If you consider a trip to Bhutan and want to understand better how to get around the city, we will explain the different types of transportation facilities available to tourists. For those who are tariff paying tourists, transportation will be arranged by your tour operators. If you check out our various tours and packages, you will see that we arrange transportation on all days of your trip, including pick and drop from the airport.
We use SUV cars for 1 to 3 people, a minibus is hired for 4 to 10 people, and Toyota coaster buses are used for larger groups.
For regional tourists, transportation is a little more flexible, and you can choose to use taxis or buses. However,Bhutan has limited bus services. It requires booking to be done in advance.
You can also choose to search for taxis or even book one for an entire day or the entire trip.
Overall, it is safer and easier to pre-arrange your transportation through a licensed Bhutanese tour operator such as us.
There are certain places in Bhutan you can reach through domestic air services.
The three domestic airports in Bhutan are:
Sometimes flights are suspended due to maintenance purpose.Do contact us for details if you wish to take domestic flight services.
Taxis and buses are tricky to get. Also, the average driving speed in Bhutan is 40-50km/h.
The best option for you would be to arrange your transportation with licensed Bhutanese tour operators only.