Tourist Visa

Your visa has to be approved prior to air ticketing and your arrival in Bhutan. Once you are ready to confirm your tour arrangements we will apply for your visas. We will need all of the following details.

  • Your full name (EXACTLY as it appears in your passport)

  • Permanent address

  • Occupation

  • Nationality

  • Passport number

  • Date of issue and expiration of passport

  • Date and place of birth

Your Bhutan visa will be stamped in your passport only when you arrive in Bhutan. You will have to pay US$ 20 cash upon arrival and present a passport photo with your pass port number written on the back. We can process a visa extension for you if necessary.

Visa Formalities

Other than Indian nationals, all visitors to Bhutan require a visa; all visas are issued from Thimphu; visas 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 the tour operator. Visa clearance from Thimphu must be obtained before coming to Bhutan. Visa clearance takes at least 10 days to process. Air tickets to Bhutan cannot be purchased without visa clearance. At your point of entry the visa will be stamped in your passport on payment of US$ 20, two passport photos will also be required. Visas are issued for a 15 days period; extensions can be obtained in Thimphu at a cost of Nu.150.

Steps follows are the Visa Application

Visa applications for Bhutan take up to six weeks to process. As soon as you have decided on an itinerary and have made payments for your trip, we will be able to make your reservations on Druk Air. To make these reservations, we will need your application.

  1. Download visa application form

  2. Fill out form in detail

  3. Return form as an attachment by e-mail or in the body of your message.

  4. Bring two passport type & size photos with you to present at the immigration desk in Paro. The visa will cost you US$ 20 cash upon arrival.

VISA NOTE: For Bhutan visas, use your full name exactly as it appears on your passport.

It is absolutely imperative that your Druk Air ticket have the same name as your passport and your visa has.

Cancellations

Tour Programmers booked and subsequently cancelled shall be subject to cancellation charges as follows:

Within 30 days of start of program ~ no charges

  • Within 21 days ~ 10% of rate

  • Within 14 days ~ 15% of rate

  • Within 7 days ~ 30% of rate

  • Less than 7 days or without notice ~ 50% of rate

  • After arrival in Bhutan ~ 100%

Delayed Arrivals/Departure

There is no charge for delays in arrival and departure because of weather conditions disrupting flights or road blocks. The tourist must however bear the cost of food, accommodation, transportation, and other services required.

 

Tariff rate by Royal Government of Bhutan

Government Rates

Cultural –  US$250/ – Per day per person

Surcharge

Single  Individual – US$ 40/- Per night halt per person (non commissionable)

Group  of less than two –  US$ 30/- Per night halt per person (non commissionable)

Tariff Rate (inclusive items)

The tour package includes

1.internal taxes and government daily royalty(that is US$ 65-70),surcharge(US$ 30-40),

2.airport transfers,

3.accommodation on a twin sharing basis,

4.all meals(with regular tea and coffee),hosted dinner, picnics lunches,

  1. Land transport within Bhutan, Sightseeing,

6.tour guide(professional English speaking), and museum fees.

Tariff rate (exclusive)

Our Tours package does not include

  1. airfare (to and flow) and airports taxes and accommodation in luxury resort such as Aman Kora, Uma, Hotel Taj and Hotel Zhewaling, staying in such resort/hotel attract higher rate. Individually client has to bear the nightly rates.

  2. Personal expenses such as tips and gratuities, laundry, telephone bills, additional activites.

Contribution towards Tourism of council of Bhutan

US$ 10 has to pay by every individual as tourism development fund (non commissionable)

Our Discounts

50% discount for one person with 11 persons paying

100% discount for one person with 16 persons paying

25% discount for diplomats accredited to Bhutan

50% discount for children between 6 to 12 accompanied by parents/ guardians

25% discount for students below 25 years of age with proper ID.

Entering Bhutan: By air is most convenient mode of traveling to Bhutan is by Druk Air, Which is the National Airline. Druk Air operates flights into and from Paro (Bhutan) to… Bangkok, Singapore, Delhi,Gaya,Bagdora,Dahka,Kathmandu. OR

Bhutan Airlines which operates into and from Bangkok, Singapore.