The Bhutanese Government has imposed a strict minimum spend on visitors to the kingdom - currently between US$200 to $250 a day depending on time of year. This includes items such as local ground travel, guide services, trekking equipment, meals, accommodation, local taxes and fees.
Is it hard to visit Bhutan?
Getting a visa to Bhutan is nowhere near as difficult as you may think, and it is a total myth that the government limits how many tourists can visit per year. Through this policy (i.e., paying the daily fee), tourists get the most out of their visits, and Bhutan is not overwhelmed by mass tourism.
Is there alcohol in Bhutan?
Alcohol is highly available in Bhutan. In Thimphu, of the 36.4% of adults who had consumed alcoholic beverages in the past year, 10.5% engaged in binge alcohol use. In rural areas, as much as 50% of the grain harvest of each household is used to brew alcohol each year.
Are foreigners allowed in Bhutan?
All foreigners (except for citizens of Bangladesh, India, and Maldives) must obtain a visa before visiting Bhutan and may only enter Bhutan through Phuntsholing, Gelephu and Samdrup Jongkhar if coming by land or Paro if coming by air. The visa is then stamped into their passport.
Is Passport required in Bhutan?
Indian travellers wishing to visit Bhutan need to carry either their passport, having a validity of minimum 6 months or a voter identity card, issued by Election Commission of India. For Children travelers it is advisable to carry Birth Certificate or Academic School ID Card.
Does it snow in Bhutan in April?
Yes snow! Snowing is actually quite rare in Bhutan most populous areas.
Does Bhutan require passport?
Indian travellers wishing to visit Bhutan need to carry either their passport, having a validity of minimum 6 months or a voter identity card, issued by Election Commission of India. Passport valid for a least 6 months from your date of entry or valid Voters Identity Card.