8 questions which arises on a trip to Bhutan!
Are you a city person? If yes, then travel to Bhutan for spending some peaceful time alone here!
But, before you travel here you must ask about a few questions you need to know before traveling to get the ultimate experience of the Land of Happiness.
Let’s start with the questioning round!!
1.First, where is Bhutan?
You are not the one who asks just because so few people visit Bhutan and they talk about their trips. So, here it is how it can be explained! Bhutan is located in the Eastern Himalayas. It is a beautiful landlocked country bordered by Tibet and India and is the last Himalayan Kingdom.
Yes, if you want to explain your relatives then you can tell them about it is somewhere near Tibet, Nepal, and India! It is also referred to as Land of the Thunder Dragon.
2.When is the best time to visit Bhutan?
The weather is a significant factor when you plan your trip to Bhutan. Whereas it is essential to travel when a destination is best showcased but in case of Bhutan it is essential. In the monsoon months of June to September, travel should be avoided as the roads become impassable and landslides can occur.
So, it is advisable not to travel during this month to view Bhutan’s incredible nature!
3.Is Bhutan safe?
Yes, it is entirely safe to travel in Bhutan. Everyone strolls in Bhutan, even the animals on the roads. Vehicles also drive at a slow speed everywhere and it gives way to the animals and the people. But, crime takes place everywhere. Even if you are traveling alone or not, you must always practice a good level of awareness.
We all know that our safety is our responsibility!
4.What kind of food to eat in Bhutan?
It is always in a buffet style of rice along with several dishes, which you can have as much as you want. It is either white rice or red rice. Sometimes a few dishes might be a little spicy due to chilies. You can also try out some of the Bhutanese chili-cheese dishes which are delicious but too spicy!
You can also ask your guide to try out Ema Datshi and you can easily find a restaurant too!
If you did not know about this, Bhutan veggies are healthy and organic!
5.Is the visa necessary for Indian tourists?
Foreigners do need a visa, but fortunately, Indians do not!
Indian tourists can travel to Bhutan without any visa but on reaching the border, you must obtain a permit to enter Bhutan from the Immigration Office and enjoy the best of Bhutan’s sightseeing. If you like Bhutan to the most, then you can even extend your permit to explore thoroughly.
6.How are the hotels? Clean? Hot water for a shower? Bed comfort?
Every hotel in Bhutan is best than you can ever think of. The facilities and the amenities come included along with the rooms in a hotel for you to enjoy a comfortable stay. Also, not all hotels provide the proper accommodation choices. So, preparing from beforehand is a must!
•Osel Hotel, Thimphu
•The Resort at Raven’s nest, Paro
•Punatsangchhu Cottages, Punakha
7.How much does it cost to travel to Bhutan?
The figure can be a little less or a lot more depending on your preferences!
However, Bhutan is probably the cheapest international destination for an Indian. With a bit of budget-friendly options to choose upon a five day trip to Bhutan can be quickly arranged in INR 4,500 to 5,000. This will help you execute your plan well and you can tour the whole of Bhutan.
8.What are some of the activities arranged or places to visit in Bhutan?
For a short trip, you can just go to Paro, Thimphu, and Punakha!
You can book one of the reliable Bhutan packages mostly for sightseeing of the places, visiting huge Dzongs or fortresses, temples and also gaining some knowledge about the culture of Bhutan. A trip to Bhutan will also involve a quite a bit of walking and also some hiking in the middle!
You will also get to do some shopping and get the river-rafting experience in Punakha!
Are you satisfied? Then plan your Bhutan tour the upcoming year and experience Bhutan with your friends, family or relatives!