Entering Bhutan

Bhutan is opened to world outside, by two means. By Air or via Land Transportation. We can optimize your tour to suit the best of your requirement and provide you with extreme pleasure during your trip to Bhutan and suggest which point of entry is best.

By Air

Bhutan’s only international airport in Paro is located in a deep valley at an elevation of 7300 ft above sea level. The Paro Valley is surrounded by hills as high as 16,000 feet, whereby making the approach of Druk Air into the Paro International airport entirely by visual flight rules.

Today, there are two Airlines – Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines connecting to ten cities in six different countries. They operate to Bangkok in Thailand, Bagdogra, Delhi, Guwahati, Gaya, Kolkata and Mumbai in India, Kathmandu (Nepal), Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Singapore. The national airline carries passengers through one of the most spectacular flight paths in the world. A particular highlight is the stretch between Kathmandu and Bhutan, where one passes 4 of the 5 highest mountains in the world. Weather permitting, passengers will be treated to intimate views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Kangchenjunga.

By Land

The town of Phuntsholing in south-west and Samdrup Jongkhar in south-eastern Bhutan are currently the only two land border access open for international tourists. Phuntsholing lies approximately 170 km east of the Indian airport of Bagdogra and New Jalpaiguri Train station in the State of West bengal. And Samdrup Jongkhar is 101 km from Guwahati in Assam.