Unless you're from a select few countries, such as India, travel to Bhutan is expensive and not easily undertaken. However, the rich culture, unspoiled scenery, and fresh mountain air make it very worthwhile. The number people visiting Bhutan is increasing every year, reflective of growing interest in the country as a tourism destination. Here's what you need to know about to plan your trip.
The only international airport in Bhutan is located at Paro. Currently, two airlines operate flights to Bhutan: Drukair and Bhutan Airlines. Departure points include Bangkok (Thailand), Kathmandu (Nepal), New Delhi and Kolkata (India), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Yangoon (Myanmar), and Singapore.
It's also possible to travel to Bhutan from India overland by road. The main border crossing is Jaigon-Phuentsholing. There are two others, at Gelephu and Samdrup Jongkhar.