Things To Know Before Bhutan Trip

Check Lists of Bhutan Tour

  • Valid passport Valid for at least 6 months.
  • Identity Card with Photograph such as Driver’s License or Photocopy of Passport ( Can be useful if in case original passport is lost)
  • Air tickets copy (Keep a copy of flight tickets which can be useful, in case of loss)
  • Visa Clearance copy (Keep a copy of visa clearance which can be useful, in case of emergencies)
  • MasterCard, Visa Credit and Debit Cards are accepted in Bhutan. However some cash is highly recommended if incase your card does not work.
  • Cell Phone (if your cell phone is from CINGULLAR USA or ATNT (USA) operators then your cell phone does work in Bhutan.)

Things To Pack During The Trip To Bhutan

  • Down Jacket with water proof coat
  • Hiking shorts or skirts
  • Winter clothing
  • Hiking or trekking boots
  • Pairs of Socks for hiking
  • Sunscreen for lips and Face
  • Sun Glass, Gloves
  • Sneakers
  • Cotton Long/Short T-Shirts
  • Sun Hat
  • Walking Stick for hiking
    Day Bag and Duffle bag or suitcase

 

Dress Code For Visiting Dzongs, Monasteries & Temples In Bhutan

  • Shirt either half or full sleeve
  • Full pants or Long Skirts
  • Any type of shoes with socks
  • No Umbrella, No Hats, No T-shirts, No Short Skirts, No Slippers, No Half-pants
  • Photography is allowed in the courtyard only.

Temperature in Bhutan

Based on the altitude, climate differs from semi-tropical to alpine (For every 1000m height raise the temperature drops by about 7 degree Celsius.

  • Southern Bhutan, the Climate is tropical in the monsoon season and may range from 15 Degree Celsius in the winter to 30 Degree Celsius in summer.
  • The east part of the Bhutan is warmer than the west.
  • The centre Bhutan feels sub-tropical with very cold winters when the northern parts of the country have severe climate with snowfall about 2-3 times during winter.
  • In Thimphu, the temperature ranges from -2.5 Degree Celsius to 25 Degree Celsius in the summer including rainfall of 100mm. In the high Himalayan region, the temperature ranges from -5.8 Degree Celsius to 10 Degree Celsius in summer including an average rain of 350mm.

 

Table of Temperature in Bhutan based on months [ Estimated Temperature table]

 

Month Celsius Value Paro Thimpu Punakha Trongsa Bumthang
Jan Max 9.4 12.3 17.0 13.0 10.8
Min -5.8 -2.6 4.3 -0.2 -5.1
Feb

 

Max 13.0 14.4 19.0 13.9 10.0
Min 1.5 0.6 7.8 0.4 -1.4
Mar Max 14.5 16.4 22.8 17.6 16.2
Min 0.6 3.9 10.4 4.4 3.5
Apr Max 17.6 20.0 26.2 20.1 18.7
Min 4.6 7.1 12.9 6.6 3.9
May Max 23.5 22.5 29.1 21.0 21.3
Min 10.6 13.1 17.7 11.6 9.5
Jun Max 25.4 24.4 29.2 22.2 22.5
Min 14.1 15.2 20.1 13.6 13.5
Jul Max 26.8 25.9 30.4 25.3 24.1
Min 14.9 15.6 20.5 15.3 13.6
Aug Max 25.3 25.0 29.1 23.8 23.0
Min 14.7 15.8 20.0 15.0 13.7
Sep Max 23.4 23.1 27.5 22.6 21.6
Min 11.7 15.0 19.1 14.2 12.1
Oct Max 18.7 21.9 26.1 21.8 19.5
Min 7.4 10.4 14.7 11.7 5.9
Nov Max 13.9 17.9 22.6 19.8 16.1
Min 1.4 5.0 9.6 6.4 -0.5
Dec Max 11.2 14.5 19.1 18.2 12.3
Min -1.7 -1.1 6.3 2.5 -2.3

 

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