Bhutan General Information
Bhutan, the “Land of Thunder Dragon” is the Himalayan country with lots of opportunities for tourism activities. The Biodiversity, cultural monuments, religious places and beautiful landscapes are the key facts for Bhutan tourism. Paro valley, Thimphu – Capital city, Punakha, Wangdiphodrang, Trongsa, Bumthang, Mongar, Trashigang and Phuntsholing are the major places for tours and sightseeing in Bhutan. Nature Trail offer many Bhutan tour packages, trekking and hiking, cultural tour, short visit in Bhutan. We assist and manage all the Bhutan travel arrangements including flight ticket, visa, hotel booking and invitation letter for visiting Bhutan.
Visa and flight information
All tourist who are planning for Bhutan holidays need to acquire visa which will be processed by Nature Trails Travels and Tours after we receive your detailed information. Travel visa can be applied at least two weeks before the expected date of arrival and for applying the visa, we need your full name, permanent address, occupation, nationality, passport number, date of issue and expiration and date of birth. Druk Air is the national air carrier and the only airline operating in Bhutan.
Festivals and best time to travel
Bhutan is the buddhist country with the rich culture and festivals that represent the social lifestyle and activities.”Tsechu” means Festival, offer the visitor an opportunity to see the colourful mask dances and religious art forms of Bhutan and Bhutanese culture or there way of life.
The best season for traveling to Bhutan is March, April, May, September, October and November as during these months, the weather and climate is good for tours and trekking. Winter and Monsoon are unfavorable for mountain walking but sightseeing tours can be undertaken all the year.
Travel tips and packing list
Due to the wide range of temperature and climatic conditions, it is advisable to bring appropriate clothing for protection against the cold; layered clothing is better with a down jacket. Cloths should preferably be made from natural materials, which allow the body to breathe. You will be offending people if you walk around in skimpy tight fitting or exposing clothes although shorts (not too) are fine, we advise women to wear skirts or loose trousers during visits to monasteries.