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Bhutan Travel Information

Cost relating to Travel:

The minimum daily tariff is set by the government of Bhutan, therefore, the cost cannot be negotiated. The rates can be higher or lower depending on the nature of services. Our local travel agent will take care of all the required arrangement relating to your travel in Bhutan such as hotel booking, obtaining of permits to name a few.

Mandatory cost:

A person has to pay $200 US per night in the high season, whereas, the cost goes down to $165 US dolor in the low season. Similarly, an individual has to bear $40 US dolor an extra charge per night, a group of two-persons has to bear at least $30 US dolor per night and no extra charges to a group to over 3-persons. July and August is considered to be the low season.

This minimum cost includes the following facilities:

  • All the internal taxes and charges (including the royalty)
  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • All travel with a licensed Bhutanese tour guide
  • All internal Transport
  • Camping equipments and shipping for trekking tours

Visa fee:

A visa is issued at the Paro Airport (the entry point, the Bhutan’s only Airport) during the immigration process. The cost for visa is only $20 US dolor which is issued and approved prior the entry with the pre-payment of travel itineraries. Except for the Indian national, each visitor needs the valid passport and visa in order to enter into Bhutan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thimphu issues a visa to all foreign travelers, which needs to be approved prior to arriving in Bhutan.

The requirement to enter and exit Bhutan

You will need a passport and visa to enter and exit Bhutan. All visas are approved from Thimphu and are only issued to tourists booked with a local licensed tour operator, directly or through a foreign travel agent. Applications for tourist visas are submitted by Bhutan based tour operators. All the visitors must obtain visa clearance from Thimphu before coming to Bhutan. Visa clearance takes at least 10 days to process and air tickets to Bhutan cannot be purchased without visa clearance. At your point of entry into Bhutan, immigration authorities will stamp a visa into your passport upon payment. You will also need to provide two passport photos. Visas are issued for a 15 day period with extensions available in Thimphu. The Bhutanese Department of Tourism sets a non-negotiable minimum daily tariff for all visitors to Bhutan. The rate includes all accommodations, all meals, transportation, services of licensed guides and porters, and cultural programs where and when available. The rate is the same for both cultural tours and treks. Travelers should contact the Tourism Council for the latest daily tariff.

Bhutan Travel Permit

Except to the Indian, Bangladeshis and Maldivian nationals, all the visitors require a visa to inter into Bhutan. The visas are issued from Thimphu. The visa is issued to those tourists who book their travel through a local licensed tour operator, directly or through a foreign travel agent like Adventure Club. Application needs to be submitted and there needs to be clearance of visa process prior to enter into Bhutan. It will take at least 10-days a total for visa process. The air tickets to Bhutan cannot be purchased without visa clearance. The entry visa is issued on your arrival at the Paro airport on the payment of 20 US Dolor and two passport sized photo. The visa is issued for a 15-day period and extensions can be obtained in Thimphu.

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