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FAQ Bhutan

You’ve booked your trip to Bhutan, now what?!

There is always so much to think about when visiting a new country, to help you along the way we have put together some of the top questions we get asked (plus some you might not have thought of) below. Our Travel Specialists have first-hand experience of travelling through Bhutan so are perfectly placed to help you navigate all your questions.

Whilst we have done our best to cover as much as possible below, please feel free to get in touch if you find you’re still left looking for answers and we’ll be glad to help!

Before departure

  • How long does my passport need to be valid for?
  • Do I need a visa to visit Bhutan?
  • Do I need travel insurance for my trip?
  • What to pack for a trip to Bhutan?
  • What vaccinations do I need to visit Bhutan?


  • What do I need to think about on the day of departure?


  • What language do people speak in Bhutan?
  • What is the food like in Bhutan?
  • What aspects of Bhutanese culture do I need to take into account?


  • Is it safe to travel to Bhutan?
  • What do I do if I have a problem?

Tips and practical information

  • What is the local currency in Bhutan?
  • How does tipping in Bhutan work?