Facts at a Glance
Geographical Location: South Asia
Area: 38,394 km2
Religion: Vajrayana Buddhism, Hinduism
Currency: Bhutanese Ngultrum & Indian Rupee
Population: 738,267 (2011)
Officially known as 'the Kingdom of Bhutan', Bhutan is a landlocked country located at the eastern end of the Himalayas in South Asia. It shares its international boundary with China in the north; east, south, and west international boundary is shared by India.
Thimpu is the largest and capital city of Bhutan, which is not only the administrative centre but also the centre of all other activities including tourism.
Tourism in Bhutan
Ranging from subtropical plains in the south to the sub-alpine Himalayan region in the north, Bhutan's landscape is wonderful place to visit. Here you can also see the Himalayan peaks measuring more than 7,000 meters high. In addition, among the stunning natural landscapes, the rich and colourful culture and tradition also attracts international tourists equally.
Places of Interests in Bhutan
National Parks & Wildlife sanctuaries
Jigme Dorji National Park
Royal Manas National Park
Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park
Thrumshingla National Park
Khaling Wildlife Sanctuary
Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary
Bomdeling Wildlife Sanctuary
Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary
Tashichho Dzong (Dzongs/Fortresses)
Activities to do in Bhutan
Bhutan Visa Information
Except Indian travelers, all travelers to Bhutan require Visa to travel.
We require readable color copy of the passport which contains Passport Number and face picture of passport holder at least 3 weeks prior to the date of entering into Bhutan. Your passport should be valid for atleast 6 months on the date of exit from Bhutan.
On your behalf we apply your Bhutanese Visa and Tourism Council of Bhutan issue us a visa clearance letter closer to the date of entering into Bhutan. We send scan copy of this letter to you by email of fax and you are required to carry this letter along with you at the time of check into the Druk Air flight to Bhutan if entering by Flight and actual visa will be stamped on your passport on arrival at Paro Airport. Travellers those entering Bhutan overland need to produce this letter at the entering Border of Bhutan such as Phuentsholing, Samdrup or Jonkhar where visa will be stamped on passports at the immigration counter.
Bhutan do not offer visa on arrival unlike Nepal and India now means that you can walk into the border of Bhutan, get visa and enter into the country. To visit Bhutan one need to book a full service package through Tour Operator which includes accommodation, transport, guides etc.
Present Bhutanese Visa fee is US$ 40 per person/visa which will be included in your tour package.
If you are entering into Bhutan from India than you require multiple entry Indian visa as well. India is most connected worldwide by air and than Bhutan. If you are entering into Bhutan from Nepal, than Nepalese visa is available on arrival without prior visa request.
Destinations : Places covered : Paro Thimpu Punakha .
Highlights : Met upon arrival at Paro Airport and straight proceed to Thimpu in around 1 and half hour. Check into the hotel. Your short drive from Paro to Thimpu will take your through countryside where you will have your first glimps of local life.
Destinations :Paro, Thimpu, Phobjikha Valley, Punakha Valley
Highlights :Thimpu is the largest and capital city of Bhutan, which is not only the administrative centre but also the centre of all other activities including tourism.
Destinations :Arrive Paro - At Thimpu - Phobjikha - Valley - Choekhor Valley - Trongsa
Highlights :Bhutan is a land of superlatives...everything here is breathtakingly beautiful, impressive and fascinating. It is packed with history, art and culture that goes back several centuries.
Destinations :Arrive Paro - Thimpu - Punakha Paro via Wangduephodrang - At Paro
Highlights :Explore the bhutan with different places.
Destinations :Arrive Paro & Transfer to Thimpu Trongsa Bumthang Punakha Paro
Highlights :Excitement, gaiety and a keen sense of competition fill the air as the long journey to bhutan begins.
Destinations :Arrive Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Kalimpong - Phuentsholing - Thimphu - Paro
Highlights :the 200-year-old monastery, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom - a veritable storehouse of exquisite carpets, blankets and shawls. Overnight at the hotel in Gangtok.
Destinations :Arrive Bagdogra, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong,Phuentsholing,Thimphu, Paro
Highlights :Bagdogra, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong ,Phuentsholing,Thimphu, Paro,.....etc.
Destinations : Arrive - Paro - Thimpu -Wangd Phodrang - Phuntsholing - Kalimpong - Gangtok - Darjeeling - New Jalpaiguri - Guwahati - Shillong - Chirrapunjee
Highlights : Paro, Thimpu, Wangd Phodrang, Phuntsholing, Kalimpong, Gangtok, Darjeeling, New Jalpaiguri, Guwahati, Shillong, Chirrapunjee...etc.