Bhutan is a landlocked country and therefore visitors can enter only by air or land. There are only two airlines operating in and out of the country’s only international airport, Paro. Druk Air is the national carrier of Bhutan and the other is Bhutan Airlines, a private airline introduced in 2011. The introduction of a private airline has brought much competition between the two airlines reducing ticket cost and making it more affordable to many travel enthusiasts. Visitors can also enter Bhutan by road from India through the border towns of Phuentsholing, Gelephu and Samdrup Jongkhar.
All foreign nationals must plan a trip through a licensed tour operators. With the exception of citizens of India, Maldives and Bangladesh, all other other foreign nationals must have visas prior to entering Bhutan. Please visit Passport and Visa Requirements section for more details on how to obtain visa.