Travel Information

About Bhutan – Bhutan at a glance

Bhutan is the first country in the world to measure its development by gauging the happiness of the people and not through the conventional measure of GDP. It pioneered its development philosophy of Gross National Happiness (GNH). It is a small country about the size…

How to go to Bhutan

Travellers can enter Bhutan by Air or by road. All travellers need a visa to enter Bhutan. Visa on entry is provided for citizens of India, the Maldives and Bangladesh. Citizens of all other countries need a visa to enter Bhutan and we at Raven…

Bhutan Cultural Facts

Culture and tradition are deep rooted in the daily lives of the Bhutanese, and is evident in the musics, sports, paintings,festivals, food, dress and etc. Visit any household, and the first thing you would be offered is tes. well, consistent refusal isn’t worth trying, for…

Travel Tips to Bhutan

If you are travelling to Bhutan, fell free to email us at inquiry@ravenbhutan.com for any travelling tips. General tips are given below: MONEY and BANKS in Bhutan The currency of Bhutan is the Ngultrum (Nu.) It is pegged at par to the Indian Rupee, which…

Bhutan Travel Costs

The prices for the various packages are set by the Royal government of Bhutan and the payment must precede the guest’s arrival to Bhutan. All payments must be made in US dollars. Price for a package includes: Client’s choice of hotels, inclusive of breakfast. Dining…

Visa to Bhutan

Getting a visa to Bhutan isn’t as difficult as one may think. Once you confirm your tour package with the established and licensed tour operator like us, you’ll be required to deposit the cost for the package and flight. After receiving the payment for the…

Bhutan Map

Bhutan is a landlocked mountainous country in the eastern Himalaya. To the north lies China and to its south is India. It is a country roughly the size of Switzerland with a population of nearly seven hundred thousand. People of the north and central parts…

Luxury Transportations

At Raven Bhutan, we provide luxury transportation services to all our clients. Captions: 1 or two people: Santa Fee: We provide luxury SUV vehicles for groups of one or two people. Air conditioning apply. Upto 8 people: Hiace Bus: We provide special luxury mini vans…

Festival Calendar

Festivals in Bhutan largely comprise of tshechus, a religious masked dance festival, honoring Guru Rinpoche, the second Buddha. Mask dances of various kinds is what marks a tshechu distinct from other festivals. Tshechu is a festival where we find the Bhutanese culture manifest its utmost;…

Temperatures in Bhutan

Average Temperature of Bhutan Months Temp. Paro Thimphu Punakha Wangdue January Max 9.4 12.3 16.1 17.0 Min -5.8 -2.6 4.2 4.3 February Max 13.4 14.4 19.6 19.0 Min 1.5 0.6 5.3 7.8 March Max 14.5 16.4 21.12 22.8 Min 0.6 3.9 9.2 10.4 April Max…

Driving Distance

All the tourist destinations of Bhutan are accessible by road only as there is no connecting railway transport or domestic flight in the country. Despite high mountains and steep slopes, Bhutan has a fairly well developed network of roads. The roads along the rugged terrain…

Visit Bhutan, 2015

Come 2015 and the country enters into celebration of the 60th birth anniversary of our revered Monarch, His Majesty the 4th King Jigme Singye Wangchuck. The people are already looking forward to the event with joyous enthusiasm and high spirits. Every Dzongkhag has a promose…

Low Carbon Packages

One of the objectives of the Bhutan Low Carbon Tourism Project, among others, is to persuade sustainable tourism development and sustainable consumption and production (SCP) in tourism business through development of Low Carbon Tourism products and packages. Over the past three years all efforts have…