Indian Nationals Travellers

Alluring Bhutan Travels divides Indian tourists into three categories: luxurious, deluxe, and classical. based on your requirements and preferences. We will be mailing you a well-designed details package. We would be pleased to support to you in arranging your entire trip to Bhutan.

How to Reach Bhutan 

Entry into Bhutan can be made through air or surface transport. Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines are the only airlines operating in Bhutan. It operates regular flights to and from Paro (Bhutan) to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Gaya, Bagdogra, and Gawahati (India). The only international airport in Bhutan is in Paro; it’s advisable to book your air tickets in advance to avoid a tourist rush.

It’s possible to enter Bhutan through surface transport from Phuentsholing (Bhutan’s southwest border town with India). We provide pick-up and drop-off facilities from Bagdogra Airport (IXB), New Japaiguri Rly Station (NJP), New Alipurdaur Rly Station, Hashimara Rly Station, and Siliguri. Phuentsholing town is a convenient point for tourists to visit the regions of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, and the state of Sikkim. We can also enter Bhutan through Samdrup Jongkher (Bhutan’s south-eastern border town to India) and Gelephu (the southern Bhutan border town to India).

Entry Permit

Indian visitors to Bhutan do not require a visa. needs to obtain a permit, which is granted and stamped on your passport at the designated point of entry on arrival. And if you’re traveling with Alluring Bhutan Travels (ABT), we can assist you in applying for a permit on your behalf beforehand. 

Sustainable development fee (SDF)

Indian visitors shall be liable to pay a concessional tourism levy. SDF contributes to free healthcare, free education, preservation, enhancement of infrastructure, and more.

  • INR 1200 per person per night for adults
  • INR 600 per child per night for 6 to 12-year-old children
  • Free for children 5 years old and below

Documents required for on arrival permit.

  • latest passport-size photograph.
  • Passport or Election Commission I.D. cards are only accepted as proof of identification (a passport with a minimum validity of six months).
  • Travel insurance for the duration of your stay (ABT will assist you.)
  • Arrival and departure dates 
  • Under-18s must be accompanied by a legal guardian and present a passport or birth certificate. 

Requirements for online Permit

  • latest digital passport-size photograph.
  • high-resolution digital copy of a valid passport’s front page. (Minimum validity of six months)
  • Travel insurance for the duration of your stay (ABT will assist you.)
  • Arrival and departure dates 
  • Payment details
  • Under-18s must be accompanied by a legal guardian and present a passport.

Travel Insurance

Acquiring travel insurance is mandatory for visitors visiting Bhutan. Travel and medical insurance have been started by Bhutan Insurance Limited and the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan. Their plan offers medical facilities along with additional features, such as protecting you and your family from any unexpected occurrences. However, it simply exists for the duration of your visit. Before the tour begins, you ought to obtain insurance from the host country; if otherwise, ABT will assist you.

Food and Accommodation

Bhutanese food has a lot of cheese and hot peppers. Delicious vegetarian and non-vegetarian Indian, Chinese, Continental, and Bhutanese cuisine is available at the majority of the eateries and hotels in Bhutan. We have only selected the most well-known and top-rated Bhutan government-certified hotels, resorts, guesthouses, and restaurants in the country to suit Indian travelers’ values of convenience, comfort, and services.  


We only provide imported luxury, comfortable, and well-maintained Japanese Toyota (land cushier Pardo, Innova, HiAce bus, and coaster bus) and Korean Hyundai cars (Santa Fe, Creta, and Tucson) with well-experienced drivers having Bhutanese professional driving licenses (PD) for the whole tour. However, pick-up and drop-off from nearby Indian airports, Indian railway stations, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, and the state of Sikkim to Phuentsholing (the border town with India) can be facilitated by an Indian Toyota Innova.


Bhutan’s telecommunications infrastructure is excellent. In hotels and cafes, Wi-Fi is accessible for free. A mobile or phone call from Bhutan is 50% cheaper than calling from India. The country code is +975.

Tour Guide

All tours are accompanied by Tourism Commission of Bhutan-certified tour guides who are well-trained, knowledgeable, and experienced in linguistically speaking Hindi.

Time, Climate & Clothes

Bhutan is ahead of IST (Indian Standard Time) by 30 minutes. The weather in Bhutan is reportedly pleasant, with slight variations from region to region; at night, it will be a little chilly. May to September can be worn in cotton, but a thin wool sweater or light jacket is also desirable. From the beginning of November until the end of April, we need to be dressed in warm clothing and cozy, warm shoes. 

Security and Customs

Bhutan is known as one of the most peaceful and safest destinations in the world. Bhutanese people are very warm, helpful, and religiously minded. All visitors are required to complete a customs form upon arrival and hand it over to the concerned authorities. Personal electronic devices are permitted with the authorities’ checkup.

Import and Export of the following goods are strictly prohibited

  • Arms, ammunition, explosives, and military stores
  • All narcotics and drugs, except medically prescribed drugs
  • Wildlife products, especially those of endangered species
  • Antiques

Visitors are advised to be cautious when purchasing various Bhutanese products; it’s strictly prohibited without a clearance certificate. The visitors may seek our representative’s assistance and advice before committing to such purchases.


The Bhutanese currency, Ngultrum (Nu), has a value equivalent to the Indian rupee (Rs). Indian currency is accepted all over Bhutan. However, Bhutanese ATMs rarely accept Visa, MasterCard, or MaestroCard. But you can avail POS (point of sale) at hotels, restaurants, handicrafts, shopping, and more using international cards. where 3.5% of the transaction value is the service fee rate.

Payment’s procedure

Wire transfers, NEFT, and RTGS can be used to pay for tours. 50% of the total tour cost is to be paid in advance for booking confirmation, and the remaining 50% must be paid before tour commencement.

Bank Details

Branch: Rajandra Place, New delhi, India
Account holder/Beneficiary Bank; Druk PNB Bank ltd.
Account number: 1522002100031742.
IFSC Code: PUNB0152200

Note in remarks: ALLURING BHUTAN TRAVELS, – 110210015588.
Bank address: Druk PNB Bank Limited, Thimphu Bhutan.

OR (Optional)

Branch: Spectrum House, Sevoke Road, Siliguri 734401, West Bengal India
Account holder/Beneficiary Bank:
Account number: 035010200012537
IFSC Code: UTIBooooo35

Note in remarks: ALLURING BHUTAN TRAVELS, – 0000069842019
Bank address: Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439, GPO Building, Chang Lam, Thimphu, Bhutan

Note: Once you’ve made a successful transfer, send us a clear screen shot with a UTR number. to follow-up with the bank here.