Namsay Choeling Resort

Tiger's Nest (Taktsang Monastery) >>

5 km away from the Namsay Choeling Resort and further two-hour hike from the base of the cliff. The monastery is built on a scary and stiff cliff.  The monastery is also the most popular site in Bhutan for tourists and locals alike. In Bhutanese belief, one must visit once in their lifetime to this sacred monastery. The hike to the monastery makes a splendid half-day excursion.

Kila Goenpa Nunnery >>

Located below Chelela, after travelling 27 km from Paro. It is a peaceful home for Buddhist nuns who have dedicated their lives to spiritual fulfilment and lead undisturbed lives of religious studies, prayer and meditation. Kila, ‘a subjugating spiritual dragger that destroys the negativity’.

Drukgyel Dzong (fortress) >>

Located at the upper part of Paro valley, the Dzong  (fortress) was built by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel to commemorate a victory over an invasion from Tibet. 

Kichu Monastery >>

Kichu Lhakhang (monastery) is few minutes drive from the Namsay Choeling Resort. It is one of the oldest and sacred temples in Bhutan, built by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century amongst 108 monasteries built within a day.

Ringpung Dzong >>

(Fortress on a Heap of Jewels) Located at the left bank of Paro River overlooking Paro Valley. Every year, a great annual festival, called the festivals (tshechu) is held inside the dzong and it is one of the important tshechus in the country. 

Airport bird eye view point

Zhongdrakha Monastery

Tachog Monastery