Bhutan has vaccinated more than 95 per cent of its eligible population with two dose of the vaccine and the country is now open for travelers who are willing to undergo a 14 day quarantine for those who have taken two doses of the Covid 19 vaccine.
While a Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) of USD 65$ per person per night will be levied, the Royal Government will bear the food and room charges during the 14 days quarantine period in Government-authorized hotels.
In addition, travelers wanting to visit Bhutan must also meet the following conditions.
1. Interested inbound tourists to apply through a licensed Bhutanese tour operator.
2. Entry will be facilitated only for those coming via air.
3. Minimum Daily Package Rate (MDPR) and associated exemptions will be applicable for the entire tour duration after the mandatory quarantine.
4. Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) per person per night will be levied for only applicable days during the quarantine period.
5. Bear the cost for all tests as per the COVID-19 requirement.
6. Strictly follow prevailing National COVID-19 protocol and TCB guidelines.
7. Need to have COVID-19 insurance coverage.
8. Produce a COVID-19 negative certificate issued by a laboratory certified to carry out RT-PCR test, not earlier than 72 hours before embarking or the initiation of a journey from the country of origin.
9. At any given time, the National COVID-19 protocol may be enforced.
In addition, it is encouraged to have both the doses of COVID-19 vaccine and also to check for other travel requirements if transiting through another country.
The entry of tourists was stopped from 6th March 2020, after the country detected its first COVID case.