Where is Bhutan?
Bhutan is a small Buddhist Himalayan Kingdom nestled in the Himalayas in South Asia, flanked by India on the south and China (Tibet) on the north. Visit About Bhutan to know more.
What can I do or see in Bhutan?
Bhutan has something for everyone ranging from the colourful festivals to some of the world's best trekking routes. Your senses will be pampered by the wonderful sights, the beautiful sounds, the rich culture and the hospitable Bhutanese. Our holidays section provides some more details on what yo can do in Bhutan.
How long does it take to do a tour booking?
It depends on the type of tour you have arranged and the time of the year you are planning to travel. During the peak seasons of Spring and Autumn, you are advised to book at least 12 weeks or more in advance. During other times, you need at least four weeks.
Is there a minimum spend required for travel to bhutan?
The Government of Bhutan stipulates a minimum tariff of US$250 per person per day. The stipulated daily tariff is inclusive of all government taxes and royalty, accommodation on twin sharing basis, meals, tour guides, transportation (car or coach, internal flights - if required - are additional) and equipment for trekking. The tariff excludes visa fees and flight costs.
Also note that your tour company can charge you more if you have special or more tailored requirements (e.g. a German, French or or any other language speaking guide, luxury hotel accommodation, etc.)
What if I want to cancel my booking?
We apply the cancellation policy recommended by the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB). Different cancellation charges apply depending on the time period you provide before the travel date. Please visit Travelling to Bhutan for more information or contact us to find out what cancellation charges may apply.
What if I want to change my travel dates?
Please get in touch with your tour operator as soon as possible. Charges may apply depending upon the policies of your tour operator. Our policy is only to charge if any of our suppliers apply charges on the changes. We will not take any administrative fees for the changes.
What should I do if I am not satisfied or unhappy with a tour company?
In the first instance, we suggest you to speak with your tour operator. If you are still unhappy with their response, please provide your feedback/complaint to the Tourism Council of Bhutan and the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators.