TRAVEL FACTS & TIPS
Never sit on manistones or stupas.
At monasteries,it is customary to make a small donation to the monks as a sign respect.
Accepted Credits / ATM Cards
Be sure to EAT
Ema-dats, Kewa-datsi, Shamu-datsi, Mutter paneer, Cheese momo, Khuli Puta.
Healthcare is FREE
For both residents as well as visitors.
The King and former Kings are accorded a great deal of respect in Bhutan.
It is wise to bear this in mind when conversing with local people.
It is illegal to smoke
at monasteries and in public places.
To be sure to drink
Ara, A local spirit brewed from rice or corn. It is popular in rural areas. Try the butter tea too!
Take on necessary vaccinations.
Check The World Health Organisation on vaccination recommendations for travelling to Bhutan.
Passport / VISA is required
VISA not required for Bangladesh, Maldivians and Indian nationals.
WiFi is readily available in the majority of hotels throughout the country.
220-240V / 50Hz
Make sure you take up necessary
travel insurance coverage before travelling.
Bhutan’s Country Code
International Access Code