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How to pay for Bhutan tour


Tour to Bhutan will not be confirmed unless you pay the entire tour amount in advance.

Tourists visiting Bhutan for the first time are sometime skeptical when they are asked to pay their entire tour amount in advance and they worry of how secure it is to transfer money in advance but all the tour money transferred to Bhutan are monitored by Tourism Council of Bhutan and tour operators with whom you have booked your Bhutan tour will get access to the money only after you have completed your tour and have left Bhutan.

It is not possible to pay using credit cards, visa cards or debit cards while paying Bhutan tour payment. Transferring through a bank is the only option for sending your tour money to Bhutan.

Following are the bank details to transfer tour money to Bhutan from different parts of the world.

 

United States

Travelers from United States can use any of the following two correspondent banks to transfer tour money to Bhutan.

 

Note: These two correspondent banks are also used by any travelers around the globe to transfer tour money to Bhutan.

  1. Bank of America

  1. Bank Address (Correspondent Bank): Bank of America N.A

                                                            100 West 33RD Street New York

                                                            NY 10001, USA

                                                            ABA: 026009593

                                                            SWIFT Code: BOFAUS3N

  1. Beneficiary Bank Account: 6550691700 (USD A/C)

  1. Beneficiary Bank: Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439

                                                            GPO Building, Changlam, Thimphu, Bhutan

                                                            SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT

  1. Ultimate Beneficiary Account # 0000083365201 of See Bhutan Travels maintained with BNB, Thimphu, Bhutan

 

  1. New York

 

  1. Bank Address (Correspondent Bank): Standard Chartered Bank Ltd,

                                                            One Madison Avenue, New York,

                                                            NY 10010-3603

                                                            SWIFT Code: SCBLUS33

                                                            CHIPS ABA: 0256

                                                            FED ABA: 026002561

  1. Beneficiary Bank Account: 358-202-171-9001 (USD A/C)

  1. Beneficiary Bank: Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439

                                                            GPO Building, Changlam, Thimphu, Bhutan

                                                            SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT

  1. Ultimate Beneficiary Account # 0000083365201 of See Bhutan Travels maintained with BNB, Thimphu, Bhutan

 

 

Germany

 

Travelers from Germany and any other European countries can use the following correspondent bank to transfer tour money to Bhutan. Tour money must be paid in the form of US Dollar but German and other European travelers can pay an equivalent amount in EURO. Confirm the exchange rate with your bank during the time of transfer.

 

 

  1. Bank Address (Correspondent Bank): Standard Chartered Bank (Germany) GmbH

                                                            Franklinstrasse 46-48

                                                            60486 Frankfurt am Main Germany

                                                            SWIFT Code: SCBLDEFX

  1. Beneficiary Bank Account: 18155200 (EURO A/C)

                                                            IBAN- DE05512305000018155200

  1. Beneficiary Bank: Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439

                                                            GPO Building, Changlam, Thimphu, Bhutan

                                                            SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT

  1. Ultimate Beneficiary Account # 0000083365201 of See Bhutan Travels maintained with BNB, Thimphu, Bhutan

 

 

Japan

 

Travelers from Japan can use the following correspondent bank to transfer tour money to Bhutan. Tour money to Bhutan must be paid in the form of US Dollar but Japanese travelers can pay an equivalent amount of YEN. Confirm the exchange rate with your bank during the time of transfer.

 

 

  1. Bank Address (Correspondent Bank): Standard Chartered Bank Ltd

                                                            21F Sanno Park Tower 2-11-1, Nagata-cho

                                                            Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6155 Japan

                                                            SWIFT Code: SCBLJPJT

  1. Beneficiary Bank Account: 2342855-1110 (YEN A/C)

  1. Beneficiary Bank: Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439

                                                            GPO Building, Changlam, Thimphu, Bhutan

                                                            SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT

  1. Ultimate Beneficiary Account # 0000083365201 of See Bhutan Travels maintained with BNB, Thimphu, Bhutan

 

United Kingdom

 

Travelers from United Kingdom can use the following correspondent bank to transfer tour money to Bhutan. Tour money to Bhutan must be paid in the form of US Dollar but travelers from United Kingdom can pay an equivalent amount in GBP. Confirm the exchange rate with your bank during the time of transfer.

