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Bhutan Visa Guide for Indian Travelers: Requirements and Process

Thinking of traveling to Bhutan? LeSo’s guide for Indian travelers provides detailed information on Bhutan visa requirements and the application process.

Visa Requirements for Bhutan

Indian travelers do not need a visa to visit Bhutan, but there are certain entry requirements:

  • Passport or Voter ID: Indian nationals can enter Bhutan with a valid passport or voter ID card.
  • Permit: Obtain an Entry Permit at the port of entry for travel within Bhutan.
  • Travel Insurance: Consider purchasing travel insurance to cover any emergencies during your trip.

How to Obtain a Bhutan Entry Permit

Follow these steps to obtain an entry permit for Bhutan:

  • Entry Points: Apply for an Entry Permit at designated entry points such as Phuentsholing, Paro, or Gelephu.
  • Submit Documents: Provide your passport or voter ID and a recent passport-sized photograph.
  • Complete Form: Fill out the permit application form available at the entry point.
  • Receive Permit: Upon approval, receive your Entry Permit and carry it with you at all times.

Traveling Within Bhutan

Once in Bhutan, you can travel to certain areas with the Entry Permit, while others require a Special Area Permit:

  • Thimphu and Paro: The Entry Permit allows travel to Thimphu and Paro.
  • Restricted Areas: For travel to restricted areas, apply for a Special Area Permit from the Department of Immigration in Thimphu.

Tips for Traveling to Bhutan

  • Check Weather: Plan your trip according to Bhutan’s weather conditions for a comfortable experience.
  • Book Accommodations: Ensure your accommodations are booked in advance, especially during peak travel seasons.
  • Respect Local Customs: Be mindful of Bhutanese customs and traditions during your visit.
  • Carry Local Currency: Have enough local currency for your expenses as card payments may not be widely accepted.

For more details and assistance with your trip to Bhutan, visit LeSo’s website at www.leso.co.in. Enjoy your journey to Bhutan!