Tour Tariff

The tariff is fixed by Royal Government of Bhutan for packages to Bhutan and this must be paid in US dollars prior to arrival in Bhutan.

Daily Tariff

The minimum tariff for tourist visiting in a group of 3 persons or more are as follows:

  • High Season Tariff – USD$ 250 per person per night for the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November.
  • Low Season Tariff – USD$200 per person per night for the months of January, February, June, July, August, and December.

Surcharges

Individual traveller and smaller groups of less than three persons shall be subject to surcharge, over and above the minimum daily rates applicable, as follows:

Single individual USD$40 per night

Group of 2 persons USD $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.

Tour package cost is inclusive of the following:

  • Royalty and taxes to the government
  • Entrance fees to various museum and temples
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis ( 3 star hotel & above )
  • Meals ( breakfast, lunch & dinner )
  • Licensed Bhutanese tour guide
  • Ground transport within Bhutan
  • All sightseeing as specified in the itinerary.
  • Camping equipment and gear for trekking
  • Ponies and pack animals on treks

The rates given above are applicable per tourist per night halt in Bhutan. On the day of departure, the ‘local agents’ host obligation shall be limited to breakfast only and any extra requirements shall be payable on actual basis.

The rates shall apply uniformly irrespective of locations and the type of accommodation provided/asked for. List of hotels and lodges approved for international tourist accommodation updated from time to time shall be issued by TCB.

The surcharge will not be applicable to representatives of foreign travel agents on business study or promotional visit duly approved and cleared by TCB.

Discounts

a) There shall be no charge for children up to the age of 5 years. However, those between the ages of 6-12 years accompanied by elders/ guardians shall be given 50% discount on daily rates and 100% discount on Royalty.

  1. Full time students below the age of 25 years holding valid identity cards from their academic institutions shall also be given a 25% discount on daily rates.
  2. A discount of 50% on daily rates shall be given to one person in a group of 11 to 15 people. 100% discount shall be given to one member in a group exceeding 16 persons.

Cancellations

Tour Programmes booked and subsequently cancelled shall be subject to cancellation charges as follows:

  • Within 45 days of the start of the tour program is free
  • Within 30 days – 15 % of the rate
  • Within 21 days- 20% of the rate
  • Within 7 days- 30% of the rate
  • After arrival in Bhutan : 100%

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.

Tour payment

The only mode of payment to Bhutan is by wire transfer only. Prior to your trip to Bhutan you will be asked to wire the full payment for your holiday to the Tourism Council of Bhutan account with the ultimate beneficiary in the name of Drukyul Holidays. A tourist visa will not be issued until full payment is made prior to departure. This money will remain with the Tourism Council of Bhutan until your trip is complete. The money will be transferred to the company only after you complete your holidays.   Please let us know if you are ready to wire money, we will email you the bank details.