Things to Remember
• Bhutan only allows Bhutanese pilots to fly into the country so only two airlines are allowed to fly to Paro – Bhutan Airlines and Druk Air.
• International travellers require a valid passport to enter Bhutan. Visas will be issued through Trans Bhutan Trail by the Tourism Council of Bhutan once all documents are received.
• Tourists from India and Bangladesh need to visit the below for entry requirement.
• Budget your trip since a fee of USD200 per person per night is charged as Sustainable Development Fee from all foreign tourists with the exception of Indian and Bangladeshi nationals.
• Bhutan’s currency is Ngultrum (Nu.). The is value is at par with INR. INR is widely accepted and so are international credit cards.
• Advisable to invest in travel and medical insurance.
• Bhutanese law does not allow import of drones or unmanned aircrafts. Special permission needs to be procured from media and communication regulatory body, Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority.
• Bhutan being the only country in the world where the sale of tobacco is prohibited by law visitors are allowed to carry tobacco for personal consumption but permitted only limited quantities. Foreign visitors may carry either 200 cigarettes/bidi; 30 cigars; or 150 grams of other tobacco and tobacco products. Smoking in public places is restricted and that hotels do not permit smoking inside the rooms.