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Bhutan Coronavirus FAQ

Bhutan is closed for tourism until further notice. Only 105 cases of novel coronavirus were detected in Bhutan, all imported. As of now, there is no ongoing community transmission and no one died due to COVID-19. Tourism restrictions in transit countries are another factor blocking travelers from coming. Read more detailed info in this FAQ! You can also register to get info when Bhutan reopens.

Bumdrak Trek

Although Bhutan is located in the Himalayas, the main settlements like Paro, Thimphu or even Bumthang are in the elevations below 3000 meters which poses very little or no risk to health in regard of altitude sickness syndrome. Unless you are going for trekking above 3500 meters, you don’t need to worry at all. To read about the risk on Bhutanese treks, prevention and related topics, follow reading this post!