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Travel to Bhutan, The Best You Can Get

The Bhutanese name for Bhutan, Druk Yul, signifies “Place that is known for the Land of Thunder Dragon” of antiquated sanctuaries and forts and it just started to open up to untouchables in the 1970s. The Bhutanese refer to themselves as Drukpa people. For a fresh change try travel to Bhutan. Because it is a country of breathtaking natural beauty and man made cultural treasures. This amazing nation is flanked by the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh in the East, Nepal in the West, and Tibet in the north.An area of merely 38,000 Square kilometer, it is populated by 770 thousand, is predominantly Buddhist and is famous for its beautiful treks, unforgettable culture, natural sights and much more and it is considered the best getaway for families, friends, romantic travelers, adventure lovers and nature lovers. Dzongkha, meaning the language of the fort, is the national language means the official language of Bhutan and Ngultrum (BTN) is the currency of Bhutan.

Bhutan has three main ethnic groups, Tshanglas or the Sharchops, Ngalongs and Lhotsampas. The Tshanglas or the Sharchops are viewed as the native tenants of eastern Bhutan. The Ngalongs settle mostly in western, said to be origin from Tibet. The Lhotsampas settle in the southern foothills. It is accepted that they relocated from Nepal before all else of the 19th century who talks for the most part Nepali.

The Best Time to Travel to Bhutan

You can travel to Bhutan (The land of thunder dragon) any time of the year, it’s warm and temperate climate. The festivals and plentiful heritage sites provide tourists with a wide variety of experiences throughout the year across the nation. The Bhutan has all four seasons and the climate can vary dramatically depending upon altitude. Spring (March- May) is thought to be the loveliest time and can witness the popular Paro- tsechu celebration. Autumn (Sep-Nov), the climate is cool and temperate when the skies are clear and you can get stunning views of the mountain peaks. It is the best time for trekking and travelling. Rainstorm (Jun-Aug) amid these months, nation gets more precipitation than any other district in the Himalayas. Winter (Dec-Feb) is sunny and cool. Much of the east-west highway remains snowbound during winter. It is the best time to travel the western locale of Paro, Wangdue, Punakha, Thimphu and Haa. In Thimphu and Paro valleys, the temperature ranges from -3°C in January to 25°C in July (summer). In the high mountain regions the normal temperature from 0°C in winter to 10°C in summer, with a normal of 350mm of downpour. Mid December to right on time January can be wonderfully clear and dry in Western Bhutan. The Punakha and the central valley have a tend to be warmer.

Visa requirements


Languages spokenBhutanese
Currency usedNgultrum
Area (km2)38394
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Essential Info

FAQs  for Travel to Bhutan

How would I get to the Bhutan?
By Air: So as to fly directly to Bhutan from your home town, Paro Airport (PBH) is only the international airport. Druk-air and Bhutan Airlines only the, national carrier, can fly to Paro from Thailand (Bangkok), India (Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Guwahati), Bangladesh (Dhaka), Nepal (Kathmandu) and Singapore.
By Land: There are three land border, all crossing are along the Indian border only- Phuentsholing, Gelephu and Samdrup Jongkhar.

When is the best time to travel to Bhutan?
Each season has its own appeal. Be that as it may, the most well-known time to travel to Bhutan are harvest time, autumn and spring seasons which fall on the month from September - November and March-May individually. The climate is hotter and skies are clearer on this season and a large number of the sensational celebration falls on this period.

For travel to Bhutan, do I require a visa to enter?
Every foreigner require a visa to enter into Bhutan. The visa must be pre-arranged through Local Tour Operator, Like, Our Company Stunning Adventure. No foreign mission or consulate or embassy abroad allows Tourist Visa for land of thunder dragon.

What documents do I require for entering?
Passport: You must have at least 6 months valid passport to travel to Bhutan. Visa/Entry Permit: It is imperative that travelers must have Bhutan's visa approval letter or visa approval number while embarking Druk air flights to Paro. Visa for Bhutan will be specified for a dated of your travel as per your Bhutan Tour program and itinerary. For the visa system, you have to send us two passport size color photographs and a color copy of your passport.
Air Tickets: You will get your ticket by your tour operator. The only Airlines Druk Air and Bhutan Air fly there commencing from different city and country.

What about the Currency Exchange/Credit Cards/ATM?
In Kathmandu: Nepal official currency is Nepalese rupees (NPR). So, the most major currency you can change at Kathmandu Air terminal or at Bank or at Exchange Counters in the city. All major credit cards are accepted and Automated Teller Machines (ATM) are available throughout all cities and cash is given out only in the Nepalese Rupees.
In Bhutan: Bhutan official currency is Ngultrum (BTN). Bring hard U.S. currency with you and exchange on arrival at Paro Air terminal or at banks or at hotels in Thimphu. Credit cards are accepted by hotels and few tourist shop, but they charge some commission. ATM (Automated Teller Machine) withdrawals and Credit cards cash advance are not accessible or available. You cannot conversion BTN outside Bhutan. But, if you will have excess Ngultrum (BTN) to exchange into USD before leaving from Paro then it is possible to exchange on production of the original exchange receipts.

Do we have to cover the travel Insurance?
We strongly recommend that, take out a comprehensive travel insurance prior to visit from your home country. Your Travel insurance must cover against personal accident, medical expenses, emergency evacuation and personal liability (theft of items and materials). We also recommend that it must covers cancellation, loss of luggage and personal effects.

What about the food?
The most particular normal for Bhutanese cooking is its hotness. Chilly are a key piece of about every dish and are considered so vital that most Bhutanese individuals would not appreciate a meal that was not spicy. Rice is the fundamental Meals of the Bhutanese. One side or two side dishes comprising of meat or vegetables. Beef, chicken and pork are the meats that are eaten frequently. A wide determination of western and Indian food is additionally accessible in a hefty portion of eateries around nation.

Can I do the private tour?
Of course. We can arrange you a private visit. We additionally arrange private visits according to the interest. We have been flexible according to the wish of our client and will be in nearing days moreover.