Tour Cost and Pricing
Generally there are two peak seasons for tourists in Bhutan as given below in the table. Each season has different rates for of daily tariff, fixed and monitored by the Royal Government of Bhutan. Any tourist, other than citizens (Passport Holders) from Bangladesh, India and Maldives, has to pay the daily tariff as in the table below:
For both the seasons, the daily tariff covers the following services:
+ Minimum Three Star Accommodation
+ Guide (English Speaking Guide).
+ Car (Based on the number of person in a group)
+ Taxes and Fees
+ If trekking group, all the trekking gears and haulage.
However, the daily tariff does not cover the following services to the clients:
+ Luxury Hotel (Four and Five Star Hotel): If clients want to stay /use the service of luxury hotel, rates differ among 5 star hotels.
+ Language guide, If clients prefer to use the service of language guide other than English, there will be extra cost.
+ Flight Tickets
+ Visa Fee
+ Personal Shopping
+ Alcohol and Beverages
+ Travel Insurance
+ Tips to guide and driver and any other expenses
Beside daily tariff, tourists also have to bear charges as follows:
Visa Fee : $40
Luxury Hotel: It depends on the clients’ ,if they wish to stay in a luxury hotel and rates differ among the hotels.
Language Guide Fee: it depends on the clients wish to use the services of language guide.
Flight Fare: It depends on the destination the client is flying to and from Bhutan.
Surcharges: In a group of less than two persons, USD 30 per person/per day and USD 40 for a single person per day is charged as surcharges.
Tour Program booked with Bhutan Life Exposure Tours and trek and subsequently cancelled shall be subject to cancellation charges as follows:
– Within 30 days of start of program ~ no charges
– Within 21 days ~ 10% of rate
– Within 14 days ~ 15% of rate
– Within 7 days ~ 30% of rate
– Less than 7 days or without notice ~ 50% of rate
– Less than 03 days or without notice – 100% of daily rate.
– After arrival in Bhutan ~ 100%