Getting Into Bhutan
The only international airport in Bhutan is located at Paro. DrukAir (Royal Bhutan airline) and Bhutan Airlines ( Private Tashi Air) are the only airlines flying in and out of Bhutan. Currently Druk Air operates a daily flight between Paro and Bangkok. Drukair also flies to cities like New Delhi, Katmandu,Singapore, Dhaka, Bagdora, Kolkata, Mumbai and Guwahati. Whereas Bhutan Airlines ( Tashi Air) has flights to and from Bangkok and Katmandu.
For the latest flight schedules, please kindly visit their website www.drukair.com.bt and www.bhutanairlines.bet or you can directly contact Follow Bhutan Tours & Treks ( Bhutan Tour Operator).
The road from Bagdogra (the nearest Indian airport) enters Bhutan at Phuentsholing, the border town. It is a 3-4 hours drive from Bagdogra airport, which can be reached by plane from Calcutta and Delhi. From Darjeeling or Gangtok (Sikkim), it can take 7 hours to Phuentsholing. It takes approximately 6 hours from Phuentsholing to Thimphu.
How to Book Flights to Bhutan
Booking a Bhutan trip well in advance with the confirmed dates of entry and exit from Bhutan will help us to obtain your seats on the Druk Air flight or Tashi Air on your preferred travel dates.
Your local Bhutan Tour Operators /Bhutan Travel Agents like Follow Bhutan Tours & Treks will do your DrukAir or Bhutan airlines flight booking upon receipt of Drukair fare from you in advance and send the e-tickets to you via email.
BUT it is also possible to purchase drukair tickets and Bhutan Airlines tickets online at www.drukair.com.bt or www.bhutanairlines.bt