Visitors can travel to Bhutan through all
inclusive package tours only for which tariff is set
by the Royal Government. The Governmentís fixed
tariff includes services of accommodation,
transport, guide and meals.
All tours must be booked through Tour operator
and entire land arrangements made by the same agent.
For all cultural tours the booking must be
complete at least 04 weeks in advance but for tours
during festivals 08 weeks advance confirmation is
required. Festivals held in autumn and spring are
peak time for the tourists and without early
reservation it can be very difficult to confirm
flights and hotels.
For trekking groups, it is important to do booking
at least 08 weeks in advance as it requires plenty
Visa is required for traveling to Bhutan and it
is processed and arranged by Eco Tours & Treks.
All information as mentioned in visa form shall
be forwarded to us at least 03 weeks prior to date
of travel to process it with concerned authorities.
Alternatively copy of visa form can be filled up by
tourists and mail/fax to us to arrange visa.
Actual visa is stamped on arrival in Bhutan
while it is cleared in advance and a visa clearance
Visa clearance number is also required while
issuing Druk Air tickets. For travelers, entering
the country by surface through Phuntsoling (the
border town in south of Bhutan) the visa is stamped
on arrival and clearance number is forwarded to
Foreign Ministryís Office at Phuntsoling for
Two copies of original passport size photographs
are required on arrival.
Visa fee is US$ 20 per person for 14 days which can
be further extended with additional fee of US$ 15.
For all FITís / GITís traveling during
festivals, visa particulars must be sent at least 06
weeks in advance as festivals are peak time for
tourists and all tour formalities are required to be
completed well in advance.