Bhutan Travel Guide

Get your holiday planning underway with our travel guide resources that cover everything you'll need to know about visiting Bhutan. There's information on when to visit for the best weather and most colorful festivals, as well as a round-up of Bhutan's top attractions. Check what visas you'll need before you travel and swot up on the basics like vaccinations, currency and voltage.

Trongsa Dzong monastery in Bhutan - Bhutan Tours - On The Go Tours

Best Places to Visit

Don't miss these top attractions that include monasteries and mighty forts

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Best Time to Visit

Plan when to go with our overview of the seasons, weather and festivals

Currency

Top Travel Tips

Plenty of info on everything you need to know from health to money, food to voltage

Visas

Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for travellers to Bhutan and information on getting your visa

Get to know Bhutan

Recommended Reading

  • Beneath Blossom Rain
    by Kevin Grange
  • Married to Bhutan
    by Linda Leaming
  • Tsomo's Karma
    by Kunzang Choden
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Facts about Bhutan

  • Thimpu is the only capital city in the world without traffic lights - cars are instead controlled by white-gloved officers.
  • The Bhutanese call their country Druk Yul, 'Land of the Thunder Dragon', because of the regular, violent storms.
  • Birthdays are not celebrated in Bhutan, instead all citizens turn one year older on New Year's Day.

Bhutan Travel Advice

We keep abreast of the latest travel advice to Bhutan and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travelers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.

Useful Online Resources:

The official Bhutan Tourist Organisation site and the latest Bhutan Weather Updates from the BBC.