All the tours to Bhutan must be booked through a recognized or licensed Bhutanese Tour operators. Your Bhutan Tour Operator will arrange all the arrangements for your visit to Bhutan like processing the visa, arrangement of hotels, transportations, guides, sightseeing, so on and so forth. However, you have to send your bookings well in advance, so that we will not have last minute problems. Everything should be confirmed prior to your arrival to Bhutan.
The below are simple Bhutan Tour Booking procedures.
Send us email informing your interest and requirements, your flight sector to/for Bhutan and your travel dates. We have flights from Bangkok, Delhi, Kolkata, Bagdrogora, Guwahati, Dacca, Singapore and Kathmandu. Also lets us know whether you are single traveller or number of people travelling together.
We will send you all the information like flight information, cost estimate, model itinerary, when and how to send the payment to us, and other necessary information for your visit to Bhutan.
Once we receive all the confirmation from your side, we will send you the bank details to wire transfer the payment to us. Your bookings are confirmed only after receiving the full payment. You also have to send us the scanned copy of passport for all the members.
After we receive the payments, we will acknowledge you and send you the formal confirmation letter. We will also send you the flight ticket copy, Visa copy, hotel details and other necessary information for travelling to Bhutan well in advance.
Bhutan Tour Payments:
Tourism Council of Bhutan will issue Bhutan visa only upon receipt of your full tour payment. All the travellers have to wire transfer 100% tour cost well in advance. The tour payment will keep by Tourism Council of Bhutan’s account in favor of the company you are travelling, will release only upon successfully completion of your tour after deducting the government royalty and taxes at the source.
Reassurance of your tour payment:
There are also instances of clients feeling apprehensive about transferring the huge amount to a foreign account in advance without having gained any confidence with local operator in Bhutan. Therefore all the payments wired transferred in our company’s favor is not deposited directly in our company account but in our company’s favor payable to the account maintained by Tourism Council of Bhutan. We receive the payment in our local currency only upon the completion of your tour and provisions of the invoices after deducting the government royalty and taxes at the sources. Hence it is very safe to wire transfer the payment to Bhutan, provided if it is to the company not to the personal account. Your tour payments are very safe and guarantee all the agreed services to you. If there is any problems, that cannot be solved by the company and if necessary you can always write to Tourism Council of Bhutan for solutions.
Tour Payment Method:
In order to transfer money to our account in Bhutan, from abroad, please request your bank to remit money to any of the banks as follows:
1. Bank Address/ Correspondent Bank:
Standard Chartered Bank Ltd.,
One Madison Avenue, New York,
SWIFT Code: SCBLUS33
CHIPS ABA: 0256
FED ABA: 026002561
2. Beneficiary Bank Account:
358-202-171-9001 (USD A/C).
3. Beneficiary Bank:
Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439,
GPO Building, Chang Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan
SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT
4. Beneficiary/Ultimate Beneficiary:
BHUTAN AXOM TOURS & TRAVEL maintained with BNB, Thimphu, Bhutan.
Note: After you remit the payment please send to us the copy of remittance paper via email at email@example.com or fax at +975202334477 to do the necessary follow up here in Bhutan National Bank.