FLYING INTO BHUTAN
Druk Air, the only national carrier in Bhutan flies in from Kolkata, Delhi, Bagdogra, Gaya, Dhaka, Kathmandu and Bangkok. The modern Airbus A-39 jets carry passenger through one of the most spectacular flight paths in the world. One particular highlight is the flight between Kathmandu and Bhutan, where one passes four of the five highest mountains in the world. Paro airport is the only airport in Bhutan. You can enter and exit from Paro by flight.

DRUK AIR WINTER SCHEDULE till 27th March 2010

DRUK AIR SCHEDULE from 28th March – 30th Oct 2010

TRAVEL BY LAND
You can also Travel to Bhutan from Phuentsholing by surface in the border town of India. It is 170 km from the Indian Airport at Bagdogra. For Travelers wanting to travel to Indian states of Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Sikkim, this serves the best route. All overland requires an Indian Visa. You can enter and exit from Phuentsholing but only exit is permitted from Samdrup Jongkhar.

Druk Air fare for Peak Season (March, April, May, September, October and November)

Sector J Class (Business) Y Class (Economy)
PBH – BKK USD 543 USD 403
PBH – DEL USD 473 USD 353
PBH – CCU USD 323 USD 233
PBH – KTM USD 323 USD 233
PBH – DAC USD 323 USD 233
PBH – XI USD USD

 Abbreviations: PBH – Paro, DEL- Delhi, CCU- Kolkata, KTM- Kathmandu, DAC- Dhaka, XI- Bagdogra
Note*: An additional airport tax of USD 20 is to be paid at the time of departure.

Druk Air fare for Lean Season (January, February, June, July, August and December)

Sector J Class (Business) Y Class (Economy)
PBH – BKK USD 520 USD 333
PBH – DEL USD 397 USD 277
PBH – CCU USD 272 USD 182
PBH – KTM USD 272 USD 182
PBH – DAC USD 272 USD 182
PBH – XI USD USD

ESCORTED TOUR
All Tour in Bhutan are escorted by a well qualified Guides, trained and certified by the Tourism Council of Bhutan. No independent unescorted tours are permitted in Bhutan. All Guides speak fluent English. You can also request for French, Japanese and German Guides but on additional cost.

FOOD
Bhutanese dishes mainly comprise of chilies and cheese. However, hotels and restaurants where you will be eating most of your meals will serve you continental, Indian and Chinese dish with some Bhutanese items. Mostly the dinners served are buffet.  

ACCOMODATION
The accommodation we provide you are certified and monitored by the Tourism Council of Bhutan. There is a wide range of accommodation available in Bhutan from a simple farm house to luxury hotels and resorts. We can book your accomodations in luxury hotels on additional cost. Please contact us for the cost and bookings. But in the eastern Bhutan choices of hotels are not available.

WEATHER IN BHUTAN
Winter season days are full of sunshine but morning and evening turns very chilly. You are required to carry very warm clothes.
Spring season remains sunny for most of the time but still morning and evening turns bit chilly where you require wearing warm clothes.
Summer season is very warm in Bhutan. Day turns to be hot but morning and evening are pleasant. It is a time of monsoon and it remains rainy in the later time of this season.
Autumn season turns to be warm. This is a harvest time for most of the farmers. Early autumn is rainy but the later period of this season turns cooler. Still morning and evening, it remains chilly in this later time.

PHOTOGRAPHY
Bhutan is a paradise for photographers. Most Bhutanese are very open about taking photographs but it is recommended that you ask permission before you take their pictures. You can take the photographs of Monasteries and dzongs from outside but inside the dzongs, monasteries and religious institutions taking photograph is restricted.

TRAVEL AND TREKKING INSURANCE
The cost of the Bhutan Tour does not cover your Travel insurance and trekking insurance for trekkers. Therefore, it is required for you to have an insurance coverage from your country incase mishaps and unforeseen bad incidents.  It should cover helicopter evacuation for Bhutan Trek and medical assistance.

HEALTH INFORMATION
No vaccines are required while Travelling to Bhutan. Although medicines are available in Bhutan, it is advised for you to carry your own medicines. For other serious cases in Bhutan, our hospitals are well equipped to take care of you.