You have two options on Day 6: you can drive to the sacred and stunning Chele La pass, or hike to the famous Tiger's Nest, a monastery clinging to the side of a mountain.
Paro Valley Sightseeing (B/L/D)
Today you can choose between driving to Chele La Pass or Hike to the Tiger's Nest.
Option 1: Drive to Chele La Pass (3988m). On the way, make a stop at Kila gompa, a Buddhist sacred place and one of the highest motorable passes in the country.
The Chele La Pass offers gardens of Himalayan flowers, plants and special pheasant species. Water is scarce on these ridges and it is recommended to bring extra water supplies with you. Return to Paro in the evening. Overnight in Paro.
Option 2: Hike to the Tiger's Nest. Taktshang (Tiger's Nest) is Paro's Valley most important landmark and one of the country's biggest treasures. The monastery stands on a granite cliff about 1000 metres above the valley floor.
The hike to Taktsang takes around 2.5 hrs. From the cafeteria, you can enjoy great views of the monastery. You can also walk 45 minutes further uphill to get a closer view of the monastery. The journey back to the main road will take less than 1.5 hrs. Have lunch at your accommodation and spend some time in Paro Bazar to do some shopping. Overnight at a Hotel in Paro.