Bhutan a sacred place is situated on the height of 24,777 ft. There are many valleys, high mountains, crystal water in all rivers and streams with beautiful Dzong and monasteries. This majestic place is very pleasant to spend your vacation particularly in autumn season.
In Bhutan many magnificent waterfalls in combination of high mountains and hills shows radical beauty of nature. Before you plan to visit the country you need to keep some very important facts in your mind. These facts will be helping you to enjoy the uninterrupted trip.
10 most important facts which you need to keep in your mind before starting journey to Bhutan:
Entering in Bhutan: The two major ways to enter in Bhutan is via phuentsholing and secondly by airways till Paro. Apart from this if you could manage to come till Samdrup then also you can enter in Bhutan.
Visa arrangement: If you are a resident of India, you do not require any visa to visit Bhutan. When you arrived there you will get a permit of 7 days to visit some specific areas of Bhutan that includes Thimphu and the popular city like Paro. If you need to extend your holiday to visit Bumthang, Haa valley and Punakha then you need to renew the permit.
Keep attention on Timezone: Time is always the most valuable thing. Bhutan timezone is 30 min ahead from India. So you need to focus about time else you may miss your flight or bus. Time will change according to Bhutan once you reach to phuentsholing just because the difference of timezone.
Avoid Smoking: In Bhutan smoking is strictly prohibited, therefore if anybody caught intaking smoke he/she can face rigorous imprisonment or heavy fine.
Dress code: There is dress code for the people of Bhutan but for the visitors there is no such strict rule. But you are asked not to wear your cap under their national flag and open your shoes before entering to any temple. Wearing collars based jacket with full sleeves are must for entering in Dzongs and monasteries.
Snatching Photographs: Bhutanese are seems to be very shy people. So before taking photograph of any people ask their concern for it. Always remember not to click photo of any deity inside of any Dzong, better you should ask permission before snatching.
Driving and traffic Rules: The amazing facts about Bhutan is that there is no traffic signal to guide people for driving. You can run your Indian vehicle in Bhutan but for that you need to take permission at Phuentsholing.
Food: Dishes made in Bhutan are quite similar to Indian dishes but they are spicier comparative ours, better you inform him about your desired level of spice.
Fixed Taxi Tariff: All taxi tariffs are fixed by Bhutan Government so asking for bargaining is not a clever deal. Better you book your taxi for fixed days but the member should not be exceeding more than four.
Contaminating Rivers and Lakes are strictly prohibited, so you can’t throw any garbage in it.