thimphu city.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lunch - Traditional Bhutanese style picnic lunch (in accordance with diet restrictions)
  • Private transportation
Exclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Snacks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Was my 6th time to Tigers Nest,but it still mesmerises me.Its always a pleasure coming back to Bhutan.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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