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There are various kinds of tour packages for all kinds of tourists. The tariff for package tours is set by the Tourism Department of Royal Government of Bhutan. The Government fixed tariff includes the payment for all of your accommodations, transportation, guides, meals, and entrance fees for monuments and cultural programs, if any. Once you arrive in Bhutan, there is no need for additional money unless you would like to purchase souvenirs.
Visa is required for traveling to Bhutan which will processed and arranged by Changshe Norbu Tours and Treks.
Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines are the only Airline operating in Bhutan. The Druk Air and Bhutan Airline flights offer a scintillating spectacle of the snow capped Himalayan mountains which will remain etched in your mind forever. Druk Air schedules can be found on their website at: http://www.drukair.com.bt/
Bhutan’s currency is Ngultrum (Nu.) with 100 Chetrum = 1 Ngultrum. The Ngultrum is fixed to the value of Indian rupee.
Due to wide range of temperature and climatic conditions, it is advisable to carry appropriate clothing including thick woolen clothes. Loose and comfortable clothes are advisable although shorts, hats, or caps are not permissible inside the religious institutions. Once we know the time of year you are visiting, we can advise proper dress.
A comprehensive list for your package includes: clothes as per season, sunglasses, pair of casual shoes, knife, hat, umbrella, camera, films and accessories, insect repellent, hand cream, small sewing kit, torch or flash light with spare batteries, sun cream and first aid box.
VISAS & PERMITS
- a) All applications for tourist visas shall be submitted by the Tour Agents in advance to allow time of one week for processing with the Tourism Council of Bhutan.
- b) A clear color scan of your passport has to be sent for processing the visas.
- c) All request for visa, visa extensions and cancellations for tourists shall be routed through the Tourism Council of Bhutan. Tour Agent shall not accept any tourist whose visa has been processed through other channels.
- d) All requests for other types of permits required for tourists shall also be routed through Tourism Council of Bhutan.
The minimum daily package rate to be applied by Bhutanese Tour Agents shall be fixed by the Royal Government of Bhutan. The specific itemization of these daily package rates can be found in the Schedule of Tariff for International Tourists, 1999 at Annexure I of these Rules and Regulations.