Maps in Thimphu

Survey of Bhutan

Sells satellite maps of Bhutan, plus 1:50,000 topo maps of much of the country (most off-limits to foreigners), and tourist maps of Paro, Bumthang and Thimphu. The 1:12,000 Thimphu Centre Map shows ministries, gover…
Bank in Thimphu

Bank of Bhutan

This main branch (with ATM) is busy but efficient. The bank's ATM accepts MasterCard and Visa and changes Amex travellers cheques. There's a smaller branch and ATM on nearby Wogzin Lam.
Post in Thimphu

Post Office

Well-organised, with a postcard and philatelic shop as well as a small museum. Closes one hour earlier November to February.
Bank in Thimphu

Druk PNB Bank

Has an ATM that accepts MasterCard, Visa, Maestro and CIrrus cards, and changes cash (no travellers cheques).
Bank in Thimphu

Bhutan National Bank

In the same building as the post office, this bank changes cash and Amex travellers cheques.
Tourist Information in Thimphu

Immigration Office

The place for Indian tourists to extend their route permit.
Bank in Thimphu


Opposite the Taj Tashi hotel; changes cash.
Pharmacy in Thimphu

Norling Medical

Pharmacy on the ground floor of the plaza.
ATM in Thimphu

Bank of Bhutan ATM

Works with Visa and MasterCard.
Hospital in Thimphu

Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital

Bhutan's best hospital.