Bhutan Travel Guide

Bhutan Visa

A visa is stamped in the passport at Paro Airport ( or entry port) during the immigration process. A visa cost US$20 and Visas are approved and issued prior to entry, with the pre-payment of travel itinerary. The visitors are required valid passport and visa to enter Bhutan, except for Indian nationals. Travelers to Bhutan must have a visa approved prior to arriving in the kingdom of Bhutan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thimphu issues visa to all foreign travelers. To obtain a Bhutanese visa, you need the following:

-Bhutan visa application form x 3 copies duly filled
-2 passport-size photographs
-Photocopy of the passport
-For private visitors, a sponsorship certificate form must be filled in by the sponsor.
Visa processing time: 1 month.

A fee of US $70 a day should be paid directly to the Department of Tourism for private visitors, except for family members.

Note:- When entering Bhutan, you receive a visa for only 2 weeks from Paro airport. Visa extensions can be granted if you stay longer. Except for SNV employees, the visa extension fee of Nu. 510/- for each passport should be paid.

Nationals from India and Maldives do not need a visa. All others will need a visa before arriving.

Bhutan price

In Bhutan, the tourist tariff is set by the Government with an all-inclusive packages structure. The Government fixed package tariff for tourists visiting in a group of 3 persons or more are as follows:
For the months of March, April, May, September, October and November = US$ 135 per person per night.
Government Tax = US$ 65 per person per night.
For the months of January, February, June, July, August and December = US$ 115 per person per night.
Government Tax = US$ 55 per person per night.

Note: this tariff is the same for cultural tours, treks or any other special Interest tours.

These minimum daily rates are inclusive of the following services

Accommodation at A class hotel on twin sharing basis.
All Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner).
Land transport within Bhutan by deluxe car / van / Jeep.
Licensed and experienced guide services.
Entry fees to Museums, Art schools and other places when and where applicable.
Services of guide, porters, ponies, camping equipments as per the tour program.

Individual tourists and smaller groups of less than 3 persons are subject to the following surcharges, over and above daily package tariff:

FIT surcharge for 1 pax = US$ 40 per person per night.
FIT surcharge for 2 pax = US$ 20 per person per night.
There is no surcharge for 3 pax and above.
Single room Supplement = US$ 20 per night

Nepal Adventure Trek we cannot be held responsible or liable for loss, damage, or theft of personal luggage and belongings, nor can they be held liable for personal injury, accident or illness. Please ensure that you have yourself and your belongings adequately insured before your departure. Insurance is compulsory for all our trips. If you do not possess a policy, we can issue insurance at competitive rates. It is however better to purchase your policy locally as this will cover you for repatriation back to your home country.

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