The Ultimate Food And Travel Guide To Bhutan

Basic Travel information

Spoken language: Dzongkha

Currency: Ngultrum & Indian Rupee

Population: Around 754 thousand

Capital: Thimphu

Major Religion: Vajrayana Buddhism

Must visit attractions

There are many famous religious and cultural attractions to see in Bhutan. Some of the main ones are

Paro Taktsang

Punakha Dzong

Tashichho Dzong

Phobjikha Valley

Kichu Lhakang

Chimi Lhakhang

Ancient Ruin of Drukgyel Dzong

and many more.

Where to Stay?

The best place to stay in Bhutan is difficult to say as it depends on the tour operator you select.

Food & Drinks

Bhutan offers delicious traditional cuisines much similar to Naga food. The famous must-try foods are Ema Datshi, Kewa Datshi, Shamu Datshi, Shakam paa, Sikam paa and many more.

Important cities to visit

Those who travel to Bhutan should book their holiday via a Bhutanese tour operator or one of their international partners, therefore, you have no choice.

Best time to visit

The best tourist season time to visit Bhutan is actually throughout the year. Watch out for heavy winters.


Bhutan is cold throughout the year, winters are much colder.

Public Transportation

Bhutan has many kinds of Public Transportation, however, tourists will get a private bus arranged by your tour operator.


Bhutan does not have many activities other than sightseeing and religious convocations.

Important Tips to Travel

  • All tourists (excluding Indian, Bangladeshi and Maldivian passport holders) require a visa and must book their holiday through a Bhutanese tour operator only.

  • Travel During Festival Celebration for a cultural extravaganza

  • Carry Woolens And Shrugs

  • Smoking is illegal in Bhutan

  • There is a Minimum Daily spend Package imposed by the government.

  • Never disrespects The Royal Family

  • Indian Rupees & US Dollars both are accepted

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