Travel Health Guide

Bhutan

This stunning Himalayan nation is driven by a fiercely protected culture and traditions that center around the Buddhist faith. The country is renowned for its pristine natural beauty and the temples, monasteries, and fortresses that decorate the countryside. Added bonus: restricted tourism means that you’ll feel like you have the place all to yourself!

Travel Health Guide

Bhutan

This stunning Himalayan nation is driven by a fiercely protected culture and traditions that center around the Buddhist faith. The country is renowned for its pristine natural beauty and the temples, monasteries, and fortresses that decorate the countryside. Added bonus: restricted tourism means that you’ll feel like you have the place all to yourself!

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Bhutan Travel Checklist

At Runway, we're looking to empower the traveler with information, resources and access to prescription travel medication. Runway Health Guides are compiled from government sources, local authorities and vetted by a team of licensed travel physicians. From vaccine requirements to medication recommendations, here’s everything you need to know.

Vaccine Entry Requirements For Bhutan


COVID-19


Requirements for COVID-19 vaccinations change regularly. For the latest travel requirements, please refer to this interactive map developed by our friends at Sherpa.

Most travelers get these

when traveling from the US to Bhutan

Vaccines

Covid 19
Childhood Vaccinations

  • Chickenpox
  • Diphtheria – Tetanus – Pertussis
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Measles – Mumps – Rubella (MMR)
  • Polio
  • Shingles
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B

Medications

Altitude Sickness Medication

anywhere you go. Bhutan is a mountainous country throughout and altitude sickness is commonly experienced among people visiting the traditional highlights, which are primarily located above 8,000ft. Consider traveling with medication for altitude sickness as symptoms set in within the first 6-24 hours.

Traveler’s Diarrhea Antibiotics

to alleviate an intestinal infection resulting from eating or drinking contaminated food or water. It is the most common travel-related illness and can occur anywhere, but the highest-risk destinations are in Asia, Africa, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Middle East.

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Some travelers get these

when traveling from the US to Bhutan

Vaccines

Typhoid

if you are visiting rural or remote areas or enjoying an extended stay in the country.

Japanese Encephalitis

if you are visiting rural or remote areas or enjoying an extended stay in the country. Japanese Encephalitis is only recommended for those who frequently visit or are planning to spend a month or longer in areas with Japanese encephalitis.

Medications

Motion Sickness Medication

will ensure your travels by air, land or sea are more enjoyable without nausea and dizziness tagging along.

Sleep Aids

may be a great addition to your packing list if you struggle with jet lag or sleeplessness due to travel stress or time zone changes.

Travel Checklist

At Runway, we're looking to empower the traveler with information, resources and access to prescription travel medication. Runway Health Guides are compiled from government sources, local authorities and vetted by a team of licensed travel physicians. From vaccine requirements to medication recommendations, here’s everything you need to know.

COVID-19

Requirements for COVID-19 vaccinations change regularly. For the latest travel requirements, please refer to this interactive map developed by our friends at Sherpa.

when traveling from the US to Bhutan

Vaccines

Covid 19
Childhood Vaccinations

  • Chickenpox
  • Diphtheria – Tetanus – Pertussis
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Measles – Mumps – Rubella (MMR)
  • Polio
  • Shingles
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B

Medications

Altitude Sickness Medication

anywhere you go. Bhutan is a mountainous country throughout and altitude sickness is commonly experienced among people visiting the traditional highlights, which are primarily located above 8,000ft. Consider traveling with medication for altitude sickness as symptoms set in within the first 6-24 hours.

Traveler’s Diarrhea Antibiotics

to alleviate an intestinal infection resulting from eating or drinking contaminated food or water. It is the most common travel-related illness and can occur anywhere, but the highest-risk destinations are in Asia, Africa, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Middle East.

when traveling from the US to Bhutan

Vaccines

Typhoid

if you are visiting rural or remote areas or enjoying an extended stay in the country.

Japanese Encephalitis

if you are visiting rural or remote areas or enjoying an extended stay in the country. Japanese Encephalitis is only recommended for those who frequently visit or are planning to spend a month or longer in areas with Japanese encephalitis.

Medications

Motion Sickness Medication

will ensure your travels by air, land or sea are more enjoyable without nausea and dizziness tagging along.

Sleep Aids

may be a great addition to your packing list if you struggle with jet lag or sleeplessness due to travel stress or time zone changes.

This guide is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute providing medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment.

This guide is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute providing medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment.

This guide is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute providing medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment.

This guide is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute providing medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment.

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