COVID Travel Updates


  • The best news first: As of now the kingdom is almost 100% vaccinated.  
  • Next best news. At the end of February 2022, the Kingdom of Bhutan has had a total of 11,100 cases with just 6 deaths so far.
  • Possibly good news:  According to the Tourism Council, the most likely date for re-opening is June 2022.  However, you can surely start planning your travel into Bhutan for any future dates without any financial or other commitments before the official tourism reopening is announced.

Currently flights into and out of the kingdom are operating on a reduced and limited schedules. The following are the current travel status in the transit countries to and from  Bhutan.

Read more about Bhutan’s success in mitigation of coronavirus.


India Tourist visas to India have resumed for fully vaccinated travellers. Vaccination proofs  (accepted from some countries only) or negative PCR test report before flight to India is required. However, travel options are still limited due to the air bubble agreements. Land entry and exit into and out of Bhutan is expected to start this summer.
Bangladesh Vaccinated travelers from most countries might transit through Dhaka. Regular flight connection with Bhutan might resume in April 2022.
Nepal Visa-on-arrival are being issued and quarantine was lifted for fully vaccinated tourists. Unvaccinated travelers need regular visas from Nepali embassy and quarantine for 5 days after arrival. Regular flight connection from Kathmandu to Bhutan have resumed from January 2022.
Singapore Transit is possible for most countries through Singapore. Regular flight connection with Bhutan resumed from January 2022.
Thailand Travel to Thailand without quarantine is currently possible for vaccinated people. For unvaccinated, 10 days quarantine remains compulsory. Regular flight connection from Bangkok to Bhutan has resumed.