Bhutan Visa Information
All visitors traveling to Bhutan are required to obtain a visa and it is processed and arranged by the local tour operators. No foreign mission grants Bhutan tourist visa.
We will handle the visa procedures for you. The Govt. will sanction visa only after the receipt of full payment in advance. The cost of the visa itself is US $20, which can be further extended with an additional fee of US $15. Visa fee should be paid along with the tour payment and actual Bhutan visa will be stamped on your passport on arrival on Paro airport.
For all travelers, entering into the country by road through Phuntsholing (border town in the south of Bhutan), the visa is stamped on arrival at Phuntsholing.
Visa applications must reach Bhutan at least three weeks prior to your arrival date to allow time for processing.
How to send us your VISA details?
We will send you a visa form which you can simply fill up and send us and we will apply for your visa and send you visa clearance letter later. We do not share or trade your information. Please see our Terms & Conditions
Facts for the Bhutan travel
When to travel to Bhutan?
You can visit Bhutan anytime of the year. Visitors tend to stay away during the monsoon months of June, July and August when the weather is sometimes a little too wet for sightseeing. The best time for trekking is in spring and autumn. Hence, the months of March, April, May and Sept, October, November.
Weather & Clothing
Due to wide range of temperature and climatic conditions, it is advisable to bring appropriate clothing. In the months of October, November, December, January and February, mornings and evenings will be cold. You will have to being in warm clothes (thick overcoats not necessary). While the months of March, April, May, June, July, August and September the days are warmer. June, July and August will be little wet and some rain gears would be necessary.
Bhutan offers generally modest but clean hotels. There are none of the chain hotels in Bhutan although a couple of high end resorts have been opened in some districts. Bhutan Travelers puts you up in the best available hotels that are classified and approved by the Royal Government. Visitors are advised not to expect luxury or five star hotel services. Bhutan’s local hospitality is, however, an insight into a society where tourism may be a new venture, but where visitors are greeted with true warmth and friendship.
Generally, tourist facilities and services are good in western Bhutan, but the quality of service and facilities decreases the further east we go. This is because tourism is less developed in the more remote east.
Bhutan Travelers arranges comfortable passenger coaster buses for groups of seven visitors or more. You will also be traveling comfortably throughout the country in six seater Japanese hi-ace buses. Smaller groups of one to two passengers will discover the country in cars.
A variety of meals are available in most hotels – the most popular being Indian, Chinese, and the more common continental food. Non vegetarian dishes are generally available in most parts of Bhutan - pork, beef, chicken, and fish. The best advise is to ask the hotel and restaurant to recommend what is fresh and in season.