Tiger Nest Monastery, Paro.
Paro is a district with picturesque valley, rivers and a town with a population of 20,000. It is one of the most historic valleys in Bhutan. Both trade goods and invading Tibetans came over the Jomolhari pass at the head of the valley, giving Paro the closest cultural connection with Tibet of any Bhutanese district. Paro has the only international airport in Bhutan, the Paro Airport. Paro District is bordered by Haa District to the west, Tibet to the north, Thimphu District to the east, and Chukha District to the south.
The Paro Chhu flows through the Paro Valley, which is the site of one of Bhutan's main towns, Paro, and many important monasteries. The two best known of the monasteries are Taktshang ("Tiger's nest" in Dzongkha), and Paro Dzong.
Paro is about 52 kms from Thimpu and 1 hours driving distance. Haa Valley which is also a prime tourist attraction is 64 kms and takes about 2 hours to reach. Paro to Phuentsholing is 142 kms and takes about 4 hours to reach.
How much time to Visit Paro?
Mostly tourists stay at Paro for 2 days with 1 days sightseeing and 1 Day trek to Tiger Nest Monastery, however to visit Haa valley you need one more day.
Where to Stay in Paro?
Paro has huge stay options from Budget (starting from INR 1800) category hotels to 5 star resort accommodations and one 7 Star Luxury resort(Le Meridien). All accommodations are strictly regulated and maintained as per Govt. set standards.
Hanging Bridge Over Paro Chu
Paro Valley, Bhutan - Things To Do & See