We will be happy to process non-binding reservation of your flight. Once seats are reserved, you will get time limit (usually few weeks or even months) during which you need to purchase the ticket or drop reservation. We will be happy to handle the process for you.
It’s also possible to buy flight tickets through the airlines on-line booking system. In this case you need to buy ticket immediately, paying by card. Please mind, that some customers were reporting problems with online booking system, so we don’t really recommend this.
We always suggest arranging flight tickets well in advance, optimally around 6 month prior to your travel. Especially in high tourist season the flight ticket are sold our very quickly after booking is open.
Best connection from Europe to Bhutan is through New Delhi, Kolkata or Kathmandu. Another option includes Singapore, Bangkok, Dhaka, and Mumbai. In some days, it’s also possible to fly to some minor airports in India like Bagdogra in West Bengal (gateway to Darjeeling and Sikkim), Gaya in Bihar or Guwahati in Assam.
Paro International Airport in Bhutan has a fame of the most difficult international airport in the world. It lies in the elevation of two and half thousand meters and it’s surrounded by almost five thousand meters high mountains. However there is no reason to be afraid to fly to Paro. Pilots are very well trained and they never take any risks. In case of bad weather, there are chances of delays. In some cases, the flights can be diverted to other airport. In such case, you better stay cool; it’s for your own safety.
Apart from Paro, there are three more domestic airports in Bhutan: Bumthang in central Bhutan, Yonphula in the east and Gelephu in the south. As of now, Bumthang, Yonphula and Gelephu flights are operated by Drukair 3 times a week. (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday).