The government fixed package tariff for tourists visiting in a group of 3 people or more are as follows:
January, February, March, April, May, June, and July: US $ 200 per person per night
August, September, October, November, December: US $ 250 per person per night
This tariff is same for Cultural Journeys, Treks or any other Journeys.
These minimum daily rates are inclusive of following services:
- Visa processing
- All transportation and sightseeing within Bhutan
- Services of accompanied English speaking guide
- All meals
- Daily Government royalty & taxes.
- Riding ponies and pack animals on treks.
- Entrance fees to any monuments.
Individual tourists and smaller groups of less than three people are subject to following surcharges, over and above daily package tariff:
Surcharge for single traveler: US $ 40 per night.
Surcharge for two people travelling together: US $ 30 per person per night.
If there are three or more people travelling together then there is no surcharge.
Tourism Development Fund
A sum of US $ 10 per tourist per visit shall be payable towards Tourism Development Fund.
Visa fee US $ 40 per person is payable extra and it can paid along with tour payment.
The Government set package tariff do not include any Travel Insurance. It is imperative that tourists have full comprehensive insurance cover to protect against unforeseen accidents and mishaps. Such policies are not available in Bhutan. The insurance policy should adequately cover baggage and travel delays etc., helicopter evacuation, transportation and medical assistance in case of treks.
Delayed Arrival / Departure
There shall be no charge for the number of days of delay in departure of visitors due to weather conditions, Drukair problems or road blocks. They will be charged only the actual expenses on accommodation, food, transport and any other services required.
Discount on Tourist Tariff
A discount of 50% on daily rates is available for one person in a group of 11 to 15 persons and 100% discount to one person for every 15 full paying persons.
Full time students below the age of 25 years holding valid student identity cards from their institutions shall be given a 25% discount on daily rates. This discount is subject to approval from Tourism Council of Bhutan, Royal Government of Bhutan.
There shall be no charge for children up to the age of 5 years (only Visa fee & Tourism Development fee are payable). However, those between the ages of 6 to 12 years accompanied by elders/guardians shall be given 50% discount on daily rates.
Remittance of Tour Payment
Entire tour payment must be settled at least 6 weeks prior to date of arrival in Bhutan as the visa is cleared by Government subject to advance payment only
Deposit /transfer of the payment will have to be made to the following Bank:
BANK ADDRESS: AMERICAN EXPRESS BANK LTD.
300 BOULEVERD EAST WEEHAWKEN
NJ 07087 – 6702 NEW JERSEY
ACCOUNT OF: BHUTAN NATIONAL BANK,
P.O. BOX – 439, THIMPHU, BHUTAN
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 734061
SWIFT CODE: AEIB US 33
ULTIMATE BENEFICIARY: BHUTAN BECKONS
Copy of this bank transfer shall be emailed OR faxed to us for necessary follow-up with the Bank.