Getting into Bhutan

Although Bhutan was largely cut off from the rest of the world until the early 1960’s today the visitors can enter into Bhutan by road or by air. All visitors can enter into Bhutan by road through Phuentsholing in the south linking Bhutan with the Indian plains of West Bengal. Although Bhutan has many road entry points in southern belt tourist are only allowed to enter Bhutan by road through Phuentsholing only and exit from Phuntsholing, Gelephu and Samdrup Jongkhar only.

Entering by air, the flights to Paro can be taken through any of this places that includes Bangkok, Delhi, Kolkata, Bagdogra, Bodh Gaya, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Guwahati, Singapore and Mumbai.

All visitors to Bhutan required visa to enter the country accept the regional tourist from India, Bangladesh and Maldives. Rest all other country must get e visa clearance from your local Bhutanese tour operator or international partner.

Regional tourist can enter Bhutan with the following documents

  1. Passport(Validity more the 6 months)
  2. Voter ID
  3. Birth Certificate for children

 

International tourist can enter Bhutan with the following documents

  1. Passport(Validity more than 6 months)
  2. E visa clearance from the local tour operator

Flying into Bhutan’s Paro International Airport is an amusing exciting experience as the decent into Paro valley brings you closer to mountain tops than most other flights in the world. Especially flight from Delhi to Paro passes over various peaks such as Everest, Kangchenjunga and lot many.