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Entry Procedure in Bhutan

Tourists visiting Bhutan must travel through an authorized local tour operator on a pre-planned, pre-paid, guided package tour. Independent travel is not permitted. The government stipulates an all-inclusive entry fee per day. Concerned local tour operator is responsible for all logistical arrangements during your stay in Bhutan.


Airlines of Bhutan

Druk Air, the Royal Bhutan Airlines is the only airline that operates in and out of Bhutan. It flies daily and connects the airport in Paro district to Bangkok, Delhi, Kolkatta, Nepal and Dhaka (Bangladesh). In winter Druk Air also makes special flights to Bodhgaya (India). The airline operates two British Aerospace 114-seater jet planes and two small Dornier planes which has a seating capacity of 72 persons each.

Schedules, Airfares and other flight information are available on www.drukair.com.bt or you can also write to us for necessary arrangements.

Your tickets will be booked and issued by and it can be delivered to you at the port of entry or couriered it to you at your home prior to your departure for the trip.


Arriving / Departure by Land

The only land entry point for tourists is through the town of Phuentsholing, on the southwestern border with India. If prior arrangements are made it will be possible to exit through the town of Samdrup Jongkhar in the southeast region, which makes an easy entrance point to northeastern India.

Getting Around the Country: There are two ways to travel within Bhutan, by car or on foot, if trekking. There is a basic, but usually well maintained, network of motorable roads across the country. Your tour operator is responsible for arranging all necessary modes of transportation. Tour vehicles are comfortable buses, vans and cars