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Old 23 Feb 2012
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Bhutan, travel agents etc

Hi,

can any one recommend a good travel agent for Bhutan ? I am currently speaking with one (Jojo's Adventure Jojos Adventure Bhutan) but perhaps there are others ?

As far as I understand (this is from the consulate in Australia) you can only enter Bhutan if a tour operator invites and guides you. So, I guess they either charge a lot or not, depending. Also they'll take you to places with or without commission etc...

Hence my question

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F** me ! Pardon my French but.... the reply I had from the agency is the govt charges per night you spend in the country... In this case, USD250 ! Yep, two hundred and fifty dollars a night ! Kindly though, they give me a rebate since I'm driving a Landcruiser and won't need food nor accommodation as the car is pretty much a campervan. Rebate is 50bux, so yeah, two hundred bux per night.

Gees.

Anyone had different experiences ? I feel I'm being robbed here.
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Any good?

Seen these guys? KTM 640's for rent and they do tours. Click here. Home

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Yeah thanks but I'm heading there with a 4x4 so...

It looks like if you're invited by a "friend" from Bhutan you are not considered as tourist therefore you don't pay the 200USD but only the 20bux visa.

So, I just have to befriend a Bhutanese person

Challenge accepted !
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