Bhutan Trek 2019 – Tour of Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Hello Everyone,

Today we went for a nice acclimatization hike up to the Tiger’s Nest Temple. It’s a fairly steep trail up to the monastery that took us a couple of hours while gaining about 2 thousand feet up to 10,300ft at the temple. The day started off pretty cloudy and a little bit of rain but by the time we arrived at the monastery the clouds started lifting giving us incredible views of the valley and of the the Monastery itself. It felt good to stretch the legs after a few days of travel and we are getting excited about heading out on our 10 day trek starting tomorrow morning. Everyone has the right gear, we are packed up and ready to head out tomorrow after breakfast. Our first day will be about 10 miles and take us about 5-6 hours to arrive at camp. I’ll keep updating our progress as we go. Thanks for following along!

Ben Jones

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