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 colourful 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.
- Beneath Blossom Rain
by Kevin Grange
- Married to Bhutan
by Linda Leaming
- Tsomo's Karma
by Kunzang Choden
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 travellers 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.