Bhutan international travel guide

Landscape view of Bhutan

Bhutan πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ή

Bhutan is part of Asia with main city at Thimphu. It's usually 🌀️ 12.05 °C in Bhutan with a rainfall of 🌧 103.10 mm. Internet speed in Bhutan is on average 2.4 Mbps. In Bhutan you drive on the left side. Its Least Developed country with a population of 776K people. The main currency is Ngultrum. The languages spoken are Dzongkha. Automatic teller machines are common in Bhutan. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  🌀️ ~12.05 Β°C Β  🌧 ~103.10 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 776K people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

Due to COVID-19 Bhutan has suspended all tourism to the country until further notice. If you're in Bhutan monitor your health closely and follow the advice of local authorities. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Bhutan.

issued date: March 30, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Bhutan uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D and Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Dzongkha

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Bhutan uses the Bhutanese ngultrum (symbol: Nu.), code BTN.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 ngultrums. Ngultrum is subdivided into 100 chhertums. Coins come in denominations of 50, 25, 20 and 1 chhertums.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Bhutan. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Bhutan is on average 2.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Bhutan is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 355.54 BTN, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Bhutan Telecom or Tashi Cell. Bhutan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Bhutan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Bhutan, dial +, then 975 (the country code for Bhutan), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Bhutan, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 3 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Bhutan you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 50 km/h (31 mph) on undivided highways, 50 km/h (31 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) on expressways and 8-20 km/h (4-12 mph) in all built-up areas.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

110

Ambulance

120

Fire department

119

Useful Information
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Last updated: April 1, 2020