Booking Conditions

1. Prices & Surcharges
The Royal Government of Bhutan sets the minimum daily rates & surcharges for packages to Bhutan. The rates are applicable per person per night halt in Bhutan.

2. Visa Fee
A single entry tourist visa fee of 40 US$ is required.

3. Flights
Air fares should be remitted together with the package price. The airfare will be then forwarded to the bank account of the airline company. The tickets can be purchased only on full payment of the fare. The fares and conditions applicable are as per the airline company policies.

4. Full Payment
Wire transfer of the full payment in US dollars prior to arrival in Bhutan is a must. The visa is endorsed only after the receipt of full payment by the Tourism Council of Bhutan.

5. Inclusions
The minimum daily package includes;

Meals – (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Internal transport
Airport transfer
Experienced Driver
Licensed local tour guide
Activities as per Itinerary
Entrance fees to Museums/parks/monuments
Internal taxes and charges
Government Royalty of 65$

Kindly refer our “about your trip” for more insights.

6. Exclusions
The minimum daily package does not include;

Visa fee
Bank charges for Wire transfer of your payment
Internal and International flights
Offerings at temples & gratuities
All personal expenses

Kindly refer our “about your trip” for more insights.

7. Cancellation
Tour Packages;
The cancellation of booked tour packages should be communicated in writing and shall be subject to the following charges;

before 45 days prior to arrival date – 70 US$ administration charges.
before 30 days prior to arrival date – 15% charges on cost.
before 21 days prior to arrival date – 30% charges on cost.
before 14 days prior to arrival date – 50% charges on cost.
Before 7 days prior to arrival date – 75% charges on cost.
less than 7 days prior to arrival date – 100% charges on cost.
after arrival in bhutan or for early departure and cancellation without notice – no refund.

Air tickets:
For cancellation of the air tickets, the cancellation policy of the airline company will apply. Kindly be informed that a minimal fee is levied by the airline companies for rescheduling and for each tickets cancelled.

Luxury Hotels;
If you have opted for luxury accommodation, the cancellation policy of luxury star hotels and resorts in Bhutan will apply. The cancellation fees payable will be in addition to the above cancellation charges levied.

8. Delayed Arrival/Departure
There is no charge for delays in arrival and departure due to weather conditions disrupting flights or roads. However, you must bear the actual cost for food, accommodation, transportation and any other services required.

9. Discounts
Children discount;
There shall be no charge for children below the age of 5 years. 50% discount on royalty shall be given to children between the age of 5-12 years accompanied by a parent or guardian. If a certain criteria is met, 25% discount on royalty for full time students below the age of 25 years shall be given (valid student identity card is required).

Duration Discount;
For long stays, 50% discount on royalty shall be given from 9th night and a full discount on royalty from 15th night shall be given. (Exceptions; children of all age group and students).

Group Discount;
50% discount on daily rates shall be given to one person in a group of 11-16 members. 100 % discount on daily rates shall be given to one person in a group of 17 and more members. (Exceptions; children below the age of 5 years)

10. Booking/Itinerary changes
After the finalization of booking, for any amendments, additional charges may apply (if any additional cost is incurred in the process /if any charges are levied by hotels, airlines, relevant parties etc).

11. Travel insurance
Our package does not include insurance of any kind. As mentioned under “Safety & Caution”, kindly equip yourself with an appropriate insurance from your home country.

12. Day of Departure
On the day of departure, our obligation shall be limited to providing breakfast and airport transfer only and any extra requirements shall be payable on actual basis.