Closed for Travel


  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestIf showing symptoms
  • RestaurantsOpen in most areas
  • Quarantine21 days at a designated location
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: February 3, 2021
Reviewed: February 20, 2021


Bhutan registered very few cases of COVID-19, but remains closed for travel, while domestic restrictions are mostly lifted.

Can I travel to Bhutan?

Bhutan is closed for travelers, and only citizens may enter.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Bhutan?

Anyone entering Bhutan will be required to quarantine for 21 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Bhutan?

Anyone entering Bhutan, meeting the definition of a “Suspected case“, will be subjected to COVID-19 test

Is public transportation open in Bhutan?

  • Public transportation in Bhutan is operating.
  • Travel between regions is suspended.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Bhutan?

* Restaurants and bars in Bhutan are open in most areas. * In few remaining high-risk areas, restaurants and bars are closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Bhutan?

* Most non-essential businesses and attractions in Bhutan in Bhutan are open in most areas. * In few remaining high-risk areas, non-essential businesses and attractions are closed. * Cinemas and night clubs remain closed nationwide.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Bhutan?

It is required to wear a face mask in all public places.


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