Bhutan Weather, Climate, Exchange Rates, Videos, Pictures, Reviews, Events, Hotels, News.. and more

Information about Bhutan - find out what is happening near Bhutan . We have Videos, Pictures, Reviews from Red Planetters, An Exchange Rate Tracker (that lets you get the best out of changing exchange rates), Events, Hotels, News, Weather and Climate data. 

You are not logged in. LOGIN or CREATE account to save

If you've been recently then we'd love to hear from you.

Our pages are maintained by Red Planetter users who have a passion for travel and using the best tools and data on the internet to help everyone find out in detail about places, trips and things they'd like to do when travelling.

Have a look at the page contents and if you've something to add then please look for the drop box at the bottom of the page to let us know.

You don't even need an account at Red Planet Travel to make submissions.

Or why not join Red Planet Travel and contribute directly to this page with your information: You can gain Reputation Score and become a valued member of our community!

REGISTER  |   LOGIN


Remove this pop for next 2 hours.

Page Index ×

This Page Index is a dockable section, you can undock by clicking ( ) then move it around on the screen, when you finished click dock ( × ) and it will jump back into place.

Are you going to Bhutan?  Are you in Bhutan?  Let us know what you think and share it with other Red Planetters!   You can send us just text, but we’d prefer if you also take a snap or a selfie with something interesting to other Red Planetters in the picture. Let us know your feelings about Bhutan - good and bad.  Tell us if you’re having a great time, tell us if there are delays, the condition of the place.  Tell us what you like. Have a look see what others have written so far looking down the page, and if you have anything to add that has not already been said, let us know!

  • Overview You can't Edit

    Users Assigned: Kazmi  
    A nationwide smoking ban and the only capital in the world without traffic lights are amongst the quirky attractions of little-visited Bhutan, which confidently strides to a different rhythm to the rest of the world. This hidden corner of Asia has one major obstacle for potential visitors: price. With visas famously starting at $200/day (and the old back door through day trip from India slammed firmly shut), only the most well off of travelers can afford to stick around. Those that do are treated to dazzling personal tours through scantily populated mountain regions, on itineraries entirely of their own choosing.

    Capital Thimphu is your most likely starting point, where red-robed monks drift between pot holes and spin prayer wheels on their way to the many whitewashed temples. It’s slow paced, friendly and relaxing, and by far Bhutan’s best chance to escape your tour guide and see the warm-natured markets, bars and outlying reserves unaccompanied.

    As intriguing as Thimphu is, however, it’s the wild, Himalayan side of Bhutan that truly blows the mind. The revered Jhomolhari trek takes you through ancient tribal villages to Bhutan’s most sacred, snow-capped peak, while the Snowman trek is a full on 25 days of high altitude snow, through the craggy skylines and remote villages that you simply can't access any other way; certainly not a walk for the unfit or the nervous, or the poor, seeing as that absolute minimum cost is the $5,000 you'll have to pay for nearly a months worth of visa.

    The strenuous walk to the cliff side splendor of Taktshang Goemba – ‘the Tiger’s Nest’ – is a sacred pilgrimage to a holy site that seems to hover in the air over a fierce drop off, and represents a well-known symbol of Bhutan, and perhaps the local must see. The delicate architecture of the Buddhist town of Bumthang dazzles amongst the plains, thousands of years of peaceful culture still prevalent in the monasteries and regular festivities. For all its plentiful scenic sights and indifference to the outside world, though, Bhutan's still managed to sneak in bird spotting and an uncanny ability with a bow and arrow as additional tourist draws.

    The ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ is far from run-off-the-mill. Pricey, but well preserved and scenically spectacular, many travelers rank the magic and mystique of Bhutan and its gentle, amiable culture amongst their most special travel experiences.
You can't take the captaincy of page, please fix the follow errors:
    ×
    ×
    SECTION TO FIX: 1 of 3

    SECTION TITLE

    SECTION ERROR
    USERS ASSIGNED TO THIS SECTION:
    REVISIONS
    Rev. User Date
    EDIT REASON : REASON HERE..
    CONTENT
    CONTENT HERE..
    Back to Page Index

    Alternative Routes - Flights, Trains, Buses to Bhutan

    Use the all modes of transport search engine to get you there.

    Want a widget like this on your own website to help people get to you?

    Accommodation near Bhutan

    We currently don't have any accommodation in the local area tagged by our community. Please see the list of hotels below, or if you want to help out and earn Reputation Score then search for your favourite places to stay with the 'destinations' search on the top of every page, and then contribute details about that place e.g. room details, location facilities, and why you like it.

    Hotels near Bhutan

    Points of Interest near Bhutan

    Looking for important things or something to do or a place to go see near Bhutan? Here is our list of options.

    Filter By Tags:

    • Wangdue Phodrang
      Wangdiphodrang is both a town and the capital of the district of the same name in a fertile valley in central Bhutan. A large Dzong dominates the skyline, originally built for military protection from invaders from the south. The area is also famous of the Phobjika valley where the rare Black-necked Cranes may be found. Phobjika has a fantastic museum dedicated to the Black Cranes who migrate there each year.

