An Ultimate Bhutan Travel Guide for Every Indian Traveler

An Ultimate Bhutan Travel Guide for Every Indian Traveler


Bhutan’s magical yet mesmerizing beauty will surely touch your soul, balm it with peace, and even mend the broken heart.


The alluring climate, the panoramic vistas, and the serene monasteries describe the divine beauty of Bhutan in its purest form. Witnessing the charismatic charm of Bhutan can be a wonderful experience, something you will never forget. So, if you also want to have this unforgettable experience then allow me to guide you that will make your Bhutan tour is memorable as well as hassle-free.

Are you excited? You must be!

Below is the step by step guide that will help you plan your tour without any confusion to this land of Thunder Dragon. So, let’s get started-



How to get to Bhutan?

There are possibly 3 ways to reach Bhutan such as-

By Air: Flying to Bhutan from India is quite easy as well as less hectic. There are two direct airlines, namely, Drukair and Bhutan Airlines that operate flights from Delhi, Bagdogra, Kolkata, Mumbai and Guwahati to Paro International Airport, Bhutan’s only international airport.

By Rail: There are no direct rail-tracks to reach Bhutan. The nearest railheads are Hasimara Railway Station and New Jalpaiguri Railway Station. From there, you will get several hired taxis or cabs to reach Bhutan via Phuentsholing.

By Road: The most common way to enter Bhutan from India by road is from Jaigaon town in North Bengal which is only 4.3 km away from the border town of Bhutan, Phuentsholing.


Best time to visit Bhutan!!

Summer (June-August)

 This is the best season to visit Bhutan if you wish to get the perfect look of the Himalayan Mountains.


Winter (December-February)

If you wish to enjoy a chilly climate & heavy snowfall, you can take a trip to Bhutan in winter.


Spring (March-May)

If you are a festive lover person, you should come to Bhutan during this time.


How to get entry permit in Bhutan?

Indians do not need any visa permit to enter Bhutan. However, there are few documents that you to get verified before the tourist permit is handed out such as-

  • A duly filled form
  • Copy of Voter’s ID Card or Passport
  • An Itinerary on an A4 Sheet
  • 2 Passport Sized Photos


Places That You Should Miss While in Bhutan!!

  • Punakha
  • Paro
  • Thimphu
  • Gangtey
  • Trongsa
  • Phuentsholing


Major Attractions of Bhutan You Must Explore!!

  • Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Paro
  • Dochula Pass in Thimphu
  • Chele La Pass in Paro
  • Jigme Dorji National Park in Punakha
  • Trongsa Dzong in Trongsa


Breathtaking Things to Do In Bhutan!!


  • Paragliding
  • River-Rafting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Trekking
  • Archery Competition


Comfortable Hotels That Suits Your Budget!!

  • Bhutan Suites
  • Himalayan Kisa Hotel
  • Hotel Norbuling
  • Hotel Shantideva


What to Pack for Bhutan Trip?

  • Woolen Clothes
  • Umbrella or raincoat, if traveling in the monsoon season
  • Earplug
  • Power bank
  • Camera
  • Medicines
  • Small Water bottle
  • Extra Snacks
  • Sunscreen and more things as per your needs.

Bhutan teaches you how to be happy in small things, and that to be grateful for all that you have. We hope Bhutan travel guide will help you plan a perfect holiday in this happy country, and that you will be able to keep yourself away from all the hassles.

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