Solo Trip to Bhutan

Bhutan is safe Destination to take the solo trip. Find the best solo Tour packages that suits your Budget.

Solo trip to Bhutan is best enjoyed with only a tour guide and driver throughout the trip in Bhutan. Solo backpackers are not allowed and the policy mandates that all tours to Bhutan should be booked with a licensed tour operator like us. However, when it comes to exploring Bhutan, it is not possible to go it completely alone unless you are a resident of India, Bangladesh, and the Maldives.

Dagala Thousand Lake Trek

This is easy trek that starts from Paro and ends at Thimphu. The trek is the most beautiful trek of Bhutan covering the high altitude lake.

Ideal time to visit Punakha Bhutan

9 Days Cultural tour of Bhutan covers the best of Paro,Thimphu, Punakha and Phobjikha. The highlight of this tour is visit to lamperi the nature park on the way towards Punakha.

Places to visit in Punakha

The highlight of this tour is visit to remote district of Haa via highest pass of Chelela. Chelela pass is the highest road point of Bhutan.

Rodungla Trek in Bhutan

Bhutan is best known for its beautiful nature and well-preserved culture. During the 5 Days of Bhutan visit, you will hike to the amazing farms and valleys of Punakha and Paro.

Bhutan photography tour in July

Explore the best of Bhutan in 6 Days. Enjoy the 360 degree view of Himalayas from Dochula pass and visit the temple of fertility in Punakha.

Punakha Gangtye Thimphu Tour Packages

3 Days is best for budget travelers. The highlight of this tour is the hike to popular Tiger Nest. The temple is at Paro.

Top Attraction in Bhutan for Solo traveller

There are lots of places in Bhutan you should not miss if you are visiting Bhutan. Some of the prominent places you should explore are Paro Tiger Nest Hike, Khamsum Yulley Namgyel Monastery in Punakha, Dochula Pass in Thimphu and nature trail hike at Gangtey.

Hike the Tiger Nest Temple in January
Paro Tiger Nest Temple

Popular Tiger Nest Hike at Paro Bhutan. Hike up to Tiger nest temple perched over 900M from Paro valley.

Dochula Pass
Dochula pass at Thimphu

The pass is located at an elevation of 3100m towards east west highway to Punakha from Thimphu. The pass offers the view of 10 majestic Himalayas.

Visit Khamsum yulley Namgyel Temple in January
Khamsum Yulley Namgyel Hike

The temple is recently built in 2004 by Queen mother. The temple overlooks the Punakha valley and is best in spring season.

nature trail hike in Bhutan
Nature Trail Hike at Gangtey

Gangtey Monastery, hike through Gangtey Natural Trail (1.5hrs). This is the most beautiful and shortest of the existing nature trails in Bhutan.

Largest Bhudha Statue in Thimphu. Beautiful view of Thimphu City
Largest Bhudha Statue in Thimphu

Great Buddha is a gigantic Shakyamuni Buddha statue in the mountains of Bhutan celebrating the 60th anniversary of the fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck.

Ideal time to visit Punakha Bhutan
Longest suspension bridge at Punakha

The Bridge connects the two village with Punakha Dzong. It is the longest suspension bridge in Bhutan.

Advantage of taking Solo Trip to Bhutan

  • Freedom in taking your own time.
  • Build confidence.
  • Meet New People.
  • Become a problem solver.

Our Solo Trip Reviews from our Clients

Solo Trek by Mr.Kevin

solo travel Bhutan reviews

Had wonderful time with guide and driver

Solo Trek by Mrs.

Best time to trek Dagala Trek

I did my 6 days Druk Path Trek with Guide, Cook, and Porter. It was safe and absolutely beautiful experience.

Solo Jumolhari Trek

Bhutan solo Trip

Did Jumolhari trek solo with Guide only. It was amazing and met so many people.

Cultural Tour Solo

Local guide

Did Tiger Nest temple hike with Guide lal. It was amazing and had best time in Bhutan.

Frequently Asked Question about Solo trip to Bhutan

What is the best time to travel Bhutan?

The best time to travel to Bhutan as a solo traveler is all year round. Summer may pose a little risk due to heavy rainfall in southern Bhutan but central and western Bhutan are safe for travel as the amount of rainfall is less compared to southern Bhutan.

Is Visa required for Bhutan?

Yes, Visa is required to travel to Bhutan. If you are a national of India, Bangladesh, and Maldives visa is not required but need to book your trip through a local agency to confirm your visa for Bhutan.

Is Bhutan safe for solo woman traveller?

Yes Bhutan is completely safe for woman. All tours to Bhutan is guided tour which means you will be accompanied by tour guide and driver. 

How to Prepare for Solo trip to Bhutan?

Find the Registered tour operator with Tourism Council of Bhutan so that if there are any issues with tours you can always approach the Council for help.

Always book your trip to Bhutan with a local agency. Agency will help you plan your trip, Book your Hotel, Guide, and transportation at a reasonable cost. This will save all your time and have a smooth trip. Booking a trip on your own at the last minute may result in cancellation by hotels or transportation during peak season. This may leave a bitter experience on the trip so it is always better to have a local to arrange your trip.

Obtain your Visa, Route permit, and Entry permit in advance from your tour operator. For the nationals from India, Maldives, and Bangladesh your Visa will be given upon arrival at the airport but with new rules coming into effect from 2021, all nationals have to apply for an advance Visa before entering Bhutan.

Book Your flight with local Bhutan Airlines like Drukair or Bhutan Airlines. No third party is included here and it is always easy to solve any issues when you have direct contact with airlines.

Bring enough cash so that you don’t have to worry about your card not working. Some ATMs don’t work and you might need cash to buy souvenirs or for tipping. So it is always safe to carry enough cash. You can either carry dollar, Euro, or Indian rupees to buy or tip the Guide or Driver.