|a)||Visitors must obtain "Visa Clearance" from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thimphu, prior to departing for Bhutan. Visa Clearance is also required by visitors at the time of obtaining Druk-Air ticket from their local agents.|
|b)||Actual visa is stamped on the visitors' passports on arrival at the port of entry on payment of US$ 20 for a 15 day visa. Extension of visa, for a period not exceeding 6 months, can be obtained in Thimphu on payment of Nu.510.|
|c)||Visitors can enter Bhutan by road through Indian territories at the border town of Phuntsholing in the south of the country or by air at Paro. Druk-Air operates a fleet of two BAe 146 jet airplanes with 71 (10 business class and 61 economy class) seats each. There are two flights a week each from Bangkok, New Delhi and Kathmandu and one flight a week each from Calcutta and Dhaka.|
|d)||Tours to Bhutan can be arranged through travel agents abroad, or by directly contacting ground operators in Bhutan who are responsible for making all local arrangements (visa, Druk-Air reservation, tour programs, etc.) for visitors.|
|e)||For any information or assistance required concerning visits to Bhutan, the Tourism Authority of Bhutan (TAB) can be contacted at the following address:|
Tourism Authority of Bhutan
Post Box 126
Phone (975) 2-23251,2-23252 or Fax 2-23695.