All guests to Bhutan must get a Bhutan visa, except for the voyagers from India, Maldives, and Bangladesh. Bhutanese visas will be handled through Imperial Lotus Tours.
Bhutan tourists’ visas are issued in the wake of booking an excursion through a local or global agent. No foreign embessies or associations issue Bhutanese visitor visas. A duplicate of a legitimate passport and a visa form must be submitted to Imperial Lotus Tours a month before arrival in bhutan.
A visa approval letter, issued by the Bhutanese government, will be sent to all visiters by means of email or fax. Visitors must present the visa approval letter when boarding Druk Air. The visa approval letter will be stamped by custom officers upon landing into Bhutan.
For explorers entering Bhutan via arrive, two travel permit estimate photos must be submitted to custom office at the border.
A visa expense of US $ 40 is expected of all the visitors and the visa will be handled by Imperial Lotus Tours.
The minimum daily package for tourists travelling in a group of 3 persons or more is as follows:
USD $200 per person per night for the months of January, February, June, July, August, and December.
USD $250 per person per night for the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November.
The Daily Tariff Includes:
The minimum daily package covers the following services.
• A minimum of 3 star accommodation (4 & 5 star may require an additional premium).
• All meals
• A licensed Bhutanese tour guide for the extent of your stay
• All internal transport (excluding internal flights)
• Camping equipment and haulage for trekking tours
It also includes:
• All internal taxes and charges
• A sustainable tourism Royalty of $65. This Royalty goes towards free education, free healthcare, poverty alleviation, along with the building of infrastructure.
Single individual – US$ 40 per night
Group of 2 persons only – US$ 30 per person per night
The surcharge will not be applicable to representatives of foreign travel agents on business study or promotional visit duly approved and cleared by TCB.
Single Room Supplement : Accommodation is provided on twin sharing basis. A single room can be purchased at an additional rate of US $ 40 per person per night.
Cancellation Policies: In the event of a cancellation, tourists may incur a cancellation fee. The cancellation policy is listed below:
Within 45 days of the start of the Bhutan tour: 50%
Within 30 days : 100 % of the rate
Delayed Arrival/ Departure:
There are no charges for delayed arrivals or departures due to weather conditions, airline problems, or road blocks. Tourists are required to cover the cost of accommodation, transportation, food and other services.