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Bhutan is very cautious of opening its doors to tourism since mass tourism has overrun the regional countries. Therefore, Bhutan rather follows a policy called “Low Volume, High Value” tourism where a standard set price is charge per night halt in Bhutan. As one journalist visiting Bhutan said “Bhutan doesn’t want to see tourists as plunderers but contributors to the country”, tourists tariff in Bhutan is on the higher side.
Travel to Bhutan is only possible with a pre-planned, pre-paid tour booked through a licensed tour operator in Bhutan like Alpine Bhutan Travel Service. However, you can decide on what you want to see and when you want to see it. We can tailor a tour plan to suit your individual needs.
The tourist tariff for peak season and off season are given below:
[NOTE: Due to the increase arrival of tourists in Bhutan, after 2007, 10 months in a year (instead of 6 months right now) is declared as Peak season with its corresponding high tariff.]
Peak Tourist Season: January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December
Tariff: US $ 250 per person per night .
Smaller groups pay daily surcharges of:
US $ 40 per person for individuals travelling alone; and
US $ 30 per person for groups of two travelling together.