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Packing List

Bhutan weather inclues:

Suggested Packing List:


  • Passport (MUST be valid 6 months after trip)

  • Personal medication. Note: It is best to be packed in your carry-on luggage, not in your checked luggage. Also, this medication should be in its original container. If this is not feasible, a copy of the prescription should be carried along with the medication.

  • Mosquito repellent (recommended with DEET)

  • One refillable water bottle

  • Small backpack or day bag for daily excursions

  • We suggest bringing US dollars and dividing the money into different places and keep small bills handy


  • Short-sleeved shirts (we recommend thin, breathable shirts as it is can be hot and humid during the afternoons)

  • A warm sweatshirt / fleece / light jacket (it can get cool at night)

  • Rain jacket (lightweight, water resistant for sudden, unexpected tropical showers especially during the rainy season)

  • Gym / sportswear (for hiking / outdoor activities)

  • Undergarments, socks

  • Bathing suits (for pools)

  • Shorts

  • Several light pairs of long pants (we recommend wearing light pants especially in the evenings and early morning to prevent mosquito bites)

  • Hat

  • One pair of tennis shoes / closed toe sandals (these are for hiking and may get dirty)

**Mornings and evenings can be cooler.

***There is laundry available at all lodges but we recommend bringing enough lightweight clothes to last you through the trip.

Bath/ Personal:

  • Glasses/contacts/contact solution

  • Personal toiletries (shampoo, deodorant etc.)

  • Sunscreen

  • Bug spray (with DEET)


  • Light day bag or pack

  • Binoculars (highly recommended for wildlife viewing)

  • Sunglasses

  • Ear plugs

  • Portable charger (phone or camera)

  • Camera

  • Personal snacks

  • Books and/or magazines

  • Watch or small alarm