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Why Visit Bhutan?

Bhutan, a landlocked kingdom in the Eastern Himalayas, is renowned for its pristine landscapes, unique culture, and commitment to Gross National Happiness. Covering approximately 38,394 square kilometers, it is nestled amidst towering mountains, including the majestic peaks of the Himalayan range. The capital, Thimphu, serves as the country’s political and cultural center.

Bhutan’s culture is deeply influenced by Buddhism, with its monasteries and dzongs (fortresses) dotting the landscape. The nation places a strong emphasis on environmental conservation, and over 70% of its land is covered in forest, making it a global leader in sustainability.

By air
How to Reach Bhutan by Air

Flying is the most common and efficient way to reach Nigeria. The country has several international airports, with Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV) in Abuja serving as major gateways.

  • From North America and Europe: Travelers from North America and Europe often find direct or connecting flights to Nigeria from major cities like New York, London, and Paris. Major airlines like British Airways, Lufthansa, and others operate flights to Nigeria. Flight durations vary based on departure location and layovers but typically range from 6 to 12 hours.
  • From Other International Locations: If you’re traveling from other international destinations, you may need to connect through major hubs in Europe, the Middle East, or other African countries to reach Nigeria. Airlines like Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, and Turkish Airlines offer routes to Nigeria. Flight durations and layovers can vary based on your departure location.
How Long Is the Flight to Bhutan?

The average flight time to Bhutan can vary depending on the departure city, airline, and route. Here are approximate flight times from some of the most common origins:

  • Kolkata, India: Around 1 hour
  • Bangkok, Thailand: Approximately 2.5 to 3 hours
  • Kathmandu, Nepal: About 1 hour
  • Delhi, India: Around 2 hours
  • Singapore: Approximately 5 hours
  • Mumbai, India: About 2.5 to 3 hours
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh: Around 1 hour
  • Dubai, UAE: Approximately 6 to 7 hours

These are estimated times and actual flight durations may vary based on the specific route, stopovers, and other factors.

By road
How to Reach Bhutan by Road

Road travel into Nigeria is possible from neighboring countries, including Benin, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon. Border crossings and road conditions may require research and planning. Nigeria has an extensive road network within the country, making it possible to travel within Nigeria by car or bus.

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