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 halt (March, April, May, September, October & November).
Low Season Tariff USD 200 per person per night halt (January, February, June, July, August & December).
The minimum price includes:
• All internal taxes and charges (including the government royalty of 65 USD per night halt)
• All Meals
• Licensed Bhutanese Tour Guide
• Chauffeur and car
• All sightseeing and entrance fees including any festival visits.
• Camping Equipment and Haulage for Trekking
(Beverages NOT included)
The rates given above are applicable per tourist per night halt in Bhutan.
Question: Can I stay at exclusive resorts like Uma and Aman?
Answer: Visitors who opt for more exclusive resorts like Uma Paro/Punakha, Taj Tashi and Amankora will have to pay for their accommodation on top of the daily tariff specified.
Question: What is the government royalty of 65 USD?
Answer: The government royalty goes toward a development fund for free health care, free education and road building in Bhutan.
Individual tourists 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.
A) There shall be no charge for CHILDREN below the age of 5 years. However, those between the ages of 5-12 years accompanied by elders/ guardians shall be given 50% discount on daily rates. This Royalty is currently set at $65 per day.
B) Full time STUDENTS below the age of 25 years, holding valid identity cards from their academic institutions, shall be given 25% discount.