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    Health and Vaccine in Bhutan

    While there are no mandatory vaccinations required for entry into Bhutan, it is always a good idea to consult your doctor or a travel health clinic to ensure you are up-to-date with routine vaccinations and discuss any additional recommendations based on your specific travel plans. Some recommended vaccines and health precautions for traveling to Bhutan include:

    Routine vaccinations

    Ensure you are up-to-date with routine vaccinations such as measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, and influenza.

    Routine Vaccinations

    Hepatitis A

    This vaccine is recommended for most travelers, as Hepatitis A can be contracted through contaminated food or water.


    The typhoid vaccine is also recommended, as the disease can be contracted through contaminated food or water, particularly if you plan on traveling to rural areas or consuming street food.

    Hepatitis B

    Consider getting vaccinated for Hepatitis B if you plan on engaging in activities that might expose you to blood or other bodily fluids, like receiving medical or dental treatments or participating in adventure sports.

    Japanese Encephalitis

    The Japanese Encephalitis vaccine may be recommended if you plan on spending an extended period in rural areas or visiting during the rainy season when the disease is more prevalent.

    Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine


    Rabies vaccination may be recommended for travelers planning on spending a significant amount of time outdoors, especially in rural areas, or those who may be at risk of coming into contact with animals.


    While the risk of malaria is low in Bhutan, it is present in some southern areas of the country. Consult your doctor about the potential need for antimalarial medication and take precautions to avoid mosquito bites, like using insect repellent and wearing long-sleeved clothing.

    Altitude sickness

    Bhutan's high altitude can cause altitude sickness for some travelers. Discuss the risks and potential prevention methods with your healthcare provider, especially if you have pre-existing medical conditions or plan on trekking at high altitudes.

    Altitude Sickness

    Before traveling to Bhutan, consult your healthcare provider to ensure you receive the necessary vaccines and health advice tailored to your specific needs and travel plans. Remember to schedule your vaccinations well in advance, as some may require multiple doses or need time to become effective.

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    10. Travel Insurance
    11. Currency In Bhutan
    12. Health and Vaccine in Bhutan
    13. Things You Should Know Before You Arrive in Bhutan
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    15. Banks and ATMs in Bhutan

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