 

 

  1. Bank Address (Correspondent Bank): Standard Chartered Bank Ltd,

                                                            37 Gracechurch Streets,

                                                            London EC3V 0BX

                                                            Sort Code: 60-91-04

                                                            SWIFT Code: SCBLGB2L

  1. Beneficiary Bank Account: 01706885901 (GBP A/C)

                                                            IBAN-GB21 SCBL 6091 0417 0688 59

  1. Beneficiary Bank: Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439

                                                            GPO Building, Changlam, Thimphu, Bhutan

                                                            SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT

  1. Ultimate Beneficiary Account # 0000083365201 of See Bhutan Travels maintained with BNB, Thimphu, Bhutan

Thailand

 

Travelers from Thailand can use the following correspondent bank to transfer tour money to Bhutan. Travelers to Bhutan have to pay a minimum daily tariff or rate set up by royal government of Bhutan and it must be paid in the form of US Dollar.

 

  1. Bank Address (Correspondent Bank): Kasikorn bank PCL,

                                                            400 / 22 Phahon Yothin Avenue, Bangkok

                                                            10400, Thailand

                                                            SWIFT Code: KASITHBK

  1. Beneficiary Bank Account: 400-95-1003-1 (USD A/C)

  1. Beneficiary Bank: Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439

                                                            GPO Building, Changlam, Thimphu, Bhutan

                                                            SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT

  1. Ultimate Beneficiary Account # 0000083365201 of See Bhutan Travels maintained with BNB, Thimphu, Bhutan

 

 

 

India

 

Travelers from India can use the following correspondent bank to transfer tour money to Bhutan.

 

  1. Bank Address (Correspondent Bank): Axis Bank

                                                            Spectrum House, Sevoke Road, Siliguri

                                                            734401, India

                                                            SWIFT Code: AXISINBBXXX

                                                            IFSC Code: UTIB0000035

  1. Beneficiary Bank Account: 035010200012537 (INR A/C)

  1. Beneficiary Bank: Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439

                                                            GPO Building, Changlam, Thimphu, Bhutan

                                                            SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT

  1. Ultimate Beneficiary Account # 0000083365201 of See Bhutan Travels maintained with BNB, Thimphu, Bhutan

 

Nepal

 

Travelers from Nepal can use the following correspondent bank to transfer tour money to Bhutan. Travelers to Bhutan have to pay a minimum daily tariff or rate set up by royal government of Bhutan and it must be paid in the form of US Dollar.

 

 

  1. Bank Address (Correspondent Bank): Standard Chartered Bank Ltd,

                                                            GPO Box 3990, Naya Baneshwor

                                                            Kathmandu, Nepal

                                                            SWIFT Code: SCBLNPKAXXX

  1. Beneficiary Bank Account: 01185233751 (USD A/C)

  1. Beneficiary Bank: Bhutan National Bank, P.O Box 439

                                                            GPO Building, Changlam, Thimphu, Bhutan

                                                            SWIFT Code: BNBTBTBT

  1. Ultimate Beneficiary Account # 0000083365201 of See Bhutan Travels maintained with BNB, Thimphu, Bhutan

Singapore

Travelers from Singapore can use the following correspondent bank to transfer tour money to Bhutan. Travelers to Bhutan have to pay a minimum daily tariff or rate set up by royal government of Bhutan and it must be paid in the form of US Dollar.

 

  1. Bank Address (Correspondent bank): Standard Chartered Bank Ltd.

                                                            6 Battery Road

                                                            Singapore 049909

                                                            SWIFT CODE: SCBLSGSG

                                                            SORT CODE: 60-91-04

  1. Correspondent Bank’s account No: 01-7-005970-7 (USD A/C)

  1. Beneficiary’s Bank: Bhutan National Bank Ltd

                                                            Post Box No. 439

                                                            GPO Building, Changlam, Thimphu

                                                            SWIFT CODE: BNBTBTBT

  1. Ultimate Beneficiary Account # 0000083365201 of See Bhutan Travels maintained with BNB, Thimphu, Bhutan

 

Travelers from those countries which do not have correspondent bank to transfer tour money to Bhutan can use either Bank of America or Standard Chartered bank of New York. The bank details are provided above.

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