Every destination has different health requirements. Your GP or practice nurse may be able to give you general advice and up-to-date information about relevant travel vaccinations and health checklist in the country that you are visiting. However, our guests are advised to have typhoid and hepatitis A vaccinations. Rabies vaccine recommended for those who may come in contact with animals during a trip.
Safety in Bhutan is not much of a concern. However, the capital city has begun to see burglaries, street fights and an increasing number of drug abusers. Crime rates are generally very low, where begging and theft are not very common. While some incidents of pickpocketing and purse snatching are reported, violent crimes are rare. It is advisable to take the usual safety precautions and avoid walking alone late at night and, if you must, ask your guide to accompany you.
Please ensure that your belongings especially your passports, route permits, cameras, wallets and purses are properly secured. There have been incidents where visitors found their important documents missing.