Traveling to Bhutan means exploring a treasure of culture and tradition. Bhutan Dyang Adventures recommend the travelers to take part in the countries majestic lifestyle for the days you stay here.

The travel agents in Bhutan make sure to provide the travelers with the best they can, the tour packages highlight on almost all the important places of Bhutan as per the itineraries. We will list down some of the major information that may not be necessary but definitely helpful for the visitors of Bhutan while planning for the Bhutan tour.

Peak Periods

The peak periods for tourist are in the month of March to May of Spring and September to November of fall. This dates mark most of the festivals and relevant weather for the trekking thus provides a grand platform for tourist to explore more. Therefore, in this period, the country is much filled with tourist so we recommend you to book the tour packages and the flight tickets about three months ahead of your travel plan.

Travel and Medical Insurance

The Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan(RICB) has initiated a travel and medical plan for foreign visitors. You may visit the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan website at www.ricb.bt for more information.

Monetary system

Bhutan’s currency is the Ngultrum (Nu.) which is equal to the face value of the Indian rupee that is widely accepted in the country. Point of Sale(POS) services are also available in the country, thus you can pay by credit card at most hotels and handicrafts stores.

Bhutan also has many banks in various location of the country. Some of the banks available for the visitors are Bhutan Limited, the Bhutan National Bank, the Druk PNB and the Tashi Bank that also provide internet banking facility thus your cheque can be easily withdrawn and exchanged for local currency.

ATM is also set in most of the town areas but you can withdraw just a small amount from it.

Some other necessary information’s are:

  • Most of the areas in Bhutan are connected with the electricity that runs 220/240V.
  • Multi-plugs are integrated into most of the hotels yet it is always recommended to carry flat-to-round pin converters if your device needs it.
  • WiFi is available in most of the hotels in Bhutan. You can also get a local SIM card from Tashi Cell or B-Mobile and top up with prepaid cards for more connectivity.
  • Smoking is partially prohibited in the country thus you cannot smoke in public places. If you want to smoke, then you should get your own cigarettes and ask the guide for a proper place where you can light it.
  • Tuesday is considered the national dry day thus the sale of alcohol is prohibited on that day.
  • Photography is widely allowed, so you can capture various images of the landscape, landscape, the panoramic views of the mountain ranges, rural life, flora and fauna, distinctive Bhutanese architecture and the exterior of Dzongs and Chortens.

Precaution: before taking pictures or filming inside Dzongs, temples, monasteries and religious institutions ask the guide if you can do that as in some places like this, it is not allowed.

  • Don’t forget to pack some warm clothes if you are traveling in the months of November, December, January, February, and
  • If you want to listen to music, the best radio stations for Western songs are 92, 965 and 99.9 FM.
  • You can visit any available shop around and the price amongst various shop don’t differ much. A maximum of 10% Discount may be
  • Since the roads in Bhutan are mostly curved turn and windy thus we recommend you to carry necessary medications if you have the motion sickness.