Guide to Bhutan

Omba Nye

Omba Nye - The Tiger's Nest of the Eastphoto by © Piet van der Poel

This monastery is built on place where Guru Padmasambhava in 8th centure subdued demon whose name was Phurba Trashi. Various imprints of Guru Rimpoche can be found on the way to the monastery. It's built on the face of cliff which gave him "Tiger's Nest of the East" nickname. Place can be reach by day hike from the road head. Homestay is available in Omba village below monastery.