FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Here you will find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. If you still have any doubts or queries do not hesitate to contact us.

Where is Bhutan located?

Bhutan is located in South Asia within the eastern Himalayas. It is bordered by China in the north and the Indian states Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam and West Bengal in the east, west and south.

Who is Bhutan Footprints Travel?

Bhutan Footprints Travel is a Government Licensed Tour Operator who organizes a wide range of tours, Cultural, Textile, Festival, Flora & Fauna, Bird watching, Religious, Photography, Hiking, Trekking, Honeymoon vacations and other adventures.

Is Bhutan Footprints Travel, a secure site?

Yes, it is licensed by the Royal Government of Bhutan with the consultation of the Department of Tourism (DOT) and is a member of the Association of Bhutan Tour Operators (ABTO).

Why should I choose Bhutan Footprints Travel?

Bhutan Footprints Travel is a one of the most renowned and sophisticated ventures which offers you exciting trekking and luxurious travelling services.

How much will my package cost?

The Government fixes the tourist tariff in Bhutan.

High season:

Cultural/Trekking – US$ 250/- per day per person

Low Season:

Cultural/ Trekking – US$ 200/- per day per person


Single Individual: US$ 40/- Per night per person.
Group of two: US$ 30/- Per night per person.

Peak season months: March, April, and May, September, October & November. Off season Months: June, July, and August, December, January & February.

How does the booking process work?

The booking process is all done by e-mail and by fax/phone.

How do I contact Bhutan Footprints Travel?

Throughout the year and during the day, by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling: +975-2-334960; Cell: +975-17118966.

Do you offer discounts for children & students?

We offer 50% discount for children from ages 6 to 12 accompanied by parents/guardians and 25% discount for students below 25 years of age with proper ID.

What is included in my trip package?

The tour package includes airport transfers, accommodation on a twin sharing basis, all meals, land transport within Bhutan, sightseeing tour guide and museum fees. Pack and riding pony if applicable.

Tell me more about the tour & trek itinerary?

The entire itinerary is not fixed. It depends on one’s interest, whether cultural, festivals /trekking or a combination.

How do I pay for bookings with Bhutan footprints Travel?

All the tour payments must be made in advance. Payment should be deposited through the Bhutan National Bank account abroad, payable in favour of the travel Agent in Bhutan whose names and addresses will be provided by us after the confirmation of your trip.

When will I get my trip confirmation?

Within 8 hours of your booking unless it is Saturday or Sunday or a government holiday in Bhutan, as they are closed on those days.

What airline will I fly on and from where?

Druk Air is Bhutan's national airline and They fly from any of these destinations:
Bangkok (Thailand), Delhi and Kolkota (India), Kathmandu (Nepal) and Bangladesh (Dhaka)

What if I need to cancel my trip at the last moment?

The tour programmes booked and subsequently cancelled are subjected to cancellation charges as follows:
Within 21 days: 10% of the rate
Within 14 days: 15% of the rate
Within 7 days: 30% of the rate
Less than 7 days: 0% of the rate
After arrival in Bhutan 100%

If you did not find your answer here please contact us.