Bhutan Information

Getting to Bhutan

Getting to Bhutan

The majority of travellers to Bhutan arrive by air at Bhutan's only international airport in Paro. Some travellers enter Bhutan by road at Phuentsholing, Gelephu and Samdrup Jongkhar on the southern border with India.

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Getting around Bhutan

Getting around Bhutan

Because Bhutan does not have a centimetre of passenger railway track, the only way to see the country is either by foot or by road, though this looks set to change soon with the ongoing development of domestic air services.

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Visa Information

Visa Information

Most countries issue visas from their embassies abroad and stamp it in your passport, but not Bhutan. Visas are issued only when you arrive in the country, either at Paro airport or (if entering by road) at Phuentsholing, Gelephu or Samdrup Jongkhar. 

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Fixed daily cost

Fixed daily cost

All tourists must pay US$250 per person per day (US$200 a day from December to February and June to August), with a US$40/30 surcharge per person for those in a group of one/two. This covers accommodation, transport in Bhutan, guide, food and entry fees.

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