Useful information

1. Visa : Travelers wishing to visit Bhutan must obtain a tourist visa, which is organized by us. It is necessary to book an organized tour in advance to obtain the visa. Make sure to plan your trip in advance and contact a travel agency in Bhutan to obtain your visa.

2. Currency : The official currency of Bhutan is the ngultrum (BTN), but foreign currencies like the US dollar are widely accepted. You can exchange money at authorized banks and exchange offices. Credit cards are not accepted everywhere, so it is advisable to have cash with you.

3. Health : Before traveling to Bhutan, make sure you have travel insurance that covers medical expenses and emergency evacuation. It is recommended to consult a doctor for advice on recommended vaccinations before your trip.

4. Climate : Bhutan has a diverse climate, with significant variations depending on altitude and region. Be sure to dress accordingly and check the weather forecast for your destination before heading out.

5. Safety : Bhutan is generally considered safe for travelers, but it is still important to take basic safety precautions. Obey local rules and laws, and avoid sensitive areas or restricted border areas.

6. Culture and customs : Respect the local culture and customs of Bhutan. Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites. Ask permission before taking photos, especially in sacred areas.

7. Transportation : Travel to Bhutan is generally done with organized tours including a driver and a guide. The roads can be narrow and winding, so it is advisable to travel with an experienced driver. Air travel is also available to travel to some cities in Bhutan.

8. Language : The official language of Bhutan is Dzongkha, but English is widely spoken in tourist areas.

9. Tipping for drivers and guides : Tipping is not obligatory in Bhutan, but it is appreciated for good service. Tipping around 5-10% of the total tour cost is common for guides and drivers.

10. Electricity : The standard electrical voltage in Bhutan is 230 volts and the frequency is 50 Hz. Electrical outlets are generally type D and F. Make sure you have a universal adapter if necessary to plug in your electrical appliances.

11. Internet connection : Internet connection may be limited in some parts of Bhutan, especially in rural areas. Larger cities like Thimphu and Paro may have Internet access in hotels and internet cafes, but the speed may be slow. It is recommended to check with your accommodation about the availability of the Internet connection before your arrival.