      Wangdue Phodrang, Bhutan

    Exchange Rate History Bhutan

    Exchange rate fluctuations can have a considerable impact on your trip budget. If your home currency has appreciated in value in the recent term over the currency of your destination you are likely to find the place inexpensive.

    Select your home currency from the drop down to compare it to the currency in use in Bhutan.

    Currencies fluctuate all the time, to keep updated of rapidly devaluing currencies follow us on Twitter or Facebook , or if you have somewhere special in mind sign up for an account and plan a trip. We will then keep an eye on their currency rates, and send you an alert if their currency goes down in comparison to yours.

    Climate near Bhutan

    When is the best time of year to go to Bhutan ? Check our average weather graph and table. If know about Bhutan then why not join our community and tell us about the climate, or use the drop box at the bottom of the page to tell us about it?

    Graphic showing average weather in Bhutan in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan -5.8 6.5 21.6 2.6
    Feb -4.4 16.6 24.1 6.5
    Mar -0.5 30.5 31.1 12
    Apr 2.8 66.1 37 26
    May 5.2 114.6 41.4 45.1
    Jun 7.6 179.3 45.7 70.6
    Jul 7.9 209.8 46.2 82.6
    Aug 7.7 190.2 45.9 74.9
    Sep 7.1 137.8 44.8 54.3
    Oct 3.7 50.8 38.7 20
    Nov -1.4 7.5 29.5 3
    Dec -4.9 3.5 23.2 1.4

    Travel Info

    Latest news from Bhutan

    Events near by Bhutan

    Do you have an event that you want to shout about? Email contact@redplanet.travel and we'll tell you how to get into this list for free!

      Latest News from Bhutan

      Let us know what is happening by tweeting @redplanetters - Use this link which will make sure you #hashtag where you are!

      Reviews

      We don't have any reviews of Bhutan at this time. If you've been recently please make a submission using the drop box at the bottom of the page, or better yet, join our community, participate and then write some reviews according to your Capacities and Reputation Score.

      • We don't have any reviews.. please tell us.
      Do you want leave review ?
      Please login or join.

      Page drop box for Bhutan

      Been to Bhutan recently, or maybe you know something about the history of this place? We want you to tell the Red Planetter community about this place.

      You don't need an account or have to sign up or anything!

      You can earn Reputation score by joining our community and also enrol on the TravelTip$ program and get paid for good advice by other travellers.

      Please just use the drop box for "facts" only. If you want to give your opinion (qualified by your Capacities) then please write a review (once you have enough Reputation score).

      Find E-Mail easier? Send your comments about the place, or advise us if you see something that needs correcting on this page. You can attach pictures to your e-mail too (but try to keep the image size down, and no more than 16mb total).

      If you are not logged in, or choose to make the drop box anonymously you can tell the community honestly what you seen without any concern. Please send images or other evidence to support your claims.

      Drop image here or click to upload

        Summary

        Name : Bhutan
        Address : Bhutan
        Website :
        not applicable
        Website dedicated to this place
        You need to be logged in and be a member of our community to edit this. If you just passing and want to let us know something then use the drop box at the bottom of the page.

        Topic Tags for Bhutan

        Topic Tags are what bind the Red Planet Travel site together, and are very important.

        This place has been tagged:

        If you think those tags are not perfect, then please let the person responsible for this page know by dropping a note in the anonymous drop box below, or better yet sign up or login and join our community, once you've got enough reputation score you can edit them yourself!

        Channel List

        These are the channels this page belongs to.

        Got a Question?

        ?

        Ask any travel related question or help others with your experience

        Page Captain & Crew

        Before you apply read about the Roles on Red Planet Travel

        Page Captain
        This page doesn't have a captain yet.

        Have something to Contribute?

        We are looking to grow the information on this site, if you have something to contribute to any page then we'd like to hear from you.

        What's more you can now earn money (paid direct via Paypal) for writing descriptions about places you know.

        You will need to tell other members about yourself and your relevant knowledge and experience about what you want to contribute about.

        Look below for some example page types, and types of people whose views on a place might be useful to know.

        Page Type: Hotel

        Are there any special benefits or adaptations that this Hotel or it's location has that you can comment on in your capacity as a Doctor

        Tell us your job, knowledge, experience..

        My Experience: Doctor

        This hotel has great CPR equipment and I can see the team are all trained

        If you are the owner/manager of any place, then you can, of course, take control of your page and add relevant information other visitors might want to know

        User Videos

        Webmasters & YouTubers - to add a video to this section just link to this page in the YouTube description on your video

        User Images

        Do you have any recent pictures? Please use the drop box at the bottom of the page to send them to us.

        12/20/2016 10:11:46 PM
        12/20/2016 10:11:46 PM
        12/20/2016 10:11:46 PM
        12/20/2016 10:11:46 PM
        12/20/2016 10:11:46 PM
        12/20/2016 10:11:46 PM
        12/20/2016 10:11:46 PM
        12/20/2016 10:11:46 PM
        12/20/2016 10:11:46 PM
        12/20/2016 10:11:46 PM

        Related Questions

        Can you help with answering any of these questions? Help other travellers with your experience and earn reputation score on this site.

        "