Travel Information

Travel Information


Indian, Bangladeshis and Maldivian nationals can obtain a visa at the port of entry on producing a valid passport with a minimum of 6 month validity (Indian nationals may also use their Voters Identity Card (VIC)).

All other tourists must obtain a visa clearance prior to travel to Bhutan. Visas are processed through an online system by a licensed Bhutanese tour operator, directly or through a foreign travel agent.

You are required to send the photo-page of your passport to your tour operator who will then apply for your visa. The visa will be processed by the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) once the full payment of your holiday (including a USD $40 visa fee) has been wire transferred and received in the TCB bank account. Once received the visa clearance will be processed within 72 working hours

At your point of entry you will be required to show your visa clearance letter, the visa will then be stamped into your passport.


By Air (Entry & Exit)

Druk Air

DEL New Delhi, India
CCU Kolkata (Calcutta), India
IXB Bagdogra (Siliguri)
KTM Kathmandu, Nepal
DAC Dhaka, Bangladesh
BKK Bangkok, Thailand
GAU Guwahati, Assam
BOM Mumbai
SIN Singapore

Bhutan Airlines

BKK Bangkok
CCU Kolkata (Calcutta), India
PBH Paro
DEL New Delhi

Domestic airports within Bhutan

Bumthang (central Bhutan), Young pula (eastern Bhutan), Geleyphu - southern Bhutan.

Paro airport is the only international airport in Bhutan at the moment (PBH)


By Road (Entry & Exit)

Phuentsholing (South West Bhutan) connects with Siliguri (IXB / NJP) | Darjeeling | Kalimpong | Sikkim | Jaigoan (West Bengal) .

Geleyphu (Central South Bhutan) - Guwahati & West Bengal

Samdrup Jongkhar (Eastern Bhutan) - Guwahati (Assam) & North East India.