The most important thing to consider before traveling to Bhutan is the visa. Most countries in the world (including the United States) have not established formal diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Bhutan. In addition, there is a strong effort by local officials to protect the country's environment. Because of this, Bhutan limits foreign tourists. As a US citizen, you have two choices in obtaining a visa to Bhutan:
1) You can go to India, Nepal, or another country that has established a mutual relationship of embassies to obtain a visa to Bhutan. However, there are provisions for Bhutan airlines that people must have a visa to buy flight tickets to the country. When you get a visa, there might not be any tickets left, so this is often not the best choice.
2) The better option is to find a professional travel agency that will help you apply for your Bhutan visa in advance. All you need is a passport photo, and AmazTravel can help you get your visa in about 7 days. As long as you hold a copy of your Bhutan visa, you may enter the country.
A strange requirement in this fascinating Himalayan country is that individual travel is not allowed. Visitors can only enter the country when they are part of a travel group. AmazTravel has many years of experience leading travelers to Bhutan, and we encourage you to join our unforgettable group tours to this country.