Entry into Bhutan can be made either by land or by air. Druk Air, the National Air Carrier of the Kingdom, operates regular fights to / from Paro to Delhi, Kolkatta, Kathmandu and Bangkok. By surface, entry into Bhutan is possible through southern border town of Phuentsholing. This frontier town is about 6 hours drive from Thimphu and Paro, 4 hours drive from Bagdogra and 7 hours drive from Darjeeling and Gangtok.
Indian Nationals travelling between Bhutan & India does not need Visa. An identity document, be it either passport or an election commission I. D card is, however required for presentation at the immigration during entry, to obtain an entry permit along with 06 passport size photographs. An Affidavit from Supreme Court is needed for those who don’t have any of the above documents.
Indian Nationals travelling between Bhutan and Nepal require a valid passport as per Nepalese immigration regulation.
It is required for those travelling to restricted areas beyond Dochula pass. The Route Permit is processed & issued in Thimphu, only after arrival in Bhutan and on production of the Entry Permit. Two copies of passport size photos required while processing Route Permit. Also, this permit can be processed only during working days (Mon-Fri) and applications are accepted from 9-11 a.m and permit granted on the same day from 3-5 p.m in summer and 3-.4 p.m in winter.
Bhutan’s climate is quite unpredictable. The weather can vary dramatically from place to place and day to day. In Thimphu and Paro valleys, the winter daytime temperature averages 16 degrees Celsius during clear days and drops well below freezing point during the night. The fluctuations are not so great during the summer and the daytime temperature rises to mid-twenties Celsius.
From May to September, cotton clothes are sufficient, plus a woolen sweater or light jacket. From November to the end of April, however, you will need very warm clothes. Comfortable sports shoes are also recommended. Mountain boots are not necessary.
With Bhutanese cuisines you will also get Indian foods with many other chinese and continental food.One can get both vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods too.
Bhutanese currency is par with Indian currency and accepted all over Bhutan.Denominations of 1000 and 500 rupees are not advised to carry.
Most of the Bhutanese can speak Hindi apart from its national language Dzongkha.
Following are included:
-Airport transfers (Transportation within the country) -Accommodation on twin sharing basis, –Meals ( breakfast, lunch, dinner, evening tea) , –Sightseeing as per itinerary —Guide services