Things To Know Before Bhutan Trip

Check Lists of Bhutan Tour

  • Valid passport Valid for at least 6 months.
  • Identity Card with Photographs such as Driver’s License or Photocopy of Passport ( Can be useful if in case the 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 in case your card does not work.
  • Cell Phone (if your cell phone is from CINGULAR USA or ATNT (USA) operators then your cell phone does work in Bhutan.)

Things To Pack During The Trip To Bhutan

  • Down Jacket with a waterproof 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, the climate differs from semi-tropical to alpine (For every 1000m height raise the temperature drops by about 7 degrees 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 Bhutan is warmer than the west.
  • The center Bhutan feels sub-tropical with very cold winters when the northern parts of the country have a 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]

 

MonthCelsius ValueParoThimpuPunakhaTrongsaBumthang
JanMax9.412.317.013.010.8
Min-5.8-2.64.3-0.2-5.1
Feb

 

Max13.014.419.013.910.0
Min1.50.67.80.4-1.4
MarMax14.516.422.817.616.2
Min0.63.910.44.43.5
AprMax17.620.026.220.118.7
Min4.67.112.96.63.9
MayMax23.522.529.121.021.3
Min10.613.117.711.69.5
JunMax25.424.429.222.222.5
Min14.115.220.113.613.5
JulMax26.825.930.425.324.1
Min14.915.620.515.313.6
AugMax25.325.029.123.823.0
Min14.715.820.015.013.7
SepMax23.423.127.522.621.6
Min11.715.019.114.212.1
OctMax18.721.926.121.819.5
Min7.410.414.711.75.9
NovMax13.917.922.619.816.1
Min1.45.09.66.4-0.5
DecMax11.214.519.118.212.3
Min-1.7-1.16.32.5-2.3

 

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