9 Helpful Tips for Bhutan Tour Plan from Kolkata

9 Helpful Tips for Bhutan Tour Plan from Kolkata


Why travel to Bhutan? Maybe you have answers to this question in your mind. It is a small country which is incredibly well-preserved with traditions and customs. It is the picturesque Himalayan Kingdom with majestic views of snow-peaks. It is also the last Shangri-La and the happiest kingdom in the world. But how to plan it? Here are some of the tips you need to know to plan a perfect Bhutan tour from Kolkata.

Reaching Bhutan

By Road:

If you want to reach Bhutan by road then booking a bus from Kolkata would be the ideal option for you. The bus will take you from Kolkata via the border town of Phuentsholing.

By Rail: 

If you wish to travel by train from Kolkata, then there are many day-trains or overnight trains available from Kolkata to Siliguri. After reaching Siliguri, you can hire a car till Jaigaon and enter Bhutan.

By Air: 

You can take a flight from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport to Bagdogra Airport. But you can also take a direct flight to Paro and reach Bhutan.

Helpful Tips Regarding Bhutan Tour 

Essential Things to Pack:

In addition to normal daily clothes that you have to carry for Bhutan trip, you also need to bring other essential items for unpredictable weather conditions.

  • Warm Jackets
  • Waterproof Boots
  • Shoes
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun Hat
  • Sunscreen.

Services offered:

The facilities that will be offered for the Bhutan tour will be exclusive and you will have a hassle-free Bhutan trip.

  • Flight/train/bus booking
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Resort and Homestays
  • All land transfers
  • Sightseeing

Package Tours Available for Bhutan:

There are some of the ideal Bhutan tour packages from Kolkata you can opt for:

  • 05Nights/06Days Phuentsholing to Thimphu tour package
  • 04Nights/05Days Phuentsholing to Paro tour package
  • 05Nights/06Days Phuentsholing to Thimphu tour package

What to Expect from Bhutan?

A trip to Bhutan from Kolkata is bound to be an eventful one. It is a land-locked nation which is bounded with unnatural beauty and peacefulness.

  • Monarchy
  • Monasteries
  • Cultural Pride
  • Guarded values
  • Kings 
  • Deities and Demons
  • Glorious Destinations

Best Time to Visit Bhutan:

If you want to get some relief from the heat of Kolkata and want to escape the maddening crowds, Bhutan is the best place to visit. However, October to December is the best time to visit Bhutan.

  • January to February will be colder
  • From April the climate remains pleasant
  • From May the heat and humidity starts
  • June to September the monsoon rains over the mountains

Permits to Enter:

Other than foreign visitors, Indians do not need a visa but they need a permit to enter Bhutan.

Documents Needed:

  • Photocopy of Voter ID Card
  • Passport
  • Two Passport size photos

Tourist Places to Visit:

In this small kingdom of Bhutan, there are many attractive places where travellers can have a magical experience of Bhutan.

  • Thimphu
  • Paro
  • Punakha
  • Phuentsholing
  • Trongsa
  • Mongar
  • Lhuentse
  • Trashigang
  • Gangtey
  • Bumthang
  • Haa Valley

Activities to Indulge:

As Bhutan is a peaceful country, the people are very friendly and civilized. So, you can try out various activities done here.

  • Visit the Buddha Statue
  • Bird's eye view of Thimphu
  • Get a glimpse of National animal of Bhutan
  • Explore the handicrafts market
  • Ascend to Tiger's Nest Monastery

These are some of the helpful tips you need to know for planning a Bhutan tour from Kolkata.

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