Travel Information for Indian Tourist
This website functions as a useful travel guide for Indian people who are interested in visiting Bhutan. Bhutan offers something very unique to visitors of all types, but Indians in particular have a specific reason to adore it. India and Bhutan have a long-standing connection, hence Indians are not required to pay a dollar charge, in contrast to outsiders. A visa is not needed in advance to enter India from Bhutan. All you need to enter Bhutan is a valid Indian passport or voter identification card.
We routinely take flights from Kolkata and Delhi to Bhutan (Paro). There are two flights every week from Bagdogra and Guwahati. We’ll take care of making your travel arrangements to Bhutan and booking the lodging of your choice. We oversee the online visa management for Indian visitors to Bhutan. BTCL offersProfessional Bhutanese tour guides for in-country sightseeing excursions.
For individuals going by car to Bhutan, we can arrange pick-up and drop-off from the closest Indian train stations as well as Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. The numerous immigration rules of Bhutan should be understood before making travel arrangements. Consult with BTCL to have a stress-free trip to Bhutan.
Indian Tourist SDF Sustainable Development Fees
The Royal Government of Bhutan mandates that all visitors to the country pay SDFs, or Sustainable Development Fees. This tax is enforced in accordance with the overall principle of “High value, Low volume” tourism in order to promote ethical and sustainable travel. SDF has a beneficial effect on infrastructure and amenities for tourism as well as social welfare, economic development, environmental protection, and cultural promotion.
What is the SDF cost for Indians to travel to Bhutan?
The SDF for citizens of India will be INR 1200 for adults and INR 600 for children ages 6 to 12 per person, per night.
Children under five are admitted free of charge.