Getting To Bhutan

Flying into Bhutan

Druk Air, the national flag carrier and Bhutan Airlines a Bhutanese private airline company are operating in Bhutan currently. Flying into Bhutan’s Paro International Airport is typically an exciting experience as the descent into Paro valley brings you closer to the mountain tops than most other flights in the world. The Paro International Airport in Bhutan and it is the only international airport in the country. Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines currently operates for following places.

  • New Delhi, Kolkata, Bagdogra, Guwahati, Gaya India (Gaya flight is seasonal flight)
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Singapore
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Tokyo, Dubai, Japan and Timor-Leste (future route) 

We can also arrange for your tickets on Druk Air or Bhutan Airlines to save your time. The airfare will be the same whether you purchase from us or directly from Airlines website or GSA. However, please note that when you purchase the tickets through us, you have the option to reschedule your flight with a small documentation charge as per the airlines policy.

Entering / Exiting by Land

Phuentsholing (south-west Bhutan) Gelephu (south-central Bhutan) and Samdrup Jongkhar (south-east Bhutan border) are the only land border areas open to tourists. 

Phuentsholing in south-west is located approximately 170 km east of the Indian national airport at Bagdogra West Bengal. 

Gelephu, in south-central Bhutan, is another entry point to Bhutan. The journey from Guwahati Airport, Assam to reach to Gelephu takes about six hours.

Samdrup Jongkhar in south-east Bhutan borders the Indian district of Darranga, Assam and is approximately 150 kms away from Guwahati, the capital city of Assam.

Flying within Bhutan (Domestic flight) 

Druk Air also has domestic flights to Bumthang (central Bhutan) and Yongphula (eastern Bhutan) and Gelephu in the south (south central Bhutan) as well.

Travelling by Road within Bhutan

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