FAQs

Do I need a visa for Bhutan and how to obtain it?

Except travellers from India, Bangladesh, Maldives and all visitors to Bhutan require visa. Visas are issued only when a confirmed booking through a Bhutanese operator like (Yak Adventure Travel) is made. Air tickets to Bhutan can only be issued once the visa is confirmed. Your visa will be processed by the travel agent that you choose to travel with. A Bhutanese visa is issued only by the Department of Immigration after receiving the full tour payment in the account of Tourism Council of Bhutan, Thimphu. Passport: You are required to have a valid passport with at least six months validity from the date of your departure.

Where do I enter Bhutan?

Druk Air, the national carrier is the only airline that operates flights into Paro international airport. Druk Air operates a fleet of two Airbus 119 planes and flies to Kathmandu (Nepal); Delhi, Calcutta, Bagdora (West Bengal), Guwahati (Assam) India; Dhaka, Bangladesh and Bangkok, Thailand. Visitors can also enter or exit Bhutan by road through the neighboring Indian states of Assam and West Bengal in the south. You can enter or exit through road from Phuentsholing, a border town to India in the south- western part of the country which is about seven hour drive from Paro or Thimphu. The nearest airport from Phuentsholing is Bagdogra in India at the base of the foothills of Darjeeling and Sikkim between which you can drive overland taking about 05 hours approximately. The eastern part of Bhutan which is not that explored till now can be entered by road through the south- eastern town of Samdrup Jongkhar which is about an hours drive from Guwahati Airport in Assam. There are so many places of historical importance in the east and not to forget its rich flora and fauna.

How can I purchase Druk Air tickets?

We will purchase the E- tickets and forward them to your email address. You can also buy your druk air ticket online from the Druk-air website www.drukair.com.bt but there there won’t be discount on the ticket.

I want to travel, but none of the dates/trips you run coincide with my holiday dates.

Don’t despair! We offer a tailor-make service for all of the destinations featured on our website – and a few more besides. Alternatively, if you can get your own group together (3+ persons) then it will be less expensive for you. Otherwise we have Single supplementary charges applicable for sin. We are happy to lay on a private trip for you, either on one of our existing itineraries or if you prefer, we can help you devise your own.

What kind of season do you have in Bhutan?

Don’t despair! We offer a tailor-make service for all of the destinations featured on our website – and a few more besides. Alternatively, if you can get your own group together (3+ persons) then it will be less expensive for you. Otherwise we have Single supplementary charges applicable for sin. We are happy to lay on a private trip for you, either on one of our existing itineraries or if you prefer, we can help you devise your own.

Who is Yak Adventure Travel?

Yak Adventure Travel is a Government Licensed Tour Operator who organizes a wide range of tours, Cultural, Textile, Festival, Flora & Fauna, Bird watching, Religious, Photography, Hiking, Trekking, Honeymoon vacations and other adventures

Is Yak Adventure Travel, a secure site?

Yes, it is licensed by the Royal Government of Bhutan with the consultation of the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) and is a member of the Association of Bhutan Tour Operators (ABTO).(Click on the home page logo of Government)