What do I need to bring?
When traveling to Bhutan you should bear in mind that the temperatures can be very extreme.
If you plan on doing a trek you should be well prepared with plenty of warm clothes, below is a suggestion of what to bring, obviously if you are not planning on doing a trek then you can omit the trekking gear. Also travel in Bhutan involves a lot of getting on and off buses and jeeps so you should try and pack as light as you possibly can. The southern part of Bhutan can be quite hot and you should pack some lighter clothes. Also bear in mind that you should dress modestly while visiting religious sights. Waterproof, wind-proof, jackets Well broken-in footwear like hiking boots, some light sandals and trainers. Good quality socks, preferably woolen for your hiking boots, and also some thin cotton socks Head covering are also recommended a woolen hat for the cold and a sun hat. Drinking water bottle Torch or headlamp with spare batteries and bulb Sturdy and well fitted back pack and day pack with water proof cover. Thermal under clothing i.e. long pants and short and long sleeve singlet’s T-shirts, micro fleece jumper and trekking trousers they should be light and quick drying. Gloves, preferably with a water proof shell. A good first aid kit Light scarf or neckerchief Spare shoe laces Padlock or combination lock Large plastic bag for lining your back pack Dimox for altitude Optional extras Binoculars Reading book Trail Map/Guide book ournal & Pen Walkman Pencils and small notebooks Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble