According to Smarter Travel, here are some of the things you should know before visiting the small nation, which is often cited as the happiest in the world:

  • Bhutan charges most tourists a $200 to $250 daily fee to visit. The price varies with the travel season.
  • Donโ€™t take photos inside sacred place (like the inside of a monastery).
  • Bhutanโ€™s weather is notoriously unpredictable.
  • Bhutan is at a high altitude.
  • When visiting cultural sites and monasteries you will need to have your arms and legs covered to enter.