Travel Requirements – map, essentials In Bhutan:By Renok Adventures
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  • All foreign nationals, excluding Indian, Maldivian and Bangladeshi nationals require a visa to enter the country and will have to book their trip through a Bhutanese tour operators or their international partners.
  • If one is entering Bhutan with one’s own car, one needs an Indian drivers license. An International Driving Permit is not valid in Bhutan and one needs a permit for driving, which can be availed from the Phuentsholing border. One needs to carry this at all times when travelling with one’s own vehicle in Bhutan.

  • The local currency unit is ngultrum (Nu). There are 100 chetrum in one ngultrum, and 60 ngultrum converts to approximately US $1.00. US Dollars are accepted at most tourist areas and there are foreign exchange services available. There are very few ATMs in Bhutan, so most people prefer to carry cash.
  • The Indian Rupee can be used in Bhutan, the Bhutan Monetary Authority doesn’t allow 500 and 1000 Rupee notes to be traded in Bhutan. The Thai Baht cannot be exchanged in Bhutan.


  • Tourists are advised to have international travel and medical insurance while visiting Bhutan, as Bhutan doesn’t provide it.
  • WATER-

  • It is advisable to carry bottled water while travelling, especially while visiting areas where bottled water isn’t readily available. Tap water and watered down fruit juices should be avoided.
  • MAP-

  • A map is considered helpful, although one can always just ask for directions. A list of recommended restaurants and places to visit is always handy.

  • Warm clothes are a necessity when visited northern parts of the country, and an umbrella/ raincoat is also recommended. Formal and appropriate clothing is required during visits to the festivals, the Dzongs and other religious institutions.
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