Bhutan Jewel Travel

Bhutan Tour Prices and Fees

Bhutan Tour Prices are calculated as per the services requested by the Guests. Please mail us your requirements and we will send you our prices privately as per your requests

Bhutan Jewel Travel operates only STANDARD and LUXURY Tour Packages.

Most Tours are organized ALL INCLUSIVE of Accommodation,Meals,Local Guide,Car with driver and entry fees and site seeing. In Bhutan it is advised to have a pre booked packages as we do not have ready made street food and so meals need to be ordered before hand which are freshly cooked.

In Bhutan it is mandatory to have a Licensed Guide,

Bhutan Tourism Mandatory Fees are as below;

Bhutan Sustainable Development Fee (SDF)

  1. What is the Sustainable Development Fee (SDF)?

From our reopening on 23rd September year 2022, visitors to Bhutan will make an active contribution to Bhutan’s economic, social and cultural development.

The Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) enables investment in transformative programmes that preserve our cultural traditions, protect our heritage and environment, upgrade infrastructure, create opportunities for our young people, and build resilience. Since the opening of tourism in the year 1974, guests have played a critical goal in Bhutan’s development and this relationship is very important to safeguard, protect and preserve the Kingdom of Bhutan and its priceless assets.

This fee also helps to ensure that Guests to Bhutan are in sustainable numbers and we can continue to offer our Guests tranquility and intimate experience.

  1. How much is the SDF and where do the funds go?
  • Every traveler to Bhutan needs to pay this fee before applying for the Bhutan Travel Visa.
  • The SDF of US$ 100/ per person per night is payable. The Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) of US$ 100 Per person per night will be increased to US$ 200 from Year 2028)
  • The SDF funds go to the national exchequer and are allocated to various projects that enhance facilities, services and infrastructure for nationals and guests who visit Bhutan, as well as funding free healthcare and education.


For children of 5 years and below SDF is Exempt so they do not pay any SDF

For children between the ages of 6 to 12 years, there is a levy of 50% of the SDF

For children aged 12 years and above are levied the full adult SDF

4. How can the SDF payment be made?

  1. The SDF must be paid during the visa or permit application via wire transfer or using a credit card. Your Local Tour Operator can assist you efficiently
  2. The SDF must be paid in USD. A guest who is eligible for a visa on arrival, should also pay the applicable SDF in USD at the port of entry


  • Entrance Fees to certain monuments and parks where entrance fee is applicable
  • Bhutan Visa Fee of USD 40 per person and it is Non-Refundable