Australian Friendship Offer to Bhutan 2018

What is the Bhutan – Australia Friendship Offer?

To commemorate the special occasion of the Kingdom of Bhutan and Australia to mark their 15 years of diplomatic relations, the Royal Government of Bhutan is pleased to present the “Bhutan – Australia Friendship Offer” to welcome all nationals of Australia to visit Bhutan in 2018.

A one-time special package offered to all nationals of Australia visiting Bhutan in June, July and August, 2018.
The offer includes the following:

  1. Visitors may choose not to pay the all-inclusive mandatory minimum daily package rate of US$ 200 per person per night.
    Instead, they will pay only the government Sustainable Development Fee of US$ 65 per person per night.
  2. Visitors can avail discounted fare on Airlines.
  3. Visitors can avail up to 50 % discounts in partnering Hotels (See the list of hotels below).
  4. Visitors have flexibility / choice of services.
  5. Visitors do not have to pay the surcharge of US$ 40 per person per night and US$ 30 each for two persons.
  6. Special airport reception on arrival of the 1st Group

Terms and conditions:

  1. The offer is valid from 1st June 2018 to 31st August 2018.
  2. The offer is for the nationals of Australia only.
  3. Visitors should book their trip through a licensed Bhutanese tour operator.
  4. A one time visa fee of US$ 40 is applicable.

For more FAQ on the Bhutan Australia Friendship Offer, please refer to this FAQ page on Druk Asia.

Drukair Special Fare for Australian Nationals during Bhutan - Australia Friendship offer:

Originating Airport to Bhutan Return Airfare
Bangkok BKK 15530 THB
Singapore SIN 800 SGD
Kathmandu KTM 23550 NPR
Delhi DEL 24195 INR

Airfares Terms and conditions:

  1. Above fares are exclusive of all applicable taxes.
  2. This fare is valid for travel during the months of June, July and August 2018 only and journeys must be completed by 31st August 2018.
  3. Fares are applicable only for Australian Nationals holding valid Australian passport only. All are requested to attach copy of valid passport for authentication purpose at times of sales submission.
  4. This fare is applicable only for return journeys originating outside Bhutan, and shall not be applicable for travel originating ex Paro.
  5. The fares are non-refundable.
  6. This fare is applicable only for return journeys originating outside Bhutan, and shall not be applicable for travel originating ex Paro.

For more FAQ on the Bhutan Australia Friendship Offer, please refer to this FAQ page on Druk Asia.

Hotel discount for Australian visitors for the months of June, July and August, 2018
         
Sl No Name of Hotel Room category Discounted Rate Remarks
1 Druk Hotel Double Deluxe 4,680/- Inclusive of taxes and for the month of June and July. The rates doesn't include B/fast,Lunch and Dinner
Single Deluxe 3,780/-
Double Deluxe 5,220/- Inclusive of taxes and for the month August. The rates doesn't include B/fast,Lunch and Dinner
Single Deluxe 4,380/-
2 Norkhil Boutique Hotels & spa      25% discount on the actual rate 
3 Wangchuk Hotel (Thimphu) Deluxe Single 2,000++ Above rate Subject to 10% Bhutan Sales Tax & 10% Service Charge
Deluxe Double  2,500++
Standard Single 1,750++
Standard Double  2,250++
Wangchuk Lodge (Taba Thimphu) Deluxe Single N A
Deluxe Double  NA
Standard Single 1,750++
Standard Double  2,000++
Wangchuk Lodge (Phobjikha) Deluxe Single N A
Deluxe Double  N A
Standard Single 1,400++
Standard Double  1,600++
Wangchuk Lodge (Bumthang) Deluxe Single N A
Deluxe Double  N A
Standard Single 1,400++
Standard Double  1,600++
Wangchuk Lodge (Mongar) Deluxe Single 2,000++
Deluxe Double  2,500++
Standard Single 1,750++
Standard Double  2,250++
3 Hotel White Tara     50% discount on rack rate
4 Gyelsa Boutique Deluxe Single 3,300/- The rate Subject to 10% Bhutan Sales Tax & 10% Service Charge
Deluxe Double  4,500/-
Superior Deluxe Single 4,000/-
Superior Deluxe Double  5,500/-
5 Tashi namgyel resort     50% discount on rack rate
6 Galingkha      50% discount on rack rate
7 Pedling Hotel & Spa     40% discount
  Dewachen Hotel (Phobjikha)     30% discount
  Dewachen Resort (Paro)     40% discount
8 Hotel Migmar     40% discount on rack rate
9 Gangtey Palace Hotel     30% discount
10 Terma Linka Resort Deluxe 150 $  
Junior Suite 200 $  
Suite 225 $   
11 Le Meridien  Classic 295 $++ Exclusive of taxes
Deluxe 335 $++
Junior Suite 415 $++
Royal Suite  540 $++
12 Punasangchu Cottages Standard toom single/double/twin 1500  
Premium room single double or twin  2000  
Triple premium  2500  

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