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VISA

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A visa is required for traveling into Bhutan and it can be processed and arranged by us. No foreign mission grants tourist visa.

Please fill up the Visa Application Form and forward it to us atleast three weeks prior to date of travel, for processing visa with the concerned authorities.

In addition, four copies of original passport size photographs should be mailed to us along with these informations. Actual visa is stamped on arrival in Bhutan while visa is cleared in advance and a visa clearance number issued.

For all travelers, entering Bhutan by Druk Air, the visa clearance number is forwarded to concerned overseas Druk Air stations and without the Clearance Number; passengers are not allowed to board the flight. Visa Clearance Number is also required while issuing Druk Air tickets.

For all travelers, entering into the country by surface through Phuntsholing (the border town south of Bhutan), the visa is stamped on arrival and Clearance Number is forwarded to Foreign Ministry's office for references and record.

Visa fee is US$ 20.00 per person for 14 days visa, which can be further extended with additional fee of US$ 15.00. Visa fee is payable on arrival in cash.

For FITs / GITs traveling during festivals, visa particulars must be sent to us atleast 6 weeks prior to your date of travel as festivals are peak time for tourists and all tour formalities are required to be completed well in advance.

 

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 VISA AND PERMIT 

 
 

All foreign travelers to Bhutan are permitted entry only through recognised travel agent. The daily tariff is fixed by the Tourism Authority of Bhutan (TAB). Visa for Bhutan is granted for 14 days which can be extended in Thimphu for upto six months The actual VISA is stamped on arrival in Bhutan upon payment of US $ 20, but visitors need to obtain visa clearance from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in advance. 

 
     
 

 ACCESSIBILITY 

 
 

Airport : Druk Air, Bhutan's national airline, operates flights to Paro from Bangkok, Kolkata, Dhaka, Kathmandu and New Delhi. 

Road : There are two overland entry/exit points. One is from the Indian State of West Bengal into Phuntsholing in southwest Bhutan. Phuntsholing is four hours drive from Bagdogra, the nearest Indian airport and seven hours drive from both Gangtok (Sikkim) and Darjeeling. The drive from Phuntsholing to Thimphu takes 6 hours.

The other point is Samdrup Jongkhar in the southeast, 110 km from Guwahati, India. An Inner Line Permit to enter Assam will also be required to enter/exit through Guwahati. Trashigang is 6 hours drive from Samdrup Jongkhar. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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