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Minimum Daily Package Rate

The Royal Government of Bhutan sets minimum selling prices for packages to Bhutan. These must be paid in US dollars prior to arrival in Bhutan.

The minimum daily package applicable per tourist per night halt in Bhutan for tourists travelling in a group of 3 people or more is as follows:

  • USD $270 per person per night for the months of January, February, June, July, August, and December.
  • USD $330 per person per night for the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November.

The minimum daily package covers the following services;

  • A minimum of 3 star accommodation (4 & 5 star may require an premium payment).
  • All meals
  • A licensed Bhutanese tour guide for the extent of your stay
  • All internal ground transport
  • Camping equipment and haulage for trekking tours
  • USD 65 Sustainable Development Fee (SDF)

(The list of hotels and lodges approved to provide accommodations are all listed on this website. If your accommodation is not listed on this website then it is not licensed cater for international tourists)

Surcharges

Tourists travelling in a group of two (2) persons or less shall be subject to a surcharge, in addition to the minimum daily package rates. These are as follows;

  • 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.

Delayed Arrivals

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.  It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance prior to travel.

Wire Transfer

Prior to your trip to Bhutan, you will be asked to wire the full payment for your holiday to the Tourism Council of Bhutan.

You must wire the tour payment calculated by our representative as well as USD 40 (one time visa fee) to the Bhutan National Bank through one of our certified international partners with the Druk Heritage Tours specified as the ultimate beneficiary.

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