Gawaling Tours & Treks "The land of Happiness"

Tourists can book a package holiday to Bhutan through both International and Bhutanese local tour operators. To make your dream come true, we, Gawaling Tours will assist or make all arrangement for your tours/trips to Bhutan.

The Royal Government of Bhutan sets minimum selling prices for packages to Bhutan and this must be paid in US dollars prior to arrival in Bhutan.

Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) US$ 100/ person per night
Visa Fee : US$ 40/ person

For detail tour quotation, please contact us.

These Minimum Daily rates are inclusive of the following services :

– Hotels as per listed in tour itinerary and destination of stay.
– New Sustainable Development Fee (SDF-gov.taxes) 100 usd per day per person.
– One Time Visa Fee 40 usd per person.
– Accommodation based on the twin/Double sharing
-All the sightseeing tour and transfers as per the itinerary
– Lunch at selected local restaurants.
– Dinner at the hotel/tourist restaurants
– Private transfers as per the above program with comfortable air condition 4 X 4 Deluxe
car/hiace bus.
– Proficient English Speaking knowledgeable guide
– Bhutan visa fee, Government Royalty and Taxes
– bottle of mineral water per person/day in the vehicle.

Not included:

– Personal expenses, laundry, drinks etc
– Horse ride to Tiger’s nest
– Travel/Medical Insurance
– Tips to guide and driver
– Bank Transfer Charges
– hot stone bath
– Flight Fare

The rates given above are applicable per tourist per night halt in Bhutan. On the day of departure, the local agent’s obligation shall be limited breakfast only and any extra requirement shall be payable on actual basis. The above rates apply uniformly irrespective of locations and the type of accommodation provided/asked for. These accommodation establishments shall be approved by TCB.

𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐓𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐦 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫: The Government announces additional incentives and policy measures to boost the tourism sector. This is in view of the important role of the tourism sector in generating employment; earning foreign exchange; realizing the potential for spillover benefits for ancillary industries; and in boosting overall economic growth. The incentives and measures shall consist of the following:

1. A fifty percent discount shall be granted on the prevailing SDF of USD 200 for US Dollar paying tourists visiting Bhutan. The effective SDF with the discount shall be USD 100 per person per day for US Dollar paying tourists.

2. In addition, fifty percent discount on the SDF shall be granted on the rates applied to children aged between 6 to 12 years for US Dollar paying children visiting as tourists.

3. The 24 hours SDF waiver for tourists staying in the border towns shall continue. The above incentives will come into effect from 1 September 2023 and shall remain effective for four years till 31 August 2027. The Royal Government shall conduct periodic assessments of the domestic and international tourism scenarios and may discontinue the above incentives to uphold and promote High Value Low Volume Tourism Policy of Bhutan after 31 August 2027.